The Town of Plymouth Select Board consists of five members elected for three-year overlapping terms. The Select Board is the chief executive body of the Town. Among their general powers and duties are:
Adopt policy directives and guidelines.
Enact rules and regulations to implement its policies.
Review the annual proposed operating and capital budgets submitted by the Town Manager.
Act as the licensing authority.
Approve all collective bargaining agreements.
Responsible, through the Town Manager for the efficient and orderly operation of all agencies of the town except those under the direction of another elected town agency.
Investigate or authorize the Town Manager, or another town officer or agency, to investigate the conduct of any town department, office, or agency.
Meet jointly with elected boards of the town for the purpose of sharing information.
Appoint the Town Manager, town counsel, registrars of voters, election officers, constables, and members of all multiple-member boards, committees, and commissions except as otherwise provided in the Charter and/or the Town Bylaws.