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    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?

    Free Public Library Renovations

    The Shelburne Free Public Library will be closed for interior renovations on Tues & Thurs July 28th & 30th.

    Franklin County Regional Tech School

    There will be a Franklin County Regional Tech School vote on Tuesday, June 23rd. Polls are open from noon to 8pm in Shelburne. Voting will take place at the Shelburne Town Hall. Please review this document to read the three questions to vote on.  The questions relate to proposed capital spending items.

    The last day for NEW VOTERS to register to vote for this election in the Town of Shelburne will be June 16th 2015. You can register on that day up to 5:00pm.

    Hazardous Waste Collection

    Did you know that as a Shelburne resident, you have access to at least six Household Hazardous Waste collection events each year?  Pre-registration for hazardous waste collection dates is required.

    To see the complete list of collection event dates, times and locations, go to

    Annual Town Meeting Tuesday

    Shelburne's Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday May 5th 7pm at Memorial Hall in Shelburne.

    Please click these links to view the Town Meeting Warrant and the Omnibus Budget documents.

    Proposed Zoning Bylaw Changes

    The Shelburne Planning Board has completed its public hearings and have submitted three sets of proposed revisions to the Selectboard to have them included on this year's Annual Town Meeting Warrant.  Please click on the document links below to review any of the three sets of proposed changes.

    1. Bylaw Revisions to: Table of Contents, Sections 2, 4, 16, and 17.
    2. Revised Section 9: Sign Regulations
    3. New Section 18: Large-Scale Ground-Mounted Solar Electric Generating Facilities

    Help us plan Shelburne's 250th

    The Shelburne Board of Selectmen is seeking the assistance of a five member committee to help plan for Shelburne’s 250th anniversary 2018.  Interested residents should contact Town Administrator, Terry Narkewicz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 625-0300 ext. #1.  Help us make this a memorable event.

    Snow Emergency - Blue Lights

    The Town of Shelburne has implemented a snow emergency (winter parking ban) notification system with two flashing Blue Lights in the village center.  When the lights are flashing, emergency parking regulations are in effect. The Blue Lights are located on Water Street near the VFW and on Bridge Street across from the Arms Library Building.

    Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership

    Please click this link to view a progress report on Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership Project.

    Pay Tax Bills Online

    The Town of Shelburne has a new online payment system to accept real estate, personal property, and  fire district payments. The payment system uses Unibank, which many Massachusetts towns have adopted.

    You may use this link to pay tax bills online.

    Arms Library Survey

    The Arms Library is conducting a strategic plan survey.  Please take the survey online with this link, or you may pick up a copy at the Arms Library, Shelburne Town Hall, or the Shelburne Transfer Station.

    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

    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.

    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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