Conducts elections and maintains election records. Issues various licenses, certificates, and permits.
Our staff identifies the needs of our residents 59 and over. We then design, promote and implement services and programs to fill these needs.
Protection of inland wetlands and coastal areas such as marshes, dunes, coastal banks, beaches, streams, swamps and wildlife habitat areas. Enforcement of the state and town wetlands protection laws and review and permitting of certain activities in or within the buffer zone to these areas. Oversight of the town’s designated conservation lands.
Students in grades K-5 attend Eastham Elementary School.Click to be taken to Eastham Elementary's Web Page. Students in grades 6-12 attend Nauset Regional Middle and Nauset Regional High School.
The Eastham Government Access Cable Television Channel (Channel18) is intended to provide information to Eastham citizens about issues, services, programs, activities, and events involving local government.
Preserves life, property and environment within the community due to fire, medical emergency, and other hazardous conditions, through public education, code management and emergency response.
Eastham's Health Department provides all those services needed to protect and promote public health. Including water quality testing, septic & well permits/inspections, and beach water monitoring.
Public library offering traditional materials such as books, videos, musical recordings, and public computers as well as programs for adults and children, and welcoming all residents and visitors.
Manage and maintain Eastham's computers, networks, software, applications, E-mail, Web Page and our telephone system.
The Moderator presides at Town Meetings, and is available to answer questions about the Town Meeting process and how citizens may participate.
Preserve and enhance the natural resources of the town through conservation, education, regulation, and management. As Harbormaster, to manage moorings, issue permits and protect the shoreline. As Shellfish Officer issue licenses and permits for shellfishing and direct the Salt Pond Nursery grow-out facility. Enforce all Federal, State, and Local Environmental Laws, Rules & Regulations.
The Planning Department staffs the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, supports the Eastham Historical Commission, Old Town Center Historic District, and other land use related committees established by the Town. The Department works closely with other Town departments and coordinates long term planning projects, such as the Local Comprehensive Plan (LCP).
“IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR COMMUNITY” is the cornerstone of our department's community policing philosophy. Our mission is to work harmoniously with all citizens of the community to create a safe and secure environment with emphasis on fairness, integrity and professionalism.
The Highway Department provides road repairs, maintenance and snow plowing services. Operates the Transfer Station where solid waste disposal and recyclables may be dropped off.
We provide and promote year-round programs and activities that enhance the quality of life of its participants.
The Collector/Treasurer's Office is responsible for the billing and collection of all revenue including property and excise taxes, fees, permits and other departmental receivables committed to them to collect; maintaining tax title accounts and for receiving, managing and disbursing all monies belonging to the Town, in addition to processing and distributing bi-weekly payroll and administering benefits for town employees and retirees.