Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
To view the FY16 Budget passed at the Town Meeting on June 15, 2015, please click here.
Results from April 6, 2015 Election
The Town's Annual Election was held on April 6, 2015. To view the winners of the election races, please
Results of June 15, 2015 Annual & Special Town Meeting
DATES TO NOTE:
Presidential Primary - March 1, 2016
Annual Town Election - April 4, 2016
State Primary - September 8, 2016
Presidential Election - November 8, 2016
Feb 16, 2016
Master Plan Implementation Committee 7:00 PM
Feb 17, 2016
Board of Registrars 9:30 AM
Board of Selectmen 6:00 PM
Board of Health 6:00 PM
Historical Commission 7:30 PM
Feb 18, 2016
Zoning Board of Appeals 7:00 PM
F/L Regional Finance Committee 7:00 PM
Feb 22, 2016
GRAIS Council 2:30 PM
Zoning By-law Review Advisory Comm. 6:30 PM
Feb 24, 2016
Old Colony Budget Subcommittee 6:00 PM
REAL ESTATE TAXES DUE
Debra Kenney, Treasurer/Tax Collector, would like to remind residents that real estates taxes are due on February 1, 2016. If you have any questions regarding your tax bill, please contact her office at (508) 946-8801.
NEW MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING DISPOSAL POLICY-TRANSFER STATION
Effective January 12, 2016, mattresses and box springs that are brought to the Transfer Station will be collected in the new enclosed container located to the right of the office. For more information on the new program, please click here.
TOWN CLERK ANNOUNCES ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION - APRIL 4, 2016
Lillian Drane, Town Clerk, would like to announce the the Annual Town Election will take place on April 4, 2016. Nomination papers are available at the Town Clerk's Office and must be turned in by February 16, 2016. For more information and a list of position available, please click here.
TOWN CLERK ANNOUNCES MAILING OF CENSUS AND DOG LICENSING
2016 Dog licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s office. The registration period is January 1, 2016 - April 30, 2016. In order to license a dog, owners will need to provide a copy of a valid rabies certificate and certificate of spaying/neutering; a fee of $16 per dog if the dog has not been spayed or neutered; or a fee of $10 per dog for a spayed or neutered dog. Dogs licensed after April 30th will be assessed a late fee of $10.00 in addition to the license fee.
A reminder to license dogs has been included on the 2016 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 PM 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.
2016 Census Forms were mailed to each household the first of January and residents are urged to review, update, sign and return them as soon as possible if they have not already done so. Even if there were no changes, we still need them to be returned. All occupants, including children, should be listed, although information obtained for residents under age 17 remains confidential. Forms can be mailed to Town Clerk, 346 Bedford Street or put into the drop box outside the Town Office Building.
Any resident who did not receive a census form, or who might need another one, should call Town Clerk’s office 946-8800.
Town census is important for many reasons. First and foremost, it establishes legal residence for voting privileges and town benefits. It is also the vehicle by which annual street lists are printed for distribution to police, fire and medical personnel. It is the census figures that are used to determine grants or to receive state and federal reimbursements and aide. School enrollments are also based on Town census.
CHANGE IN PLANNING BOARD MEETING NIGHTS
The Planning Board would like to notify residents that beginning January 2016, the Board will begin meeting on Thursday nights instead of Monday nights.
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.