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Lynn City Hall and Memorial Auditorium
3 City Hall Square
Lynn, Massachusetts 01901
(781) 598-4000

Lynn City Hall remains closed to the public due to COVID-19. Please refer below to our list of Essential Services provided remotely.

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CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
VISIT OUR COVID-19 RESOURCES PAGE!
What Businesses Can Expect In Phase 1
(Starts May 18, 2020)
Reopening Massachusetts - Guidance and Strategies
May 18th, 2020
Boat Ramps, Marinas and Yacht Club Order (May 11, 2020) - ENGLISH - SPANISH
Extending Curfew and Social Behavior and Essential Services Orders (Updated/May 18th) - ENGLISH - SPANISH
Lynn Essential Services Order - ENGLISH - SPANISH
Lynn Curfew and Social Behavior Order - ENGLISH - SPANISH
Lynn Construction Order - ENGLISH - SPANISH


Housing Lynn Online Open House - May 22 - June 8
mapc.ma/housing-lynn-ooh

Weigh in on a proposed vision for the future of Lynn's housing, goals to address housing challenges identified by the public, and potential strategies to achieve inclusive growth.

100% Online. Take 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Available in English and Spanish; look for the button on the top right of the webpage for language options.

Lynn and Swampscott Announce Cancellation of the Annual July 3rd Fireworks Display

In light of the unprecedented times we are experiencing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Lynn Mayor Thomas McGee and Swampscott Town Manager Sean Fitzgerald have jointly made the difficult decision to cancel the traditional 3rd of July Fireworks and parade.

Read the full text of this release here in English and Spanish

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City of Lynn COVID-19 Update: May 26, 2020

The Lynn Public Health Department has confirmed that as of today, the number of active, confirmed positive COVID-19 cases is 1,974 with 15 new cases today. 1,243 Lynn residents have recovered and 86 have died. The total number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Lynn since March 21, 2020, including those who have died and recovered, is 3,303.

We will continue to provide regular updates on COVID-19 through the City website (www.lynnma.gov), social media, and the Smart 911 emergency notification system (sign up at www.smart911.com).

Actualización de COVID-19 de la ciudad de Lynn del 26 de mayo de 2020. 

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Lynn ha confirmado que a partir de hoy, el número de casos activos, confirmados positivos de COVID-19 es 1,974 con 15 casos nuevos hoy. 1,243 residentes de Lynn se han recuperado y 86 se han muerto. El número total de casos positivos confirmados de COVID-19 en Lynn desde el 21 de marzo de 2020, incluyendo los que murieron y se recuperaron, es 3,303.

Continuaremos brindando actualizaciones periódicas sobre COVID-19 a través del sitio web de la Ciudad (www.lynnma.gov), las redes sociales y el sistema de notificación de emergencia Smart 911 (regístrese en www.smart911.com).

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City Hall Essential Service Provided By Department: April 10, 2020- 2 PM

Lynn City Hall remains closed to the public due to COVID-19. Please see the list of essential services that are being provided remotely by the following departments.

City Clerk:
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The City Clerk’s Office is available by phone during normal Business hours to answer questions and process requests.  Our office is taking/processing requests for birth, death,marriage certificates  and mailing them out the same day.  
- Many of the  licenses and permits issued by the Clerk’s office require prior approval from Inspectional Services and /or the City Council. In those cases we will process once they have been completed the approval process.
- Residents can reach us at (781) 586-6742 or email us: jrowe@lynnma.gov

Veteran’s:
The Veteran’s office continues to provide the following:
- Financial assistance to veterans and their families, known as Ch 115 
- Assistance with VA Claims
- Assistance navigating VA Health Care
Anyone calling Veterans Services can be assured to reach a person at (781) 586-6911 or by emailing us.

DPW:
The Lynn Public Works office is currently closed  to the public and the staff is working remotely.The Department continues to provide the following essential services:
- Maintenance of City emergency vehicles and equipment,
- Burials at Pine Grove Cemetery
- Trash removal from the City’s parks
- Street sweeping service on a limited basis.
- Trash and recycling complaints are being handled remotely, the best way to notify us of issues is through the “Report Trash/Recycle Issue” link on the DPW portion of the City website.
- Missed Trash Pickups - (781) 477-7099
-Solid Waste Collection payments can only be made by check/money order at the present time due to the office being closed. There is presently no online option.  You can make them payable to the City of Lynn.  Mail them to the Collector’s Office, 3 City Hall, Square, Lynn, MA 01901.  There are also mailbox drop off locations at City Hall (Johnson Street side) or the DPW, 250 Commercial Street, Lynn, MA01905.  Please make sure to include bill number on your check or enclose the coupon with payment. 

Residents can reach us at (781) 268-8000 or if an issue is of an urgent nature, email the Commissioner.

ISD:
The inspectional services inspectional division is working remotely to process all permits and licenses. Individuals may submit all permits and applications either electronically in pdf form to ISDonline@lynnma.gov, US mail, or at the drop box located in the City Hall Johnson street lot.

Permits will be reviewed and if applicable approved, if further information is required you will receive a call or email requesting follow up information. Once processed, permits will be either emailed or sent via US mail to the applicant. Payment for permits will be in the form of a check or a credit card. If you choose to use a credit card you will be contacted during normal business hours by a clerk to process the payment over the telephone.

