Welcome to the Nahant Board of Selectmen
The Nahant Board of Selectmen has three members who are elected to serve three year terms, as defined by the Town Charter and the Term of Office By-law. The Town Charter, By-laws and the General Laws of Massachusetts grant the Selectmen broad powers to govern the Town.
The Selectmen appoint the Town Administrator. The Selectmen act 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 appointments made by the Town Administrator and the reorganization of Town Departments;provide oversight for matters in litigation;and act as the licensing authority for a wide variety of Town licenses and permits.
The Selectmen also act as the Board of Health, Cemetery Commissioners and Highway and Street Commissioners.
The Board generally meet on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM in the Main Meeting Hall at the Nahant Town Hall. Meetings are broadcast on both the Comcast and FIOS community cable television channels.
For additional information or schedule questions please contact the Board of Selectmen's Office at the Town Hall.