Town Administrator

Mission Statement

The Town Administrator supports the Select Board as the chief elected officials responsible to the citizens of the Town of Rutland, in assuring the efficient and effective administration of Town government.

Appointment Authority


General Description of Duties

The Town Administrator is chief administrative officer of the Town and is appointed by and responsible to the Selectboard. The Town Administrator serves as the Board’s agent for all town affairs on a day-to-day basis, assuring the proper administration of Town government. The Town Administrator serves as the Town’s chief procurement officer, personnel director, chief financial officer/budget director, appointing authority for employees under the Board’s jurisdiction (except Fire Department personnel) and appointing authority for department heads (except Fire Chief) subject to confirmation by the Selectboard.
The Town Administrator is assisted by an administrative assistant and an administrative secretary shared with the Selectboard.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Tomeca Murphy Executive Assistant 508-886-4100 Ext 2001
Gary Kellaher Interim Town Administrator 508-886-4100 Ext.1000