Town Manager’s Office
The Town of Hardwick operates under the provisions set forth in a town voter and Vermont state legislature-approved municipal charter. In the field of municipal government, the Town of Hardwick is a Town Manager form of government.
A Town elected Select Board hires the Town Manager. The Select Board is the board of directors, and the manager is the Chief Executive Officer who carries out the policies established by the Select Board, to whom the Manager is responsible. The Manager performs all duties prescribed by the Town Charter, required by the laws of the State of Vermont or by resolution of the Select Board.
The Town Manager is responsible for the operation of all departments as designated by the Select Board and the town manager’s office staff performs the many administrative, financial and miscellaneous functions and services as incorporated in the Town Charter. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Budget Management
- Risk Management
- Financial Reporting
- Oversight of Public Works
- Administration of Accounts
- Town Purchasing
- Economic Development
- Policies and Ordinances
For a complete Town Manager job description, click here.
Manager’s report information can be found in given Select Board Minutes.
The Town of Hardwick is soliciting bids from site contractors and general building contractors for the addition of an accessible stage entrance and roof canopies to the historic Hardwick Town House. Bids due: 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2023. Click here for the bid documents. Additional documents can be found here.
The Offices at the Hardwick Memorial Building (Town Clerk’s, Town Manager’s, and Zoning) will all be closed from Wednesday, November 22 – Friday, November 24, reopening on Monday, November 27. Have a safe and happy holiday!
The Town of Hardwick Police Department is accepting applications for the following positions: Patrol Officer Sergeant The Town is seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a progressive community. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics, be able to…