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The Americans with Disabilities Act is a Federal law that was adopted in 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that, in certain circumstances, prohibits discrimination based on disability.
 
Taunton Municipal Airport serves the aviation needs of southeastern Massachusetts. Providing a safe and efficient airport, the Airport Commission has completed several improvement projects with the assistance of federal and state funding.
 
 
 
Also refered to as the I.T. Dept. (Information Technology) or COMPUTER DEPT.
Build Safe Buildings-Care for City Buildings / Administer and Enforce Zoning
 
 
The Department of Human Services/Taunton Council on Aging is a comprehensive program of activities designed to satisfy the physical, social, economic, recreational and psychological needs of the citizens of Taunton
OECD provides assistance to low/moderate individuals and businesses that are looking to expand and relocate to Taunton.
The Taunton Emergency Management Agency is the city agency responsible for coordinating federal, state, local, volunteer, and private resources during emergencies and disasters in the City of Taunton. The Taunton Emergency Management Agency develops plans for effective response to all hazards, disasters or threats; trains emergency personnel and volunteers to protect the public; provides information to city residents; and assists individuals, families, and businesses to mitigate against, prepare for, and respond to and recover from emergencies, both natural and manmade.
The Engineering Division provides technical and engineering assistance to various City departments and offers technical guidance to residents of the City.  The division is also responsible for reviewing all plans for infrastructure improvements as well as subdivision, private development and individual residential construction projects.
 
 
 
The Human Resources Department was created by City Ordinance in 2004. It
is the primary contact for individuals seeking regular employment with all
City Departments
The Department of Human Services/Taunton Council on Aging is a comprehensive program of activities designed to satisfy the physical, social, economic, recreational and psychological needs of the citizens of Taunton
Provides exceptional legal services to the City, its elected and appointed officials, boards, agecies and departments and further the city's policy and public objectives through aggressive, effective legal reperesentation.
 
 
 
 
 
The Parks, Cemeteries & Public Grounds Department was established by City Ordinance in June, 2004. This ordinance resulted in the merger of three departments to include Parks & Recreation, Cemetery and Conservation Facility Maintenance as one department under the jurisdiction of a Commissioner of Public Grounds and a seven member board.
The Planning and Conservation Department is the contact point for the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Conservation Commission, Site Plan Review, General Zoning Administration, and the ADA Coordinator.
 
 
 
The Recreation Division is committed to offering quality year round recreational programs for all residents of the city to include the “Summer Festival Program” Special Events, Kiddies Day and Christmas Parade.
 
 
 
 
Yearly Certification of Fuel Dispensors
 
 
 
 
The Collector's Office is responsible for the efficient and timely billing and collection of all monies due the City
 
A one stop agency offering help with all types of veterans' issues, VA, state, local, housing, VA medical, SHINE, etc.
 
When the full purpose of the Department has been carried out, and necessary improvements have been made, The City of Taunton will have a water supply ample in quantity for many years and not inferior in quality to that of any city in the Commonwealth