News & Announcements
FY2016 Budget as Prepared by the Town Manager
The FY2016 Budget as prepared by the Town Manager can be viewed by clicking on the following link [PDF] FY2016 Budget as Prepared by the Town Manager - Jan2015. The budget presentation given by the Town Manager to the BOS at the January 20 meeting can be viewed by clicking on the following link [PDF] TM FY16 Budget Presentation 1.20.15.
Influenza (Flu) Vaccine Available
The Ipswich Public Health Department is offering flu shots by appointment only to individuals 19 years of age and older at Town Hall, 25 Green Street. Please call 978-356-6606 to schedule an appointment. The flu vaccine is free of charge. Please remember to bring your insurance cards and wear short or loose fitting sleeves to your appointment.
Pesticide Exclusion Information
The application of pesticides is regulated under 333 CMR 13. This regulation is available for viewing at www.mass.gov/agr. If you desire to have your property excluded from the application of pesticides (such as truck spraying for mosquitoes) you must comply with 333 CMR 13.04: Exclusion for Application which reads:
- Designation for exclusion may be made by supplying the clerk of the municipality in which such lands lie with a certified letter providing the name, address, telephone number (if any), the names of all abutters, and defining programs from which exclusion is requested.
- Designations may be made prior to March 1 of each year and shall be effective from April 1 of that year through March 31 of the following year.
Exclusion designations received after March 1 will not be honored by Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District, the entity that handles mosquito control for the District which includes Ipswich.
Linebrook Road Project Update
The DPW's project consultant presented to the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday January 20, 2015 at 6 p.m. on the project status. To view a copy of the powerpoint presentation that was presented click the following link: Board of Selectmen Linebrook Road Presentation 1-20-15
2015 DOG REGISTRATIONS
Dog registrations are now available at the Town Clerk's Office. As in past years, registration forms are included in with the Annual Street List form which is mailed the beginning of January to each household. The forms may also be downloaded from the Town Clerk's webpage.
The fees are $15.00 for spayed/neutered dogs and $20.00 for intact dogs. Please provide a valid rabies certificate and proof of the dog's being spayed/neutered along with the registration form and check for the appropriate fee.
The dog registration period is Jan. 1st - March 31st. Late registrations are subject to late fees according to the Town's By-laws. The late fees are $10.00 per month or part of a month after March 31st. Dogs may be registered by mail or in person at the Town Clerk's Office.