Board of Selectmen

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Regular Meetings

  • 4:30 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
  • Oak Bluffs Library Meeting Room
    56 School Street
    Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Meeting Details

In addition to regular monthly meetings, Special Meetings are called as needed by the Board. The Board's meetings are open to the public, and residents may address any issues or concerns that they have to the Board during the Public Comment portion of the agenda near the end of each meeting. The Board's meetings may also be viewed on Channel 15, the local government public access channel.

  • Jason Balboni, Chariman - 2021
    jasonbalboni@gmail.com
  • Greg Coogan -2021
    coogans@comcast.net
  • Gail Barmakian - 2022
    gailmaritza@yahoo.com
  • Brian Packish - 2023
    brian@packishlandscape.com
  • Ryan Ruley - 2023
    rpruley@hotmail.com

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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About the Board

The Board of Selectmen are the Chief Elected Officials of the Town. Massachusetts General Laws vest the Board of Selectmen with all municipal authority not delegated to other elected boards or retained by Town Meeting, as the Town's legislative branch. The Board of Selectmen employs a Town Administrator to manage the day-to-day business of the Town within the Board's policy direction and a Town Counsel to handle the Town's legal affairs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Appointing Authority for many Town Boards and Committees, and for employees of the Departments under their jurisdiction
  • Licensing Board for the Town
  • Maintains fiduciary responsibility for Town finances
  • Signs Warrants for the payment of all Town bills
  • Issues Warrants for Annual Town Meeting and Special Town Meetings
  • Engages Town Counsel to represent the Town in legal issues
  • Employs a professional Town Administrator to carry out the Board's policies and decisions