Town Manager

Jodi Ross, Eric Heideman, and Samantha GrayJodi Ross, Town Manager, Eric Heideman, Assistant Town Manager, Samantha Gray, Project/Procurement Specialist

Mission Statement

The town manager's office is committed to being responsive, ethical, and transparent while providing quality, innovative and effective service to all town departments, federal and state agencies, the business community, and our residents at large. We foster and promote effective working relationships with all town employees, boards, committees, and commissions. We are committed to annually presenting a fiscally responsible operating budget that accomplishes the goals of the Board of Selectmen.

Function of the Town Manager

The Town Manager shall be the chief administrative officer of the town, shall act as the agent for the board of selectmen and shall be responsible to said board for the proper operation of town affairs for which he is given responsibility under this act. Said town manager, under the policy direction of said board, shall supervise, direct and be responsible for the efficient administration of all officers appointed by him and their respective departments and of all functions for which he is given responsibility, authority or control by this act, by bylaw, by town meeting vote, or by vote of said board, view details from the Town Charter (PDF).
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  2. Collection of Leaves - Saturday, December 5th 2020

  3. November 3, 2020 Presidential Election - Official Results Available Online

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    The Town Manager's Newsletter for November 2020 is now available Read on...
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  6. Emergency Preparedness Training

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  8. Veterans Day Virtual Job Fair

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