The Town Administrator, who serves as the Chief Administrative Officer, oversees the administration of all town affairs and supervises town departments that are placed in his charge. Appointed by the Board of Selectmen, it is the Town Administrator’s job to implement and manage all policies, programs and procedures that have been implemented by the Board. Additionally, the Town Administrator is responsible for budget preparation, hiring personnel, and negotiating labor contracts. The Town Administrator is the chief procurement officer and is also in charge of all town property rental and use, except school property. The Town Administrator also appoints a number of department heads, boards and committees.