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Town of New Scotland Town Clerk

The clerk is in charge of most town records, issues certain licenses and permits, files reports with county and State agencies as required, is involved with election administration, posts legal notices, and is, in many ways, a pivot around which the town operates. The salary for this position is $56,130/year.
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    DIANE R DESCHENES (Dem, Ind, Con) Town Clerk

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Campaign Phone (518) 765-5554
Community Involvement Voorheesville Fire Department Auxiliary Member, Current Treasurer and past secretary. Treasurer of the Albany Schenectady Town Clerk Association.
Experience and Qualifications 10 years with Hartford Insurance,7 years VIP Travel Agent for Rosenbluth Travel, 4 years Assessment Clerk and 17 Years as Town Clerk
Biography I’ve been employed by the Town of New Scotland for twenty one years and began my career as Assessment Clerk in 1996. In 2000 I was elected to the position of Town Clerk. I am a Registered Municipal Clerk and a Notary Public for the State of New York and active in Town Clerks Association of Albany Schenectady County where I’ve served as Secretary and currently serve as Treasurer. I am also a member of the New York State Town Clerk’s Association and the New York State Association of Tax Receiver and Collectors. I’m the Treasurer and past Secretary of the Voorheesville Fire Department Auxiliary and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #1493. I am lifelong resident of the town where I live with my husband, Bud. I’m blessed with two children and seven grandchildren.
Occupation and Special Skills 17 years as Town Clerk with Registered Municipal Clerk Certification along with being a Notary for NYS.
I've been in this position for the past 17 years.
I will continue to do the best job I can for the residents of the town of New Scotland.

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