hi Suzanne, could you please give a little more info on the liability issues
of listing births in the town report? Or a statute that explains it? I have
not heard of this before now, and would like to avoid any future problems if
possible. Thanks, Joanne McDonnell in Hancock.
>In Fair Haven we list marriages, deaths and now my one and only CU. I have
>not listed birth for a number of years due to the liability issues. Adoption
>is sticky when you have a birth listed in 900 town reports or more and a few
>years down the line this child is adopted and we are supposed to remove all
>notation ie: index cards, birth record etc, so this identity of the child
>never existed. How do we get rid of the notation in all the town reports? So
>far we have been lucky but I will not put the Town in that position again.
>Suzanne, Fair Haven
>Richmond Town Office wrote:
>> We are listing our vital stats in the annual report for the first time in
>> several years. I had planned to list Civil Unions. Now some folks are
>> having a problem with it. What are other towns doing? and have you been
>> listing your vital stats right along?
>> Velma E. Godfrey, Richmond, 434-2221, Fax 434-5570, [log in to unmask]