Town Administrator

Mission Statement

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

Appointment Authority

Board of Selectmen

General Description of Duties

The Town Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town and is appointed by and responsible to the Board of Selectmen. 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 Board of Selectmen.
 
The Town Administrator is assisted by an administrative assistant and an administrative secretary shared with the Board of Selectmen.
 

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Michael J. Nicholson Town Administrator