Sewer Commission

You are here

Please note the updated information: Effective Monday, March 8th town buildings will be open 10am to 2pm, and outside those hours by appointment only. Please contact the Sewer office at 978-582-4160 x8 if you'd like to make an appointment. The next scheduled meetings of the Commission will still be held remotely for the time being.  The links to the Zoom meetings are found with the posted agendas for public participation.  Then the meeting recordings are found on the Lunenburg Access channel/YouTube at 

The Sewer Commission is a five-member elected board. The Sewer Commission works in concert with the DPW and DPW Director Rob Oliva to plan and implement changes, upgrades and maintenance.  The Commission regularly meets twice a month:  the second Tuesday of the month and the last Tuesday of the month.  Note: the Town's public water supply is administered by the Lunenburg Water District and is a separate entity from the Town -- They can be reached at  or by calling 978-342-9211.

The Charter:

The Sewer Commissioners shall make careful studies of the resources, possibilities, and needs of the Town as they relate to the availability of sanitary sewers and shall make plans for the installation of a system of sanitary sewers and for the maintenance of a sanitary sewer system.  The Sewer Commission shall develop a comprehensive or master plan for a town wide system of sanitary sewers, setting forth, in graphic and textual form, policies to govern the future growth and development of the entire Town.  The Board of Sewer Commissioners shall, in conjunction with other land use bodies, assist in developing a long range strategic plan for guiding town growth and development.  The powers and authority of the Sewer Commission shall include oversight of the Sewer Enterprise Fund, setting rates and charges for the use of the sanitary sewer system, ratification responsibility for the Sewer Business Manager and providing advice to the Board of Selectmen relating to intergovernmental agreements concerning sanitary sewers.  The day-to-day operation, care and maintenance of the sanitary sewers shall be under the supervision of the Town Manager.  The Sewer Commission shall make an annual report to the Town Meeting, including a full accounting of the Sewer Enterprise Fund, information regarding the condition of the Town's sewer system and any plans or proposals for its development and estimates of their cost.

Members, Terms & Contact Info:

The Sewer Commission consists of five members elected for terms of three years each, usually staggered so that the terms of no more than 2 Commissioners expire each year. It is the selfless service of these individuals for which the Commission and the Town are both most grateful. 

Current Members: 

Dave MacDonald (term ends 2021) 

John Reynolds (term ends 2022) 

Carl Luck (term ends 2022)

Brett Ramsden (term ends 2023) 

Michael Deveikis (term ends 2023) 

Sewer Office:

The office is located at the DPW Building, 520 Chase Rd. and can be reached by calling 978-582-4160. Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm. 

Rob Oliva - DPW Director-  (978-582-4160 ext. 0) - Field issues                                                                                                                                                       
Barb Lefebvre - Business Manager- (978-582-4160 ext. 8) - Office issues

The Business office is located at the DPW building at 520 Chase Road.  However, Sewer invoice payments should be sent to PO Box 135, Lunenburg 01462, or brought to the Collector's Office on the first floor of Town Hall at 17 Main St., Lunenburg.

At the office, we can help you with:

Billing issues

Sewer connections permits

Drain layers licenses

Grease trap permit information

Irrigation/deduct meter information

Tie cards

Connection Inspections

Trench and Road opening permits

Sewer Extension requests

Lawn Watering and Pool Fill One-time adjustments  

Take a look through the website, and if there is more information that we can provide, please don't hesitate to call or email with your suggestions.