Boards and Commissions




If you are interested in serving on a city board or commission please forward a resume and cover letter to Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Peabody City Hall, 24 Lowell Street, Peabody, Massachusetts 01960.

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Board of Appeals

Board of Assessors

The Board of Assessors annually assesses taxes to cover the cost of running the City, along with the State appropriations assessed to the City.

Susan Antonellis, City Assessor

78 Newfields Rd Exeter, NH 03833


Leslie George

4D Hart Way Salem, MA 01970


Brian Barrett

53 Emerson Ave Peabody, MA 01960



Board of Health

The Board of Health oversees the Peabody Health Department in promoting the health and well being of Peabody citizens and visitors through the provision of school health services, public immunization clinics, communicable disease follow-up, health education, and the permitting and inspection of facilities.

Bernard Horowitz, Chair

17 Albert Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Thomas J. Durkin III

19 Surrey Ln Peabody, MA 01960


Dr. Leigh Ann Mansberger

20 Moody Ln W. Newbury, MA 01985



Board of Registrars

The Board of Registrars is in charge of the yearly census, jury list and a continuous update of current voter list for all elections.

Joel Brenner, CPIM

5 Alexandra St Peabody, MA 01960


Judith Blodgett

18 Princeton St Peabody, MA 01960


Audrey Gordon

17 Pine St Peabody, MA 01960


Timothy Spanos, City Clerk

7 Highland Park Peabody, MA 01960



Cable Commission

Peabody CATV Complaint Form (with Instructions)
The purpose of the Cable Commission is to review, oversee and discuss the operation of and complaints against cable television service in Peabody.

Melissa Comak, Chair

17 Emily Ln Peabody, MA 01960


Thomas Pappas, Vice Chair

173 Winona St Peabody, MA 01960


Kevin Donovan

151R Lowell St Peabody, MA 01960


Mick Loescher

10 Columbus Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Jon Swanson

9 Welcome St Peabody, MA 01960


David Titelbaum

112 Lowell St #2 Peabody, MA 01960


Daniel Loring

32 Linden Rd Peabody, MA 01960



Cemetery Commission

Stan Smith, Jr.

2 Marion Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Arthur Holden, Jr.

19 Tara Rd Peabody, MA 01960



Community Development Authority

The purpose of the Community Development Authority is to engage in urban renewal and community development plans, to enforce restriction and controls of approved urban renewal or community development plans, and the finance business expansion.

Brian Vinagro, CFP

44 Murdock Dr Peabody, MA 01960


William Woods

1 Briarwood Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Barry Feinstein, Esq.

100 Lowell St Peabody, MA 01960


Gary Bua

36 Emily Ln Peabody, MA 01960


Curt Bellavance

12 Mary Rose Way Peabody, MA 01960



Commission on Disability

Anthony Porcello

16 Crowninshield Ave #21 Peabody, MA 01960


Erica Barrett

16 Cedar Grove Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Kayla Bentas

11 Lenox Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Thomas Gould

9 Abington Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Alan Frost

14 Tammie Ln Peabody, MA 01960


Karen Cahill

7 Norfolk Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Beth Brennan-O’Donnell

12 Ethel Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Daniel Terenzoni

35 MacArthur Cir Peabody, MA 01960


Thomas Muxie

5 Forest St Peabody, MA 01960



Community Preservation Committee

(Alt/Gen) Jeff Shamse

30 Dexter St Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt/Plan) Corrine Pramas

16 Charles St Peabody, MA 01960


Darren Kelly

746R Lowell S Peabody, MA 01960


Andrew Metropolis

9 Dane St Peabody, MA 01960


Michael Schulze

1 Fairmount Rd Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Richard St. Pierre

25 Lynnfield St Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt/H.A.) Ted Neary

54 Linden Rd Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt/Gen) Deborah Ryan

13 Olsen Rd Peabody, MA 01960



Conservation Commission

Michael Rizzo, Chair

40 Samoset Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Bruce Comak, Vice Chair

8 Benevento Cir Peabody, MA 01960


Melissa Feld, Secretary

49 Warren St Peabody, MA 01960


Bryan Howcroft

8 Crowninshield St Peabody, MA 01960


Stewart Lazares

2 Upham St Peabody, MA 01960


Joseph Walsh

174 Lowell St Peabody, MA 01960


Craig Welton

19 Bartholomew St Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Travis Wojcik

20 Margin St Apt #20 Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Gerry Kruczkowski

22A Colonial Rd Peabody, MA 01960



Council on Aging

The Council on Aging assesses the needs and provides the services for residents age 60 and older.

