Public Records

The Town of Watertown has designated Town Clerk John E. Flynn as the Records Access Officer (RAO), in accordance with the Massachusetts Updated Public Records Law, implemented on January 1st, 2017. 

The RAO has a duty to: 

  • Coordinate the Town's response to requests for access to public records;
  • Assist individuals seeking public records in identifying the records requested;
  • Assist the custodian of records in preserving public records; and
  • Prepare guidelines that enable requestors to make informed requests.

Please follow this link for information on Watertown's process and a form for requesting records. jflynn@watertown-ma.gov(617) 972-6486