Nomination Papers for Town Wide Elected Office are now available. Massachusetts Law prohibits blank papers to be distributed to anyother other than a candidate unless we have written authorization by the candidate. The deadline to obtain blank nomination papers is Thursday, March 27. Papers must be returned by 5:00 pm on Monday, March 31.
It is the mission of the office of the Town Clerk to be a primary provider of information and quality services to the community and to work cooperatively and in coordination with the varied departments and groups while performing a myriad of tasks to achieve established goals and comply with state and local statutes.
The Dunstable Town Clerk serves the residents of Dunstable through its function as official record keeper for Town Meeting and Vital Records and the Administration of Elections and voter related activities.
Records found in this office are: Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Licenses; Zoning Decisions; Town Meeting Records; Annual Town Reports and Special Reports to Town Meeting; records of elections and lists of those who have served the town of Dunstable in elective or appointive office.
This office issues a number of licenses: marriage licenses, dog licenses, DBA Certificates, raffles and bazaars permits.
The Town Clerk maintains records of amendments to the Town By-Law, and Zoning By-Law and references to accepted State Statutes.
This office accepts the required postings for all public meetings and maintains the public meetings calendar.
The Town Clerk conducts the Annual Census and maintains the voter lists. The department conducts all Federal, State and Local elections.
The office attempts to respond efficiently, accurately and speedily to all requests by Town Officials, Boards and members of the public.
The Town Clerk is elected for a three year term.