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Seeking Town Manager Screening Committee Members

The Board of Selectmen is seeking interested residents to serve on a Town Manager Screening Committee. The five-member committee will assist in the process of screening, interviewing and recommending finalists for Andover’s next Town Manager. Committee members can expect the process to require about a 25-hour commitment, which will include conducting interviews and reviewing resumes. Interested persons should send a letter of interest containing a short statement explaining why they want to serve, as well as any relevant qualifications/experience to the Andover Board of Selectmen, Attention Wendy Adams, wadams@andoverma.gov. The deadline for letters of interest is Thursday, April 23, at 4:00 pm.

Virginia Cole Award Nominations due by - 4/24

Nominations for the Virginia Cole Community Service Award have been extended to Friday, April 24th.
This award is given each year at the Annual Town Meeting to a citizen who has displayed outstanding, long-term contributions to the Town in an elected, appointed or volunteer role or a combination of these. More Information

Curbside Yard Waste/Leaf Collection begins 4/21

The 2015 Spring Curbside Yard Waste/Leaf Collection will take place between April 21st and May 30th. More Information

Affordable Housing Opportunities

14 Single-Family & Duplex Units – Northfield Commons

4 Townhouse Units - Taylor Cove

Arbor Day Ceremony – 4/24

The Town will be conducting an Arbor Day ceremony in The Park next to the Town Offices on Bartlet Street on Friday, April 24th at 10:00 am. More Information

Zero Waste Day – 5/2

The 2015 “Zero Waste Day” will take place rain or shine on Saturday, May 2nd from 9am, to 12pm at the Brickstone Square lower parking lot. More Information

BoomerVenture Spring Programs

New classes are beginning at the Center at Punchard and BoomerVenture. The current session runs from February 23 through May 15. Register now on-line or by mail or walk-in.
More Information

Report a Pothole to Public Works

To report a pothole in the town of Andover please e-mail dpw-highway@andoverma.gov or call (978) 623-8426 and provide the following information: Your Name; Your Phone Number; Street Name and Street Number (approximate) where the pothole is located. Your request will be addressed as soon as weather conditions and work priorities permit.

Committee Members Needed

Much of the business of town government is conducted by appointed volunteers who contribute generously of their time and effort. The Town of Andover currently has approximately 31 appointed commissions, councils, and committees with members typically serving three-year terms. Click here for more information on vacancies and how to apply.

CodeRED Emergency Notification System

The Town of Andover is now using the CodeRED Emergency Notification System for important telephone notifications. CodeRED is a fast communication service allowing the Town to notify citizens of an emergency or important situation. Please register today by clicking here. More Information

2015 Dog License Renewals & Late Fees

If your dog has not yet been licensed, please come into the Town Clerk’s office from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Dog license renewals received on or after March 1 will be charged a cumulative monthly administrative fee of $5 per month. The underlying renewal fee is $14 for intact dogs and $13 for spayed or neutered dogs with proof from a veterinarian. Do not assume that the Town has your dog’s spay or neuter information on file as this information is now required under a recent change in state law.

You may also register through the mail by sending a check payable to the Town of Andover, a current certificate of rabies vaccination, and proof of spay or neuter to the Town Clerk’s Office, 36 Bartlet Street, Andover, MA 01810. If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s office at (978) 623-8255.

Town Offices - 36 Bartlet St, Andover, MA 01810   (978) 623-8200
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