Municipal Center
29 Depot Street
Douglas, MA 01516

508-476-4000

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday:
8:30 AM-1:00 PM
1:30 PM-4:00 PM

Tuesdays: Open Until 6:00 PM

Administration Office and Community Development ONLY
Additional Hours until Labor Day

Monday – Thursday
Open until 5:00 PM

State and Federal Holidays and 1/2 Day Christmas Eve: CLOSED


Any changes of hours can be found in individual departments.



ONLINE PAYMENTS



MA Congressional Delegation

STATEMENT REGARDING CEDAR STREET

Please disregard any private signs in the vicinity of Cedar Street indicating that the street is (or will be) closed.  This matter is currently in litigation.  Cedar Street will remain open for public travel.  Anyone having questions or concerns regarding this matter should contact the Board of Selectmen’s Office.  Thank you.

The Soldiers Monument, located at the Town Common, was dedicated in 1908 to the memory of Unknown Soldiers and Sailors that were lost during the American Revolution, The Civil War and the Spanish American War. The Town Monuments and Memorials Committee rededicated the 3 inch Griffin Rifles that flank the monument on Veterans Day in 2014 with funding from a matching MA Department of Veterans Services grant. For more information see the Veteran Directors FY14 Annual Report.

News and Announcements

MAIN STREET FLAG FUND

The Main Street Flag fund is used to purchase United States flags for Douglas Main Street from Memorial Day through Veteran’s Day.
Check donations can be made to “Main Street Flag Fund”, and mailed to the Selectmen’s Office, 29 Depot Street, Douglas, MA 01516.

All supporters names will be listed in the Town’s Annual Report.

TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE - CLOSED

Due to a billing software conversion, the tax office will be closed to all business, Monday, June 20th to Wednesday, June 22nd.
Bills can still be paid online or by leaving a check with your remittance, in the drop box outside the building.
We are sorry for any inconvenience.

COMMUNITY ELECTRICTY AGGREGATION - Update

Good Energy, the aggregation consultant for the Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District (SRPEDD), has produced a video, updating participants about the program.  Click 2016 Update to view the video.

For ConEdison Solutions customer service, call 855-788-9885, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, or by email at aggregation@conedsolutions.com.

You can also contact MA Clean Energy Aggregation at 844-627-7232, or visit their website at masscea.com.

PLEASE NOTE: No one will be calling or visiting your home regarding this program.  If you have any questions, please call Suzanne Kane, Administrative Assistant, at 508-476-4000 ext. 100.

FROM THE TREE WARDEN -  Gypsy Moths

There was an outbreak of the gypsy moth caterpillar that started last year and it looks like it will continue this year. The town sprayed in the 80`s but if the state and other towns don`t spray it is not effective.

For more information go to  U Mass Amherst's Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment  Webpage.

Or email Jennifer Forman-Orth of the Department of Agricultural Resources.

RFP - SALE & DEVELOP 11 GLEASON COURT

The Town of Douglas, acting through its Selectmen's Office, and pursuant to Chapter 30B of the Massachusetts General Laws, is requesting proposals for the sale and development of certain real property located at 11 Gleason Court in the Town of Douglas (Assessors Map 163 Parcel 110), and, as may be necessary, Assessors Map 163 Parcel 109, and a portion of 17 Gleason Court (Assessors Map 164 Parcel 13) which is more commonly referred to as the Old Douglas Grammar School and surrounding property, as may be appropriate. The Request for proposals document may be found here: http://tinyurl.com/BuildingRFP
 

OPENING - ALTERNATE PLUMBING & GAS INSPECTOR

The Town of Douglas is seeking applications for the position of Alternate Plumbing & Gas Inspector.  This is an annaully appointed, stipend position. 

More Information or an Employee Applicaiton.

TRANSFER STATION PERMITS AVAILABLE

See the Board Of Health page for more information.

CONSERVATION COMMISSION OPENINGS

There are currently THREE openings on the Conservation Commission.

Please see the Openings - Boards/Committees on the Board of Seletmen's Page for more information

BOARD / COMMITTEE OPENINGS

Want to give back to your communtiy or become more involved?

More information.

Meeting Calendar & Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Videos

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, June 30
10:00 AM, Water/Sewer Com.

Monday, July 4
08:30 AM, TOWN HALL CLOSED

Tuesday, July 5
7:00 PM, Board of Selectmen
7:00 PM, Economic Dev. Com.
7:00 PM, Water/Sewer Com.

Wednesday, July 6
7:00 PM, Zoning Board of Appeals

Thursday, July 7
6:00 PM, Board of Assessors

Monday, July 11
7:00 PM, Cable Advisory Com.

Tuesday, July 12
7:00 PM, Planning Board

Wednesday, July 13
7:00 PM, Building & Facility Const. Com.
7:00 PM, Cable Advisory Com.

Monday, July 18
7:00 PM, Conservation Commission

Tuesday, July 19
7:00 PM, Board of Selectmen
7:00 PM, Economic Dev. Com.

Wednesday, July 20
7:00 PM, Building & Facility Const. Com.