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 Selectboard, 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.

Calendar of Events
Thu, May 30, 2024, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Town Hall Annex, One Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
Mon, Jun 3, 2024, 6:30 pm
Upstairs Conference Room 1 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376 and VIA ZOOM
Posted to: Selectboard
Wed, Jun 5, 2024, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed, Jun 5, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Posted to: Finance Committee
  • Attached File: Finance Committee 2024-06-05 Agenda
  • Attached File: Finance Committee 2024-05-01 Draft Minutes
  • Attached File: RFT ST Int
  • Attached File: The Affordable Assessment Explained 2017
  • Attached File: Affordable Assessment History 2019
  • Attached File: Compact at Dist Mtg
  • Attached File: Table B and AA Calculation
  • ZBA Hearing #24-02 -- SCHEDULED
    Wed, Jun 5, 2024, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Upstairs Conference Room
  • Attached File: ZBA24-02 SIGNED NOTICE
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