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Board of Selectmen
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Contact:
Selectmen Assistant
Irma Vasel
Selectmen Secretary
Address:
499 Plymouth Street
Halifax, MA 02338
Phone (Pam)
781-294-1316
Phone (Irma)
781-293-1722
Fax:
781-294-7684
MEETINGS:
2nd & 4th Tues, 7:30 pm
Hours:
Mon - Thurs 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - hours vary, please call ahead
 
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Members
Name
Title
Term Expiration
Michael J. Schleiff
Chairman
2015
Kim Roy
Vice-Chairman
2016
Troy E. Garron
Clerk
2017

Duties & Responsibilities

The Halifax Board of Selectmen has three members, each elected by the voters of Halifax for three-year, staggered, terms. The duties and responsibilities of the Board include (and are not limited to):

a) deciding whether to approve, for payment, of all bills (expenses and payroll) for the Town;

b) appointing members to many of the Town's boards, committees and commissions;

c) hiring professional help including the Town Administrator, Town Accountant, Police Chief, Fire Chief, Building Inspector, and Town Counsel;

d) preparing the warrants for Annual and Special Town Meetings;

e) issuing various licenses and permits including the sale of alcohol;

f) approving of contracts of over $5,000 (excluding those relating to the Elementary School);

g) negotiating with labor unions (excluding those representing school employees);

h) holding hearings on reported violations of the Town's by-laws relating to dogs.

 
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