Assisstant Town Administrator
116 Main Street, Room 109
South Hadley, MA 01075
413-538-5017 Ext. 135
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM in the Selectboard Meeting Room of Town Hall unless otherwise posted.
Selectboard members serve a term of three years, with one or two elected each year. As chief administrative officers of the town, the Selectboard is responsible throughout the year for implementing the decisions of Town Meetings. They are the town’s legal agent; the commissioners of highways and sewers, and of police; the Board of Public Welfare; and the License Board, holding hearings on license applications for the sale of alcoholic beverages, storage of gasoline, etc. They draw up the Warrant for every Town Meeting. They appoint most of the nonelected officials and boards; e.g. Board of Appeals, Conservation commission, Bylaw Review Committee, but not the Committee on Appropriations. Their chairman shares in appointing special committees.