The Town Administrator is appointed by the five member Board of Selectmen and is the principal full-time administrative officer of the Town and the Town's Chief Procurement Officer. The Town Administrator oversees the day to day operations of the Town, represents the Selectmen and Town at all federal, state, regional, and municipal meetings which affect the status and future of the Town.
The Town Administrator assembles, and presents to the Selectmen and Finance Committee, the Annual Budget including a Capital Improvements Program, and administers the adopted budget. The Town Administrator keeps the Board of Selectmen fully informed regarding all departmental operations, fiscal affairs, problems, administrative actions and provides the Board with suggested alternative courses of action.
The Town Administrator also implements all policy directives of the Board of Selectmen, negotiates all labor contracts, and promotes cooperation and team work among all Town Departments.