The Town's Personnel Board consists of 5 members appointed by the Select Board in accordance with the Personnel Bylaw. Members are appointed for 3-year terms and may serve for 2 terms.
The Personnel Board has responsibility for the administration of the Personnel Bylaw of the Town, which applies to all positions except elected officers, employees with personal contracts, employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement, and employees of the school department.
Administration of the Personnel Bylaw includes the following:
Reviewing and temporarily approving job classifications and compensation plans; recommending Classification & Compensation Plans for approval by Town Meeting
Recommending non-wage provisions, such as leave benefits, for approval by Town Meeting
Establishing policies and procedures in conjunction with the Town Manager as necessary to implement and interpret the provisions of the Personnel Bylaw
Hearing and taking appropriate action on the appeal of any employee aggrieved by the operation of any provision of the Personnel Bylaw