City of

Gardner

Massachusetts
www.gardner-ma.gov
95 Pleasant St. Gardner, MA 01440
rstephano@gardner-ma.gov
Phone: 978-632-1900

Mayor:

Michael Nicholson

Municipal Election:

November 7, 2023
Nov., 1st Tuesday following 1st Monday (odd years)

City Council:

Craig Cormier
Ronald Cormier
Aleksander Dernalowicz
Karen Hardern
Dana Heath
Carolyn Kamuda
Elizabeth J. Kazinskas
Judy Mack
Paul Tassone
David Thibault-Munoz
George Tyros

Demographics

Population21,287
Population Density964
Registered Voters13,347
Income Per Capita$22,070
EQV Per Capita$69,619
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate56.9%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$200,300
Median Gross Rent$915
Total Households8,841
Average Household Size2.25

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$18.59
Commercial Tax Rate$18.59
Average Tax Bill$4,423
Total Expenditures$53,279,031
Total Tax Levy$30,048,336
State Aid$27,399,243
Local Receipts$5,492,319
City Hall of Gardner

City Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Once known as “The Chair City,” Gardner has produced furniture used the world over. Today, our industry is more diverse, but our people embody the same legacy of ingenuity and resilience as generations past.

Governance

Form of GovernmentMayor – Council
Incorporation Date1785
Chief Municipal OfficialMayor
Legislative BodyCity Council
Size of Council11
Length of Mayoral Term (years)2

Geography

CountyWorcester
Area22.1 mi2
Public Roads118.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMontachusett Regional Planning Commission

Representation

U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

Peter J. Durant

Mass. House

Jonathan Zlotnik
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