The Concord Select Board has 5 members who are elected to serve 3 year terms, as defined by the Town Charter and the Term of Office Bylaw. The Town Charter, Bylaws, and the General Laws of Massachusetts grant the Select Board broad powers to govern the Town.
The Select Board appoints more than 20 boards and committees (permanent and ad hoc). The Select Board acts as the primary policy-making body for a wide variety of issues, which affect the Town's development and provision of services. They recommend the budget to the Annual Town Meeting, approve the reorganization of Town departments; provide oversight for matters in litigation; and acts as the licensing authority for a wide variety of licenses and permits. The Select Board also enact Rules and Regulations for such matters as traffic control, underground wiring and street lighting.
The Select Board generally meet on Monday nights at the Town House in the Select Board Meeting Room. For detailed information about the Select Board's schedule, meeting times or other meeting information, please contact the Select Board's Office.