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Town Manager

Brian S. Thrower

Town ManagerAs the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of Smithfield and on behalf of all the employees, I would like to welcome you to the Town of Smithfield. My office, which also houses the Town Clerk and her staff, is located at 911 South Church Street. Old Town Hall at 310 Institute Street, also in the heart of our Historical District, is where the Treasurer's Office, Information Technology and Department of Planning, Engineering and Public Works are located with Public Works and Utilities crews working out of the Town Operations Facilities at 293 Cary Street.

I would like to extend an open invitation to you to come visit. My door is always open. All of the Town's employees have made it their mission to enhance the value of life in Smithfield by working cooperatively with the community to promote public health, safety, order, and prosperity. We strive to maintain the highest quality of services to meet the present and future needs of the community.

Town of Smithfield Employee Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Customer Service
  • Community Partnership
  • Dedication
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Trust
  • Positive Attitude
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Loyalty

The Town of Smithfield operates under a Council-Manager form of government.  In the Council-Manager form of government, the Council is the governing body of the Town, elected by the public, and the Manager is hired by the Council to carry out the policies it establishes.  Town Council provides legislative direction while the manager is responsible for day-to-day administrative operations of the Town based on the council's recommendations and strategic priorities.  The Mayor and Town Council, as a collegial body, are responsible for setting policy, approving the budget, and determining the tax rate.  The Town Manager serves as Town Council's chief advisor.  The Town Manager also serves at the pleasure of Town Council and is responsible for preparing the budget, directing day-to-day operations, and hiring and firing personnel.

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STAFF

Mrs. Lesley G. King
Town Clerk

Mrs. Debbie Bennett
Receptionist

Mrs. Angel Brown

Office Aide

Jon Flores
IT Dept

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