The Town of Huntington has eight elective officers: the Supervisor, four town Council members, the Town Clerk, Superintendent of Highways and Receiver of Taxes. 

The other officers and employees of the Town of Huntington are appointed by the five member Town Board (Supervisor and four Councilmembers).  These officers and employees are organized on the basis of Departments and Offices, which the Town Board creates and assigns functions and duties pursuant to local law.  In addition, the Town Board appoints department Directors and Deputies, who become directly responsible for carrying out the department’s assigned functions and duties and supervision of the employees assigned to them.