The members of the Board of Civil Authority include members of the Selectboard, the elected Justices of the Peace, and the Town Clerk. The BCA has the following responsibilities:
- reviewing and approving applications for addition to the voter checklist;
- purging the checklist every two years;
- to provide help with running elections (such as assistance during voting hours, tallying ballots at the close of the election); and
- hearing grievances from taxpayers (if the taxpayer disagrees with the Board of Listers decision on the property assessment).