Leona Kaplan

17 Country Club Ln Middleton, MA 01949


Natalie Maga

3 Highland Pk Peabody, MA 01960


Joseph Mendonca

5 Cortland St Peabody, MA 01960


Catherine Morocco

103 Lowell St Peabody, MA 01960


John Murtagh

9 Newton Dr Peabody, MA 01960


Dorothy Wallman

303 Brooksby Village Dr #710 Peabody, MA 01960


Cookie Melanson

31 Wiseman Dr Peabody, MA 01960


Loretta Tenaglia

101 Brooksby Village Dr Peabody, MA 01960


Arthur Doyle

8 St. Ann’s Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Jacqueline Torigian

82 Fairview Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Andrew Metropolis

9 Dane St Peabody, MA 01960


Linda Mendonca

5 Cortland St Peabody, MA 01960



Cultural Council

The Cultural Council works with the Massachusetts Cultural Council to allocate grant monies to projects pertaining to the arts, science, and humanities that benefit the citizens of Peabody.

Ann J. Blazewicz

46 Clement Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Catherine Geomelos

3 Jayne Cir Peabody, MA 01960


Kelly Lomasney

13 Raymond Cir Peabody, MA 01960


Dwight Flewelling

18 May St Peabody, MA 01960


Michelle Flewelling

18 May St Peabody, MA 01960


Kelly Bloom

36 Catherine Dr Peabody, MA 01960


Janis Survilas

91 Fairview Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Julie Murphy

5 Herbert Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Lisa Green

5 Johnson Ave Peabody, MA 01960



Historical Commission

The Historical Commission works to preserve, protect, and develop public awareness of Peabody's historical assets.

Gerald Bellew

88 Washington St Peabody, MA 01960


Vera Burke

41 Fairview Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Francis Hardy

1 Danforth St Peabody, MA 01960


David Cronin

20 Livingston Dr Peabody, MA 01960


Vincent Raponi

36 Linden Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Lola Busta

44 Pulaski St Peabody, MA 01960


Andrew Metropolis

9 Dane St Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Deborah Eskanazi

1 Sheffield Dr Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Cheryl Millard

148C Shore Dr Peabody, MA 01960



Housing Authority

Michael O’Brien

6 Cider Mill Rd Peabody, MA 01960


James O’Brien

24 Cottage St Peabody, MA 01960


Loretta Tenaglia

101 Brooksby Village Dr Peabody, MA 01960


Minas Dakos

1 Keys Drive Unit 7 Peabody, MA 01960


Bertha Germano

26 Aborn St Peabody, MA 01960



Licensing Board

Information
Licensing Board (978) 538-5717 The Licensing Board administers the processing, overseeing and renewing the licenses of Peabody establishments of different categories. The Licensing Board also acts to prevent infractions of the law and to insure the licensees do not exceed the limits of their licenses.

Minas Dakos, Chair
Fred Murtagh

5 Colonial Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Deborah Baglio, Esq.

5 Gaywood Cir Peabody, MA 01960



Park Commission

The Park Commission is a policy making and advisory board that oversees the maintenance and management of Peabody's park lands and recreation programs.

Joy Wallace

14 Carell Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Daniel Collins

2 Brassie Way Peabody, MA 01960


Ron Sheehan

721 Lowell St Peabody, MA 01960


Neal Price

2 Bailey Terr Peabody, MA 01960


Ed Wodarski

64 Aberdeen Ave Peabody, MA 01960




Planning Board

2018 Planning Board Meeting Dates
Rules and Regulations Governing the Subdivision of Land

The Peabody Planning Board oversees the Rules and Regulations Governing the subdivision of land in Peabody.

