Dalton, Massachusetts 

Heaven in the heart of the Berkshires

Town Manager

The Town Manager form of government was enacted by the Massachusetts Legislature and signed into law by the Governor in September of 1995 as Chapter 137 of the Acts of 1995. Under this special act, the town manager is the chief administrative officer of the town, responsible to the Select Board as the chief elected officials of the town. The town manager is appointed by the Select Board for a term not to exceed three years, and may be appointed to successive terms. In November of 2001, the special act was amended to expand the Select Board from three to five members.

The town manager and Select Board share a suite of offices in the town hall. A full time administrative assistant and part time clerk assists them.

Town Manager: Kenneth E. Walto
Administrative Assistant: Judy Wagner
Clerk: Sarah Frankland

Location: Town Hall, 462 Main St., Dalton MA 01226
Phone: 413-684-6111 ext.12
Email: kwalto@dalton-ma.gov (Town Manager)

More information is available in the latest Annual Report, available under Publications.

Last updated 7/18/2017
Official site of the Town of Dalton, Massachusetts