Town Clerk

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Mission Statement

The Town Clerk's office is considered the doorway to local government. The office serves as the central information point for residents and visitors alike. The Town Clerk is the chief election official, recording official, registrar of public records, public records official,and licensing officer. The Clerk's office issues dog licenses, fuel storage licenses, raffle/bazaar permits, tag sale permits, business certificates, dump stickers, and marriage licenses. Records kept in the Town Clerk's office include Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Licenses, Zoning Decisions, Annual Town Reports, and Annual and Special Town Meeting Minutes. The Town Clerk oversees all polling places and the elections and is the liason with the MA Secretary of State's office. The office records all actions of Town Meetings and records minutes of all elections.

The Town Clerk maintains a posting of all public meetings, administers oath of office, and appointments and resignations of all Town Officials. The Town Clerk's office maintains records of amendments to the Town Bylaws and Zoning Bylaws. The Town Clerk is in contact with the MA Attorney General's office. This office conducts the annual census and maintains the voters list and street list.

The Town Clerk is also the Chief Records Access Officer (RAO), a Notary Public & a Justice of the Peace. The office responds to all inquiries from the public as well as other departments, boards, and committees. It is the Town Clerk's mission to be a reliable provider of information and quality services to the community and its residents, and to work cooperatively with all departments, boards, and committees while complying with all state and local statutes.

Notary Services are $1.50 per signature.

Online Payment Options

Now available!!! Online payments for burial permits, dog licenses, transfer station stickers, and vital records!! Click on the Unipay Gold picture below!

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Brenda Lessard Town Clerk