Town Manager

The Town Manager acts as the Town's Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officer responsible for the overall operation of the community under the provisions of Chapter 559 of the Acts of 1953, which is better known as the Selectmen-Town Manager Act.

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Duties
The Town Manager acts as the Town's Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officer responsible for the overall operation of the community under the provisions of Chapter 559 of the Acts of 1953, which is better known as the Selectmen-Town Manager Act.

History
All Municipal Departments report to the Town Manager. Since 1953 there have been 3 Town Managers that have served this community:
  • Daniel J. Morgado (1997-Present)
  • Richard D. Carney (1957-1997)
  • Allen L. Wilcox (1953-1957)
The Town Manager is directly responsible to the 5-person Board of Selectmen who oversee the work of the Manager. Annually, the Town Manager files with the citizens his (or her) Annual Report.

Office
Citizens are encouraged to address questions, suggestions or comments directly to the Town Manager. The Town Manager's Office employs:
  • 2 Administrative Assistants (1 of whom is the Admin. to the Board of Selectmen)
  • Assistant Town Manager
  • Town Manager