Board of Selectmen


  • Phone: 508-646-2800
  • Fax: 508-646-2802
  • Address
    Town Office, Room Number 23
    140 Wood Street
    Somerset, MA 02726

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Allen Smith, Chairman Board of Health
  • Jamison Souza, Board of Selectman Chairman
  • Jacob Vaught, Clerk


  • Nancy B. Fournier, Administrative Secretary to the Town Administrator
    Phone: 508-646-2800 Option 1
  • Paula Ramos, Assistant to the Town Administrator
    Phone: 508-646-2800 Option 1


The Somerset Board of Selectmen is comprised of three members, each elected to serve a three-year term. They are the Chief Elected Officials for the Town and among their many duties, they approve warrants for Town Meetings, implement all votes adopted at Town Meetings, enforce Town bylaws and policies, and appoint members to various committees and boards.

The Board of Selectmen also serves as the Board of Health and the Licensing Board, responsible for issuing such licenses as alcoholic beverage licenses, Class I and Class II car dealer licenses, common victualer, and automatic amusement licenses, among others.

Please check the Calendar for Selectmen's Meetings which will be posted by 3 pm on Fridays. Meetings generally take place in the Captain's Community Room at the Somerset Public Library Building, 1464 County Street, Somerset, MA. The public is invited and encouraged to attend these meetings. All requested agenda items must be in the office before noon on the Friday preceding the meeting. The meetings are available for viewing on Channel 9 Public Access television on Friday evenings at 7 pm; Sunday afternoon at 1 pm; and Monday mornings at 8 am.