The Town Clerk keeps all of the Town's records, including agendas and minutes of meetings. She records all deeds, mortgages and other instruments affecting property, including maps and transfers. The Clerk acts as Registrar of Vital Statistics and Custodian of the Seal of Redding. She retains on file all Town ordinances and copies of the Connecticut General Statutes. She prepares ballots, accepts filings of candidates for election and records all votes. The Town Clerk serves as the Clerk of the Town Meeting.
The Town Clerk's office is a great source of historical information about Redding. In addition to researching land records, you can pick up a copy of the Town's Annual Report or purchase historical volumes such as Daniel Cruson's Images of America: Redding and Easton.
Custodian of the Seal of Redding
The Town Clerk acts as Custodian of the Seal of Redding when she applies the seal to all official documents pertaining to the Town.
Registrar of Vital Statistics
The Town Clerk acts as Register of Vital Statistics when she issues marriage licenses and records all records of births, marriages and deaths.
Notary services are available in the Town Clerk's office during office hours. The fee to have a document notarized is $5.00 per document.