Town Administrator

The Town Administrator, who serves as the Chief Administrative Officer, oversees the administration of all town affairs and supervises town department that are placed in his charge. Appointed by the Board of Selectmen for a three-year term, it is the Town Administrator’s job to implement and manage all goals, policies, programs and procedures that have been implemented by the Board. Additionally, the Town Administrator is responsible for budget preparation, annual license renewals, 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 recommends a number of department heads, employees, boards and committees to the Board for appointment.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Mark J. Purple Town Administrator
Vanessa D. Hale Assistant Town Administrator
Lori A. Esposito Executive Assistant to the Board of Selectmen
Carol Ostresh Town House Receptionist