Located on the first floor of Brookline's Town Hall, the office of the Town Clerk is responsible for maintaining…More public records, managing elections and registering voters. The office also issues a variety of permits and licenses, for everything from dogs to marriage.
The office is managed by a full-time town clerk elected to a three-year term. The position is currently held by Pat Ward.
Town Administrator's Office 333 Washington St, Brookline, MA02445 Located on the sixth floor of Town Hall, the Town Administrator's Office is responsible for the day-to-day management of…More the town. It is also the home of the Board of Selectmen, Brookline's elected five-member executive body.
Located on the third floor of Brookline's Town Hall, the Building Department is responsible for overseeing all…More construction, renovations and demolition in town, and enforcing any relevant regulations or bylaws. Building Department staff also work closely with elected members of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals through the permitting process.
The Public Buildings division of the department is also responsible for the maintenance and repair of all town and school buildings in Brookline.
The department is overseen by Director Michael Shepard.
The Public Schools of Brookline serves more than 6,300 students in pre-school through 12th grade at its eight…More elementery schools, one high school, and a variety of special- and early-education programs. The district employs a total of 477 teachers, giving it a student-to-teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.
The Brookline schools are goverened by the nine elected members of the School Committee, which meets regularly in a hearing room adjacent to the school department offices on the fifth floor of Town Hall. Dr. William Lupini is the town's superintendent of schools.
Located on the third floor of Town Hall, the Planning and Community Development Department is responsible for a…More variety of land-use issues, including zoning, economic development, affordable housing and historic preservation. Department staff also work closely with elected members of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals through the permitting process for new construction.
The department is overseen by Director Jeff Levine and includes five divisions: planning, community development, economic development, housing and preservation.