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.
Invitation to Bid: Roadside Mowing
The Town of Hardwick is requesting bids for mowing of Town Highway roadsides. The Town has 77 miles of Class 3 and Class 2 roads both paved and gravel, which equates to 154 miles of roadside. The Town would like the roadsides mowed during the month of July. Please submit a written bid (stating a […]
Notice of Changes to Town Traffic Ordinance
The Hardwick Select Board accepted amendments and adopted changes to the Town of Hardwick Traffic Ordinance at a Select Board meeting on May 18, 2023. The purpose of the Ordinance is to promote public health, safety, and welfare by establishing safe speed limits on certain paved and unpaved town highways in the Town of Hardwick. […]
Holiday Closing – Memorial Day
The Town Clerk’s Office closes at 11:30 a.m. on Fridays. The Town Manager’s Office will be closing at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26. All Town Offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 30.
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Payroll & Benefits Administrator
P.O. Box 523
Hardwick, VT 05843
20 Church Street