Town Administrator

Mission Statement

The Town Administrator’s Office is committed to providing quality and innovative service in a supportive and creative environment. We will work cooperatively with the citizens of Northfield and all municipal employees in setting the direction and accomplishing goals for town government.

The Role

The Town Administrator is appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

The Town Administrator is the Chief Operating Officer of the Town.  He coordinates and is responsible for the daily administration of the town including supervising daily town operations, administrating the personnel, financial, and purchasing policy, and preparing and implementing operating and capital budgets of the Town.  He is expected to function in a full time capacity, including nights and weekends as necessary.

He is accountable on a town-wide basis for the direction and success of programs accomplished through others. Analyzes program objectives, determines work operations, estimates and allocates the financial and staff resources required.  Assists or oversees the provision of personnel services to Town employees, including or effectively recommending hiring, training, and disciplining of employees.

The Town Administrator shall serve as the personnel officer of the Town and shall be available to assist all appointing authorities with training, recruitment, discipline and termination of all employees.
 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Paul Boushell Interim Town Administrator (413) 498-2901 ext. 115
Sandra L. Wood Town Secretary (413) 498-2901 ext. 110
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