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
Mon, Jan 24, 2022, 6:30 pm
Remote Meeting via Zoom or Phone (See Agenda for Login/Dial-in Info)
Posted to: Board of Selectmen
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-24 Agenda
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-24 Meeting Material
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-24 Meeting Material Item 7
  • Retirement Board -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Jan 25, 2022, 9:00 am
    Zoom - see agenda for invitation
    Posted to: Retirement Board
  • Attached File: Retirement Board 2022-01-25 Agenda
  • Attached File: Retirement Board 2022-01-25 Agenda AMENDED
  • Tue, Jan 25, 2022, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    ZOOM
    Posted to: Energy Committee
  • Attached File: Montague Energy CommitteeAgenda 2022-1-25
  • Tue, Jan 25, 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    zoom
    Posted to: Cemetery Commission
  • Attached File: MCC 1-25-22 Agenda.docx
  • Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Jan 25, 2022, 6:30 pm
    Remote Meeting via Zoom or Phone (See Agenda for Login/Dial-in Info)
    Posted to: Board of Selectmen
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-25 Agenda
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-25 Meeting Material 1
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-25 Meeting Material 2-Budgets-Narratives
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-25 Meeting Material 3-Dispatch Overtime
  • Latest News
    You’re invited! FinCom meetings through March to focus on next year’s budget
    Effective December 22 in private and public locations open to the general public
    Santa to visit all 5 Villages of Montague