Welcome to the webpage of the Office of the Town Administrator and Board of Selectmen. The Town Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Milton under the policy direction of the Board of Selectmen. The Office of the Town Administrator/Board of Selectmen is located on the second floor of the Town Office Building, and serves as the Town's central administration. We welcome your comments and suggestions or complaints about Town services. See Citizens Comment Form.
The Town Administrator is appointed by the Board of Selectmen to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Town government, to advise upon and administer the policies and procedures of the Board of Selectmen, and to enforce Town bylaws and actions adopted by Milton's Representative Town Meeting. The Town Administrator meets and works with Department Heads and staff to coordinate the annual budget preparation process. The agendas for all Board of Selectmen's meetings are prepared by the Town Administrator and staff, and the decisions and actions of the Board are followed-up through to implementation by staff of this office.
Staff members in the Town Administrator/Board of Selectmen Office are responsible for managing the personnel and risk management functions of the Town. This includes formulating and implementing personnel policies, collective bargaining, Civil Service, workers compensation, and unemployment benefits. Personnel records are managed and maintained by staff of this office. The Town Administrator negotiates all contracts with the Town's non-school union employees, subject to the ratification of the Board of Selectmen and funding by Town Meeting. In addition, the staff members process alcohol licenses, one day liquor licenses, entertainment licenses, livery licenses, above or underground storage tank licenses, block party approvals, yard sale approvals, common victualler licenses, annual reports, appointments to
Boards and Committees under the Board of Selectmen's jurisdiction, taxi licenses, town meeting warrants, and proclamations.
COMMENTS & COMPLAINTS
To improve the flow of information to and from Town residents, you can send us your comments/suggestions on the Citizen Comment Page provided for your use. After reviewing your comments/suggestions, the Town Administrator will forward your comments/suggestions to the appropriate Town Department, Board, or Committee. The proper Department will respond promptly. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.