Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is one of the centers of information for the Town of Colonie. We are responsible for accepting, filing, recording and maintaining all municipal records. In addition, we issue various licenses, permits and certificates to the public. Realizing that local government is the branch most directly affecting people's lives, we are here to serve and assist you.

*Although the Town Clerk’s Office remains open, with limited staffing, the building remains closed to the public, therefore prohibiting in-person transactions.

» Following recommendations from the CDC and Department of Health these changes in operations are intended to help protect both our residents, our employees and especially our first responders to ensure we are adhering to social distancing and restrictive community contact and I thank you for your patience and assistance.

Services that are suspended until further notice include:
License applications for Marriages, Peddler Permits, Block Parties, Games of Chance and Notary Services

Please use the icons below for applications and step by step instructions. Applications, along with addition documentation where required, may be submitted by mail to our office at 534 New Loudon Road, Latham, New York 12110; faxed to (518) 783-3409, or email to as there is no in-person transactions. Kindly include a contact phone number in the event that our office requires additional information.


The Town Clerk is responsible for publishing the agenda and minutes for the Town Board meetings. Our office is frequently considered the center of town government and serves residents directly through the issuance of licenses, permits and records management.


Julie Gansle, Town Clerk
Michele A. Turcotte, Deputy Town Clerk
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Memorial Town Hall
First Floor
534 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110
(518) 783-3409
Accepted Payment Methods
  • cash, check, money order, Master Card or VISA
  • Checks must be made payable to Julie Gansle, Colonie Town Clerk
  • By Mail: check or money order

Other services & More Resources

The Town Clerk is also responsible for the following services.

Town Board Meetings

Please keep in mind
  • The Town Board usually meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month (subject to change).
    See Town Board agenda page for up-to-date meeting information and schedule.

  • You can find the minutes of the Town Board meetings online or through our office.
Live Town Board Meeting Broadcast
  • The Town Board meetings are available to view live when the meeting(s) are in progress.

    To watch live:
    • Visit the Town Board Meeting portal.
    • The meeting live broadcast link will be active just prior to the start of the meeting. At the top of the Meeting Portal page, just above the Upcoming Meetings, there will be a link titled "LIVE!".
    • Just prior to the start of the meeting, during the agenda review session (which is not recorded) there will be a display indicating that “the meeting will begin shortly”.
    • Once the meeting commences the video will broadcast.