Town Clerk

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The Town Clerk role began when Lisbon incorporated in 1799. Twila Lycette is the 26th Clerk to serve Lisbon. The Board of Selectmen appointed her in 1986. She graduated from the Municipal Clerk's Institute in 1989, achieved her Certified Municipal Clerks (CMC) designation in 1991, and was awarded her Lifetime Certified Clerk of Maine (CCM) certification in 1999.

Twila received her Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) designation in January 2010 by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and is a registered parliamentarian.  She served on the State of Maine Archives Advisory Board for over a decade and as Chairman from 2017-2019, along with attending the Maine Cultural Affairs Council meetings.  She served as President of the Androscoggin/Kennebec County Clerks Association and President of the Maine Town And City Clerk's Association.  In 2017, her peers honored her with the highly coveted Ethelyn Stuart Marthia Award for embracing many of Ethelyn's traits and strengths during their tenure.  

Clerk of the Year AwardIt's our goal to help make the democratic process work smoothly in hopes that a well-informed citizenry can participate in the day to day operations of their local government.

The Town Clerk provides the communication link between the citizens, the Council, and Manager, administrative departments, and agencies of government at other levels. The Town Clerk serves as the information center by making available the records of local government (ordinances, meeting minutes, legal documents, etc.), explaining procedures, distributing published materials, and answering questions pertaining to municipal government activities along with administering State and Local Elections for the Town of Lisbon.


  • 2011 Maine Town & City Clerk of the Year 
  • 2016 President of the Maine Town & City Clerk's Association
  • 2017 Recipient of the Ethelyn Stuart Marthia Award - See Time Record article

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Twila D. Lycette Town Clerk (207) 353-3000 Ext. #112
Lisa Smith Assistant Clerk (207) 333-3000 Ext. #112
Nina Hodgkins Assistant Clerk (207) 353-3000 Ext. #112