The Board of Selectmen appoints the members of all other boards and commissions: Board of Finance, Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Park and Recreation Commission, Environmental Commission, Police Commission, Fire Commission, Board of Health & Human Services, Parking Commission, Emergency Medical Services Commission, Youth Adult Partnership, Board of Human Services, Personnel Advisory Board, Historic District Commission, Building Board of Appeals, Housing Authority, Conservation Commission, and Utilities Commission.

There are also the Deer Committee, the Governance Committee,  Long-Range Planning Committee, Fire Building Committee, P&Z Downtown Subcommittee, Senior Health & Housing Committee, a new Town Hall Building Committee III, among others.