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
Mon, Dec 6, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Town Hall Annex, One Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
Mon, Dec 6, 2021, 6:30 pm
1 Avenue A, Turners Falls and see zoom link under Selectboard Meeting Agenda
Posted to: Board of Selectmen
  • Attached File: Board of Selectmen 2021-12-06 Agenda
  • Attached File: Meeting Material 2021-12-06
  • Wed, Dec 8, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Zoom or Dial-In Only - See Agenda for Access Info
  • Attached File: Capital Improvements Committee 2021-12-08 Agenda
  • Wed, Dec 8, 2021, 6:00 pm
    Posted to: Finance Committee
    Thu, Dec 9, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Attached File: Conservation Commission 2021-12-09 Agenda
  • Latest News
    Public Hearing 11/23. Comments accepted through 12/23
    The property served as the Montague DPW maintenance facility between 1963 and December 2020.