Public Records Access Officer
Per the Act to Improve Public Records, signed into law on June 3, 2016, the Super Records Access Officer for the Town of Lakeville is Lillian Drane, Town Clerk. To request copies of public records, you can reach Ms. Drane at the Town Clerk's Office by telephone at (508) 946-8800, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347.
Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
To view the final FY18 Budget, please click here.
Results from April 2, 2018 Election
The Town's Annual Election was held on April 2, 2018. To view the winners of the election races, please
Results from June 6, 2017 Special Election
The Town held an Election for the ballot question regarding the proposed Police Station. To view the results, please click here.
Results of June 12, 2017 Annual & Special Town Meeting
RESULTS OF NOVEMBER 13, 2017
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING
To view the results from the Special Town Meeting held on November 13, 2017, please click here.
Jun 04, 2018
Board of Selectmen 6:30 PM
Finance Committee 6:30 PM
Board of Registrars 6:00 PM
Board of Health 6:30 PM
Planning Board 6:30 PM
Conservation Commission 6:30 PM
Board of Assessors 6:30 PM
Jun 06, 2018
Council on Aging 10:00 AM
Jun 13, 2018
Board of Selectmen 6:30 PM
Jun 21, 2018
Board of Selectmen 7:00 PM
MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE - MAY 28, 2018
On Monday, May 28, 2018 at 10:30 AM, the Town will hold a Memorial Day Observance beginning at the Fire Station. The Observance will then proceed to Dickran Diran Square and then crossing to the Honor Roll & Flag Pole at the Town House. There will be a Veterans' Display in the Town House and refreshments. In case of poor weather, the ceremony will be held in the Town House, at the corner of Precinct and Bedford Streets.
SPECIAL AND ANNUAL TOWN MEETING - JUNE 4, 2018
There will be a Special and Annual Town Meeting on June 4, 2018 at Apponequet High School. The Special Town Meeting begins at 6:30 PM; you can view the warrant by clicking here. The Annual Town Meeting will begin at 7:00 PM; you can view the warrant by clicking here.
LAKEVILLE LIONS BLOOD DRIVE - JUNE 7, 2018 - LOON POND LODGE (TED WILLIAMS CAMP)
The Lakeville Lions Club will be hold a Blood Drive on June 7 2018 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Loon Pond Lodge at Ted Williams Camp, 28 Precinct Street. Please call 1 800 733-2767 or go to redbloodcross.org and enter LIONS to schedule an appointment.
MASSDOT PAVING WORK - COUNTY ROAD AND BEDFORD STREET
MassDOT has notified the Town that they will begin milling and paving work on County Road and Bedford Street beginnig May 7, 2018 and continuing through May 18, 2018. The County Road project is from Route 140 to 201 County Street. The Bedford Street work will be from the Route 495 ramps to the Route 79/18 intersection. All work will be taking place from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM and will be weather dependent.
REAL ESTATE TAXES DUE MAY 1, 2018
Debra A. Kenney, Lakeville Tax Collector, would like to remind residents that the third and fourth quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills were mailed on December 28, 2017.
The fourth quarter bill was attached to the third quarter bill at the time of mailing and is due and payable on May 1, 2018.
If you cannot locate your bill, please call our office at 508-946-8801 for information in order to make payment on time. The Lakeville Tax Collector’s office hours are 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Mondays, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Tuesday through Thursday and 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Fridays.
NOTICE FROM BOARD OF HEALTH REGARDING RABID RACOON
The Board of Health would like to nofity residents that a rabid racoon was found in the northern part of Lakeville, off of Route 105. The racoon was killed and sent to the State lab for testing and was confirmed positive for rabies. Pet owners should keep their dogs on leashes and cats inside if possible.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL HUD ACTION PLAN GREATER ATTLEBORO/TAUNTON HOME CONSORTIUM
The Annual Action Plan explains how the City of Taunton and the HOME Consortium will invest program funds during PY 2018 to address needs identified in the Consolidated Plan and through public hearings. To view more information, please click here.
YES IT'S THAT TIME TO PLAN THE 2018 LAKEVILLE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL!
Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 29! That will be the date for this year’s annual Arts & Music Festival between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. What a great way to celebrate the cultural life of our Town and the region, as well as an effective way to share information with the rest of the community.
The Organizing Committee will always welcome new participants in the planning process. Please consider joining us for one or two meetings. The next meeting will be held Tuesday, June 19th at 7:00 PM at the Lakeville Police Station. Anyone with questions can contact the committee at LakevilleFestival@hotmail.com.
INCREASE IN CEMETERY PRICES
The Cemetery Commission would like to announce that effective May 1, 2018, all cemetery prices will increase. There has not been an increase in fees in over 10 years. Anyone interested in purchasing a lot or other services may do so at current prices prior to May 1, 2018. Please click here for the new pricing sheet.
To purchase grave lots or if you have any questions, please contact Cemetery Commisioners Ken Upham at (508) 763-3008 or Joan Morton at (508) 947-3190.
VACANCIES ON BOARD OF REGISTRARS
The Lakeville Selectmen are looking for residents who would be interested in serving on the Board of Registrars to fill a full Democrat Member position and two Associate positions (one Democrat and one Republican). The Board of Registrars assist the Town Clerk’s office in promoting voter registration, maintaining the Voter Lists, being present at all Voter registration sessions, certifying the signatures on all nomination and petition papers, certifying absentee voter applications, conducting recounts and assisting in the preparation of the annual street list.
If you are interested in serving on the Board of Registrars, please forward a letter of interest to the Selectmen’s Office, 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347 or by email to email@example.com.
NEW DRIVER'S LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
MassDOT is reminding the public that after March 26, 2018 you will need to show documentation of U.S> Citizenship or lawful presence in order to get or renew and driver's license, ID card, or learner's permit. Also, after March 26, 2018, they will be offering REAL ID. For more information, please click here.
IT'S TIME TO LICENSE YOUR DOG FOR 2018
2018 Dog licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s Office. The registration period is January 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018. In order to license a dog, owners will need to provide a copy of a valid rabies certificate and certificate of spaying/neutering; a fee of $16 per dog if the dog has not been spayed or neutered; or a fee of $10 per dog for a spayed or neutered dog. Dogs licensed after April 30th will be assessed a late fee of $50.00 in addition to the license fee; after September 30th the late fee increases to $100.00. Non-payment could result with a court summons to Fourth District Court in Wareham, MA.
A reminder to license dogs has been included on the 2018 Annual Town Census form. Residents may complete the Mail-In form and submit payment through the mail or stop by the Town Clerk’s Office on Monday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Tuesday - Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and Friday 8:00 AM to noon.
ONLINE: If your dog’s rabies vaccination has not expired, consider renewing online. Go to: www.lakevillema.org.
If you no longer have a dog please notify us at 508-946-8800 as soon as possible.
LOOKING FOR PRIVATE SNOW PLOW CONTRACTORS FOR HIRE
The Town of Lakeville Highway Department is looking for private snow plow drivers that have the following equipment: 4 or 6 wheel trucks with 10,000-17,999 GVW and a 9' minimum plow and vehicles with a 20,000-35,000 GVW with an 11' plow. If interested, please contact Jennifer Jewell at the Highway Department at (508) 947-9521.
COLLEGE STUDENT INTERNSHIPS - MASS DOT
Are you a college student interested in an opportunity to gain hands-on transportation experience? The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced a series of Summer Internship opportunities for incoming and current college students. These are full-time, paid interships for incoming or current college students who will be enrolled in the fall of 2018. For more information, please click here.
F/L REGIONAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
The Town Clerk would like to advise residents that the F/L Regional School Committee Meetings (and any other subcommittees) will not longer be posted on the Town's website. Their meetings are being posted on the Region's website at www.freelake.org.
LAKEVILLE REAL ESTATE TAXES FISCAL 18
Lakeville Tax Collector, Debra A. Kenney, has announced that tax bills for Fiscal 2018 assessment for Personal Property and Real Estate were mailed on December 28, 2017 and will be due and payable in two parts. The first bill will be due on or before February 1, 2018 and the second bill will be due on or before May 1, 2018. Taxpayers are reminded that both the February and May bills were mailed in the same