Town Clerk &
    Records Access Officer:
Kim M. Batista
Phone Number:
(413) 583-5600 x1230
Email Address:
Town Hall, 2nd Floor
488 Chapin Street
Ludlow, MA 01056
Office Hours:
8:30am - 4:30pm (M-F)
Office Staff:
Chris Szlosek
Assistant Town Clerk
Betty Marasa-Hoffmeier
Office Assistant

Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is responsible for:

...marriage licenses, raffle/bazaar permits.

…Issues dog and kennel licenses, burial permits, business certificates, fuel storage permits.

…Responds to inquiries from the public.

Provides knowledge and assistance in a fair and impartial manner to all.

…Serves as the central information point for local residents and citizens at large.

…Administers and records all oaths of office.

…Posts meetings of all governmental bodies.

…Responsible for informing all elected and appointed officials of the State’s Open Meeting Law and Conflict of Interest Laws.

…Provides access to public records

…Responsible for submittal of new by-laws to the State Attorney General for approval.

…Records and certifies all official actions of the Town, including town meeting legislation and appropriations, Planning and Zoning Board decisions.

...Certifies all notes for borrowing and is the keeper of the Town Seal.

...Records all pole locations approved by the Selectmen.

...Registers all vital events (births, deaths, marriages and adoptions) occurring within the community.

...Records and preserves original vital records providing the basis for the Commonwealth’s central vital registration system.

...Provides certified copies of vital records and assists with genealogical research

...Chief Election Official:

...Conducts all town, state and federal elections and certifies nomination papers and initiative petitions.

...Assists voters interested in running for public office.

...Supervises voter registration and absentee balloting.

...Conducts annual town census, annual street lists and assists the Jury Commissioner with the preparation of the Jury list.

...Assists the Secretary of the Commonwealth with maintaining the Commonwealth’s Central Voter Registry


Department Information
Fees & License Schedule
Dog License Information
Annual Census information
Certified Records
Birth Death & Marriage Ceritificates
Marriage Intentions
Public Records
Public Records & Contact Information
Public Meeting Agendas
Public Meeting Minutes
Public Meetings Schedule
Election & Voting Information
Election Calendar & Information
Elected and Appointed Vacancies
Campaign Finance Reports
Precinct Street Listing
Register to Vote
Absentee Ballot Request
Absentee Ballot Request (spanish)
Town Information
Town Bylaws
Ethics & Conflict of Interest Laws
for municipal employees
Elected Officials
Precinct Members
Town Business Calendar
More Information

Town of Ludlow, Massachusetts
488 Chapin Street
Ludlow, MA 01056
(413) 583-5600

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This Page was last modified on 06/07/2022