The Town Clerk functions as the chief election official, recording officer, registrar of vital records and statistics, public records officer and licensing officer. The clerk's office issues documents including business licenses, public notices and meeting minutes, town meeting information, and zoning board decisions to name a few. Ellen O'Brien Cushman is the Town Clerk. The town clerk's office is located at Town Hall, 455 Concord Ave., and can be contacted at 617-993-2600.
The Health Department provides services including inspectional services for food services, swimming pools, sanitary housing, body art and emergency preparedness to name a few. The department is comprised of a full-time director, assistant director, the animal control officer and an administrative assistant. Donna Moultrup is the director of the health department. The department is located at 19 Moore St., and can be contacted at 617-993-2720.
Animal Control Officer
The role of the Animal Control Officer is to provide domestic animal control services to the community. The officer responds to requests for services related to animal bites, injured animals and other animal-related issues. Additionally, the officer also provides pet adoption services and public education programs. John Maguranis is the animal control officer. The animal inspector's office is located at Homer Municipal Building, 19 Moore St., and can be contacted at 617-993-2724.
Belmont Recreation Department
The Recreation Department's responsibilities include engaging town residents to participate in activities for leisure. It sponsors public recreation programs for all ages and assists in maintaining public playground, recreation areas and facilities. William McKenney is the director. The department is located at Homer Building, 19 Moore St., and can be contacted at 617-993-2760.
Belmont Municipal Light Department
Belmont Municipal Light Department provides power solutions to Belmont residents, commercial and industrial customers. The department serves around 10,900 customers.
Department of Veteran Services
Department of Veteran Services advocates on behalf of all veterans and provides quality service and benefits to veterans and their dependents in need of emergency financial or medical assistance.
The Accountant's Office pays all town bills, and prepares and maintains the town's financial records. The accountant also works as the liaison to the Warrant Committee and Capital Budget Committee in addition to assisting the town administrator and Board of Selectmen in preparing the town budget. Barbara Hagg is the town accountant. The town accountant's office is located at Homer Municipal Building, 19 Moore St., and can be contacted at 617-993-2620.
Building Services Department
The department strives to provide Belmont with professional maintenance and management of its public buildings. William Kevin Looney is the manager of Building Services Department. The department is located at ground floor of Homer Municipal Building, 19 Moore St. and can be contacted at 617-993-2640.
Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works is comprised of four divisions namely cemetery division, highway division, parks & facilities division and water division. Peter J. Castanino is the director of the department of public works. The department is located at 19 Moore St., and can be contacted at 617-993-2680.
Human Resources Department
Human Resources Department coordinates the employment process for all the job openings in the town government. Diane Crimmins is the Human Resources director. The department is located on the second floor of Town Hall, 455 Concord Ave., and can be contacted at 617-993-2740.
Registrar of Voters
- William Hofmann, chair, 2012
- James Staton, 2010
- Ellen O'Brien Cushman, ex-officio
- Robert McGaw, 2011
Permanent Building Committee
The Permanent Building Committee advises town boards and committees on various building projects.
- Patricia Brusch, chair, 2012
- William J. Shea, 2010
- Stephen Sala, 2012
- William Lovallo, 2010
- Robert McLaughlin Sr., 2011
- Joel Mooney, 2012
Community Development Department
The Community Development Department is comprised of the Building Division, the Engineering Division, the Planning Division and the Plumbing and Gas Division. The department is located at the second floor of Homer Municipal Building at 19 Moore St. and can be contacted at 617-993-2650. Glenn R. Clancy is the director.
The administrator's office looks after all the activities of the Board of Selectmen and develops agendas and implements actions taken by the board. It also oversees general town operations and has responsibilities including supervision, budgets, personnel, and town planning. Thomas G. Younger is the town administrator. Younger can be contacted at his office at Town Hall at 455 Concord Ave. or at 617-993-2610 and email@example.com.
Education Scholarship Committee
The committee awards scholarships to outstanding students residing in Belmont and who are members of any high school, vocational school, private or parochial school.
- Floyd Carman, chair, town treasurer
- Leslie Aitken, 2010
- Paula Caruso, 2011
- Wega Firenze, 2012
- Robert Sullivan, 2012
- M. DeLynn Walker, 2010
- Amanda Rei, ex-officio, superintendent designee
- Daniela Boccia, management liaison, treasurer's office
Belmont Housing Authority
The Belmont Housing Authority administrates programs which provide housing assistance for low-income families, veterans and elder citizens. Donna M. Hamilton is the executive director of the Housing Authority. The authority's office is located at 59 Pearson Rd. and can be contacted at 617-484-2160.
