The Town operates under a Council-Manager form of government with a Town Manager. The Mayor and Commissioners serve four year terms. The Board of Commissioners is responsible for, among other things, passing ordinances, adopting the budget, appointing committees and hiring the Town Administrator.
The Town Manager is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the Board of Commissioners, for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Town, and for appointing the heads of the various departments in conjunction with the Board of Commissioners.
The Town Council appoints various Regulatory and Advisory Boards including:
- Board of Adjustment
- Design Review Board
- Planning Board