The Village Board is comprised of the mayor and four trustees. The Board sets policy, approves the budget, adopts local laws and appoints the Village Manager to implement policies and supervise administration of local affairs. Each member serves two-year terms. The Village holds annual local elections in March to elect Mayor, Trustees and Village Justice depending on which terms have expired.
The Planning Board, the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Water Control Commission make land use decisions. The Planning Board considers site plans and subdivisions, the Zoning Board evaluates applications for variances and the Water Control Commission considers wetland activity permits. The Advising Boards and Committees make recommendations to the Board of Trustees and other decision making boards.