Assessor's Office

Highway Dept.


Town Clerk

Water Collection info

Marriage License info

Birth Certificates

Death Certificates


Murray Cemeteries

Garbage and Recycling info

Dog License info

Hunting and Fishing License info

Handicapped Parking info

                                 Tax Collection info

                                                                             Cindy Oliver

Town Clerk, Tax Collector, Registrar of Vital Statistics, Notary Public



Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

9:00am to 4:00pm
9:00am to 12:00pm
Phone: 585-638-6570  
Fax: 585-638-0676  
Email: clerk@townofmurray.org  


The Office will be closed on the following holidays:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 19th
Presidents' Day - Monday, February 16th
Memorial Day - Monday, May 25th
Independence Day - Saturday, July 4th
Labor Day - Monday, September 7th
Columbus Day - Monday, October 12th
Election Day - Tuesday, November 3rd
Veterans Day - Wednesday, November 11th
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday and Friday, November 26th and 27th
Christmas Eve - Thursday, December 24th Close at Noon, Christmas Day - Friday, December 25th



Certified Copies   $10.00 per page  
Photocopies   $0.20 per page  
Facsimile   $0.25 per page  
Returned Check Fee   $25.00  
Marriage License and Certificate   $40.00  
Dog License - (Spayed or Neutered)   $7.00  
Dog License - (Unspayed or Unneutered)   $15.00  


**Free for all DOGS, CATS and FERRETS,

Sponsored by Orleans County Health Department**





March 14, 2015

9:00 AM – NOON


May 16, 2015

9:00 AM – NOON


August 29, 2015

9:00 AM – NOON


October 24, 2015

9:00 AM – NOON

  • BRING PROOF of prior vaccination to receive a 3-year vaccination.  (1 year certificate with no proof.  Ferrets receive a 1-year certificate only)
  • Cats and Ferrets MUST BE SAFELY CONTAINED for their protection.  DO NOT carry in your arms without the use of a secure collar and leash.
  • Dogs MUST BE UNDER THE OWNER’S CONTROL at all times.
  • You must arrive no later than 11:30 AM to ensure that you will be served.
  • Clinic staff reserve the right to decline service to late (after 11:30 AM) arrivals.


For more information, call 589-3278 or visit www.orleansny.com/publichealth

**Donations Welcome**


Water Collection

Questions regarding water bills:

 Payments:      Contact Murray Town Clerk, Cindy Oliver

                        585-638-6570 or e-mail clerk@townofmurray.org


Billing: Contact Murray Water Department

                        585-638-8507 or e-mail water@townofmurray.org


Marriage Licenses

Cost:   $40.00 ($10.00/marriage certificate, $30.00/marriage license)

Proof of Identification:  Driver’s License or Photo ID and Birth Certificate

Other Requirements:            If divorced, divorce papers with raised seal

                                                Father’s full name and mother’s maiden name

                                                Other documents or information may be needed


Birth Certificates

Certified copies or Certified Transcripts of a Birth Certificate can only be issued to:

  • A person with a NYS Court Order

  • A person named on the Birth Certificate

  • The parents of the person named on the Birth Certificate

  • A lawful representative of the person named

  • A lawful representative of the parents of person named

  • Commissioner of Health

  • A Municipal, State or Federal agency

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Death Certificates

Certified copies or a Certified Transcript of a Death Certificate may be issued to:

  • A person with a NYS Court Order

  • A spouse, parent or child of the deceased

  • A lawful representative of the spouse, parent or child of the deceased

  • A person requiring record for a documented legal right or claim

  • A person requiring record for a documented medical need

  • A Municipal, State or Federal agency


Information may be released for genealogy research  if the following requirements are met:                        

  • Birth -  the certificate has been on file for at least 75 yrs. and the person named on birth certificate is known by the applicant to be deceased.

  • Death - the certificate has been on file for at least 50 yrs.

  • Marriage - the certificate has been on file for at least 50 yrs. and the bride and groom are known by the applicant deceased.

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To find if a loved one is buried in the Town of Murray Cemeteries click on the following websites:


Sandy Creek Cemetery (Rt 104 between Creek Rd and Center Rd)



Sprague Cemetery (Telegraph Rd and corner of Groth Rd)



Transit Cemetery (Transit Rd and corner of East Transit Church Rd)



Pierce-Smith Pioneer Cemetery (Hulberton Rd between Holley Rd and Powerline Rd



Clark Cemetery (Rt 104 near Hurd Rd)



Cole Hill Cemetery (north of Holley)



All Orleans County Cemeteries



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FREE Computer & Electronics Recycling Collection Site

for Town of Murray Residents Only:
Town of Murray Highway Garage
Every Friday from 9 AM – NOON
or by appointment

Electronic waste accepted:
All Televisions
Computer Equipment
· Monitors, Terminals, Network Equipment
· Computers (All hard drives are sanitized or destroyed)
· Scanners, Ink Cartridges
· Printers, Fax Machines, Computer Accessories

Miscellaneous Electronics Kitchen/Personal Appliances
· Circuit Boards, Cabling & Wiring Batteries
· Typewriters Fluorescent Lamps
· Telecommunications Equipment
· Audio/Visual Equipment
· Video Game Systems
· Cell Phones, PDAs, IPODs
· Universal Power Supplies

Any Liquids/Powders
Air Conditioners

eWASTE alliance network Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery 888-563-1340
Visit www.eWASTE.com

Recycling Guidelines (.pdf)


Modern Disposal Services Holiday Schedule and Guidelines (.pdf)


Customer Service office hours are 8:00 - 5:00  Monday through Friday  



Service Day for the Town of Murray and Village of Holley is Friday

Garbage and Recyclables should be placed roadside by 6:00 a.m.


Recycling Bins

A recycling bin may be purchased for $7.00.  These are now available at the Town of Murray Highway Garage or you may purchase one at the County Real Property Office in Albion.


For a Garbage/Recycling information sheet, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 638-6570 or clerk@townofmurray.org     


Handicap Parking

Permits can be issued by the Town Clerk.  Click here for a printable application form (this requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view, which can be downloaded from the Adobe download site).


Tax Collection Information:

Tax bills are mailed on or before January 1st.  There is no penalty for tax payments received by January 31st.

  • 1% penalty if paid from Feb. 1st –Feb. 28th

  • 2% penalty if paid from Mar. 1st – Mar. 31st

  • 3% penalty if paid from Apr. 1st – Apr. 30th

Taxes are turned over to the Orleans County Treasurer on May 1st.  Tax payments made after April 30th must be paid at the Orleans County Treasurer’s office.


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