Town Clerk's Office

Pamela J. Bucci, Town Clerk

Pamela J. Bucci, Town Clerk/Collector/RMC

Shelley O'Hern, Deputy Town Clerk

As of January 12th the Town Hall is CLOSED due to staff shortages.

While we are working our way through the COVID-19 pandemic, we are following the CDC

guidelines and ask that you please maintain a distance of six feet away from others when

entering the Town Hall.  Face coverings are mandatory in the common areas of the building.

As a normal practice, we are continuing to serve you when you visit the town hall,  via telephone, e-mail, fax and the US mail.   If we are otherwise engaged, please leave a message

so that we may answer you at another time.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

The Rush Town Clerk's Office takes pride in serving the community and works hard to give town residents the prompt and courteous service they deserve.  We look forward to helping residents with government needs.

2021 Town &County Taxes:  You will be receiving your town and county tax bills in the mail and directions on how to pay them are provided on the back of the bill.   If you have questions, please give us a call.

Office:

5977 East Henrietta Road, Rush, New York 14543

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Phone/Fax: (585) 533-1312  /  (585) 533-9346
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Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Responsibilities

The Town Clerk's Office is responsible for:

  • Providing records management for all departments of the town
  • Selling New York State Conservation Fishing and Hunting Licenses
  • Issuing Dog Licenses to your new puppies and renewing those for your grown-up pooch
  • Issuing Marriage Licenses for their joyous occasions
  • Issue bills and accept thousands of payments for School, Town and Monroe County taxes
  • Preparing the town's bills for payment
  • Attending and Recording Official Minutes of Town Board meetings
  • Attend and Record Official Minutes of Planning, Zoning Boards and Conservation Committee' meetings
  • Perform state-required services for the election process
  • Post required Legal Notices to inform the public
  • Filing and maintaining Rush Local Laws
  • Maintain Personnel files
  • Respond to Freedom of Information Requestsimages/foil request document.pdf, etc.

The Town Clerk is also the author of the official Town Board minutes and Records Access Officer for the Town.

Services

The Town Clerk's Office offers a number of services to residents including:

  • Collecting Rush-Henrietta School District, Rush Town and Monroe County taxes
  • Sells Conservation Licenses for hunting and fishing enjoyment
  • Sells NYS Marriage Licenses, provided the following documentation is presented:
    • Birth certificate with raised seal
    • Proof of identification, i.e. driver's license, passport, etc.
    • Divorce decree (if either party has been married before, they must provide proof of how each marriage ended)
    • Death certificate (if applicable)
    • NYS license fee of $40.00
  • Sells NYS Dog Licenses
  • Accepts applications for zoning and planning hearings and provides information relative to those matters.
  • Accepts applications for building permits and provide information on building permit process when the inspector is not available.
  • When department contacts are unavailable, provide information, direction to or answer questions, if possible.
  • Provides Notary Public services at no charge
  • Provides copying and fax services at  a fee of 25 cent per page
  • Direct inquiries for services outside the local jurisdiction

For information regarding hunting seasons, licenses, and environmental conservation matters please visit the DEC website.

Payments: For Recreation, Afterschool Program, Town and County Tax and Miscellaneous payments  click here (Please note that we are not able to waive the convenience fee for credit card payments.)