Townshend Administrator/Manager Study This page will not be updated after 21 Aug. 17 Information beyond the Interim Report can be obtained from town officers. . INTERIM REPORT
"The Governance Advisory Committee of the Select Board is hereby charged with identifying the major deficiencies within the current Town of Townshend governance structure, researching possible solutions to those issues such as instituting a position of Town Manager or Town Administrator, and documenting any legal barriers that might impact the Select Board's presentation of options to the voters of Townshend. The Committee shall present its findings to the Select Board at which time the Board may further charge the Committee with developing a job description for a specific position,"
The charge to the committee was expanded at a workshop on 10 August 2017:
"The Governance Advisory Committee will formally present the Select
Board with a recommendation to hold a public hearing to further consider the
issues and, with a consultant from the Vermont League of Cities and Towns,
examine the legal authorities and the financial consequences of implementing."