Boards & Committees

Getting Involved

The Town Manager relies on several volunteer citizen advisory boards and commissions to provide representation and direction in the many functions of town government. Appointments to fill vacancies on most boards are made each June by the Town Manager. Other vacancies are filled as they occur.

Join a Board or Committee

If you are a resident and are interested in serving on a board or commission, please complete an On-Line Committee Application. Please contact the Town Manager's Office at or (978) 250-5202 with any questions about the application and appointment process.

Annual Board & Committee Orientation

The Select Board, Town Manager, Town Clerk and Town Counsel will provide an annual, in-person orientation for all new Board and Committee members. All existing Board and Committee members are welcome to attend if they desire. All in-person attendees will receive a hard copy of the most up to date Committee Guide. This annual event has been recorded. Here is the link to the recording 2023 Annual Committee Orientation

Contact a Committee

If you wish to email an entire Board or Committee, open the Excel file link below, select the emails in the column for the distribution that you would like to email, copy and paste into your email server. 

Elected & Appointed Officials List


As a courtesy, minutes are posted on the Town website by the Town Clerk's Office as they are received from the various Boards and Committees. Please email approved minutes to It is the responsibility of each Board and Committee to produce minutes within 10 days of a request.

 M.G.L. Chapter 30A Section 22. (a) A public body shall create and maintain accurate minutes of all meetings, including executive sessions, setting forth the date, time and place, the members present or absent, a summary of the discussions on each subject, a list of documents and other exhibits used at the meeting, the decisions made and the actions taken at each meeting, including the record of all votes.