Town of


32 Main St. Lee, MA 01238
Phone: 413-243-5500

Town Administrator:

Christopher Brittain

Select Board:

Gordon Bailey
Robert Jones
Sean Regnier

Annual Town Meeting:

May 11, 2023
May, 2nd Thursday

Municipal Election:

May 15, 2023
May, Monday following Annual Meeting


Population Density221
Registered Voters4,541
Income Per Capita$33,286
EQV Per Capita$179,640
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate76.3%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$280,300
Median Gross Rent$1,064
Total Households2,306
Average Household Size2.42

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.65
Commercial Tax Rate$13.65
Average Tax Bill$3,959
Total Expenditures$20,526,229
Total Tax Levy$14,614,258
State Aid$4,451,835
Local Receipts$3,365,621
CPA Year Enacted2020
CPA Surcharge1.5%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential, first $100,000 - commercial
Town Hall of Lee

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Centrally located in Berkshire County, Lee is located in one of the most scenic and culturally vibrant areas of the state. Every season brings thousands of tourists for scenery, the arts and activities. Occupying land that was originally territory of the Mahican Indians, Lee was incorporated in 1777 from parts of Great Barrington and Washington.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1777
Chief Municipal OfficialChief Administrative Officer
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area26.2 mi2
Public Roads72.5 mi
Regional Planning AgencyBerkshire Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate

Paul Mark

Mass. House

William Pignatelli

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