Select Board

The Role of The Select Board

As the executive branch of the Town government the Select Board is responsible for policy decisions & carrying out most of the decisions of the Town made at Town Meeting. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Approval of bills and payroll before they are paid by the Treasurer. Signatory authority for all notes, bond issues, abatements, and weekly town warrants which itemize all town department bills and payroll.
  • Granting and issuing licenses and permits which include temporary one day liquor licenses; class II & III auto licenses.
  • Control of town property.
  • Calling town meetings by the issuance of the Town Warrant.
  • Awarding bids and contracts.
  • Appointment of the Town Administrator, Highway Superintendent, Building Commissioner, Accountant, Building Maintenance Technician and Town Secretary.
  • Appointing authority for the Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Council on Aging, Cultural Council, Historical Commission and most of the other Boards and Committees in town.

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Sandra L. Wood Town Secretary (413) 498-2901 ext. 110
Andrea Llamas Town Administrator (413) 498-2901 ext. 115

Board Members

Barbara Jacque

Current Members

Term Expires
Heath F. Cummings

Vice Chair


Alexander R. Meisner


Barbara Jacque



Bernard Boudreau



Mary Sullivan-Bowen