The Town Administrator is appointed by the Board of Selectmen and serves as a professional manager. Under the direction of the First Selectman, the Town Administrator is responsible for administrative functions relative to the daily operation of departments under the supervision of the First Selectman, including Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Land Use, Assessment, Tax, Town Clerk, Human Services, Public Works and Parks and Recreation. Administrative areas of responsibility include budget development, performance measurement and evaluation, grant administration, program review, insurance administration, risk management, and purchasing.
The Town Administrator assists the First Selectman and the Board of Selectmen as an advisor and informational resource. The Town Administrator carries out Board of Selectmen policies and special projects assigned by the First Selectman.