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The Town performs essential services including police protection, building permitting and inspection, land use management, and maintenance of roads, public facilities, water, sewer and storm drainage infrastructures. The Town also funds fire protection services provided by the Central County Fire Department. Town has an area of 6.23 square miles and a current population of 11,395.

The Town is a general law city operating with a Council/Manager form of government. Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in the governing City Council, which consists of a Mayor, a Vice-Mayor and three City Council members. City Council members are elected to overlapping four-year terms, in even numbered years. The City Council members select the Mayor and Vice-Mayor every year. The City Council is responsible, among other things, for passing ordinances, adopting the budget, appointing committee and board members and hiring the City Manager and the City Attorney. The City Manager is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the City Council, for overseeing the day-to-day operations and for appointing department heads.


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The Central County Fire Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the citizens and visitors in our communities by protecting their lives, property and the environment. We accomplish our mission through emergency mitigation, fire prevention, community outreach and public education.


Our Commitment:

• Provide community service that is responsive to and meets the needs of the public.

• Maintain an ethical organization that interacts with the public, other departments and each other in an honest and professional manner.

• Maintain an organization that fosters positive relationships and teamwork.

• Provide leadership that is nurturing, forward thinking, and inspiring. C


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Hillsborough is a unique community benefiting from many of the world's cultures. The Police Department demonstrates a unique ability to give specialized service while at the same time being totally committed to law enforcement. Hillsborough Police personnel take great pride in their ability to protect and serve the Town of Hillsborough while respecting its citizens' privacy and dignity with minimal intrusion. With the understanding that Hillsborough is a strictly residential community, the Police Department is dedicated to ensuring the function and safety of necessary, lawful commercial and charitable enterprises required by the residents. The Hillsborough Police Department values the contributions and commitments of its employees. Therefore, we encourage an environment which emphasizes:


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