The First Selectman serves as the town's Chief Elected Official. The term of office is two years commencing in odd number years. The First Selectman presides over the Board of Selectmen.
W. Kurt Miller is the current First Selectman of Seymour, reelected in November 2013, 2015 & 2017 after first taking office on December 5, 2011.
Basic responsibilities of the First Selectman include: