FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW (FOIL) and OPEN MEETING LAW
BILLS AND CLAIMS
Please note all bills and claims to the village must be accompanied by a completed voucher. The voucher may be downloaded from the link above. No payments will be made without Name, Address, Itemized Description, Quanitity and Price/Cost listed and the certification signed and dated.
NEW OWNER OR MAILING ADDRESS CHANGE
Please use the link above to obtain a form and submit to Village Clerk either by Mail at: Village Clerk, PO Box 643, Altamont, NY 12009; in person at: 115 Main Street, Altamont: by fax at: (518) 861-5379; or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLYING FOR A POSITION AT THE VILLAGE
All postions at the Village of Altamont are under the auspice of Albany County Civil Service, therefore you must fill out an Albany County Civil Service Job Application Form.
FACITILIES RENTAL ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The Community Room may be rented 12 months in advance. We are unable to process application prior to 1 year in advance.
Confirmation of rental will not be approved unless all the following are submitted and must be submitted together: Set Up Form, Rental check and Security Deposit check are submitted at the same time as Room Rental Request Form.
For specifics on the size, color and tables available USE THE LINK ABOVE - COMMUNITY ROOM SPECS & PICS
Please note: Rental of the Community Room to private parties is for a 6 hour period only on the day of the event only. Additional hours are $ 35.00 each.
Please make sure to download and read the Community Room Regulations as well as the Facilities Rental Fee Schedule.
A "Carry in - Carry Out" policy for trash and garbage must be abided by in both the rental of the Village Community Room and the rental of Park facilities. Failure to do so could result in lost of security deposit.
Notary services are available at the Village Office during regular business hours. Both the Clerk and Treasurer are licensed Notaries. Residents must provide Government Issued ID. There is no charge for this service.
ROLE OF THE VILLAGE CLERK
A Village Clerk plays a vital role within our local government. The clerk is the public relations officer, recording secretary for all village boards, records management officer, records access officer and Registrar of Vital Statistics.
The clerk files, publishes and posts notices related to resolution, local laws, public hearings and open meetings and may administer the oath of office to village officers.
The Village Clerk prepares agendas for public meetings of the Village Board, attends the meetings to record minutes for the protection and preservation of the village’s past history and to ensure that the meetings are conducted in accordance with pubic meeting law.
The clerk acts as a liaison between the community and its elected officials and is responsible for processing and maintaining, for the permanent record, contracts and documents resulting from Board action. The Village Clerk publishes ordinances and updates the municipal code book.
The Village Clerk is the chief election officer for village elections and is responsible for conducting these elections. The clerk is vested with all authority reasonable and necessary to conduct the elections.