Town Administrator's Office


The Town Administrator reports directly to the Board of Selectmen and is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Town.  He is responsible to implement and oversee the public policy objectives of the elected five-member Board, and serves as the Director of Personnel, Municipal Hearing Officer, Chief Procurement Officer, Public Information Officer and is the representative of the Board of Selectmen for daily administration of the town’s government. In addition to coordinating all Town Departments, the Town Administrator regularly reports to the Board of Selectmen on the financial status of the annual budget, on legal matters regarding the Town and on daily administrative and operational matters that may require the board’s attention. 

The Town Administrator is also available to coordinate with and provide elected and appointed boards, commissions, committees, and officials with executive-level support in their roles and missions.  He serves as an ex-officio member of the Economic Development Committee, Personnel Board and Capital Improvement Committee

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jonathan Ruda Town Administrator (508) 949-8030

Reporting Staff


Administrative Assistant


Town Accountant


Jeffrey Murray

Highway Superintendent

Highway Department

Veterans Services Officer

Veterans Services

Permitting, Licensing and Code Enforcement Clerk

Building and Health Department

Council on Aging Director

Council on Aging