Town Administrator

The Town Administrator is William F. Ketcham. Mr. Ketcham is managing the town's departments and reports to the Board of Selectmen.

Phone Number:

(508) 384-5400

Fax Number:

(508) 384-5403

E-mail:

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Duties

The Town Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer/Chief Procurement Officer of the Town and shall be responsible for the daily adminstration of Wrentham Town Hall and its employees. The duties and responsibilites shall include, but shall not be limited to:

  • Supervision of all Department Heads and Committees under the jurisdiction of the Board of Selectmen
  • Supervisory authority of interviewing and recommendation of candidates for positions within departments and committees, municipal contracts, initiating disciplinary actions and performance of personnel evaluation of all Department Heads
  • Responsible for the review of accounts of, and work with Department Heads and Committees under the jurisdiction of the Board of Selectmen in the preparation of budgets, annual and interval operating plans, and reports made to the Board
  • Serve as Personnel Officer for all departments under the jurisdiction of the Board of Selectmen and perform the function of Personnel Director regarding benefits administration, implementation of regulations, recruitment, evaluation, discipline of personnel and assist the Personnel Board with collective bargaining with all municipal unions and non-union personnel
  • Perform all functions as Risk Manager, as advised by the Insurance Committee, and administer the municipal insurance program
  • Supervise the issuance and renewal of all licenses and permits that may be issued by the Board of Selectmen
  • Reports directly to the Chairman of the Board
  • Fulfill such other and further specific duties and delegations as may from time to time be assigned by the Board of Selectmen