Municipal Center
29 Depot Street
Douglas, MA 01516

508-476-4000

ONLINE PAYMENTS

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

Tuesdays: Open Until 6:00 PM

Administration and Community Development Only
Fridays: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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

Check Individual Department Pages as Hours May Be Different.

Veterans Services
Carl Bradshaw
Uxbridge Town Hall
21 Main St.
Uxbridge, MA 01569
508-278-8600
ext. 2037 or ext. 2017


MA Congressional Delegation

TELEPHONE DIRECTORY

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

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 was recently in litigation. The court recently ruled that Cedar Street is a public way and therefore will remain open for public travel.  Anyone having questions or concerns regarding this matter should contact the Board of Selectmen’s Office.  Thank you.

News and Announcements

SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
High School Auditorium
7:00 PM

Watch for Additional Information.

ANNUAL REPORT COVER PHOTO WANTED

If you have a high resolution photo of Douglas, portrait works best, email it to skane@douglasma.org by January 31, 2019.  The Board of Selectmen will select a photo for the cover, and all others will be used inside the report. 

Photo ideas include, but are not limited to, a scenic landscape in Douglas, architectural features in Douglas, a Douglas monument, or a Douglas event.  Please, no photos of individual people.
 

COMMUNITY ELECTRICITY AGGREGATION PROGRAM - NEW RATE

September 20, 2018 - Dear Residents,

As the result of a negotiated resolution of a contract claim by Public Power, LLC, the electric supplier for the Community Electricity Aggregation Program, the price paid by participants in the Program for electric supply will increase from 10.122 cents per kWh to 10.430 cents per kWh effective with meter reads after September 15, 2018. This new price will remain fixed through the remainder of the term of the Electric Services Agreement, ending January 2021.

Further Information:  Please go to your community’s dedicated webpage at MASSCEA.com/douglas for a rate comparison chart and information about the program. If you have any questions regarding the price increase or your options, please call 844-MASSCEA (627-7232).

Community Electricity Aggregation Program Rate Increase Letter to Residents

TOWN HALL HIGHLIGHTS AVAILABLE

Town Administrator Matthew J. Wojcik's contributions to The Yankee Xpress can be found on the Administration Page.

DOUGLAS SAFETY EXCHANGE ZONE

The Town of Douglas has created a Safety Exchange Zone in front of the Police Station. These 2 reserved parking spots will enable people to meet for property exchanges without the fear of being robbed or assaulted. The area will be monitored 24 hours a day by the Police Department and all activity in the parking lot will be video recorded. Special thanks to John and Adam Furno for erecting the signs and painting the parking spots.

ROAD WORK - Paving and Reclamation

Paving and Reclamation will begin on September 10, 2018 for a section of NorthWest Main St from Wallis St to Douglas Hill Way and also a section of Wallum Lake Road from SouthWest Main St to Wallum Lake State Park.  Construction should last approx. 4 weeks.  While under construction it will be open to local traffic.  Please be patient as we improve your roads. 
Thank You

BOARD / COMMITTEE OPENINGS

The following appointed boards / committees have opening:

• Board of Health
• Building & Facilities Construction Committee (2)
• Cable Advisory Committee
• Capital Improvement Committee (2 At-Large)
• Conservation Commission (4)
• Cultural Council (Local)
• Finance Committee
• Octoberfest Committee
• Open Space Committee
• Personnel Board (2)
• Planning Board – Associate Member

Please see “Openings - Boards / Committee” on the Selectmen’s Page.

TRANSFER STATION PERMITS AVAILABLE

See the Board Of Health page for more information.

Meeting Calendar & Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Videos

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, October 23
09:00 AM, Historical Com.
7:00 PM, Board of Selectmen
7:00 PM, Finance Committee
7:00 PM, Library Board of Trustees
7:00 PM, Planning Board

Wednesday, October 24
7:00 PM, Cemetery Commission

Monday, October 29
6:00 PM, Board of Health

Tuesday, October 30
7:00 PM, Library Board of Trustees

Thursday, November 1
6:00 PM, Board of Assessors
7:00 PM, Economic Dev. Com.

Monday, November 5
7:00 PM, Conservation Commission

Tuesday, November 6
07:00 AM, STATE ELECTION
7:00 PM, Board of Selectmen

Wednesday, November 7
7:00 PM, Water/Sewer Com.

Monday, November 12
07:00 AM, TOWN HALL CLOSED

Tuesday, November 13
6:30 PM, Board of Selectmen
6:30 PM, Finance Committee
7:00 PM, Planning Board
7:00 PM, SPECIALTOWN MEETING

Wednesday, November 14
7:00 PM, Zoning Board of Appeals

Thursday, November 15
6:00 PM, BVT School Committee