Under an Intermunicipal Agreement with the Town of Lenox, the two towns share a Chief Administrative Officer who fulfills the duties of the Lee Town Administrater.

Town Administrater Responsibilities
In accordance with a Special Act (Chapter 471 of the Acts of 1990) of the state legislature, the Town Administrator is the chief municipal administrative and fiscal officer, and s/he is responsible and accountable to the Select Board. S/he appoints, subject to Select Board approval, all municipal employees, except Town Counsel, and serves as the Select Board’s agent for collective bargaining. S/he generally supervises all departments, commissions, boards and officers, except the Select Board; and, is responsible for the rental and use of all town property, except school properties. S/he serves as the Town’s chief budget officer and prepares for the Select Board’s approval operating and capital improvement budgets. S/he serves as the Chief Procurement Officer, except for the school department and library; and, warrants for the payment of Town funds are subject to her/his approval.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Christopher Ketchen Chief Administrative Officer