The Town Clerk’s Office is open to the public. At this time, one person at a time is allowed into the Town Clerk’s office. A mask is required. The vault is open by appointment only. The office has returned to our regular business hours: Monday to Wednesday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Thursday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.



Click here to download the Request For Early Absentee Voter Ballot

Early Absentee Voter Ballots – Corrected Return Address

The State Elections Office in error has put the incorrect return mailing address on the Request for Early Absentee Voter Ballot postcards (Newport Center VT). It should be mailed to:

Town Clerks Office
PO Box 10
Pittsford VT 05763

Thank you for your understanding.


Homestead Declaration:

A reminder to everyone to please file your Homestead Declarations as soon as possible. VT Department of Taxes is recommending taxpayers to file their HS-122 and HI-44 soon and not delay so tax bills and potential state payments will be timely with the tax bills.


Serving in the dual roles of Town Clerk and Treasurer, is Helen McKinlay.  As Town Clerk, she records deeds, mortgages and other important documents, processes marriage licenses, birth and death certificates and other vital records and administers elections in compliance with State and federal laws.  As Treasurer, she collects taxes, processes payroll and safely administers the Town’s finances.  Ms. McKinlay’s staff includes Assistant Clerk/Treasurer Liz Willis and Town Accountant Patricia Johnson.


See the U.S. Army film about the Town Meeting process as it plays out in Pittsford, Vermont back in 1947.