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 email@example.com or by mail at 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347.
Fiscal Year 2019 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 of June 4, 2018 Annual & Special Town Meeting
Jun 19, 2018
Lakeville Arts & Muscia Festival 7:00 PM
Master Plan Implementation Committee 7:00 PM
Jun 20, 2018
Historical Commission 7:30 PM
Park Commission 7:00 PM
Board of Health 5:00 PM
Board of Health 6:00 PM
Jun 21, 2018
Board of Assessors 3:00 PM
Zoning Board of Appeals 7:00 PM
Board of Selectmen 7:00 PM
Jun 27, 2018
Board of Selectmen 6:30 PM
LETTERS OF INTEREST TO SERVE ON FIRE CHIEF SEARCH COMMITTEE
The Lakeville Board of Selectmen is looking for residents interested in serving on the Search Committee for a Fire Chief. If you would like to participate in the search, please send a letter of interest by mail to Selectmen’s Office, Town of Lakeville, 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 26, 2018. If you would like further information, please call the Selectmen’s Office at (508) 946-8803.
CLEAR POND OPENING - JUNE 23, 2018
The Lakeville Park Commission would like to announce that Clear Pond will be opening on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The Park Commission will be meeting on June 6, 2018 to determine the fees.
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