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Responsibilities

Lunenburg’s Town Manager is the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer for the town.  The duties of the Town Manager are set forth in the Lunenburg Town Charter and encompass the full range of administrative and fiscal responsibilities associated with the daily operation of the municipal corporation.  The Town Manager is appointed by the Board of Selectmen and is responsible for the management of all town departments.

The Town Manager is the appointing and contracting authority for all departments, except for the Lunenburg Public Schools, and is responsible for overseeing all budgetary, financial and personnel administration activities of the Town. 

The office staff is comprised of the Town Manager and the Executive Assistant to the Town Manager.  The Executive Assistant assists the public, handles all license and permit applications, maintains all records of the Board of Selectmen meetings, and provides general administrative support to the Town Manager.

Policies, Programs, Town Meetings

The Town Manager’s Office is also responsible for the continual review of policies and programs in an effort to provide improved service to the residents and businesses of Lunenburg.  Agendas for all Board of Selectmen meetings are available prior to the meetings in adherence to Open Meeting Law and are posted on the town bulletin board and on the town website.  Minutes are available at the Town Clerk’s Office and posted by the Town Clerk on the website following approval.  The Annual Town Meeting is held on the first Saturday in May per Town Charter and the warrant is mailed to every registered voter and posted on the town website.  The Town makes every effort to provide information related to articles to be voted on at town meetings for voters to make informed decisions.

 

Town Manager: Heather R. Lemieux, hlemieux@lunenburgonline.com 

Executive Assistant to the Town Manager:  Elaine Peterson, epeterson@lunenburgonline.com

Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Closed on Fridays.

Phone: (978) 582-4130 x 144