Board of Selectmen

Board Members

Kevin McCarthy
Position: Chairman
Phone: (781) 534-0509
Contact by EMail
Position Type: Elected
Term: 3 Years
Expires: May 31, 2017

Paul Schubert
Position: Vice-Chairman
Contact by EMail
Position Type: Elected
Term: 3 Years
Expires: May 31, 2018

Diane Kennedy
Position: Clerk
Phone: (781) 383-1304
Contact by EMail
Position Type: Elected
Term: 3 Years
Expires: May 31, 2017

Steve Gaumer
Position: Member
Phone: (781) 383-9246
Contact by EMail
Position Type: Elected
Term: 3 Years
Expires: May 31, 2019

Jack Keniley
Position: Member
Contact by EMail
Position Type: Elected
Term: 3 Years
Expires: May 31, 2019

Information

Meeting Schedule: Dates will be Announced
Meeting Time: 7:00pm
Location: Town Hall
Address: Town Hall, 41 Highland Avenue, Cohasset

 

The Board of Selectmen may be contacted through the following:

Direct contact may also be made by using the email addresses provided above.

 

Name, Position Email
Christopher Senior, Town Manager                                                                 csenior@cohassetma.org    
Jennifer Oram, Assistant to the Town Manager joram@cohassetma.org
Tracey Connors, Secretary to the Town Manager and Selectmen tconnors@cohassetma.org
 

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Cohasset Board of Selectmen's Mission StatementThe mission of the Board of Selectmen is to protect, maintain, and enhance our dynamic community, historical heritage, and coastal environment by providing thoughtful leadership and fostering citizen engagement.


 

Description of the Board of Selectmen:

 

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 three (3) year staggered terms. The Board of Selectmen 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 Board of Selectmen 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

  • 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