By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Uxbridge Board of Selectmen deciding last night to appoint the town’s Police Chief to serve as Acting Town Manager, with the upcoming departure of Town Manager Angeline Ellison. Police Chief Marc Montminy will serve in that role, until an interim Town Manager can be found, as the town begins the search for a permanent replacement for Ellison. Meanwhile the Annual Town Election is coming up there will be a Selectmen's contest to decide, and there are a number of open seats on several committees to be filled when residents head to the polls next month. In the three way race for two seats on the Board of Selectmen the incumbent Jeffrey Shaw is seeking re-election, he’s facing a challenge from Patrick Hannon and Stephen Mandile. There is also open seats, no candidates on the ballot, to serve on the Finance Committee, Housing Authority and Thayer Fund Trustees. The Uxbridge Town Clerk’s Office reminds residents, at this time absentee ballots are available, if you’re unable to make it to the polls to vote on Tuesday May 21st.