Town Clerk/Tax Collector

Theresa Fish, Tax Collector/Town Clerk 

Office: Minerva Town Hall, 5 Morse Memorial Highway, Minerva, NY 12851

Mailing: P.O. Box 909, Minerva, NY 12851

Phone: 518-251-2869 Ext. 101   |  Email: [email protected]

Typically the town clerk will be in the office on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. until business is complete. The Town Clerk can also be available by appointment for all Town Clerk business. It is best to call ahead of time to schedule a time so you can guarantee availability, at 518-251-2869.



The Town Clerk is responsible for:

  • Town Records
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Death records for the Town of Minerva (request form below)
  • Birth records for the Town of Minerva (request form below)
  • Processing of Handicap Parking Permits/Temporary and Permanent
  • Processing of FOIL requests
  • Sale of Conservation Licenses (Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping)
  • Dog Licenses (new license form below)
  • Minutes of Town Meetings
  • Accepts payment for Town/County Taxes, and Water Bills

(Please Contact Minerva Central School for information on the current School Tax Collector)


NYS Early Mail Ballet Application

NYS Absentee Ballet Application

Town and County Property Tax Collection Information:

  • Property Tax Statements are mailed no later than the first business day in January.
  • Payments are due January 31st, without penalty.
  • Payments after January 31st accrue a penalty each month.
  • Payments are accepted until May 1st.
  • Please pay via check or money order, cash is discouraged. Payments should be made out to Minerva Property Tax Collection.
  • Only EXACT amounts are accepted. Payments can not be processed for the wrong amount. ***Payments will be returned if they are incorrect amounts
  • Multiple checks on a single property will NOT be accepted.
  • I can accept one check for multiple properties if the payment is accurate. If it is incorrect, no payment/s will be processed.
  • For any payment after May 1st, contact the Essex County Treasurer at the end of May to make payment arrangements; at 518-873-3310



For School Tax information please see the Minerva Central School Tax Collector webpage.

Minerva Central School
Danae Tucker, Tax Collector
P.O. Box 53
Olmsteadville NY 12857
518-251-3840 (T)
[email protected]