News & Announcements
Farmers Market Training
Farmers Markets are beneficial to the farmers, the community and shoppers. Most often, farmer’s markets are held in an open-air setting and often have limited facilities available so they offer special challenges. The Ipswich Health Department wants to help Farmers Market organizers, managers and food vendors understand state food regulations, the permit application process and safe food handling. Join us and learn about your role in having a safe and successful farmers market.
The Farmers Market training will be held at Ipswich Town Hall, Meeting Room C, 25 Green Street, Ipswich, on March 30: 6pm-8pm.
Temporary Food Event Trainings
Temporary Food Events are enjoyable community events for all.The Ipswich Health Department wants to help community organizations planning these events understand state food regulations, the permit application process and safe food handling. Join us and learn about your role in having a safe and successful temporary food event.
Temporary Food Event trainings will be held at the Ipswich Masonic Temple, 70 Topsfield Road, Ipswich on two dates; March 24: 6pm-8pm and April 18: 9am-11am.
2015 DOG REGISTRATIONS
Dog registrations are now available at the Town Clerk's Office. As in past years, registration forms are included in with the Annual Street List form which is mailed the beginning of January to each household. The forms may also be downloaded from the Town Clerk's webpage.
The fees are $15.00 for spayed/neutered dogs and $20.00 for intact dogs. Please provide a valid rabies certificate and proof of the dog's being spayed/neutered along with the registration form and check for the appropriate fee.
The dog registration period is Jan. 1st - March 31st. Late registrations are subject to late fees according to the Town's By-laws. The late fees are $10.00 per month or part of a month after March 31st. Dogs may be registered by mail or in person at the Town Clerk's Office.
NOMINATION PAPERS-ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION
Nomination papers for the Annual Town Election are now available at the Town Clerk's Office.
The following seats are available: Moderator, one seat for a one year term; Selectman, one seat for a three year term and one seat to fill the vacancy of an unexpired term; School Committee, two seats for a three year term; Constable, one seat for a three year term and; Housing Authority, one seat for a five year term. A candidate's name may be placed on the ballot as long as at least 50 registered voters have had their signatures certified by the Board of Registrars. The last day to obtain and the last day to return the nomination papers is Tuesday, March 31st.
Please contact the Town Clerk's Office if you would like to obtain nomination papers or have any questions.