Contract approved for Northborough town administrator


Contract approved for Northborough town administrator
Northborough Town Hall is located at 63 Main Street. A contract has been approved for the next town administrator Tim McInerney. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

NORTHBOROUGH – Northborough officially has a new town administrator.

The Select Board approved a contract between the town and future Town Administrator Tim McInerney during a special meeting on Dec. 8.

According to Select Board Chair Mitch Cohen, McInerney’s first day will be Dec. 11.

“We look forward to Tim joining us,” Cohen said. “I want to thank, on behalf of the board, Mike Gallagher for being an excellent interim [town administrator] and bringing this process to a close.”

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Cohen also thanked former interim Town Administrator Bob Reed, who proceeded Gallagher; the interim Assistant Town Administrator Diane Wackell; Town Administrator Screening Committee and the firm Municipal Resources, Inc., which led the search process.

For the next two weeks, Gallagher will be continuing to serve in an advisory role to help with the transition.

McInerney was one of three finalists for the position. He was interviewed and ultimately selected by the Select Board on Nov. 15.

McInerney served as town administrator in Grafton until 2020.

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