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 2017 Budget
To view the FY17 Budget passed at the Town Meeting on June 6, 2016, 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 of June 6, 2016 Annual & Special Town Meeting
Apr 25, 2017
Conservation Commission 7:00 PM
Apr 26, 2017
F/L Regional School Committee 6:30 PM
Zoning Bylaw Review Advisory Comm. 6:30 PM
Board of Health 5:30 PM
Apr 27, 2017
Lakeville Hazard Mitigation Team 12:30 PM
Old Colony Negotiating Subcomm. 5:00 PM
Capital Expenditures Committee 7:00 PM
Planning Board 7:30 PM
May 01, 2017
Board of Selectmen 6:30 PM
May 03, 2017
Council on Aging 10:00 AM
EARTH DAY - APRIL 29, 2017
The Lakeville Litter Lifters have organized a clean-up and we would like everyone in Lakeville to consider participating in the celebration of the Earth by joining us on April 29, 2017 between 9:00 AM and 11:45 AM to pick up litter on a Lakeville roadside! Please bring all collected trash to Tamarack Park by 11:45 AM. Click here for the rules of the contest!
Please be sure to mark your calendar for the rest of the season's pick ups as follows: May 20-(we will pick up with Middleboro Mess Movers (MMM)), June 24- (competition month with MMM), July 15, Aug 19, Sept 16, Oct 21-(competition month with MMM). On these dates we meet at 9:00 AM at the Town House at the intersection of Rte 105/18 and Precinct Street.
For questions check us out on FaceBook or email us at Lakeville Litter-Lifters@hotmail.com.
FOURTH QUARTER REAL ESTATE TAXES DUE MAY 1, 2017
Debra A. Kenney, Lakeville Tax Collector, states that the third and fourth quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Real Estate and Personal property tax bills were mailed on December 31, 2016.
The fourth quarter bill was attached to the third quarter bill at the time of mailing and is due and payable on May 1, 2017. If you cannot locate your bill, please call our office at 508-946-8801 for information in order to make payment on time.
The Lakeville Tax Collector’s office hours are 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Mondays, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Tuesday through Thursday and 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Fridays.
2017 DOG LICENSING BEGINS
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.
A reminder to license dogs has been included on the 2017 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 AM and Friday 8:00 AM to noon.
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, May 16 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.