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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


Nancy Powell, City Clerk/Records Access Officer

Kerriann Harrington, Deputy City Clerk 

Valerie Wagner, Records Retention Clerk

Local Law for Flood Damage Prevention - Public Hearing on February 21, 2017

Freedom of Information 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.

David Merzig, FOIL Appeals Officer 

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.

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 these fields:
View a current list of licensed electricians.
View a current list of licensed plumbers.
View a current list of licensed HVAC contractors. 

These lists are currently being updated to reflect our 2017 Licensees.  If you have questions about a specific license, please click here to email the Clerk's Office or call 607-432-6450.

Gas Stations

View a current list of licensed gasoline stations in the City 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):