The Town Board created the position of Town Administrator in 1981 to provide the government with greater centralization and efficiency. As the Town of Mamaroneck's chief operating officer, the Administrator is directly responsible to the Supervisor and Town Board and he provides them with background information and recommendations for policy decisions. It is the Administrator's responsibility to implement all policies created and approved by the Board. The Administrator oversees the day-to-day operation of the Town, its various departments, and personnel. As personnel officer he represents the Town in collective bargaining with all unions. The Administrator is also responsible for proposing an annual budget to the Board, and implementing it once authorized.