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 proposed FY18 Budget, please click here.
Results from April 3, 2017 Election
The Town's Annual Election was held on April 3, 2017. 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
Jul 24, 2017
Board of Selectmen 6:30 PM
Cemetery Commission 9:00 AM
Finance Committee 7:00 PM
Park Commission 7:00 PM
Jul 25, 2017
Conservation Commission 7:00 PM
Conservation Commission 7:00 PM
Jul 26, 2017
Old Colony Negotiating Subcomm. 5:00 PM
Jul 27, 2017
Board of Assessors 3:30 PM
Aug 02, 2017
Old Colony Negotiating Subcomm. 5:00 PM
Council on Aging 10:00 AM
LAKEVILLE ARTS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FREE CONCERT SERIES
The Lakeville Arts Council is hosting 3 free concerts at the Town House Center Stage. The concerts will take place July 18th, July 25th and August 1st from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The Bela Sorkozy Jazz Trio will entertain on July 18th, playing unique jazz. On July 25th, join us for The Corvairs, playing songs from the Beatles, Rolling Stone and Steely Dan era. On August 1st, The Moldy Suitcases will be playing music from the 1920's underground. The concerts are free, bring your lawn chair or blanket and come enjoy!
REAL ESTATE TAX BILLS MAILED OUT JUNE 30, 2017
Lakeville Tax Collector, Debra A. Kenney, has announced that Preliminary tax bills for Fiscal 2018 Personal Property and Real Estate were mailed on June 30, 2017 and will be due and payable in two parts. The first bill will be due on or before August 1, 2017 and the second bill will be due on or before November 1, 2017.
Taxpayers are reminded that both the August and November bills were mailed in the same envelope. Taxpayers have the option of paying both amounts in August or making the two payments as indicated on the bill. For your convenience, we have included two addressed envelopes with your tax bills for your payments to be sent directly to our lock box. Bills not paid on time will be subject to a 14% interest charge figured from the due date of each bill.
Property owners who have not received a tax bill in the mail may contact the Tax Collector’s office at 508 946-8801. A Copy of your bill may also be printed from the Lakeville website. The office hours are 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Mondays, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays and 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Fridays.
It is important that taxpayers who have recently sold their property send the bill to the new owner for timely payment.
Please call the Tax Collector’s office at 508-946-8801 if there are any questions.
CLEAR POND OPENS JUNE 24, 2017
The Park Commission would like to announce that Clear Pond will be opening on June 24, 2017 and close on August 26, 2017. To view the information on hours and rates, please click here. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PASSES ARE PURCHASED AT CLEAR POND PARK.
To view information on Swim Lessons at Clear Pond, please click here.
NEW ARCHERY PROGRAM - TED WILLIAMS CAMP
The Park Commission will be holding a new Archery Program in August. To view details, please click here.
LAKEVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM OPEN JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER
The Lakeville Historical Society Museum is open to the public June through September on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
2017 DOG LICENSING
2017 Dog licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s Office. The registration period is January 1, 2017 - April 30, 2017. In order to license a dog, owners will need to provide a copy of a valid rabies certificate and certificate of spaying/neutering. The fee is $16 per dog if the dog has not been spayed or neutered or $10 per dog if your dog has been spayed or neutered. 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.
If you no longer have a dog please notify us at 508-946-8800 as soon as possible. Thank you for your cooperation.
YES, IT’S TIME AGAIN TO PLAN THE 13th ANNUAL LAKEVILLE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL!
Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 30! That will be the date for this year’s annual Arts & Music Festival between 10 AM and 4 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 one or two meetings. The first meeting will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Lakeville Town Offices, 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville. Anyone with questions can contact the Committee at LakevilleFestival@hotmail.com.
Check out the Lakeville Arts Council (sponsor of the event) on Facebook and the website for information: www.LakevilleArts.com.
If you are a crafter or a non-profit organization interested in an application, please click here for the CRAFTER application or please click here for the NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION application. The Rules & Regulations are available by clicking here.
150th ANNIVERSARY EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OF THE LAKEVILLE HISTORICAL COMMISISON
The Lakeville Historical Commission invites you to apply for this year’s scholarship. The scholarship provides $250 to an individual who plans to complete a project in something related to history, historic preservation, a focused study on Lakeville preservation, history, architecture or other similar topic related to Lakeville or Southeastern Massachusetts.
Interested applicants should complete the Application Form (click here) or it can be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office at the Town Office Building.
Applications need to be submitted to the Town Clerk’s Office. Applications will be reviewed by the Lakeville Historical Commission. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kathleen Barrack at 774-259-1320.
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.
STATE HOSPITAL AND ROUTE 105 REDEVELOPMENT STUDY
NEW VETERANS CEMETERY
The Cemetery Commission would like to announce that a Veterans Cemetery is now available to any veteran who enlisted while living in Lakeville, came back to Lakeville after serving or resides in Lakeville is eligible to be buried there. The Veterans Cemetery will be located in Thompson Hill Cemetery. The fees would be $1.00 for the cemetery plot and $300 for perpetual care. For information on the Veterans Cemetery, please contact Cemetery Commissioner Kenneth Upham at (508) 763-3008.