Town Clerk


Board of Selectmen
John W. Goerlach                   215
Brianne B. Morrison                 92
Blanks                                        7
Write-Ins                                   10

Finance Committee
Stephen E. Wentworth            244
Robert A. Reilly                       259
Blanks                                     142
Write-Ins                                     3

Library Trustees
Elizabeth S. Drury                  285
Blanks                                      39
Write-Ins                                    0

Chris S. Dodig                        274
Blanks                                      43
Write-Ins                                    7

Planning Board
Joseph S. Szczepaniak, III     270
Blanks                                       49
Write-Ins                                     5


The Town Clerk manages all elections, keeps Town records, such as birth and death records, marriage records for those who apply for their marriage license in the Town of Lanesborough, Minutes of Town meetings, and appointments to and resignations from all Town boards and committees.

The Town Clerk also records and certifies all official actions of the Town including Town Meeting legislation and appropriations, Planning and Zoning Board decisions, signs all notes for borrowing, keeps the Town Seal, submits all General and Zoning Bylaws to the Attorney General for approval, administers qualifying oaths to all elected and appointed officials and keeps all Town officials and employees informed of the State’s Open Meeting and Conflict of Interest Laws, and records and posts notices of all Town board and committee meetings in compliance with the open meeting law.

You may also contact the Town Clerk regarding licenses, certificates, professional registrations, voter registration and election information, Town Meeting schedules and records, street and voter lists, and Notary Public services.


The Town Clerk also serves as the Town's Records Access Officer.


Send requests to: 


Public Records request form


Pubic Records law



Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Ruth Knysh Town Clerk (413) 442-1351