The Town Administrator supervises all day-to-day operations, collaborates with the Mayor and Board on planning and policy development, coordinates with each department to establish long and short range goals and assure effectiveness and efficiency of services provided, and works with all staff to assure that the Town's policies, laws, and ordinances are workable, enforced, and fairly implemented. The Town Administrator maintains effective communication with citizens, public agency personnel, community group representatives and news media regarding Town programs and services, and also ensures proper emergency planning, preparedness and response. He also prepares the Town's Annual Budget document for each fiscal year and the five-year Capital Improvements Plan.
Ben Blackburn, Interim Town Administrator
Phone: 828.669.8002, ext 305
Hours: Tuesday to Thursday, 8:00 - 5:00