Strafford, NH

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  (Last Updated 1/28/2020) 
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 FILING PERIOD FOR LOCAL OFFICES is NOW
 JANUARY 22 THROUH JANUARY 31ST
 DURING THE TOWN CLERK'S REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS- MONDAY,WEDNESDAY,THURSDAY 8:30-2:00
 TUESDAY 1:00 - 7:00  and  FRIDAY JANUARY 31ST FROM 3-5PM

TO SEE OPEN SEATS: CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW:

 TOWN ELECTION NOTICE 2020                                   SCHOOL ELECTION NOTICE 2020 


   TOWN OF STRAFFORD  Office of the Town Clerk 

 In accordance with New Hampshire RSA 656 VII & VIII Notice is hereby given that the Public Test of the AccuVote Tabulator, to be used at the 2020 Presidential Primary, will be held on  Friday, January 31st from 2-4pm The test is located at the Town Hall and the public is invited to attend. 

                    Public Notice Town of Strafford, N.H.

Notice is hereby given in accordance with NH RSA 675:3 and 675:7 that the Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Strafford Town Hall in order to present and discuss the following proposed amendments to the Strafford Zoning and Land Use Ordinances and the Strafford Building Regulations to be presented to the voters on March 10, 2020.


To amend Building Regulations 4.1.10 Driveway by adding the requirement that when a bridge or culvert is required for construction of a driveway, it shall be designed and installed to nationally recognized standards; and to add a definition for Bridge and Culvert.

To add a new Section 4.1.10 A Shared Driveways to clarify width, clearances, turn-around requirements, and construction standards for shared driveways to insure that there is adequate access for fire and safety vehicles.

To add a new Article 1.5 A Nuisance Uses to the Zoning and Land Use Ordinances to clarify that certain types of land uses are prohibited because of the impact that they create on neighbors and the community, for example the production of toxic fumes, noise, or vibrations.

To add a new Article 1.5 B Junkyards defining a junkyard as more than two vehicles which are no longer in condition for legal use or an equivalent volume in parts or discarded materials, unless they are contained within an enclosed building, and clarifying that junkyards are a prohibited land use.
 
The full text of these proposed ordinance and regulation changes are printed below.  The public is invited to attend and participate in the Public Hearing.  Please contact the Planning & Zoning Office at 664-2192, ext. 105 with any questions.

 

                                     CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS

                  


 VOTEELECTION INFORMATION

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY IS ON FEBRUARY 11TH

 

 

YOU MAY REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT FOR THE PRIMARY BY CLICKING BELOW:

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For more ELECTION INFO click here:

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2020 Election Dates: 

January 22nd - SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET HEARING 6PM

February 11th - Presidential Primary 8am-7pm

February 12th - TOWN BUDGET HEARING 6pm Town Hall

March 7th - School District Meeting 

March 10th - Town Meeting (Town and School Elections) 8am-7pm

March 14th - Town Meeting 8:30 at Strafford School 

 


Supervisors of the Checklist in Strafford

No new registrations or change of party registrations may be accepted after February 4, due to the Presidential Primary on February 11, 2020. RSA 654:27, 28.  Supervisors of the Strafford Checklist will be sitting at the Town Office on Wednesday, February 5 between 2:00 and 2:30 p.m. to approve new voters for the Presidential Primary who have registered by February 4. You may also register to vote on Primary Day, February 11.  If you are registering as a new voter, a photo ID, proof of citizenship, age and domicile in Strafford needs to be provided. 

The Supervisors will also be sitting on Saturday, February 29, 11:00-11:30am for additions, corrections and/or change of party.  February 29 will be the last date to register to be able to vote at the School District meeting, March 7.  Registrations will be accepted on Town Election Day, March 10.

Carol Cooper

Martha English

Marilyn Roderick

Supervisors of the Checklist


 

      PLANNING BOARD INFORMATION

 Planning Board public notices are posted at the Strafford Post Office and at the Strafford Town Hall.  Planning Board minutes may be reviewed and copies requested at the Planning & Zoning Office at the Strafford Town Hall.  For information on the agenda for any specific meeting, please contact the Planning & Zoning Office at 603 664-2192, ext. 105 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


 2019 TOWN MEETING MINUTES

2018 TOWN MEETING MINUTES


Strafford Selectmen Meeting Schedule:

January 2020 Meeting Dates:

January 14

January 28

 

February 2020 Meeting Dates:

February 12 - Budget Hearing 6pm

February 25

 

Please note: The Business portion of the meeting (i.e. regular operations, review of bills and correspondence) is held from 5:30 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.  Other business and/or appointments will follow, commencing at 6pm.


Contact the Strafford Selectmen:

PHONE: 603.664.2192 X101

BY EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BY MAIL: Strafford Town Hall

              Attn Ellen White, Town Administrator

              P.O. Box 23

              Center Strafford, NH 03815


  A NOTE FROM THE TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICE

 My hours are Monday and Wednesday from 8:30-2:00 and Tuesday from 1:00-6:00

 You may leave your payment in the lockbox in the lobby.  If you would like a receipt, please include your email address or a SASE with the payment.

 

 TAX RATE BREAKDOWN 2012-CURRENT

 

                                             2012   2013    2014   2015  2016  2017    2018     2019

  1. Town                                    $2.      $2.21          $2.39         $2.57     $2.70          $2.78        $3.28             $3.48
  2. County                                $2.        $2.75        $2.67        $2.68     $2.72           $2.86        $2.85             $2.98

School - Local            $15.53       $15.31        $15.71       $14.29    $13.63       $14.42       $15.20        $14.77

School - State              $2.44       $2.41          $2.39          $2.27     $2.20          $2.23         $2.30            $2.24

  1. Total                                  $22.    $22.68        $23.16        $21.81    $21.25        $22.29       $23.63        $23.47

 M A P G E O

 

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MAP of STRAFFORD


  Town Hall Holidays and Closed Dates

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