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  1. Assessors MeetingMon, Jul 28 06:00 pm
  2. Select Board MeetingMon, Jul 28 07:00 pm
  3. Open Space Committee MeetingMon, Jul 28 07:00 pm
  4. MTRHSD Long Range Planning MeetingThu, Jul 31 07:00 pm


This site is designed to keep residents informed, to help town leaders communicate and to aid those new to the area in the process of getting to know us.

Contact information for all departments, committees, town officials and staff can be found on the Hours and Information page or through the board, committee and department pages in the menus above. Minutes of the most recent meetings are posted on those pages.

Please note: Office hours and days of operation vary amongst departments. Please check each individual web page for specifics.

Hot Topics — Current News — What's New?

Shelburne-Buckland Community Discussion

There will be a community discussion about dual use of the Buckland-Shelburne Elementary School, at the BSE on July 23rd at 6pm.

Cell Tower Proposal

You may read documents submitted to the Town of Shelburne Zoning Board of Appeals for the cell towers proposed by AT&T by clicking on the links below.

Project Proposal
USGS Map showing proposed tower location

Planning Board Vacancy

Shelburne Planning Board Vacancy

The Shelburne Planning Board is seeking a volunteer to serve on their board for at least a one-year appointed position. The Board regretfully accepted the resignation of their Vice Chair Beth Simmonds whose term in office was through town elections in 2016. The Planning Board and Board of Selectmen will be jointly appointing a new member of the Board to serve until the next Shelburne election in May 2015. There will then be an election for a one-year position on the Board, finishing Beth Simmonds term.

The Planning Board has an interesting list of tasks they are working on, including: revised signage regulations, revised subdivision regulations, new large-scale ground-mounted solar energy facilities bylaw, and natural resource or open space alternative zoning considerations. The Board meets monthly, the second Wednesday of each month with an occasional extra meeting.

Anyone interested, should submit a letter of interest and resume to the Planning Board at 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, MA 01370 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by July 7, 2014. The Board plans to interview candidates at their meeting on July 16th.

The current members of the Planning Board include: John Wheeler, Chair, Doug Finn, Vice Chair, A. Campbell Stevenson, Secretary, and Josiah Simpson.


For Information Contact: John Wheeler This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  625-2900

Or Liz Kidder Administrative Assistant 614-5523

Tick Testing

Free Tick Testing through your health district

The health district for the Town of Shelburne has received a grant for 100 free tick tests. Click the image to go to the website if you would like to have a tick you found tested for Lyme disease.

Shelburne FY 2014 tax rates

Shelburne FY 2014 Single Tax Rates

  • Town - $13.62
  • Shelburne Fire District (non-village) - $1.02
  • Shelburne Falls Fire District (the village area which includes the Shelburne Falls Water District), their office is located at 121 State Street, ShelburneFalls (413) 625-6734

Assessment Data: available to the public upon request during office hours.

New: Tax maps and assessor property record cards are available on the Assessor's page.

New: Zoning maps and bylaws are available on the Zoning Board of Appeals page

Telephone notification for Parking Bans

For Shelburne residents, if you do not wish to receive telephone calls pertaining to the winter parking ban, you may request to have your phone number(s) removed from the list by contacting the Selectmen’s Office at 625-0300 ext. #1 or via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public Health Nurse Information

Click this link to view a flyer about the public health nurse and services available to area residents.  Some of the services include walk-in clinics, screenings, vaccinations, individual help for people with chronic health conditions.

Volunteers sought for Conservation Commission

April 14, 2013: The Conservation Commission is looking for volunteers.  Click the Read More link for details.


New Solid Waste Disposal Choices

Recycle old batteries and compact flourescent lightbulbs Visit the Franklin County Solid Waste Management District to learn about recycling dead batteries and compact fluorescent light-bulbs. Available NOW at our transfer station!

Broadband -- Links

Link to updates for Massachusetts Broadband Institute:

Link to new Web site for Veterans offered by the Massachusetts Broadband Institute:"

Have you expressed your interest in SUPER FAST internet access, cable TV or digital phone through Wired West

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle...Rethink

Download the Springfield MRF Advisory Board's 2012 online guide: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle...Rethink

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