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Select Board








Richard Bates, Chairperson






Jerry Hall
(elected 11/3/15)





Randy Elwell





Wayne Sawyer


Tammy Willey


Consecutive Term Limits: 3 full three-year terms.

Select Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Select Board Meetings are public meetings and the community is welcome and encouraged to attend.  The meeting schedule and agenda are posted on the Town Calendar.  The agenda for a specific meeting can be found by clicking on the Select Board meeting name and then under more details. It is the Town's practice to post the calendar on the Friday preceding a scheduled Monday meeting.  To view the calendar and the current meeting agenda visit the home page or the Monthly Calendar page

Minutes from Select Board meeting are posted on the Meeting Minutes page.


Select Board Representatives

Select Board members are assigned as representatives to specific Town Boards, Committees and Commissions along with local organizations.  In this role, they stay knowledgable on the groups key activities and support needs. During scheduled Select Board meetings, each representative has the opportunity to share this information with fellow Board members.



Board, Committee and Commission

Select Board


Ad Hoc Committees
Georges River Regional Shellfish


All powers of the Town shall be vested in the Select Board, except as otherwise provided by law or Town Charter. The Board shall provide for the exercise thereof and for the performance of all duties and obligations imposed on the Town of St. George by law. The Board shall be the municipal officers of the Town within the meanings of Title 30-A 2001.10.


    1. The Select Board shall act as the Board of Assessors.
    2. The Select Board shall act as the Fair Hearing Authority for General Assistance Appeals.
    3. The Select Board shall act as the Licensing Authority.
    4. The Select Board shall act as the Hearing Authority for employees and officials over whom the Board has the power of removal from office.
    5. The Select persons may act as deputy Election Wardens.

The Select Board shall appoint individuals to the following offices under the Board's supervision. These offices have a term of one year beginning July 1st.


  • Town Clerk
  • General Assistance Administrator
  • Town Treasurer
  • Health Officer
  • Tax Collector
  • Road Commissioner


The Select Board shall also appoint individuals to fill all vacant Town of St. George Board and Committee offices.

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Composition, Eligibility, Election and Term

Composition:  The Select Board consists of five members nominated and elected at large by the voters of the Town.

Eligibility:  Only voters who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age and have been a resident of the Town of St. George for at least one year preceding the filing of nomination papers shall be eligible to hold the office of Select Person and they shall remain a resident of the Town during that term of office.

Election:  Members of the Select Board shall be elected by Australian ballot to serve staggered three-year terms. At each Annual Town Meeting, eligible candidates shall be elected to fill the offices of those whose terms expire. Each office will be a separate position when applied for and shall appear on the ballot as such.

Term of Office:  The duties of a member of the Select Board shall commence with his/her taking an oath of office and shall terminate with the swearing in of his/her replacement or by the vacating of the office.

No member of the Select Board shall serve more than three (3) consecutive full three-year terms.  After eighteen (18) months out of office, former Board members may seek re-election.

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Documents & Ordinances

Visit the Documents page to view the following:

  • Town Manager’s Reports
  • Town Charter
  • Policy Manual

Related Information

Meeting Minutes

Form of Local Government

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