There is a vacancy on the Animal Control Commission in Lancaster. The commission meets once a month with the animal control officer to evaluate animal control problems for the public health and safety of residents. A resident should submit a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen, 695 Main St., Suite 1, Lancaster 01523. For additional information, please call Maribeth Eugene at 978-365-5672.
This Commission shall be charged with evaluating animal control problems by collecting necessary data, hearing expert opinion, holding public hearings, and other activities in order to make recommendations to resolve such problems. The Commission will provide support in the recruitment, hiring, and training of the Animal Control Officer. The Commission may also promulgate appropriate rules and regulations for the care and control of animals and facilities covered by the bylaw, and prepare budgets for animal control activities. The Commission shall also review, approve or deny kennel license applications.