Our local government

For information on our representatives for state and federal government, scroll down to the bottom.

Town departments and committees

Need to license your dog? Take out the trash? Find out what’s happening at the Senior Center? Here’s who to call.

For more information on any of these departments, you can also read the latest Annual Town Report.

(To read My Southborough coverage of government news, click here)

Administration (website)
Mark J. Purple, Town Administrator (email)

Accounting Office
Heidi Kriger, Town Accountant (email)
485-0710 ext. 3014

Advisory Committee (website)
John M. Wood, Chair

Animal Control Officer (website)
Contact: Leslie Boardman, Animal Control Officer

Assessors Office (website)
Paul Cibelli, Principal Assessor (email)
485-0720 ext. 3015

Zoning Board of Appeals (website)
Maegan Cox, Administrative Secretary (email)
485-0717 ext. 3018

Board of Health (website)
Paul Prisinski, Public Health Director (email)

Building Department (website)
485-0717 ext. 3022

Cable Television / Public Access Office (website)
Fayville Hall
Lou D’Amico, Public Access Facilitator (email); Warren K. Palley, Cable TV Committee

Community House
Bea Ginga

Conservation Commission (website)
Beth Rosenblum, Conservation Administrator (email)
485-0710 ext. 3024

Cultural Arts Council (website)
Alexandra H. DeCollibus and Nicole A. Neal, Co-Chairs (email)

Facilities Department (website)
John Parent, Facilities Manager (email)

Fire Department (website)
Joseph Mauro, Fire Chief
(Click here for My Southborough coverage of Police and Fire news)

Housing Authority (website)
Lynne Moreno, Director

Library (website)
Ryan Donovan, Director

Planning Board (website)
Jennifer Burney, Town Planner (email)
508-485-0717 ext. 3028

Police Department (website, facebook page)
Kenneth Paulhus, Police Chief
(Click here for My Southborough coverage of Police and Fire news)

Public Works Department (website)
Karen Galligan, Superintendent (email)

Public Works Department – Cemetery Division (website)
Bridget Gilleney-DeCenzo, Division Superintendent

Public Works – Highway Division (website)
James Harding, Division Supervisor

Public Works Department – Transfer Station (website)
Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Wed-Sat

Public Works Department – Tree Division (website)
Richard Rock, Tree Warden

Public Works – Water Division (website)
Michael Nelson, Assistant Superintendent

Recreation Commission (website)
Doreen Ferguson, Director (email)

Selectmen (website)
Vanessa Hale, Assistant Town Administrator (email)

Senior Center (website)
Pamela LeFrancois, COA Director

Town Clerk (website)
Michelle Jenkins, Town Clerk
485-0710 ext. 3005

Treasurer/Collector (website)
Brian Ballantine, Finance Director (email)
485-0710 ext. 3009

Veterans’ Agent
John Wilson (email)
Tues: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Lower Level Cordaville Hall

Veterans’ Grave Officer
Steve Whynot (email)

Youth and Family Services (website)
Laurie Sugarman-Whittier, Director (email)

District government representatives

State Representative
8th Middlesex District
Carolyn C. Dykema (D)

State Senator
Middlesex and Worcester
James B. Eldridge (D)

U.S. Representative
Fifth District
Katherine M. Clark (D)

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