Information

Town Clerk:

Cindy Oliver

Hours:

Monday & Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:
Closed

Saturday:
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Contact:

Phone: (585)638-6570 x100
Fax: (585)638-0676
Email: clerk@townofmurray.org

Clerk’s Office Updates & Notices

The Town Clerk’s office will be closed on the following holidays for 2021:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday, January 18th
  • President’s Day – Monday, February 15th
  • Memorial Day – Saturday, May 29th and Monday, May 31st
  • Primary Election Day- Tuesday, June 22nd
  • Independence Day Observed- Saturday, July 3rd, Monday, July 5th
  • Labor Day – Saturday, September 4th, Monday, September 6th
  • Columbus Day – Monday, October 11th
  • Election Day – Tuesday, November 2nd
  • Veterans Day – Thursday, November 11th
  • Thanksgiving – Thursday and Friday, November 25th and 26th
  • Christmas – Friday December 24th and Saturday December 25th

Town Clerk fee schedule:

Certified Copies$10.00 Per Page
Photocopies$0.25 Per Page
Facsimile (Fax)$0.25 Per Page
Returned Check Fee$20.00
Marriage License & Certificate$40.00
Dog License (Spayed or Neutered)$7.00
Dog License (Not Spayed or Neutered)$15.00

Please contact the Town Clerk’s office if you’d like to see any of the local laws.

Water Collection

For Payments:

Murray Town Clerk
Cindy Oliver
Phone: (585)638-6570 x100
Email: clerk@townofmurray.org

For Billing:

Murray Water Department
Phone: (585)638-6570 x103
Email: water@townofmurray.org

Marriage Licenses

Cost:

$40.00 ($10.00 for marriage certificate, $30.00 for 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

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

Genealogy

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.

Garbage & Recycling

Service Day for the Town of Murray and Village of Holley is Friday, garbage and recyclables should be placed roadside by 6:00 AM.

2021 Collection Calendar
(The Town of Murray is week “A” on the recycling calendar)

Modern Disposal FAQ

Modern Disposal Website

Dog Licenses

All dogs in New York State must be licensed, each year the license needs to be renewed. To license your dog, the Town Clerk must have a current rabies certificate.

Pricing:

Dog License (Spayed or Neutered)$7.00
Dog License (Not Spayed or Neutered)$15.00

Handicap Parking Permits

Permits can be issued by the Town Clerk.

Tax Collection

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

  • 1% penalty if paid from February 1st – February 29th
  • 2% penalty if paid from March 1st – March 31st
  • 3% penalty if paid from April 1st – April 30th

Unpaid 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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