The Village Board is elected by the community each April to advocate for residents, set policy, and uphold the covenants. The Board hires and supervises the Village Manager, approves the budget, and provides representation and liaison to the county, Columbia Association, and other community groups. The Village Board meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at The Hawthorn Center, 6175 Sunny Spring. The meetings begin at 7:30 pm.
Each year, Hickory Ridge Village is required to furnish the Columbia Association with an accounting of funds spent and services provided to the residents of the village. The fiscal year runs from May 1 to April 30.