The Town Clerk's Office is the location for the records of the Town and has been organizing and preserving its history since its incorporation in 1796.
Municipal records include various land deeds, mortgages and easements; along with the preservation of vital statistics showing the births, deaths and marriages that have occurred in Town over the past two hundred years.
The position of Town Clerk is one of the oldest in local government and the duties and responsibilities are numerous and immense.
The Office is responsible for the recording of survey maps, military discharges, trade name certificates, and the filings from all local boards, commissions and committees and every agenda, motions, and minutes from these meetings are chronicled in the Town Clerk's Office.
Owners license their dogs every June in hopes of getting that lucky number, and anyone wishing to get married in this picturesque Town, whether in one of the four churches or elsewhere, can only get their marriage license here.
The determination of Justices of the Peace, the issuance of liquor permits, notary appointments and everything to do with elections goes through this Office.
The Town Clerk’s Office issues all absentee ballots, and with the Registrars of Voters, sets up all elections and referendums, the ballot order and ordering, preparing of the tabulators all while attempting to follow the ever-changing pronouncements from the State of Connecticut legislators.
The Town Clerk’s Office is here to maintain and organize all these various responsibilities and to serve the townspeople of Roxbury the best we can. Using technology and a little common sense we’ll attempt to navigate all these artifacts to help you in any endeavor.