The Town Board of Commissioners consists of five commissioners and the mayor. The mayor serves two-year terms and only casts a vote in the event of a tie while the commissioners are elected for alternating four-year terms.
The Board of Commissioners appoints the Town Manager and the Town Attorney. All other staff are hired through a hiring process.
The Town Manager provides day-to-day administrative management and oversight. The Town Attorney serves as general counsel to the Board of Commissioners and Town departments and divisions. Each department is headed by a director that oversees various divisions.
Board-appointed advisory boards include: Planning Board, Historic Preservation Commission, Board of Adjustment and Parks & Recreation Advisory Board.
The Town Manager oversees the staff that includes the Assistant Town Manager, Town Clerk/Public Information Officer, Finance Department, Planning & Inspections Department, Public Works, Public Utilities, Fire Department and Police Department.