The Accounting Department is responsible for the accurate reporting of all financial transactions pertaining to this municipality. This office prepares its general-purpose financial statements using accounting principles that are in conformity with the Uniform Municipal Accounting System promulgated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Revenue.
The Board of Assessors in conjunction with the Department of Assessment is responsible for maintaining a list and description of every parcel of real property within the confines of the City. It is the job of the Board of Assessors and the Department to place a valuation on all real estate and personal property items (business equipment) within the City.
The City Clerk is the City’s chief election officer and head of the City's Department of Records, which includes City archives and vital records, and custodian of the city seal. The City Clerk administers the oath of office to City officials and performs all the duties of a municipal clerk as authorized under Massachusetts General Laws.
The Conservation Department is a division of the Methuen Department of Economic and Community Development. The Conservation Commission has the responsibility of protecting the interests of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Chapter 131, s40 and the Methuen Wetlands Protection Ordinance, Chapter 12, M.C.M.
Economic & Community Development
Promoting economic development, fostering and monitoring neighborhood development, and improving the overall quality of life in Methuen continue to be the primary objectives of the Methuen Department of Economic and Community Development.
The mission of the Methuen Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants of the City of Methuen and all those who work, visit, or pass through it.
Methuen's Family Fun Spot for Swimming, Fishing, and Recreation.
The mission of the Board of Health is to educate, promote, improve, and protect the health and well being of all Methuen residents, including family pets and domestic animals. The Board of Health also contributes to building a healthy community in a clean environment.
The mission of the Human Resources Department is to provide the citizens of Methuen with a competent municipal workforce that is well trained and reinforces the effective operation of the City.
The mission of the Department of Inspectional Services is to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the city's residents and visitors through the enforcement of State and local laws, bylaws, and regulations.
Office of The Mayor
Learn about the duties and status of the Mayor's Office.
The City of Methuen's Police Department and its officers work hard to serve and protect the community. Here you can find helpful information about their initiatives, divisions, and more.
The Department of Public Works consists of nine divisions: Management, Engineering, Building Maintenance, Environmental Management, Equipment Maintenance, Highway, Water Distribution, Water Maintenance, and Sewer Maintenance. The Methuen Transfer Station/Landfill is located on Huntington Avenue.
Welcome to the City of Methuen Purchasing Department where we list links to City Bids, Request for Proposals, Quote Requests, etc. as they are available.
The Recreation Department is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive recreation program for the residents of Methuen.
Recycling & Trash Services
Review details and information about recycling.
Welcome to Methuen Public Schools! Our school system lies in the heart of the Merrimack Valley in northeast Massachusetts.
The Methuen Department of Elder Affairs/Council on Aging provides programs, services and activities for Methuen's 9000+ senior population.
The responsibilities and duties of the City Solicitor include the following: Provide legal advice for the local government in general; represent and defend the community in claims and litigation and more.
Treasurer / Collector
The Office of the Treasurer/Tax Collector is responsible for all cash management activities of the City of Methuen, including collection of all taxes, investment of all City funds and disbursement of all accounts payable and payroll funds.
Nearly 5,000 veterans reside in Methuen, 500 of whom are disabled.
The City of Methuen Water Department is a division of the Department of Public Works. The Water Department services, inspects, repairs, and replaces all of the city's fire hydrants and valves.