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Human Resources

Employment with the Town


Frequently Asked Questions

Citizens' Academy

Fall, 2015 Schedule

Special Events:
  Permit Application

Sandwich Board Application:

  Sandwich Board Signs


Meeting Room Reservations

Call Cathy Severance at 781-698-4544
for rooms in:
  Town Office Building
  Cary Memorial Building

Contact Cary Library for meeting rooms at the Library.

To rent  Battin Hall Auditorium in the Cary Memorial Building, contact Public Facilities.


Block Parties Request

Please email your request to Cathy Severance or send a letter to:

The Town of Lexington

Town Manager's Office

1625 Massachusetts Avenue

Lexington, MA  02420

Town of Lexington Human Rights Committee - The Town of Lexington supports tolerance, respect for differences, and civil public discourse.  Please direct questions, comments or complaints regarding any of these issues to Linda Crew Vine, Deputy Town Manager.
Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements - Town of Lexington Public Notice

The Town of Lexington advises applicants, participants, and the public that it does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs, services and activities. Inquiries and complaints should be directed to:  

Linda Crew Vine
Deputy Town Manager
ADA Coordinator
Town Hall
1625 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420

Town Manager's Office

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

General Information Line:  781-698-4540

E-mail: townmanager@lexingtonma.gov

FAX:  781-861-2921

Directory: all numbers are in area code 781

  Town Manager Carl F. Valente 698-4540  
  Deputy Town Manager Linda Crew Vine 698-4541 email
  Human Resources Director Denise Y. Casey 698-4591 email
  Office Manager/Events Coord. Cathy Severance 698-4544 email
  Benefits Coordinator Michelle A. Morelli 698-4592 email
  Human Resources Assistant Tina M. Porto 698-4593 email
  Management Fellow Claire V. Goodwin 698-4543 email

Description of Services: 

The Town Manager's authority and responsibilities are established in the Selectmen-Town Manager Act of 1968 (1.5Mb file).

The Town Manager is appointed by the Board of Selectmen to:

  • oversee the daily operations of the Town,
  • advise and administer the policies and procedures of the Board, and
  • enforce Town by-laws and actions passed at Town Meeting.

The Town Manager submits to the Board of Selectmen:

  • a proposed annual budget that includes revenue, expenditure, and tax rate projections for the upcoming fiscal year, and
  • a Capital Budget and a five-year Capital Improvement Program.

The Finance Department has primary staff responsibility for budget preparation. The Town Manager's staff provide budget support and prepare presentations for Town Meeting. 

The Town Manager and staff provide:

  • oversight for all general government departments,
  • town-wide staff training and professional development,
  • special projects and website management,
  • implementation for all decisions of Board of Selectmen and votes of Town Meeting,
  • support to various Town committees, and
  • information, materials, and technical assistance to the public.

The Town Manager:

  • appoints new employees,
  • determines employee compensation, and
  • negotiates all contracts with the Town's unions and associations.   
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