Departments

  1. Board of Selectmen

    The Board of Selectmen acts as the Town's Chief Executive Body responsible for the general welfare of the Community and follow guidelines set forth in Operational Policies for the Board of Selectmen.

  2. Town Manager

    The Town Manager acts as the Town's Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officer responsible for the overall operation of the community under the provisions of Chapter 559 of the Acts of 1953, which is better known as the Selectmen-Town Manager Act.

  3. Assessor's Department

    The Assessor's Office is committed to maintaining an assessment system that can develop fair and equitable values for all classes of property.

  4. Building Inspector

    The Office of the Building Inspector is responsible for the enforcement of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Building Code and the Zoning Bylaw and is the primary contact for the Shrewsbury Zoning Board of Appeals.

  5. Council on Aging

    The Shrewsbury Council on Aging (SCOA) is a human service department of the town, which serves the needs and issues of Shrewsbury's seniors, age 60, and over, or families with senior issues.

  6. Emergency Management

    The Shrewsbury Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) is responsible for the coordination of all emergency response disaster operations.

  7. Engineering & Conservation

    The Engineering Department provides survey, design, and inspection services for Town-funded infrastructure improvement projects.

  8. Fire Department

    As administrators of public safety, fire personnel must handle fires, motor vehicle accidents, collapses, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and medical emergencies.

  9. Health Department

    The regional health district provides a comprehensive array of services to partner municipalities through a single organization managed by Worcester's Division of Public Health.

  10. Highway Department

    The Highway Department maintains more than 152.34 miles of roadway, along with 100 or more miles of sidewalk in the Town of Shrewsbury.

  11. Library

    Access the library's catalog, access research materials, view events and find activities.

  12. Mountain View Cemetery

    The Town of Shrewsbury operates Mountain View Cemetery under the jurisdiction of the Parks and Cemetery Commissioners.

  13. Parks & Recreation

    The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the planning and coordination of the town's recreational activities and park facilities.

  14. Planning & Economic Development

  15. Police Department

    Learn about the Police Department's structure, jurisdiction and access department resources.

  16. Public Buildings

    View a list of buildings the Public Buildings Department is responsible for maintaining.

  17. School Department

    Access the Shrewsbury Public Schools website.

  18. Shrewsbury Media Connection

    Find information about Shrewsbury Media Connection TV channels, equipment/studio use policies, classes and awards.

  19. Town Clerk

    The Office of Town Clerk is considered the center of town government and is a major source of information to the residents of the Town of Shrewsbury.

  20. Treasurer

    Review the responsibilities of the Treasurer/Collector's Office.

  21. Water & Sewer

    Review the duties of the Water and Sewer departments.

  22. Veteran's Services

    Find out how the Town of Shrewsbury provides services to its veterans.

  23. Town Accountant

    The Accounting Office is responsible for record keeping of all financial transactions of the Town.