Cemetery Commission


Ian Hodgdon, (413) 772-1528, ext. 6102          


14 Court Square, Room 208, Greenfield, MA 01301


No meetings currently scheduled.


3 of 3 seats. 3 years each seat.

  • Jeffrey Hampton. December, 2022.
  • Ian Hodgdon. June, 2023.
  • Erin Bohannon. June, 2024.
Adopted to the Code of the Town of Greenfield-Town Council vote July 16, 2014
Cemetery Commission
Authority:               Chapter 114, Massachusetts General Laws
                                Chapter 41, Section 21, Massachusetts General Laws
                                Section 6-1 (b) Greenfield Town Charter
§ 34-39. Cemetery Commission
  1. In accordance with Chapter 41, Section 21 of the Massachusetts General Laws (M.G.L.) and Section 6-1 (b) of the Greenfield Charter, there is hereby created a Board of Cemetery Commissioners under the supervision and control of the Mayor for the purpose of maintaining the public cemeteries in the Town and it shall with the approval of the Mayor appoint such employees as are necessary, utilize Department of Public Works department employees, or contract for such services to ensure the proper maintenance of such cemeteries.
  2. The Board shall consist of three (3) members, one (1) of whom shall be the Chairman and one (1) of whom shall be the Clerk.
  3. The Board shall maintain all plans and records necessary for the proper administration and maintenance of the public cemeteries and shall coordinate with the Town Clerk, Town Treasurer, and the Department of Public Works as delineated in Chapter 114, M.G.L.
  4. The Board shall annually make a written report of its official acts; of the condition of such cemeteries, and render an account of its receipts, expenditures, and of the funds subject to its order.
  5. The Board is authorized to make such rules and regulations as it deems necessary consistent with laws, for the proper administration of the cemeteries.
  6. The Board is hereby authorized to take whatever additional action may be necessary for the maintenance, improvement, or expansion of a cemetery with the approval of the Mayor and the Town Council as required by law.
Calendar of Events
Tue, Jan 31, 2023, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St. Greenfield, MA 01301
Wed, Feb 1, 2023, 12:00 pm