Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Plymouth County, Massachusetts


Town Hall - Lakeville, MA

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Declaration of Emergency

County of Plymouth County Commissioners
Declaration of Emergency

WHEREAS, the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 and the effects of its extreme risk of person-to-person transmission throughout the United States and the Commonwealth significantly affect the life and health of our people, as well as the economy, and is a disaster that impacts the health, security, and safety of the public; and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has issued a Declaration of Emergency on March I0, 2020, and determined that the immediate public action is needed to prevent, minimize, or mitigate damage to public health, safety, or general welfare of the people of commonwealth and/or property which may otherwise result from the above described emergency; and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has recommended that a State of Emergency be declared in local communities; and

WHEREAS, the people of the County of Plymouth should be able to depend upon guidance from their Chief County Officials;

WHEREAS, the County Commissioners declare this local emergency and will begin coordination in order to facilitate information to state and federal agencies, as well as others;

NOW THEREFORE, We, the County Commissioners of Plymouth, Massachusetts, hereby declare that immediately, and effective as of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, a State of Emergency is declared to exist in the County of Plymouth. This declaration has been issued, to help us prepare, give the County the administrative capability to adapt county operations, and ensure the allocation of more resources as it relates to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus). This Declaration of Emergency shall remain in effect until notice is given, pursuant to our judgment, that the State of Emergency no longer exists.

Date: March 17, 2020

County of Plymouth, MA voted by conference call on at 12:10 PM March 17, 2020

Daniel Pallotta
Sandra Wright
Gregory Hanley


Job Postings

There are no job postings at this time.

FY19 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

The County of Plymouth is administering a grant for the city of Brockton and the towns of Plymouth and Wareham. The total grant for the three municipalities is $103,917.00. The Grant is the FY19 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program funded by the Dept. of Justice/Bureau of Justice Assistance and can be used for the following purpose areas:

  • Law enforcement programs
  • Prosecution and court programs
  • Prevention and education programs
  • Corrections and community corrections programs
  • Drug treatment and enforcement programs
  • Planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs
  • Crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation)
  • Mental health programs and related law enforcement and corrections programs, including behavioral programs and crisis intervention teams

Please provide any thoughts, comments or questions prior to August 20th directly to Frank Basler, Administrator, County of Plymouth at 508.830.9104 or .


Plymouth County Public Safety and Municipal Vehicle Procurement

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The Plymouth County Commissioners are proud to present the 2020 Plymouth County Cooperative Procurement of Public Service and Municipal Vehicles with Equipment Options. By purchasing vehicles using the Plymouth County contract you will see great savings and service while complying with all aspects of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 7, section 22B and Chapter 30B. There are vehicles from Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and Toyota. The vehicles are offered as a base package and you can add options as you need. There are over 1,000 different vehicle models and thousands of option combinations. Attached are the Commissioner votes awarding the 2020 Procurement Bid to begin February 1, 2020 to the below winning bidders. The program is a one-year contract that may be extended for up to four additional years.

Feel free to contact one of the below dealers for pricing or for their catalogue.


Central Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Raynham:   |   PH 508.823.0101 x5, Deb Emery, email   |   Catalogue: (To be posted soon)

MHQ Dodge Chrysler Jeep:   |   PH 877.330.4647, John Welch, email   |   Catalogue: (To be posted soon)

Liberty Chevrolet:   |   PH 781.287.7540, Kevin Nugent, email   |   Catalogue: (To be posted soon)

MHQ Ford and MHQ Toyota:   |   PH 877.330.4647, John Welch, email   |   Catalogue: (To be posted soon)


Press Releases

    • Plymouth County Extension 4H Youth Development Program (6/7/19)

    • Plymouth County Harwich Dredge (6/12/19)

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Public Records Requests

In Accordance with M.G.L Ch. 66, Section 6A, all requests for public records should be directed to:

Plymouth County Records Access Officer
Frank Basler, County Administrator
44 Obery Street
Plymouth, MA 02360


FY 2020 Budget and Revenue Projections

The Plymouth County Advisory Board on County Expenditures amended and approved the FY 2019 Budget and FY 2020 Budget and Revenue Projections at their meeting Thursday, December 5, 2019.

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Prior Fiscal Years' Budgets and Revenue Projections

Independent Auditors' Reports for Plymouth County, MA


OPEB Actuarial Valuation Reports

Bid Notices