Town Manager

Town Manager’s OfficeStuart Hurd
205 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-442-1037 | Fax: 802-442-1068

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stuart Hurd
Town Manager
Email: shurd@benningtonvt.org


The Town Manager is the Chief Executive Officer for the Town of Bennington. Appointed by the Bennington Select Board, this individual oversees all town operations, including all staff. The manager’s primary duties consist of budget management, department manager supervision, state reporting, and strategic direction for municipal services.

In addition to these duties, the Town Manager’s Office has a number of special projects that it champions. These include the Bennington In Bloom program, Bennington Green Up Day, and various multi-agency collaborations.

In all, the manager’s job is to ensure that the residents and businesses of Bennington are provided with the municipal services that are needed to enhance quality of life for all. This is done through partnerships, innovation, and a commitment to the greater good.

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