Fiscal Year 2017 Budget
To view the FY17 Budget passed at the Town Meeting on June 6, 2016, please click here.
Results from April 4, 2016 Election
The Town's Annual Election was held on April 4, 2016. To view the winners of the election races, please
Results of June 6, 2016 Annual & Special Town Meeting
Dec 12, 2016
Agricultural Commission 7:00 PM
Board of Selectmen 6:30 PM
Old Colony Negotiating Subcomm. 6:00 PM
Dec 14, 2016
Old Colony Budget Subcommittee 5:00 PM
Apponequet School Council 5:00 PM
Dec 15, 2016
Planning Board 7:30 PM
Dec 19, 2016
Board of Selectmen 6:30 PM
CHRISTMAS WEEKEND HOURS - LAKEVILLE TRANSFER STATION
The Christmas Weekend Hours for the Transfer Station are: OPEN regular hours on Friday, December 23, 2016; CLOSED Saturday, December 24, 2016.
VACANCY - CAPITAL EXPENDITURES COMMITTEE
The Town of Lakeville has an opening on the Capital Expenditures Committee. This Committee advises and make recommendations to the Finance Committee on all matters relating to expenditures for capital improvements in the Town, such as vehicle purchases, improvements to Town Buildings, technology, etc. This Committee primarily meets from January through May, so it is a perfect opportunity for a resident that would like to volunteer their time, but is unable to meet bi-weekly or monthly all year long. Please submit your letters of interest by email to email@example.com prior to December 22, 2016.
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
AFFORDABLE HOUSING LOTTERY - WATER STREET
The Middleborough Housing Authority is holding a lottery for Affordable Rental Units in Water Street Crossing, 7 Water Street, Lakeville, MA. For information on income requirements and application, please click here.
NEW YORK CITY SHOPPING TRIP - DECEMBER 10, 2016
Lakeville Arts and Crafts is hosting a New York City Shopping Trip on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Travel will be by bus and will depart at 6:30 AM and return to the Lakeville Senior Center at 11:00 PM. Once in the city, you are on your own to explore some of New York's famous stores and visit tourist attractions. The cost for the bus trip is $54.00 per person and is open to anyone. For more information, please contact Kelly Conway at (508) 947-7224.
NOTICE OF PAVING - KENNETH WELCH DRIVE
The Superintendent of Streets would like to notify residents that roadway pavement milling is expected to begin in the area of Kenneth Welch Drive on or around October 5, 2016 with paving taking place tentatively on October 25, 2016. Times of construction are anticipated to take place Monday thru Friday, from 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, however work may be required to take place outside of this time.
To view the entire construction notice, please click here.
The Organizing Committee says Thank YOU!
Thank you to the citizens of Lakeville and surrounding communities who came out in some very disagreeable weather on Saturday, October 1 to attend Lakeville’s 12th annual Arts & Music Festival. By coming out to shop, watching the performers and eating at one of the two church food booths you showed support for the Festival and it is appreciated!
The Lakeville Arts Council and the 2016 Festival Organizing Committee would like to thank everyone who volunteered, sponsored, and helped in anyway to make this year’s event successful!
We would like to hear from anyone who attended the Festival and would like to share a moment, a comment, suggestion, or simply would like to share an idea or even a photo or 2 with the 2016 Festival Organizing Committee, please email at LakevilleFestival@hotmail.com or comment on our FACEBOOK page, or write us via USPS at Lakeville Arts & Music Festival Committee, c/o Town Offices, 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, 02347. Any input would help the Committee make improvements for the 2016 Festival. We hope to see everyone again in 2016! Our first meeting will be in March 2107. New members are always welcomed!
MAKE A PLAN AND EMERGENCY KIT DURING EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MONTH
The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) urges families to ‘Make a Plan’ during Emergency Preparedness Month. To view information on making a Family Emergency Plan, please click here. To view information on making an Emergency Kit, please click here.
ANNUAL ANIMAL INSPECTIONS
The Board of Health would like to inform Town Residents that the “Yearly Animal Inspections” will be proceeding and will be conducted by the Lakeville Animal Inspector from now until the end of the year.
DOG LICENSES DUE
The Town Clerk would like to remind residents that all dogs 6 months and older must be registered by April 30, 2016. Proof of valid rabies vaccinations must be on file or presented at licensing. If you are unsure if your dog is licensed, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at (508) 946-8800.
MASTER PLAN SURVEY
The Lakeville Master Plan Implementation Committee is conducting a resident survey to understand the Town residents’ vision of their community and to assist the Committee in designing Lakeville’s future.
The survey can be filled out online by clicking here. Paper copies of the survey are available at the Office of the Town Clerk or the Treasurer/Collector. Thank you for contributing to make Lakeville a better place to live.
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.