The Town Manager form of government for Dalton was enacted by the Massachusetts Legislature and signed into law by the Governor in September of 1995 as Chapter 137 of the Acts of 1995. Under this special act, the Town Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the town, responsible to the Select Board as the Chief Elected Officials of the town. The Town Manager is appointed by the Select Board for a term not to exceed three years, and may be appointed to successive terms. In November of 2001, the special act was amended to expand the Select Board from three to five members.
The Town Manager and Select Board share a suite of offices in the town hall. A full time Administrative Assistant assists them.
2 weeks notice required when filling out the form you will have to get signatures from the Police Dept., Building Inspector, Board of Health Agent and Fire Chief