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FY 17 BUDGET PRESENTATION

The Board of Selectmen held a FY17 Budget Presentation on March 19, 2016.  If you were unable to attend, please click here to view the Budget Information.

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Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

To view the FY16 Budget passed at the Town Meeting on June 15, 2015, please click here.

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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
click here.

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Results of June 6, 2016 Annual & Special Town Meeting

To view the result summary of the June 6, 2016 Annual Town Meeting, please click here.   To view the result summary of the June 6, 2016 Special Town Meeting, please click here. 

Results from State Primary - September 8, 2016

To view the result summary of the September 8, 2016 State Primary, please click here

 

DATES TO NOTE: 

Presidential Election - November 8, 2016


 

 

 

 

 

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TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE CLOSED

Lillian Drane, Town Clerk, would like to notify residents that her office will be closed on Thursday, September 29, 2016. 

FREE WORKSHOP - HOW TO DEVELOP AN AWESOME MARKETING PLAN

On September 29, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, there will be a free workshop for business owners on How to Develop an Awesome Marketing Plan.  The workshop will be held at the Lakeville Library.  For more information, please click here for the information flyer.

12TH ANNUAL LAKEVILLE ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 1, 2016

The annual Arts & Music Festival will be held this year on Saturday, October 1 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 is looking for volunteers to help out for 1 or 2 hours on the day of the Festival. It's a great way to join the fun and see the activities up close. Anyone who is interested can  can contact the committee at LakevilleFestival@hotmail.com or (Lakeville Arts & Music Festival) on FACEBOOK!!

SCAVENGER HUNT - LAKEVILLE LIBRARY - OCTOBER 1, 2016

While you are enjoying the Arts and Music Festival, join in on the Friends of the Lakeville Library's Scavenger Hunt from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Check in at the Friends of the Library Tent at the Festival to participate!  This is for all ages and you can earn chances to win great prizes. 

NOTICE OF PAVING - KENNETH WELCH DRIVE

The Superintendent of Streets would like to notify residents that roadway work is expected to begin in the area of Kenneth Welch Drive on or around October 1, 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. It is anticipated that the work will take approximately 4‐6 weeks.

To view the entire construction notice, please click here

CLEAN-UP DAY AT BETTY'S NECK

Are you a High School Student with community service hours to fulfill?  Or an adult who would like to volunteer some time for a community project?  If so, then we have an opportunity for you.  In anticipation of our Columbus Day Nature Day at Betty’s Neck Event, we are looking for volunteers to help clean-up the Peach Barn and surrounding area.  The date is October 8, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Refreshments will be provided, so come join us.  Please email Tracie Craig-McGee at tcraig-mcgee@lakevillema.org to volunteer.

EXPLORE NATURE ON BETTY'S NECK - COLUMBUS DAY - OCTOBER 10, 2016

Please join us on October 10, 2016 at Betty's Neck to explore nature. Activities included nature walks with Mass Audubon; Eagle Walks with Glen McAvoy, narrated hayrides; a coloring contest for kids and a reptile show with Marla Issac.  Please click here for the brochure of the day's events!

VOTER INFORMATION FOR STATE ELECTION

The Town Clerk would like to provide residents with the link for information from the Secretary of State's Office regarding the upcoming  State Election.  Please click here to access this information. 

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 MonthTo 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.

CLEAN-UP DAY AT BETTY'S NECK

Are you a High School Student with community service hours to fulfill?  Or an adult who would like to volunteer some time for a community project?  If so, then we have an opportunity for you.  In anticipation of our Columbus Day Nature Day at Betty’s Neck Event, we are looking for volunteers to help clean-up the Peach Barn and surrounding area.  The date is October 8, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Refreshments will be provided, so come join us.  Please email Tracie Craig-McGee at tcraig-mcgee@lakevillema.org to volunteer.

EXPLORE NATURE ON BETTY'S NECK - COLUMBUS DAY - OCTOBER 10, 2016

Please join us on October 10, 2016 at Betty's Neck to explore nature. Activities included nature walks with Mass Audubon; Eagle Walks with Glen McAvoy, narrated hayrides; a coloring contest for kids and a reptile show with Marla Issac.  Please click here for the brochure of the day's events!

PRELIMINARY FISCAL 2017 PERSONAL PROPERTY AND REAL ESTATE TAXES

Lakeville Tax Collector, Debra A. Kenney, has announced that Preliminary tax bills for Fiscal  2017  Personal Property and Real Estate were mailed on June 30, 2016 and will be due and payable in two parts.  The first bill will be due on or before August 1, 2016 and the second bill will be due on or before November 1, 2016.  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 or have questions may contact the Tax Collector’s Office at 508 946-8801.   The Tax Collector’s 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.   A copy of your bill may also be printed from the Lakeville website.

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.

MASS AUDUBON GREAT OUTDOORS PHOTO CONTEST

If you have photographs taken in Massachusetts (or at Mass Audubon's Wildwood camp in New Hampshire) that show off everything from wildlife to scenic landscapes to people enjoying the wonders of nature, we want to see them!  The contest runs through September 30, 2016. Click here to view Mass Audubon's webpage and to enter the contest. 

MOSQUITO SPRAYING NOTICE

The Plymouth County Mosquito Control has announced that Truck Mounted Spraying for Mosquitoes will begin at the end of May and continue through September. The purpose of their adulticiding program is to control nuisance and/or disease carrying adult mosquitoes.  Please note that their program does NOT control the nuisance of TICKS.

The control material being used will be Duet ULV (EPA Reg. #1021-1795-8329) applied in ultra low volume sprayers at a rate of .62 oz per acre.

Their office is open Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For spraying requests and to obtain further information please call: 781-585-5450.  The following number 617-582-6219 should not be used to request spraying.  It is furnished on a 24-hour basis from June 1, 2016 through October 31, 2016 to allow residents access to schedules and locations of adulticiding a day in advance to applications.

For information regarding Arbovirus in Massachusetts, please access the following link:

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/id/epidemiology/providers/public-health-cdc-arbovirus-info.html

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. 

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. 

 


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