Town Clerk's Office

Pamela J. Bucci, Town Clerk

Pamela J. Bucci, Town Clerk/Collector/RMC

Shelley O'Hern, Deputy Town Clerk

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 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 work hard to give town residents the prompt and courteous service.  We look forward to helping residents with government needs.

2020 School Taxes:  You will be receiving your school tax bills in the mail and directions on how to pay them are provided on the back of the bill.   Reminder:  if you are paying using the installments process, your 2nd and 3rd payments are mailed to the Monroe County Treasurer, PO Box 14420, Rochester, New York 14614.   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, Dog and Marriage Licenses
  • Collecting Town/County and School taxes
  • Preparing the town's bills for payment
  • Attending and Recording Minutes of Town Board meetings
  • Attend and Record Minutes of Planning, Zoning Boards and Conservation Committee' meetings
  • Perform state-required services for the election process
  • Post Legal Notices
  • Filing and maintaining Rush Local Laws
  • Maintain Personnel files
  • Respond to Freedom of Information Requestsimages/foil request document.pdf, etc.

Services

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

  • Collecting Town and County and Rush-Henrietta School District taxes
  • Sells Conservation Licenses
  • 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.)