The Town’s chief administrative officer is the Town Manager. The Town Manager is appointed by the Select Board and is responsible for all Town departments, employees, and functions except the schools and libraries.
Schools and Libraries Leadership of the schools and libraries is appointed as follows:
A Superintendent of Schools is appointed by the School Committee
A Library Director is appointed by the Library Trustees
Boards and Committees
Town Government also includes:
Over 30 regulatory and advisory boards, committees, and commissions appointed by the Select Board and Town Manager
A Finance Committee appointed by the Moderator to advise Town Meeting on financial matters including the Budget Process (PDF)