Somerville Licensing Commission Seeks One Resident to Fill Vacancy for Three-Year Term

The City of Somerville’s Licensing Commission is seeking one Somerville resident to fill a vacancy on the three-member board. Commissioners serve three-year terms and earn a stipend of $3,600 per year. Meetings are held monthly, typically Monday evenings at 6 p.m.

The Somerville Licensing Commission is charged with issuing various types of licenses within the city, including alcohol, marijuana, common victualer (restaurant), innholder, and entertainment licenses, and adopting and enforcing rules and regulations pertaining to those licenses as determined by the Commission’s policies, City ordinances, and state law. The Commission also determines the annual fees for licenses and the hours of operation for licensed establishments, and it acts on complaints received relative to alleged violations.

Interested residents should submit a brief statement of interest and a resume to the City Clerk’s Office by email to or by mail to Attn: City Clerk, Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143. Applications must be received no later than Monday, July 19, at 4:30 p.m.

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Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings should contact Nancy Bacci in advance at 617-625-6600 x2250 or

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