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 email@example.com or by mail at 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347.
Fiscal Year 2019 Budget
To view the final FY18 Budget, please click here.
Results from April 2, 2018 Election
The Town's Annual Election was held on April 2, 2018. To view the winners of the election races, please
Results of June 4, 2018 Annual & Special Town Meeting
Jul 18, 2018
Old Colony Insurance Advisory Subcom. 4:30 PM
Old Colony District School Committee 6:00 PM
Board of Health 6:00 PM
Park Commission 7:00 PM
Historical Commission 7:30 PM
Jul 19, 2018
Zoning Board of Appeals 7:00 PM
Board of Selectmen 5:00 PM
Board of Selectmen 6:00 PM
Jul 24, 2018
Conservation Commission 7:00 PM
Board of Selectmen 1:00 PM
NOTICE OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH MEETING - TRICHOME HEALTH
Trichome Health Corp will hold a Community Outreach Meeting on July 19, 2018 at the Lakeville Eagles Function Hall, 217 County Road, Lakeville, MA between 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM to discuss the proposed siting of an Adult Use Marijuana Cultivation, Product Manufacturing, Transport and Retail Establishment at 475 Kenneth Welch Drive, Lakeville, MA. Topics to be discussed will include: types of Adult-Use Marijuana Establishments to be located at the proposed address; plans for maintaining a secure facility; plans to prevent diversion to minors; plans to positively impact the community and plans to ensure the establishment will not constitute a nuisance to the community.
Interested members of the community are encouraged to ask questions and receive answers from company representatives about the proposed facility and operations.
BLOOD DRIVE AT LAKEVILLE SENIOR CENTER - JULY 31, 2018
On July 31, 2018, the Lakeville Senior Center will be holding a Blood Drive from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. If you have any questions, please contact the Senior Center at (508) 947-7224. For more information, click here for the flyer.
PRELIMINARY REAL ESTATE TAX BILLS MAILED
Lakeville Tax Collector, Debra A. Kenney, has announced that Preliminary tax bills for Fiscal 2019 Personal Property and Real Estate were mailed on June 29, 2018 and will be due and payable in two parts. The first bill will be due on or before August 1, 2018 and the second bill will be due on or before November 1, 2018. 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. 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. A copy of your bill may also be printed from the Lakeville website.
Office hours are 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Tuesday through Thursday and 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Friday.
It is important that taxpayers who have recently sold their property send the bill to the new owner for timely payment.
For your convenience, we have included two addressed envelopes with your tax bills for your payments to be sent directly to our lock box.
Please call the Tax Collector’s office at 508-946-8801 if there are any questions.
FIRST MOSQUITO DETECTED IN NORFOLK COUNTY WITH WEST NILE VIRUS
The Lakeville Board of Health would like to notify residents that a mosquito in Norfolk County tested positive for West Nile Virus. To view the notice from the Department of Public Health, please click here .
FREE CONCERTS - LAKEVILLE TOWN HOUSE
It’s time to plan three evenings under the stars in Lakeville! So dust off your blankets and your lounge chairs to bring to three Tuesday evenings of FREE musical entertainment on Center Stage all are sponsored by the Lakeville Arts Council.
July 17: Currently rated #1 for folk music in the local and regional area by Reverb Nation, Squeezebox Stompers will perform on Center Stage in Lakeville this July! Their CD entitled, Roots and Branches, has been nominated for the best Cajun/Zydeco CD by the Just Plain Folks 2017 Music Awards. Check them out: http://www.squeezeboxstompers.com/
July 24: This bands motto: "We know it's only Rock & Roll but we like it"! The Buzzard Blue Band is a rock & roll/rhythm & blues band based out of New Bedford MA featuring guitar, bass, and drums, and of course lead vocals and 3-4 part harmonies. They are influenced by Bonnie Raitt, Joni Mitchell, Clapton, Beatles, Stones, Eva Cassidy, Buddy Rich, The Blues Brothers,Fleetwood Mac, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, and countless others. Check them out: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=127129027322897&ref=br_rs
The concerts will end on July 31 with the Atwater-Donnelly Trio as they perform a unique and thrilling blend of traditional American and Celtic folk music and percussive dance. Rhode Islanders Elwood Donnelly, Aubrey Atwater, and Cathy Clasper-Torch blend gorgeous and unusual vocals and play guitar, Appalachian mountain dulcimer, violin, cello, mandolin, tin whistle, harmonica, banjo, bones, spoons, limberjacks, and other surprises including Appalachian clog dancing and French Canadian footwork. Have a listen: http://www.atwater-donnelly.com/videos.htm
The times for all three dates will be between 6 and 8pm. This is a rain or shine event. The entertainment will move inside the Library’s Meeting Room if it does rain.
Where is Center Stage? The stage is located across the library driveway on the grass in front of the Lakeville Public Library between the three retention ponds and behind the white building (old Lakeville Town Hall) on Precinct Street.
For additional information please visit https://www.LakevilleArtsCouncilMA.org and be sure to like on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/LakevilleArtsCouncil.MA/
CLEAR POND OPENING - JUNE 23, 2018
The Lakeville Park Commission would like to announce that Clear Pond will be opening on Saturday, June 23, 2018.
To view the fees and information on Clear Pond, please click here.
For information on swimming lessons, please click here. Registration is at Clear Pond and you can pay by cash or check.
YES IT'S THAT TIME TO PLAN THE 2018 LAKEVILLE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL!
Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 29! That will be the date for this year’s annual Arts & Music Festival 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 participants in the planning process. Please consider joining us for one or two meetings. The next meeting will be held Tuesday, July 25th at 7:00 PM at the Lakeville Police Station. Anyone with questions can contact the committee at LakevilleFestival@hotmail.com.
INCREASE IN CEMETERY PRICES
The Cemetery Commission would like to announce that effective May 1, 2018, all cemetery prices will increase. There has not been an increase in fees in over 10 years. Anyone interested in purchasing a lot or other services may do so at current prices prior to May 1, 2018. Please click here for the new pricing sheet.
To purchase grave lots or if you have any questions, please contact Cemetery Commisioners Ken Upham at (508) 763-3008 or Joan Morton at (508) 947-3190.
VACANCIES ON BOARD OF REGISTRARS
The Lakeville Selectmen are looking for residents who would be interested in serving on the Board of Registrars to fill a full Democrat Member position and two Associate positions (one Democrat and one Republican). The Board of Registrars assist the Town Clerk’s office in promoting voter registration, maintaining the Voter Lists, being present at all Voter registration sessions, certifying the signatures on all nomination and petition papers, certifying absentee voter applications, conducting recounts and assisting in the preparation of the annual street list.
If you are interested in serving on the Board of Registrars, please forward a letter of interest to the Selectmen’s Office, 346 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW DRIVER'S LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
MassDOT is reminding the public that after March 26, 2018 you will need to show documentation of U.S> Citizenship or lawful presence in order to get or renew and driver's license, ID card, or learner's permit. Also, after March 26, 2018, they will be offering REAL ID. For more information, please click here.
IT'S TIME TO LICENSE YOUR DOG FOR 2018
2018 Dog licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s Office. The registration period is January 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018. In order to license a dog, owners will need to provide a copy of a valid rabies certificate and certificate of spaying/neutering