Our Form of Government

Montague is a town of 8,437 people, located along the Connecticut River in Franklin County, Massachusetts.

There are five unique villages in Montague: Montague Center, Montague City, Millers Falls, Lake Pleasant, and Turners Falls. The Town Hall is located in Turners Falls, the largest village in the Town of Montague.

The Town is governed by a three-person Board of Selectmen, and has a representative form of Town Meeting (read the Citizen's Guide to Town Meeting here), which includes 21 people from each of the five villages, each holding a three-year seat.

There are two separate Fire Districts in Montague: the Montague Center Fire District, and the Turners Falls Fire District. Each respective fire district includes their own water department.

For a complete list of districts that also serve the villages of Montague, see Other Local Districts.

Our Form of Government

Calendar of Events
Special Town Meeting -- SCHEDULED
Sat, Oct 16, 2021, 10:00 am
Franklin County Tech School, 82 Industrial Blvd., Turners Falls
Posted to: Town Meeting
  • Attached File: 2021-10-16 Use of Reserves
  • Attached File: 10-16-21 STM Warrant - Final - Signed
  • Attached File: 10-16-21 STM Warrant - Final - with Motions and Background
  • Mon, Oct 18, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Assessors office, 1 Avenue A Turners Falls MA 01376
    Posted to: Board of Assessors
  • Attached File: Board of Assessors 2021-10-18 Agenda
  • Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Mon, Oct 18, 2021, 6:30 pm
    1 Avenue A, Turners Falls and see zoom link under Selectboard Meeting Agenda
    Posted to: Board of Selectmen
  • Attached File: Board of Selectmen 2021-10-18 Agenda
  • Attached File: Meeting Material 2021-10-18
  • Attached File: Bid Analysis - Item 10A 10-18-21
  • Attached File: Single payer report - Item 7 10-18-21
  • MEDIC -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Oct 19, 2021, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Town Hall Second Floor Mtg Roomand ZOOM
    Posted to: Montague EDIC
  • Attached File: MEDIC 2021-10-19 Agenda
  • Wed, Oct 20, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Zoom or Dial-In Only - See Agenda
  • Attached File: Capital Improvements Committee 2021-10-20 Agenda
  • Latest News
    at the Franklin County Technical School
    Effective Sept 28 in Town buildings. Effective October 4 in other buildings serving the public.
    Turners Falls Welcomes the Return of “The Spinner”