Town Administrator’s Office
The Town Administrator is appointed by the Town Council and serves as the administrative head of the town government. The administrator directs and manages the operations of the town under general direction from the Mayor and the Town Council. The administrator’s duties include management and oversight of all town departments and functions, direct supervision of the town’s staff, and coordination of special projects. The Town Administrator is also responsible for the implementation of all policy set by the Council, and preparation of the annual budget. Work may either be performed by the incumbent or delegated to subordinate staff.
Michael Douglas was appointed as Town Administrator on June 15, 2016. Prior to his appointment as Town Administrator, Mr. Douglas was an educator within the Cumberland County School system and a retired military officer. He is a graduate of Grambling State University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He also has earned two Master’s degree, the first in Public Administration and the second in Homeland Security.
Sandra McCollum was promoted to the position of Town Clerk in January 2003. She has also worked for the town as a secretary and is one of the longest tenured employees of the town. Sandra is the keeper of all town records, coordinates the council agendas, works as the town’s personnel officer, and assists the Town Administrator with assigned projects. Sandra serves as the chairperson of the Town’s Beautification Committee, is the “official” town hall decorator, and is active in her church choir.
Suzanne Bigelow serves as the Town Secretary. Her duties include but are not limited to answering incoming phone calls, processing water payments, staff support and other needed customer service duties.
Contact Town Administrator, Michael Douglas