Office of the City Clerk

Mailing Address:

City Hall
258 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
 
Open weekdays 8:00 AM -  4:00 PM
Phone: (607) 432-6450
Fax: (607) 433-3420

Staff:

Nancy Powell, City Clerk/Records Access Officer
npowell@oneonta.ny.us

Kerriann Harrington, Deputy City Clerk
kharrington@oneonta.ny.us 

Valerie Wagner, Records Retention Clerk
vwagner@oneonta.ny.us


Freedom of Information Law requests

Direct requests to the Records Access Officer at the email, phone or mailing address listed above. The Freedom of Information request form may be found here.  A fillable version is available here and can be emailed to Nancy or Kerriann at the email addresses above.

Per the New York State Freedom of Information law, requests will receive an initial response within 5 business days of receipt. The Records Access Officer will respond within twenty business days from the date of the acknowledgement of the receipt of the request. Also as per the FOI Law, the City may charge $0.25/page for standard-size copies made to fulfill this request.  There will be no charge for records provided via email or fax.

If this office can not comply with a request in this time frame, the Records Access Officer will notify requesters in writing with a reason for the inability to grant the request within the twenty business days.

For further information on New York State's Freedom of Information Law, please visit New York State Committee on Open Government.

David Merzig, FOIL Appeals Officer
dmerzig@oneonta.ny.us 


Garbage Haulers

The City of Oneonta licenses collectors of garbage and solid waste.  Only City-licensed haulers are permitted to collect garbage and solid waste within City limits.  Property owners should ensure that any garbage hauler with whom they contract is licensed to operate within the City.  See the list of current license holders.

Electricians, Plumbers and HVAC Contractors

The City of Oneonta licenses professionals in the electrical, plumbing and HVAC areas.  To view a current list of license holders, please click here


Further information:

Looking for a license, permit, or application form? Choose from the list below (Forms marked 'fillable' can be completed online and printed out):