Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is responsible for keeping all vital records of the town including births, deaths and marriages. Certified copies of these events may be obtained from these in permanent fashion.

Public Records Information

“An Act to Improve Public Records”, Chapter 121 of the Acts of 2016 made significant changes to the Public Records Law that took effect on January 1, 2017.

The Supervisor of Records has promulgated regulations 950 CMR 32 to implement the new law which further requires the Town to establish guidelines to assist requestors in making informed requests and post such guidelines on the municipal website by July 1, 2017.

The Public Records Law creates a new position called the Records Access Officer (RAO). Regulations define the RAO as a governmental officer or employee within the municipality designated to perform duties described in 950 CMR 32 including coordinating a response to request for access to public records, assisting individuals seeking public records in identifying the records requested, assisting the custodian in preserving and managing public records, and preparing guidelines that enable requestors to make informed requests. The Town Clerk is the Public Records Access Officer. Please call, email (rao@leverett.ma.us), or fill out the application form to request a record.

Formore information on the Public Records Law go to:https://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/prenotice.htm

The Town Clerk is responsible for the orderly running of all elections local, state, or federal, and serves as the clerk to the Board of Registrars. Voter registration is done by mail, during normal business hours, and during special sessions prior to elections.

How to vote in Massachusetts

Register to vote online

Am I registered to vote?

Absentee Ballot application

An Annual Town Census is conducted by the Clerk's office each January and the information is entered into a computer database, which is linked to the Statewide Voter Registratrion Information System.

The Town Clerk also sells dog licenses. All dogs must be licensed by March 31 every year.

What do I need to know about marriage licenses.

Guide to Town Meeting

Additional Info
  • Fall Election Information

  • Town Clerk:
    Lisa Stratford

    Hours: Mon-Thurs. 9:30am-1:30pm

    Leave a message and your call will be returned.

    Phone: 548-9150 Fax 548-1037
    Mailing Address: PO Box 300, Leverett, MA 01054
    email: townclerk@leverett.ma.us

    Calendar of Events
    School Committee -- SCHEDULED
    Mon, Oct 3, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Public can join by phone: 1 470-310-1154 PIN: 854 651 805#
    Posted to: School Committee
  • Attached File: Leverett School Committee Final Agenda 10-3-22
  • Board of Health -- POSTED
    Mon, Oct 3, 2022, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Board of Health Time: Oct 10, 2022 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Every 2 weeks on Mon, until Oct 24, 2022, 2 occurrence(s) Oct 10, 2022 07:30 PM Oct 2
    Posted to: Board of Health
    Tue, Oct 4, 2022, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Zoom
    Mon, Oct 17, 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Zoom
    Mon, Oct 17, 2022, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86125147556
    COA -- SCHEDULED
    Fri, Oct 21, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Posted to: Council on Aging