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Chatham Town Office
549 Main Street,
Chatham, MA 02633

PH: 508-945-5100
FAX: 508-945-3550
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Town Clerk
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Contact:
Master Municipal Clerk (M.M.C.) & Certified Massachusetts Municipal Clerk (C.M.M.C.)
Certified Municipal Clerk (C.M.C.)
Address:
549 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
Phone:
(508) 945-5101
Fax:
(508) 945-0752
Hours:
Monday - Friday (8:00 - 4:00)
   
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The Town Clerk is the chief election official.  The Clerk supervises voter registration, oversees polling places, election officers, and the general conduct of all elections.  The Clerk directs the preparation of ballots, polling places, voting equipment, voting lists, administers campaign finance laws, certifies nomination papers and initiative petitions, and serves on the Board of Registrars.  The Clerk conducts the annual town census and prepares the street list of residents.

The Town Clerk is the keeper of the town seal.  The Town Clerk attests by signature and seal to bonds, contracts, bylaws, resolutions and any other documents requiring town certification. The Clerk provides certified copies of vital records and conducts genealogical research for members of the public, and is responsible for maintenance, disposition, and preservation of municipal archival records and materials.  The Town Clerk administers the oath of office to all town officials, whether they are elected or appointed.

The Town Clerk and the Assistant Town Clerk are Justices of the Peace, Notaries Public, and Commissioners to Qualify Public Officers.