The Town Manager is the chief executive officer for the Town government, supervising and coordinating all activities and services provided by Town departments. Appointed by the Board of Selectpersons, the Town Manager is responsible for identifying Belgrade’s service and policy needs, and for developing and implementing programs and initiatives, as directed by the Board of Selectpersons, to meet those needs. The Town Manager is also charged with preparing the proposed annual budget and administering the General Assistance program, which provides aid in the form of vouchers for Town residents with basic needs (fuel, rent, food, medication, utilities, and other essential services).
Among the manager’s responsibilities are:
- Maintaining positive relations between the Town and its citizens, its boards and committees, and other governmental agencies.
- Overseeing implementation of the 10-year Comprehensive Plan with support of the Comprehensive Plan Oversight Committee.
- Attending all Selectboard meetings, all Town Meetings and public hearings, and, occasionally, meetings of Town committees.
Anthony Wilson was appointed Town Manager, effective July 20, 2019, by the Board of Selectpersons. He previously worked for the municipal government of San Angelo, Texas, for 12 years, the last seven as communications director. In that capacity, he worked with every department and division in an organization of 900 people serving a community of 100,000 citizens. Before entering public service, he spent 20 years as a journalist. He will complete his master’s degree in public administration in December 2020.
|Anthony Wilson||Town Manager||207-495-2258|