These rules and regulations were adopted under the Subdivision Control Law, MGL Ch. 41, Section 81-K through 81-GG inclusive. The subdivision regulations were adopted for the purpose of protecting the safety, convenience and welfare of the residents of the City of Peabody by "regulating the laying out and constructions of ways in subdivisions providing access to the several lots therein, but which have not become public ways, and ensuring sanitary conditions in subdivisions and in proper cases, parks and open areas."

The Planning Board acts on project proposals with due regard for the provision of:
-adequate access to all of the lots in a subdivision by ways that will be safe and convenient for travel
-for lessening congestion in such ways and in the adjacent public ways
-for reducing danger of life and limb in the operation of motor vehicles
-for securing safety in case of fire, flood, panic and other emergencies
-for insuring compliance with the applicable Zoning ordinance
-for securing adequate provision for water, sewerage, drainage, underground utility services, fire, police and other similar municipal equipment, and street lighting
-and for coordinating the ways in a subdivision with each other and with the public ways in the City and with the ways in neighboring subdivisions

The Planning Board is also part of the review process, through public hearing, for any changes to the Peabody Zoning Ordinance.

Thomas Bettencourt, Chair

26 Hingston St Peabody, MA 01960


John Ford, Vice Chair

216 Lowell St Peabody, MA 01960


Atty. Peter Arvanites, Secretary

9 Randall Rd Peabody, MA 01960


John Franciose

22 Dustin St Peabody, MA 01960


Joseph Gagnon

20 Leblanc Dr Peabody, MA 01960


Roy Simoes

17 Leblanc Dr Peabody, MA 01960


Atty. Diane Cooper

27 Dublin Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Dr. Judith Otto

82 Franklin St Peabody, MA 01960


Dennis Feld

192 Lowell St Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Matthew Genzale

3 Julie Cir Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Christine Mizioch

35 Lenox Rd Peabody, MA 01960



Rent Control Board

The Peabody Rent Control Board is made up of (1) park owner or designee and (4) residents of the city, one of whom is a tenant of a mobile home park and three (3) representing the public interest, none of whom are tenants or owners. The Peabody Rent Control Board establishes and adopts the maximum rents that may be charged for mobile home park accommodations, grants or denies certificates of eviction, and promulgates regulations. The Peabody Rent Control Board meets once a month usually on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Peabody Municipal Light Plant Auditorium.


Paul Ricci

22 Bristol Rd Peabody, MA 01960


Frank Cole (Owner’s Rep.)

25 Stonewood Ln Peabody, MA 01960


Lisa Bingel-Ferri (Tenant’s Rep.)

286 Newbury St #73 Peabody, MA 01960


Mark Boe

247 Lynn St Peabody, MA 01960


Ted Neary

54 Linden Rd Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Peter Bakula

278 Newbury St #51 Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Jason Panos

30 Reed Rd Peabody, MA 01960



Sign Review Board

The Sign Review Board is responsible for approving all signage in the City of Peabody.

Zoning Board of Appeals

Zoning Board of Appeals 2018 Meeting Dates
Under Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A, Zoning Ordinances or by-laws shall provide for a zoning board of appeals (ZBA). The ZBA provides for the ability to apply for a variance or other relief from the Zoning Ordinance. An applicant may file for a variance or an appeal from an administrative decision.

The ZBA is also the reviewing and permit granting authority for comprehensive permits filed under the Anti-Snob Zoning Act (Chapter 774 of the Acts of 1969), Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40B, sections 20-23. The purpose of that act is to facilitate the development of affordable housing in Massachusetts.

Frances Gallugi

582 Lowell St Peabody, MA 01960


Barry Osborne

3 Calas Cir Peabody, MA 01960


Daniel Sencabaugh

5 Briarwood Ave Peabody, MA 01960


Stephen M. Zolotas

10 Mansfield St Peabody, MA 01960


Kevin McHugh

4102 Woodbridge Rd Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Andrew Arnotis

13 Louis Rd Peabody, MA 01960


(Alt) Atty. Julie Picardi

22 Benevento Cir Peabody, MA 01960



Current positions available

Conservation Commission
Cable Television Commission