Village Clerk Information

The Office of Village Clerk is a diversified position with many duties and responsibilities. The Village Clerk is the legal custodian of all village records, and is the Village's Records Management Officer responsible for the creation and maintenance of a comprehensive Records Management Program.

The Village Clerk must also complete and accurately record the proceedings of each Village Board Meeting. In addition, the Woodbury Village Clerk serves as Registrar of Vital Statistics, recording and maintaining files on all births and deaths; and Records Access Officer, the officer who accepts and processes FOIL (Freedom of Information) Requests. She is also a Notary Public.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get copies of records from the Village under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)?

A request must be submitted in writing to view or obtain copies of a record(s). Copies of all paper records 11"x17" or under is $0.25 per copy (double-sided counts as two copies). Documents larger are sent out to a printer and you will be charged the amount the printer charges.

FOIL provides an agency with five days to respond to a request. That response must be one of the following:

  1. Provide the record(s) requested
  2. Indicate that more time is necessary to fill the request and provide a specific date of completion that cannot be more than 20 additional days
  3. Deny the request and provide a reason for denial with directions on how to appeal.

If you have any questions about FOIL or need assistance, please either call our records department (845) 928-6829 x1222 or email

To submit a request online, please use this online FOIL request or you can email your request to

Where can I view the code book for Woodbury?

The Codebook for Woodbury can be found on the following website. - Woodbury Code

Where can I find Standard Work Day information?
The following document contains the Standard Work Day information for the period between 6/1/15 through 12/31/15 for the Village Clerk, Deputy Village Clerk & Water/Sewer Administrator.

Standard Work Day

Where can I register to vote?

Individuals can register to vote by calling the Orange County Board of Elections at 291-2444.


Village Clerk
& Treasurer

Desiree Potvin

Deputy Village Clerk
& Treasurer

Jessica McClennan

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday thru Friday

Contact Information

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 546
Central Valley, NY 10917

(845) 928-7558 Ext. 52

(845) 928-9278