The Town Board operates under a Board-Manager form of government. The Mayor is elected to serve a four-year term and voters elect six trustee members to overlapping four year terms.
The Board of Trustees meets on the first and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Severance Town Hall in the Board meeting room at 6:00pm. Work Sessions are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month and start at 6:00pm. Information from previous meeting, as well as rules and guidelines for public input at open meetings can be found below.