Cohasset Select Board

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Meetings


  • 7 p.m.
  • Dates to be announced
  • Town Hall
    41 Highland Avenue
    Cohasset, MA 02025

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
Member  Position Email Position Type Term Expires
Jack Creighton Chair jcreighton@cohassetma.org Elected  3 Years  May 31, 2025
Corey Evans Member cevans@cohassetma.org Elected 3 Years May 31, 2023
Jean Healey Dippold Vice-Chair JDippold@cohassetma.org Elected 3 Years May 31, 2024
Paul L. Grady, Jr. Clerk pgrady@cohassetma.org Elected 3 Years May 31, 2025
Diane Kennedy Member dkennedy@cohassetma.org Elected 3 Years May 31, 2023

Mission Statement


The Mission of the Select Board is to protect, maintain, and enhance our dynamic community, historical heritage, and coastal environment by providing thoughtful leadership and fostering citizen engagement.

Under Massachusetts General Laws and the Town Manager Act, the executive powers of the Town are vested in the five-member Board of Selectmen. Members are elected for 3 year staggered terms. The Select Board serves as the chief goal setting and policy-making body of the Town. The Board acts through the adoption of policy directives and guidelines which are implemented by the Town Manager, employees, and other officers.

Responsibilities


The Select Board is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
  • Appointing Authority for many Town Boards and Committees, and for employees of the Departments under their jurisdiction
  • Hiring the Town Manager including Town Manager's Contract negotiation and implementation  
  • Preparation of warrants for both the annual and special Town meetings
  • Makes recommendations on all articles to be considered by Town meetings
  • Possession and management of all town-owned real estate, unless jurisdiction is otherwise assigned to another Town agency pursuant to the general laws or by vote of Town meeting
  • Licensing Board for the Town

FY23 Select Board Goals Meeting