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
Tue, Jan 18, 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 2022-01-18 Agenda
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-18 Meeting Material 1
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-18 Meeting Material 2 -Budgets
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-01-18 Meeting Material 3-Budgets-Narratives
  • Tue, Jan 18, 2022, 7:30 pm - 12:30 pm
    Posted to: Cultural Council
  • Attached File: Cultural Council 2022 01 18 Agenda
  • Montague EDIC -- SCHEDULED
    Wed, Jan 19, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Remote via Zoom
    Posted to: Montague EDIC
  • Attached File: MEDIC 2022-01-19 Agenda
  • Wed, Jan 19, 2022, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town Hall Second Floor Meeting Room
    Posted to: Board of Health
  • Attached File: Board of Health 2022-1-19 Agenda
  • Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    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
    Latest News
    Effective December 22 in private and public locations open to the general public
    Santa to visit all 5 Villages of Montague
    Public Hearing 12/21 6:30PM . Review the proposal here.