Town Manager's Office
Under the direction of the Town Council, the Town Manager’s primary mission is to provide the leadership, vision, and oversight to ensure the effective delivery of public services. The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council and is the organization’s chief executive officer overseeing the administrative operations of the Town government. Responsibilities include the execution of all laws and ordinances; development and execution of the annual operating and capital budgets; and communication with the Town Council. The Town Manager implements and monitors policies adopted by the Town Council.
The Town Manager's Office also maintains the Mayor's schedule, produces proclamations for special occasions and recognition, and works with the Town Clerk on preparing agendas for the Town Council and subcommittees. To make an appointment with the Mayor or request a proclamation, email Yeraida Reinheimer.
Rick Ledwith is the Town Manager of West Hartford, Connecticut, a full service municipality with a population of 64,083. West Hartford is an award-winning community known for its diversity, excellent schools and municipal services, and great quality of life. West Hartford has operated under the Council-Manager form of government since 1919, the first municipality in Connecticut and one of the first in the country to adopt this form of government.
Rick has worked for the Town of West Hartford since 2001 in several capacities. For the past fifteen years, he has served as the Executive Director of Human Resources, where he has worked extensively with every municipal department as well as the West Hartford Public Schools.
Rick and his wife Tara have lived in West Hartford for 25 years and are proud to have raised three children in town.
Divisions under the Town Manager's Office
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 310
West Hartford, CT 06107