Town Manager

Jodi Ross, Eric Heideman, and Samantha GrayJodi Ross, Town Manager, Eric Heideman, Assistant Town Manager, Samantha Gray, Project/Procurement Specialist

Mission Statement


The town manager's office is committed to being responsive, ethical, and transparent while providing quality, innovative and effective service to all town departments, federal and state agencies, the business community, and our residents at large. We foster and promote effective working relationships with all town employees, boards, committees, and commissions. We are committed to annually presenting a fiscally responsible operating budget that accomplishes the goals of the Select Board.

Function of the Town Manager


The Town Manager shall be the chief administrative officer of the town, shall act as the agent for the Select Board and shall be responsible to said board for the proper operation of town affairs for which he is given responsibility under this act. Said town manager, under the policy direction of said board, shall supervise, direct and be responsible for the efficient administration of all officers appointed by him and their respective departments and of all functions for which he is given responsibility, authority or control by this act, by bylaw, by town meeting vote, or by vote of said board, view details from the Town Charter (PDF).
  1. Town Manager's Newsletter for April 2021

    The Town Manager's Newsletter for April 2021 is now Available Read on...
  2. Sample Ballot for May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election Available Online

  3. Apply for a Mail-In Ballot for the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election

  4. Spring 2021 Westford Partnership for Children (WPC) After School Enrichment Program

    REGISTRATION STARTS MONDAY, APRIL 5. Read on...
  5. Community Listening Forum Hosted By The Police Chief Promotion Panel

    Will be held virtually - March 30th at 7PM Read on...
  6. Zumba event on Saturday, April 10 from 9-10:00 am at the Abbot Elementary School field

    Westford Health Department is sponsoring a community event, adults, and children welcome Read on...
  7. A Statement From The Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee

    In response to the events in Atlanta on March 16th. Read on...
  8. Massachusetts Homebound Vaccination Program for COVID-19

  9. NEW Parks & Recreation WPC After School Program Needs Assessment Survey

    This second survey will help Parks & Rec explore reopening a limited WPC program on April 26 for grades K-5. Please take a moment to answer the questions if you have children in that age group. Read on...
  10. Parks & Rec 2021 SUMMER WEEKLY PROGRAMS for children

    Fun-filled. Flexible schedules. All summer long! Read on...
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