The Town benefits from the hard work of the following boards and committees:

  • Board of Appeals
  • Board of Assessment Review
  • Historic Preservation Commission
  • Personnel Appeals Board
  • Planning Board
  • Recreation Committee
  • Lura E. Hoit Memorial Pool Board of Trustees
  • Edythe L. Dyer Community Library Board of Trustees
  • Environmental Trust Committee


The Town is regularly seeking applicants to fill vacancies on these Boards, Committees and Commissions.  Citizens interested in being considered for one (or more!) of these posts can complete an application, available below.  Or, if you’re interested in learning more about any of these openings, and what is involved with being part of Hampden’s formal governmental structure, you are invited to contact the Town Clerk, Town Manager, or any member of the Town Council.

You may contact Town Clerk Gayle Decker at 862-3034 or