The Town Manager is the chief operating and administrative officer. They supervise all town departments and direct the day to day affairs of the town. They appoint and may remove all department heads, as defined in the town organizational structure, subject to ratification by the Board of Selectmen.
The Town Manager is the chief financial officer of the town. Duties include: formulating the annual town budget, approve warrants for payment of town funds, annually submit a town departmental and organizational structure, recommend all salaries and pay rates for town employees.
The Town Manager also directs the human resource functions: to include the town’s personnel policies, employee evaluations, employee benefit programs and labor relations. The Town Manager has jurisdiction over the rental of all town facilities and real property. The Town Manager serves as the public relations and communications officer of the town.