A Budget Committee of five (5) members are elected at Annual Town Meeting for a five-year term.
The Budget Committee elects from its membership for one-year terms of office, a Chairman. The Town Manager and Treasurer has ex-officio membership, without voting rights, on the committee.
The Budget Committee is composed of community members responsible for reviewing the proposed budget submitted by the Town Manager. The Budget Committee holds several joint meetings with the Board of Selectmen propose an annual budget for Annual Town Meeting approval in which they deem expedient and in the proper in the interests of the Town.