About Town Clerk

The Town Clerk serves the people of Hillsdale by acting as a bridge between each citizen and the Town government.  Because access to information is essential in a democracy, the Town Clerk maintains and makes available the records of the Town.  Because certain licenses and permits are required by State and local agencies, the Town Clerk assists in filing applications and issuing licenses.  In every interaction, the Town Clerk strives to provide clear communication, open access, and respectful service.

Main Street
P.O. Box 305
Hillsdale, NY 12529
Telephone: (518) 325-5073
Fax: (518) 325-6917

Town Clerk – Ruth Dodds
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Ruth Dodds is an elected town official who took office as Town Clerk on January 1, 2012.  Her term of office is four years.  She also serves as Registrar of Vital Statistics, Records Management Officer, and Information Access Officer.

Office hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Tuesday and Friday: Noon to 3:30 pm
To arrange an appointment at other times, please call (518) 325-5073