Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
To view the FY15 Budget passed at the Town Meeting on June 9, 2014, please click here.
Results from April 7, 2014 Election
The Town's Annual Election was held on April 7, 2014. To view the winners of the election races, please
Results of June 9, 2014 Annual & Special Town Meeting
Upcoming Election Dates for 2014
State Primary - September 9, 2014
Welcome to the Official Web Site for Lakeville, Massachusetts.
The goal of this website is to provide residents with basic information on Town government, forms and applications for licenses, information on monthly meetings and news/public announcements. We welcome any comments or suggestions that residents might have.
LAKEVILLE BLOOD DRIVE
On August 7, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, there will be a blood drive held at Saints Martha and Mary Parish Hall at 354 Bedford Street. All donors will receive a coupon for $2.50 off of Turkey Hill Ice Cream. For an appointment, please call 1 800 733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.
CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - SURREY DRIVE, CARRIAGE HOUSE DRIVE & TAMMETT BROOK ROAD
Please be advised that roadway work is expected to begin in the area of Surrey Drive and Carriage House Drive on August 4, 2014 with work beginning on Tammett Brook Road on or around August 7, 2014. Police details will be on site daily to help mitigate traffic flows. Roadways will be open to traffic each day, but minor roadway shutdowns may be necessary. Residents on these streets must locate existing sprinkler heads that are within 10' of the roadway edge. Please place a flag at each head. The Town will not be replacing damaged sprinkler heads that are located in the roadway right of way. If you have any questions, please contact Jeremy Peck at (508) 947-9521 or by email at email@example.com.
REAL ESTATE TAXES DUE
Debra Kenney, Treasurer/Tax Collector, would like to remind residents that fourth quarter real estate taxes are due August 4, 2014. If you have any questions regarding your tax bill, please contact her office at (508) 946-8801.
LAKEVILLE BUSINESS SURVEY
The Economic Development Committee would like Lakeville businesses to take a brief survey on your business needs. Please go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HVZZLB9 to submit your survey.
CLEAR POND OPENS JUNE 21, 2014
The Lakeville Park Commission would like to announce that Clear Pond will be opening on June 21, 2014 to the public. The pond will be open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily. Residents and Non Residents are welcome. Day passes are $6.00 for adults and $4 for children up to 16 years of age. Family season passes are available for $75 for Lakeville residents and $100 for non-residents. A family is considered to be two adults and children living in the household. Lakeville Senior citizens 60 years of age and older are free.
VACANCY ON CABLE TV ADVISORY COMMISSION
The Board of Selectmen is looking for three residents to serve on the Cable TV Advisory Committee. This Committee is responsible for cable tv matters in Lakeville. However, you don't have to subscribe to cable tv to serve on this Committee. If you are interested in serving on the Cable TV Advisory Committee, please forward a letter of interest to the Selectmen's Office by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347.
VACANCY ON THE RENT CONTROL BOARD
The Board of Selectmen is looking for a candidate to fill a vacancy on the Rent Control Board. Interested residents should submit a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen. Letters can be mailed to Board of Selectmen, Lakeville Town Office Building, 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347 or emailed to email@example.com
PRESS RELEASE - BOARD OF HEALTH - BEACH TESTING
The Board of Health has issued a press release regarding beach testing for semi public beaches. To see the press release, please click here.
IT'S TIME AGAIN TO PLAN THE LAKEVILLE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL
The tenth annual Arts & Music Festival will be held this year on Saturday, October 4th 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 participates to in the planning process. Please consider joining us one or two meetings. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00 PM in the Lakeville Town Offices at 346 Bedford Street.
Any questions, please contact us at LakevilleFestival@hotmail.com. Check us (Lakeville Arts & Music Festival) out on FACEBOOK!!
DONATIONS FOR BEAUTIFICATION PROJECTS
If you have driven through the Route 105/18 intersection, you may have noticed the plantings that have occurred there, making for a pretty view. The Selectmen would like to announce that these improvements were made possible by the members of the Lakeville Lions who donated their time and labor. The Town Office Building has also had new plantings with whiskey barrels being put in place with plantings. These barrels can be"adopted" by residents or businesses, allowing for new plantings to be put in place seasonally.
If you would like to make a donation to the beautification projects, please contact the Selectmen's office at (508) 946-8803.
NOTIFICATION OF MOSQUITO ADULTICIDE APPLICATIONS
The Plymouth County Mosquito Control has announced that Truck Mounted Spraying for Mosquitoes will be taking place sometime after May 31, 2014 and continue until September 3, 2014 unless mosquito-borne diseases occur. The purpose of their adulticiding program is to control nuisance and/or disease carrying adult mosquitoes.
The control material being used will be Duet ULV (EPA Reg. #1021-1795-8329) applied in ultra low volume sprayers at a rate of .62 oz per acre.
Their office is open Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 3:00 p.m. For spraying requests and to obtain further information please call: 781-585-5450.
The following number 617-582-6219 should not be used to request spraying. It is furnished on a 24-hour basis from May 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014 to allow residents access to schedules and locations of adulticiding a day in advance to applications.
For information regarding Arbovirus in Massachusetts, please click here.
JOIN LAKEVILLE LITTER LIFTERS MAY THROUGH OCTOBER
Lakeville's Earth Day Clean Up may be over; however our task to rid the Town of litter has just begun for 2014. Please consider joining Lakeville Litter Lifters on one or more of the following Saturdays: May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, and October 18.
We meet at 9:00 AM at the Town House (the white building at the corners of Bedford and Precinct Streets) on the dates listed above. We then decide on an area in Town in need of a clean-up and work on it for an hour or so. When we're done, the roadside looks nice, sometimes passersby holler their thanks and we even once in a while discover a surprising wild thing.
Do something different once a month this spring, summer and fall help us to clean up Lakeville and meet some new friends in the process! For any questions, email us at LakevilleLitter-Lifters@hotmail.com.
RESULTS FROM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SURVEY
The Economic Development Committee has released the results of the Economic Development Resident Survey. To view the results, please click here.
2014 DOG LICENSES ARE NOW DUE
The Town Clerk would like to remind residents that 2014 Dog Licenses are now available. Dogs are required to be licensed by April 30, 2014. A valid rabies certification is needed. The fee is $10.00 for spayed or neutered dog or $16.00 for a non-neutered or spayed dog. To print a dog license application, please click here.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AWARENESS
The Department of Public Health has designated September as Emergency Preparedness Month. They have requested that residents review their emergency preparedness and have provided materials to assist you. You can access these materials and information safe and secure.
LAKE CAM WEB PAGE
To view the LakeCam webpage, please click here.
Opportunity to become a Volunteer Observer-Middleborough/Lakeville Herring Fishery Commission
The Selectmen would like to make Lakeville residents aware of the opportunity to serve on the Middleborough/Lakeville Herring Fishery Commission as a Volunteer Observer. For information on the duties, please click here. Any residents that would like to be considered for appointment should submit a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen. Letters can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Selectmen's Office at 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347.