Bob Turner is the City Administrator for the Town of Somerville. The City Administrator administers the policies established by the Board of Mayor Alderman in coordinating, directing, and reviewing the activities of all municipal operations.
The City Administrator is responsible for the day to day administrative functions of the Town's government and answers to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. The City Administrator serves as the chief administrative officer for the Town and is charged with supervision, coordination, and administration of the Town's departmental activities; formulation, presentation, and administration of the budget; development of program and policy alternatives and recommendations for consideration by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen; preparation of staff reports; and keeping the Board of Mayor and Aldermen informed as to operational and administrative needs and activities. The City Administrator also provides long-range planning leadership, provides leadership to the town staff and professional consultants, and administers programs of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.