The Town Manager is employed by the Mayor and the Town Council and is responsible for the day-to-day affairs of the Town. The Town Manager is responsible for implementing Mayor and Council adopted policies, goals and objectives.
The Town Manager is to:
Carry out policies adopted by the Mayor and Council,
Provide professional administrative management and supervision of all town departments with the exception of the office of the Treasurer,
Assure compliance with relevant federal, state, and county laws, ordinances, and regulation,
Develop short-term and long term plans at the directions of the Mayor and Council, and
Serve as the Town's Human Resources officer.
Doris E. Sarumi is the current town manager. She began her employment with the Town in February 2013. Mrs. Sarumi has over 30 years of experience as a public administrator in housing and community development, local municipal government, and non-profit management. Mrs. Sarumi's career begam as a housing manager and outreach worker with the New York City Housing Authority which at that time was under the leadership of the District of Columbia's first Mayor, Walter E. Washington. She received a BA Degree in Urban Development and Planning from Medgar Evers Colleges of the City University of New York and continued her graduate studies at the University of Maryland School of Planning and Economic Development.