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
Aug 27, 2014
Board of Health 10:00 AM
F/L Regional School District Comm. 6:00 PM
Board of Assessors 10:15 AM
Board of Health 5:00 PM
Board of Selectmen 6:00 PM
Board of Selectmen 10:00 AM
Aug 28, 2014 10:00 AM
Energy Advisory Committee 7:00 PM
Sep 02, 2014
Economic Development Committee 6:30 PM
Sep 03, 2014
Open Space Committee 7:30 PM
Sep 08, 2014
Board of Selectmen 7:00 PM
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.
SCARECROW DECORATING CONTEST - LAKEVILLE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL
The recent cooler weather may have residents thinking about Fall, with pumpkins, mums and scarecrows. What better way to celebrate the fall by entering the Lakeville Arts & Music Festival's Scarecrow Decorating Contest! Put on your thinking caps and fire up your imaginations and show us your best scarecrow! Entry forms are available by clicking here and contest rules are available by clicking here.
Entries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, dropped off at the Lakeville Library or at the Selectmen's Office in Town Hall. Please include a color photograph of your scarecrow. A judging committee will review all entries and three finalists will be chosen from each category. You will be asked to display your scarecrow at the Arts & Music Festival on October 4, 2014, where visitors will be asked to vote for their favorite!
If you have any questions, please email the Arts Festival Committee at email@example.com .
PRESENTATION OF CITATION - AUGUST 26, 2014- HISTORIC LIBRARY'S 100TH ANNIVERSARY
On August 26, 2014 at 10:15 AM, Representative Keiko Orrall will present the Town with a citation from the House of Representatives in celebration of the Historic Library's 100th Anniversary. The public is invited to attend.
The Historic Library was built in 1914 and served as the Town's Library until 2005. The structure was constructed from funds raised by the Lakeville Library Sewing Circle and a grant from Andrew Carnegie.
STATE PRIMARY ELECTION - SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
On September 9, 2014, the State Primary Election will be held at the Ted Williams Camp Loon Pond Lodge at 28 Precinct Street. Hours for voting are 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. To view the ballot, please click here.
If you have any questions regarding your voter eligibility, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at (508) 946-8800.
LOOKING FOR A VOLUNTEER TO SERVE ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
The Board of Selectmen are looking for a volunteer to serve as an Associate Member on the Community Development Committee. Letters of interest can be emailed to the Selectmen at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 2, 2014. For more information, please call the Selectmen's Office at (508) 946-8803.
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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014 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!!
DOG LICENSING - DOGS THAT ARE DECEASED
The Animal Control Officer and Town Clerk are requesting that if you own a dog that has passed away, please notify the Town Clerk's Office at (508) 946-8800 so that we can remove your name from the Dog Licensing list. Thank you for your assistance with keeping our records current.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com or to the Selectmen's Office at 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347.