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
DATES TO NOTE:
Made In Lakeville Holiday Shopping Event -December 6, 2014 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Open Christmas Party - Loon Pond Lodge - December 12, 2014 - 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Upcoming Election Dates
Nov 24, 2014
Board of Assessors 5:00 PM
Planning Board 7:30 PM
Nov 27, 2014
TOWN OFFICES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
Nov 28, 2014
TOWN OFFICES CLOSED (EXCEPT LANDFILL)
Dec 03, 2014
Special Ed. PAC 4:30 PM
Dec 15, 2014
Old Colony Budget Subcom. 5:00 PM
Dec 18, 2014
Old Colony Budget Subcom. 5:00 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.
WRAP A GIFT "MADE IN LAKEVILLE"
Come out to support local artists at the annual holiday craft and gift sale, “Made in Lakeville,” sponsored by the Lakeville Arts Council scheduled to take place Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Lakeville Senior Center at 1 Dear Crossing & Lakeville Public Library at 4 Precinct Street, both locations in Lakeville. A variety of Lakeville ONLY made arts and crafts will be on display and for sale at both locations.
There will be a variety of warm refreshments offered by the Lakeville Art Council to enjoy at the Senior Center location where you will also be able to listen to Lakeville resident Sarah Martin sing some holiday tunes along with her original songs.
When you make a stop at the Lakeville Library to check out the artisans inside the Great Ponds Gallery which will be open between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy the Library’s Annual Open House. The Friends of the Lakeville Library will be serving complimentary mulled cider and holiday pastries until 2:00 PM. Children of all ages are welcomed at the always popular gingerbread house workshop inside the Children’s Activity Room from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM. All materials for this activity will be provided by the Friends of the Library.
On your way to or from the “Made In Lakeville” locations, be sure to visit the historic Lakeville United Church of Christ at 3 Precinct Street to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the decorated sanctuary with prerecorded music between 9:30 AM and 3:00 PM and some homemade gifts for sale. The United Women's Fellowship invites you to stop in for the open house and enjoy hot chocolate, mulled cider, and cookies.
Additional details to follow after Thanksgiving on our website: www.LakevilleArts.com.
OPEN CHRISTMAS PARTY - DECEMBER 12, 2014 - LOON POND LODGE
The Lakeville Park Commission is hosting an Open Christmas Party on December 12, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM at the Loon Pond Lodge at the Ted Williams Camp. To view the details and order form, please click here.
ANNUAL ANIMAL INSPECTIONS
The Town of Lakeville 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.
BUY A BRICK FOR VETERANS WALKWAY
The Lakeville Historical Commission and Preserve Our Local Landmarks (POLL) are sponsoring a Brick Fundraiser to create a Veterans Walkway at the Historic Town House to recognize veterans and their families. The walkway will be built on the pathway adjacent to the Veterans Honor Roll. To view more information, please click here. To fill out an order form, please click here.
VACANCY ON CAPITAL EXPENDITURES COMMITTEE
The Board of Selectmen is looking for a resident to serve on the Capital Expenditures Committee. This Committee meets a few times a year to discuss the Capital Needs of the various Town Departments. If you are interested in serving on the Committee, please submit a letter of interest by December 9, 2014 at 5:00 PM by email to email@example.com or by mail to the Selectmen's Office at 346 Bedford Street.
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. For more information, please call the Selectmen's Office at (508) 946-8803.
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
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.
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.
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.