- Leo Saidnawey, chair, 2011
- Sallye F. Bleiberg, 2013
- Donald Becker, 2012
- Ann Verrilli, 2011
- Donna Brescia, 2013
- Philip Curtis, chair, 2012
- Elizabeth Allison, 2011
- Kimberly Becker, 2013
- Patricia Brusch, 2011
- Margaret Callanan, 2011
- Adam Dash, 2013
- Roy Epstein, 2010
- William Hofmann, 2010
- Michael Libenson, 2012
- William Lynch, 2010
- Raffi Manjikian, 2013
- Walter McLaughlin, 2011
- Noreen Millane, 2010
- Mark Paolillo, 2010
- Eric Smith, 2011
- Daniel Leclerc, ex-officio
- Ann Rittenburg, ex-officio
- Barbara Hagg, management liaison (non-voting)
Capital Budget Committee
The Capital Budget Committee administrates the process for consideration, setting priorities and approval of capital projects within the town.
Information Technology Advisory Committee
The committee provides guidance to all town departments and committees on technology matters including information delivery, increasing efficiency of transactions. It also reports to the Board of Selectmen on issues pertaining to major technology that affect the town.
Floyd S. Carman is the parking clerk. The clerk's office is located at 19 Moore St., and can be contacted at 617-993-2770.
Belmont Housing Trust
The trust is responsible for investigating and implementing alternatives for providing affordable housing for persons of low, moderate and middle income. For more information on the trust contact the office of Community Development at 617-993-2666.
- Judith Feins, chair, 2010
- Gloria Leipzig, vice-chair, 2011
- Roger Colton, 2012
- Jonathan Jacoby, 2010
- Alisa Garner Todreas, 2012
- Ann Silverman, 2010
- Charles Laverty, 2012
- Carla Moynihan, ex-officio, planning board, 2010
- Ann Verrilli, ex-officio, housing authority, 2011
- Jeffrey Wheeler, staff liaison, planning coordinator
Vision 21 Implementation Committee
- Kevin Heine, 2011
- Bruce MacDonald, 2011
- Timothy Bowman, 2011
- Sara Oaklander, 2010
- Jennifer Page, 2012
- Paul Solomon, 2012
- Sara Masucci, 2012
- Jerome Dubois, 2011
- Jeffrey Wheeler, management liaison, planning coordinator
Bylaw Review Committee
The committee reviews proposals for general by-law changes.
Cable Television Advisory Committee
The Cable Television Advisory Committee administrates the form of cable services provided to Belmont.
McLean Land Management Committee
The McLean Land Management Committee implements land usage and management plans for the land at McLean Hospital's and ensures that it is held under conservation restriction.
Permanent Audit Committee
- Ernest Fay, chair, 2012
- Frank Caruso, 2012
- Henry Hall, 2010
- Robert Keefe, 2011
- Ralph Jones, ex-officio, Board of Selectmen
- Floyd Carman, ex-officio, Town Treasurer, Clerk
- Barbara Hagg, ex-officio, Town Accountant
Property and Casualty Insurance Advisory Committee
The Insurance Advisory Committee supervises insurance coverage involved in town contracts and liaises with the town's insurance carrier. It also reviews liquor liability coverage for a beer/wine licensee.
- John Borelli, 2012
- Robert Masse, 2012
- June Roberts, 2010
- Robert Watson, 2011
- Evelyn Haralampu, 2011
- Jeffrey Conti, management liaison (non-voting)
Shade Tree Committee
The Shade Tree Committee reviews current tree and vegetation management practices. It makes recommendations, reviews and advises on future plantings on public land.
- Laura Simmons, chair, 2012
- Ruth Foster, 2010
- Nancy Forbes, 2012
- Andres Rojas, 2011
- Peter Gunness, 2011
- Peter Castanino, management liaison
- Thomas Walsh, Tree Warden
- DeNee Reighton Skipper, 2013
Traffic Advisory Committee
The Traffic Advisory Committee administrates, oversees and makes recommendation on traffic issues within Belmont. It also develops long-term traffic strategies, reviews and finalizes roadway and intersection projects.