Treasurer / Collector

Mission Statement


The office of Treasurer/Collector is responsible for the receipt, investment and disbursement of all Town funds. The mission is to achieve these responsibilities while providing the highest level of customer service and support to all of the Town's constituencies (i.e. taxpayers, employees, retirees, and vendors), as well as satisfy the legal requirements set forth in Massachusetts General Laws and the Town's bylaws.

Responsibilities


The office issues and collects over 34,000 bills annually for real estate tax, personal property tax and motor vehicle excise tax. This office is also responsible for collecting all utility payments, issuing Municipal Lien Certificates and maintaining all tax title and tax deferral records.

The office is responsible for the disbursement of Town vendor and payroll funds. It maintains all records for and properly disburses the Town's various tax obligations. It is also responsible for the issuance and management of all Town debt obligations.