Town Clerk / Tax Collector




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Mission Statement

The Town Clerk's office is responsible for the issuance of motor vehicle registrations, marriage licenses, birth, marriage, death, and divorce certificates, and dog licenses. The Town Clerk's office also conducts all local, state, and national elections as well as voter registration and absentee ballot requests. The Tax Collector's office is responsible for the issuance of all taxes assessed to property owners. The office collects all monies owed on all taxes current and past due. The office is charged with the liening and deeding process on all past due taxes as prescribed by the R.S.A.'s. Our goal is to offer you excellent customer service in a professional, respectful manner with detail to accuracy.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Deborah Bakie Town Clerk /Tax Collector (603) 772-4741 x140
Jim Joseph Deputy Town Clerk / Tax Collector (603) 772-4741 x141
Lisa Dudek Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office Assistant