Board of Selectmen

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  • volunteer, TRSD, school, committee

The primary responsibility of the Board of Selectmen is to manage the affairs of the Town in accordance with the policies and laws set forth by the voters of the Town at the annual Town Meeting and by state law.

The Selectmen are the executive, managerial and administrative body that does whatever is necessary to carry out the votes enacted at town meeting.

Advisory and prudential duties of the selectmen include:

Manage the prudential affairs of the town
Appoint board and committee members

Substantive powers of the Selectmen include:

Regulation of town highways and commons
Layout of highways
Health regulations
Setting fees
Establish and amend local welfare guidelines
Manage and regulate use of town property
Adopt and amend town codes and ordinances
Assure that all taxable property is inventoried and appraised


Staff Contacts

Name Title
Patricia Shogren Town Administrator

Board Members

Name Title
Shawn O'Neil Vice-Chairman
Sheila Johannesen member
David Knight member
Scott Borucki Chairman
David Cogswell member