The Town Administrator is the chief administrative and fiscal officer of the Town. The Administrator supervises and is responsible for the efficient administration of all departments, commissions, boards and offices, except the Board of Selectmen. With the approval of the Board of Selectmen, the Administrator can create, reorganize, consolidate, or abolish departments, commissions, boards or offices under his/her direction and supervision.
The Administrator has jurisdiction over the rental and use of all Town property and is responsible for the maintenance of all town buildings. He/she is responsible for the preparation of plans and supervision of construction, reconstruction, and improvements authorized by the Town. The Administrator is responsible for the purchase of all supplies, materials, and books, except books and media for the library, and the award of all Town contracts.
The Administrator appoints and may remove all town officials, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen, except for those specifically listed in Section 1A of the Town Charter. He/she may assume the duties of any office which he/she is authorized to fill by appointment.