October 2, 2022

Seekonk Town Administrator Signs New Contract


Town Administrator Shawn Cadime has signed a new three year contract, which extends through 2025. Cadime has been serving in the position since 2014. He is also a member of the Fall River City Council.

Cadime’s annual salary is $184, 381 as of August 2. Cadime’s salary will increase to $188, 068 on August 1, 2023 and $191, 830 on August 1, 2024. “Upon satisfactory completion of his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), the Town agrees to increase the Town Administrator’s then annual base pay by $5000,” according to the contract.

The contract also states: “The Board shall review and evaluate the Town Administrator every year at the end of the fiscal year. Said review and evaluation shall be based on the goals and objectives developed jointly by the Board and the Town Administrator.”

“Further, the Chairman of the Board shall provide the Town Administrator with a summary written statement of the evaluation findings of the Board and shall provide an adequate opportunity for the Town Administrator to discuss his evaluation with the Board. Annually, the Board and the Town Administrator shall define the goals and objectives which they determine necessary for the proper operation of the Town and the attainment of the Board's policy objectives, and shall further establish a general priority among those various goals and objectives, said goals and objectives to be reduced to writing.”

“They shall generally be attainable within the time limits specified and within the annual operating and capital budgets and appropriations provided by the Town and the events that have occurred during the year. The Board and the Town Administrator shall meet quarterly to review progress towards attaining those goals jointly set by the Board and Town Administrator.”


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