The town supervisor fills a significant role, serving in several major capacities, including:

  • Presiding Officer (Chairperson) – The supervisor is the presiding officer at meetings of the town board.
  • Town Executive and Administrator – After town board decisions have been made, it is the supervisor who often carries out the decisions.
  • Town Fiscal Officer – The supervisor is the treasurer of the town and generally represents the town in the conduct of its financial affairs.