Elected Officials


Smithtown residents are represented by eight elected officials. A five member Town Board, consisting of the Town Supervisor and four Town Council members. The Smithtown Supervisor is the town’s chief fiscal and executive officer. Elected to four-year term and serving in a full-time capacity, the Supervisor formulates the town budget and presides at Town Board meetings. The Supervisor appoints committees and delegates certain responsibilities to the Town Council.

Town Supervisor

  • Edward R. Wehrheim - Town Supervisor - BIO - Email
    99 W. Main St.
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    Ph: (631) 360-7600
    Fax: (631) 360-7668

           Email: supervisor@smithtownny.gov  

Town Council

Together with the Town Supervisor, the Town Council enacts ordinances, adopts a budget, manages personnel matters, oversees town-wide planning and zoning, establishes recreation areas and participates in town meetings. Elected to four-year terms by voters from the entire town, each of the four council members serves as a liaison to various departments under the town’s jurisdiction.


99 W. Main St.
Smithtown, NY 11787
Ph: (631) 360-7621
Fax: (631) 360-7783

Highway Department

The Smithtown Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the town's public road infrastructure. The infrastructure includes more than 460 miles of roads, drainage systems, recharge basins, and curbs.

  • Robert Murphy - Superintendent of Highways
    758 Smithtown By-Pass (Route 347)
    Smithtown, NY 11787-5023
    Ph: (631) 360-7500
    Fax: (631) 360-7510           

           Email: highway@smithtownny.gov

Town Clerk

The Town Clerk's Office is responsible for recording all vital records, the activities of town government as well as storing the documents that are important to the lives of Town residents.

  • Town Clerk / Registrar
    99 W. Main St.
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    Ph: (631) 360-7620
    Fax: (631) 360-7692

          Email: townclerk@smithtownny.gov

Receiver of Taxes

The Receiver of Taxes is responsible for collecting all real property taxes levied by the town, county, and school districts.

  • Deanna Varricchio - Receiver of Taxes
    99 W. Main St.
    P.O. Box 708
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    Ph: (631) 360-7610
    Fax: (631) 360-0073

          Email: taxreceiver@smithtownny.gov