Inspections are being performed in the field where required, or remotely through facetime or submission of pictures to the inspector.  To request an inspection, residents can call City Hall at 781-598-4000 or 781-586-6827. An inspector will contact you to schedule the inspection and the means of the inspection.

General complaints can be sent in via telephone, emailed to ISDonline@lynnma.gov or via US mail.  An inspector will be assigned to the complaint and depending on its nature, an appointment may be scheduled via facetime, pictures or in person. Only emergency complaints will be responded to in person.

Applications to the Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board are being accepted as well through a PDF email to us: ISDonline@lynnma.gov, US mail or the drop box at City Hall.

To Schedule an Electrical Inspection, please call Shaun Smith at (617) 706-6514.

To Schedule a Plumbing/Gas Inspection, please call Richard Connick at (978) 995-0786.

Assessor’s:
While there may be a small delay in services, all essential services are being provided by the Assessor’s Office except for the following:
- Ownership/Sales Updates: Last updated 3/13/2020.
- Interior Inspections

If residents need to contact the Assessor’s office with an urgent matter, please email us: cgaeta@lynnma.gov or call (781) 586-6700 and leave a detailed voicemail. All calls and emails will be returned within one business day.
- Motor Vehicle Excise Abatements: Please mail or email all relevant documents to qualify for abatement.
- The deadline for personal exemptions has been extended to June 1, 2020.

Purchasing:
The Purchasing Department is answering all phone calls and returning any voicemails and emails received every day. All emails to any staff member are being forwarded to Tim Leonard, Purchasing Agent.  He will address each email accordingly. You can reach the Purchasing Agent for all essential service requests by calling (781) 586-6893 or emailing us: tleonard@lynnma.gov

Comptroller’s:
The Comptroller’s office will continue to provide essential office services including:
- Paying bills to vendors
- Assisting Departments with payroll related inquires
- Addressing outside Auditor inquires
- Returning calls and inquires received from emails and or voicemails accordingly.
You can contact the Comptroller’s Office by calling (781) 586-6919  or emailing us:  sspencer@lynnma.gov

Treasurer/Collector:
- Treasurer/Collector is answering all phone calls and returning any voicemails and emails received ASAP every day. If you cannot reach someone immediately, please leave as detailed of a voicemail and someone will get back to you.
- Treasurer’s Office staff are checking emails remotely daily.
- Assistant Collector is checking emails and processing any online payments remotely.
- Collector’s Office is running a skeleton crew half days, 4 days per week to process any Real Estate Tax, Excise Tax, and Trash Fee payments received via the mail and the Johnson Street Parking Lot Drop Box.
You can reach the Treasurer/Collector for all essential service requests by calling (781) 586-6908 or emailing us.

Retirement:
The Retirement office has been providing services as requested and will come into the office as needed to process the retirees' pension payroll, print checks, and generate bank files. If you need to contact the Retirement office for an essential service you can email us: lynnret@gmail.com or call (781) 586-6897.

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
The City of Lynn Receives $2 Million in CARES Act Funding - DETAILS HERE
Summer Youth Jobs Update: Please be advised that due to the Covid 19 pandemic, we will not be posting or accepting 2020 Summer Youth Job applications until further notice. Please continue to check this website for updates.
Saturday Leaf and Yards Waste Compound - Closed Until Further Notice
READ AN ONLINE BOOK THROUGHT THE LYNN PUBLIC LIBRARY ! Visit NobleNet For More!
SPRING TEEN FRIDAY PM DROPIN CENTER - POSTPONED Exact Date To Be Announced
ONGOING NOTICES, NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
RECYCLING FINES - Click Here To Pay Your Recycling Fine Online
PURPLE OVERFLOW TRASH BAGS - Purple overflow trash bags are now available at the Lynn Department of Public Works, 250 Commercial Street. More information and locations are available on our Trash and Recycling webpage.
PUBLIC RECORD REQUEST - Visit Our Public Records Request And Guideline Pages
SENIOR AND MISC. TRASH ABATEMENT - Download The Abatement Form
RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY FIRE - Click Here For Information And Resources
PAST NOTICES - See Our Community Notices Page For Past Postings
OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS LYNN AUDITORIUM CURRENT SHOW SCHEDULE

Visit Our Website For Show Details or Here For Tickets!

Anavitoria | Postponed
The Beach Boys | Cancelled
Salman Khan | Postponed
Christopher Cross | Postponed
Marisela and Torres| Postponed
Ultimate Queen Celebration | June 06, 2020
Miel San Marcos | June 19, 2020
Happy Together Tour 2020 | June 21, 2020
Tiny Meat Gang | August 22, 2020
Thomas Andres & Sandra | August 23, 2020
Jesus Adrian Romero | September 19, 2020
Baby Shark Live ! | September 25, 2020
The NYC Bee Gees | October 3, 2020
Ultimate 70's Tour | October 29, 2020
Chevy Chase - Vacation | December 17, 2020
Irish Tenors w/Mairead Nesbitt | December 20, 2020
Brian Culbertson | April 15, 2021
Golden Boys ! | April 24, 2021
Boston Gay Men's Chorus | May 23, 2021
El Aguila Descalza | June 12, 2021



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