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Barnstable County Offices are closed to the public.The Registry of Deeds is open for electronic and mailing recordings only.

Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2020 @ 11:07 am

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The mission of Barnstable County is to promote and sustain a pro-active open government that enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Barnstable County.

Upcoming Meetings

Aug
12
Wed
10:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners Regular Meeting @ Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
*Note: The meeting will be held through remote participation by the Board of Regional Commissioners pursuant to Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker’s Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law on March 12, 2020.[...]
Aug
19
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Sep
2
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Sep 2 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Sep
16
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Oct
7
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Oct
21
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Nov
4
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Nov 4 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]

Public Health Notices

State public health officials announce season’s first EEE positive mosquito sample

State public health officials announce season’s first EEE positive mosquito sample

News Release – Massachusetts Department of Public Health Residents urged to start using bug spray to avoid getting bitten BOSTON (July 3, 2020) –  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year. The presence of […]

Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Highlights Ongoing Planning for COVID-19 Testing on Cape Cod this Summer

Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Highlights Ongoing Planning for COVID-19 Testing on Cape Cod this Summer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Frank Schulze, Communications Director June 18, 2020 Frank.Schulze@masenate.gov (CAPE COD) Today, the Cape Cod Reopening Task Force and regional health partners announced plans to increase access to testing on Cape Cod this summer to detect and contain the novel coronavirus. In a morning press availability, Cape Cod Healthcare CEO Mike Lauf, […]

Latest Coronavirus Updates & Information

Latest Coronavirus Updates & Information

By on March 12, 2020 in Public Health Notices

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor and respond to COVID-19 in our community.

Proposed Budget FY21

COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Do you have a question related to COVID-19 or the 4-Phased Reopening Approach?

Recent News

Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell Talks About the Recent Surge in Plastics on WCAI

Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell Talks About the Recent Surge in Plastics on WCAI

By on August 11, 2020 in Recent News

Listen to this 2-part series featuring Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell. During COVID-19, the surge of plastics cannot be ignored; most notably PPE, which is not recyclable. Household materials like, PPE, bulky waste, packaging from food and deliveries, as well as organic yard waste have increased about 20% since March of 2020. The […]

TOMORROW 8/12 Early Education and Childcare Virtual Town Hall

TOMORROW 8/12 Early Education and Childcare Virtual Town Hall

By on August 11, 2020 in Recent News

The development and care of our children is a critical issue facing Cape Cod and the islands. Parents are finding challenges as new regulations have limited capacity or prompted centers to shutter completely. Join a panel including the Commissioner of the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC), Senator Julian Cyr, Representative Sarah Peake, providers […]

August is Water Quality Month

August is Water Quality Month

By on August 8, 2020 in Recent News

At Barnstable County, there are several programs across our departments working hard to protect Cape Cod’s water.  Water Quality Month reminds us to look at what the County and other organizations are doing in our community doing to protect it. This month, Barnstable County’s Groundwater Guardians and Barnstable County Water Utilities makes its Virtual Water […]

Real Estate Sales Volume has Jumped in July 2020

Real Estate Sales Volume has Jumped in July 2020

By on August 7, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

  REPORT OF BARNSTABLE COUNTY REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY  FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2020 SALES VOLUME JUMPS, VALUE RISES! Barnstable County Register of Deeds, John F. Meade, reports that the volume of real estate sales in July 2020 was up 42.6% from July 2019 volume and the total value of sales was up 68.4% from […]

August 7, 2020: Governor Baker’s COVID-19 Update: New Measures on Enforcing Public Health Orders

August 7, 2020: Governor Baker’s COVID-19 Update: New Measures on Enforcing Public Health Orders

By on August 7, 2020 in Recent News

Following a careful review of public health data and working with health officials, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito made an announcement today regarding updates aimed at reducing further COVID transmission and maintaining the progress Massachusetts has made thus far. The state is creating an interagency COVID-19 Enforcement and Intervention Team to provide coordinated, targeted […]

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Effective August 1, 2020 - Updated Travel Advisory to Massachusetts
Governor Charlie Baker announced that effective August 1st,  all travelers entering the Commonwealth, including both out of state residents and Massachusetts residents returning home, will be required to comply with a new travel order. The travel order and other information is available at www.mass.gov/MAtraveler

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