City Clerk

City Clerk

September 2018 - State Primary Election Official Results
Office of the City Clerk- Mission Statement:

Early voting will take place this year from Oct 22 to Nov 2 - more information to come. 
Here is a link to the Secretary of State's webpage on Early Voting.


Welcome to the City Clerk's Office Website! We hope that you find the following information helpful and informative concerning the services we provide the residents of Haverhill.


The City Clerk is the head of the City's Department of Records and keeper of the City archives, keeper of vital statistics, and the custodian of the City seal and all public records belonging to the City. In addition, the City Clerk is the administrator of the oath of office to all City Officers and performs all duties with regard to the conduct of elections and other such matters provided by general laws.

 City Clerk- Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Keep systematic files of all public records of the City.
  2. Establish and maintain procedures for the keeping of vital statistics; assure the prompt issuance of the correct vital statistic records as requested.
  3. Establish and maintain system for keeping records of municipal meetings.
  4. Maintain legally required postings and timely information on the City bulletin board.
  5. Issue dog licenses; collect fees for licenses.
  6. Receive claims against the City and provide claimant with information as to procedures.
  7. Administer oath of office to all City officials.
  8. Prepare, distribute, receive, review for accuracy, and record City census.
  9. Administration of all elections.
  10. Provide pertinent legal documents to City departments that are impacted by law, ordinance, or contract.
  11. Prepare City Council agenda and maintain a file of all City Council documents. Prepare minutes of City Council meetings

 City Clerks Fee Schedule

 NEWS:

INFORMATION ABOUT PERMITS, LICENSES REQUIRED FROM THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE FOR CERTAIN EVENT ACTIVITIES

The 2018 Census has been mailed - please return as soon as possible - failure to respond could result in being removed from the voter list.  Also, this year our vendor used the National Change of Address system so many people who have moved from Haverhill are receiving the Census.  If you are such a recipient, please sign as well as any other voter in your household, and let us know you have moved from Haverhill - we will update your information in our voter system.

If there are no changes to your census, you can now email it back to us: census@cityofhaverhill.com

2018 Election Calendar

City Council Public Participation Form 

Public Records Request information

Conflict of Interest training for Municipal Employees 

Attorney General Healey's Open Meeting Law Guide

Open Meeting Law training

Sec. of State Galvin's Public Records Regs.-updated 1-2017


Voters can now register and make changes to their voter registration on line!

Secretary of the Commonwealth William Francis Galvin is pleased to announce that online voter registration is available in the Commonwealth through the portal launched by his office. This important advancement will make registration easier and more convenient as well as cut costs relating to the printing of voter registration forms.

Massachusetts citizens can apply online by visiting Secretary Galvin’s website at www.sec.state.ma.us and clicking the “Massachusetts Register to Vote Online” button to access the online application system. Any Massachusetts citizen who has a valid identification card issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles will be able to use the online system to apply to register to vote, update their address or change their party enrollment.

Massachusetts citizens who do not have identification issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles can still complete an application online which they can print, sign and mail or hand-deliver to their local election official.


Please send all meeting notices: meetings@cityofhaverhill.com 

The Haverhill City Clerk's office is proud to announce its new Facebook page - sign up for notifications and post your questions! www.facebook.com/cityofhaverhillmaclerk

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 City Clerk Transaction Listing and forms:

City Clerk, Linda L Koutoulas

Asst. City Clerk/Lic. Comm. Clerk, Laura Angus
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM-4PM

Telephone: 978-374-2312
Fax: 978-373-8490
Email: Cityclerk@cityofhaverhill.com

 

  1. Birth Certificates
  2. Death Certificates
  3. Marriage Certificates
  4. Business Certificates
  5. Voter Registration  English   Spanish  On-Line
  6. Absentee ballots - English    Spanish
  7. Pollworker application
  8. Claims against City for damage 

Licenses:

  1. Dog License
  2. Livery/Taxi Licenses
  3. Second Hand Dealer License
  4. Marriage License
  5. Raffle Licenses
  6. Flea market licenses
  7. Drainlayer license
  8. Yard sale permits
  9. Junk dealer license
  10. Fortune teller/palm reading license

 

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