Municipal Center
29 Depot Street
Douglas, MA 01516

508-476-4000

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

Tuesdays: Open Until 6:00 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

PURPLE HEART COMMUNITY - Proclamation

 The Board of Selectmen would like to show their appreciation for the sacrifices the Purple Heart recipients have made in defending our freedoms, to acknowledge their courage, and to show them the honor and supprot they have earned.  All Purple Heart recipients, Veteran's, family, and friends, are invited to join in a presentation during the Board of Selectmen's meeting, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7:00 PM, in the Municipal Center Resource Room, 29 Depot Street.  Come show your support.

TOWN MEETING INFORMATION - May 7, 2018

• Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Public Forum – Informational Meeting
7:00 PM
Municipal Center Resource Room
Hear the facts, ask questions, share concerns and ideas. 

• Monday, May 7, 2018
Annual & Special Town Meeting
7:00 PM (Arrive Early)
Douglas High School Auditorium

• Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Annual Town Election
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Municipal Center Gymnasium

The Finance Committee Information Flyer with the Finance Committee’s explanation and recommendations for each article, is located on the Finance Committee’s page.  Click here for a copy of the flyer.  Flyers will be mailed to all residents prior to town meeting. 
 

BALLOT QUESTION – ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Municipal Center Gym

Shall the Town of Douglas be allowed to access and additional $1,500,000 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purposes of funding municipal and school operating expenses for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018?

INVITATION FOR BIDS - Cabling Infrastructure Upgrade

The Town of Douglas, Massachusetts (“Owner”) is seeking the services of a qualified firm to provide Cabling Infrastructure Upgrade services for the Douglas Municipal Center Building at 29 Depot Street in Douglas, Massachusetts. Selection of the successful bidder will be made by the Town Administrator.

Invitation for Bid (IFB) documents may be downloaded from the following web address: https://tinyurl.com/DouglasIFB or copies may be obtained from the Board of Selectmen Office, 29 Depot Street, Douglas, MA 01516. IFB Documents are available starting on April 11, 2018.

The Owner is seeking services to remove existing, outdated Internet Technology Cabling and equipment from the Municipal Center Building at 29 Depot Street, Douglas, MA, and replace with upgraded cabling and equipment.

The estimated construction budget for the construction project is $29,000.

A Mandatory pre-bid site walk is scheduled for April 18, 2018 at Noon.

Submittals of Bid Packages must be made to the Board of Selectmen Office, 29 Depot Street, Douglas, MA 01516 on or before April 25, 2018 at noon in order to be considered.

4th QUARTER TAXES DUE

Reminder-4th Quarter Real Estate & Personal Property Taxes are due Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

FISCAL YEAR 2017 ANNUAL REPORT - At Municipal Center and Online

The Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report is available in the Municipal Center, Library, and on the Selectmen's page.  Printed copies will be available at the Annual Town Election, May 8, 2018.

NORTH STREET BRIDGE - March 06, 2018 UPDATE

As previously Indicated, due to a failure of a culvert opening, the southbound lane of North Street is temporarily closed.  Conservation Permitting for the project was granted on 4/2/18.  Bid Documents and cost estimating are currently ongoing, submittal and review of project by MassDOT will then occur and approval for use of Chapter 90 funds, then we put it out to competitive bid and then award the Contract.  Of course, after that, it will be constructed.  Our estimate is end of May to early June until the road is open again.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

North Village Condominiums - Affordable Housing Lottery

SEB is currently working with North Village Condominiums, MassHousing and the Town of Douglas to provide affordable homeownership housing.

This lottery is being marketed through multiple affirmative and local newspapers in addition to mailings done to local churches and social organizations.

http://s-e-b.com/properties/for-sale-developments/ 

North Village Condominums Affordable Housing Lottery Flyer.

PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARD

Congratulations to the Town of Douglas for receiving the ICMA (International City/County Management Association) Program Excellence Award for Community Partnership.  This award is in recognition of SRPEDD (Southern Regional Planning and Economic Development District) Electric Aggregation Group.  Click here for more the Award Poster.

DOUGLAS HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

The HazMit Plan can be found on the Selectmen's page.

Meeting Calendar & Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Videos

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, April 25
09:00 AM, Historical Com.
7:00 PM, School Committee

Monday, April 30
6:00 PM, Board of Health

Tuesday, May 1
09:00 AM, Council on Aging
7:00 PM, Board of Selectmen
7:00 PM, Water/Sewer Com.

Wednesday, May 2
7:00 PM, School Committee

Thursday, May 3
6:00 PM, Board of Assessors
7:00 PM, Economic Dev. Com.

Monday, May 7
6:30 PM, Board of Selectmen
7:00 PM, ANNUAL TOWN MEETING

Tuesday, May 8
08:00 AM, ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

Wednesday, May 9
7:00 PM, Planning Board
7:00 PM, Zoning Board of Appeals

Monday, May 14
7:00 PM, Cable Advisory Com.
7:00 PM, Conservation Commission

Tuesday, May 15
7:00 PM, Board of Selectmen

Wednesday, May 16
7:00 PM, Building & Facility Const. Com.
7:00 PM, Open Space
7:00 PM, School Committee

Thursday, May 17
6:00 PM, BVT School Committee

Meetings crossed out were previously scheduled and have since been cancelled