Treasurer / Collector

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Responsibilites

The Treasurer/Tax Collector's Office is responsible for the collection of all monies due to the Town of Lakeville. Monies are collected for real estate taxes, personal property; motor vehicle excise taxes, departmental receipts, parking tickets and municipal lien certificates. The Treasurer/Collector is responsible for the receipt, investment, and disbursement of all Town funds, billing and collection of all taxes, as well as, issuance of municipal lien certificates.

The Treasurer's office receives all monies which come into the Town, pays all bills, including issuing payroll, is responsible for the administration of the employee's health and life insurance programs; works with the Assessor and Town Accountant's department to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Town's finances. In addition, the Treasurer is responsible for investing the Town's funds in accordance with guidelines imposed by Chapter 44, Section 55 of Massachusetts General Laws.

The Treasurer is responsible for the short and long-term borrowing which the Town Meeting has authorized with approval from the Board of Selectmen. Also, the Treasurer manages the Town's property which is in tax title or foreclosure. Delinquent property is turned over to the Treasurer annually when the the Collector does a tax taking.

Please do not hesitate to contact any of the staff in the office for assistance if needed.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Debra Kenney Treasurer / Tax Collector (508) 946-8801
Jean Cruise Clerk (508) 946-8801
Paula Burdick Assistant Treasurer/Collector (508) 946-8801