Upcoming Meetings

  1. 250th Planning Committee MeetingMon, Jan 22 03:30 pmAgenda link
  2. Assessors MeetingMon, Jan 22 04:30 pm
  3. Select Board MeetingMon, Jan 22 06:00 pmAgenda link
  4. Open Space Committee MeetingMon, Jan 22 07:00 pm
  5. Select Board MeetingMon, Jan 22 07:00 pmAgenda link
  6. Planning Board MeetingWed, Jan 24 07:00 pm
  7. Metropolitan Opera MeetingSat, Jan 27 12:55 pm
  8. Finance Committee MeetingMon, Jan 29 07:00 pm

Town Clerk

Town ClerkJoseph J. Judd
HoursMon & Tues 10am - 5pm
Thurs 10am-4pm
Phone (413) 625-0300
FAX(413) 625-0312
Address51 Bridge Street, Shelburne, MA 01370

Town Meeting and Election


Responsibilities of the Town Clerk include:

  • Prepares local election ballots, oversees all elections and election related activities.
  • Records and certifies all actions of the Town Meeting, submits any bylaw or zoning by law amendments to the Attorney General.
  • Posts all hearing and meeting notices on Town bulletin board.
  • Records and administers Oath of Office and records Appointments and Resignations of all elected and appointed Town Officials.
  • Issues raffle/bazaar permits, dog licenses, marriage licenses, certified copies of birth, marriage, death certificates, business certificates D/B/A.
  • Conducts the Annual Town Census every January.
  • Assists the public with Genealogical research.
  • Records Access Officer for Massachusetts public records law requests in Shelburne.

The Town Clerk is elected each year for a one year term.

General Information

All Dogs 6 months or older must be licensed by March 31st each year to avoid a late fine.  More information can be found on the Dog Licenses page.