The responsibility for over seeing many of the functions provided by the Town is given to the Select Board which is composed of 5 elected residents. They are responsible for the municipal budget, highway budget, local ordinances, over sight of the Town Plan and Zoning Ordinance, and listening to a never ending range of complaints, problems, and suggestions that the people bring to them.
The Town Clerk is responsible for running the Town Office, recording deeds, liens, permits, births, marriages, deaths, surveys,voter check list, elections, licensing dogs, and probably an endless list of other requests from residents and people all over the world. The Clerk is only answerable to the Voters.
The Town Treasurer is responsible for paying all bills at the Select Board’s direction, collecting property taxes, and maintaining financial records.
The Auditors check the Town books and put together the Annual Town Report that goes out to all voters and property owners.
The Road Commissioner has over sight of the road crew and the projects they undertake within the bounds of their voter approved budget.
The Town Moderator runs the annual Town meeting, now an informational meeting before voting by Australian ballot.
The first and second Constable have limited law enforcement powers depending upon their level of training by the State.