The Town Administrator is appointed by and works under the policy direction of the Montague Selectboard. The Town Administrator performs managerial, supervisory, and administrative functions at the Town-level; oversees budget, capital planning, and grant making; coordinates elements of economic development; manages community and media relations; and serves as Personnel Director, Chief Procurement Officer and ADA Coordinator. ADA related files are available here.
Steven Ellis, MPA, has served as Montague's Town Administrator since December 2016. A resident of the Village of Turners Falls since 1994, he has served as a member of Town Meeting and the Planning Board, and spent over two decades in public sector management within the University of Massachusetts system.