Photography by Bill & Linda Hodgdon

Website updated 8/7/2020

 

CURRENT NEWS

 

FROM THE SELECTMEN'S OFFICE

The Town Hall continues a phased reopening.  For the Tax Collector, Town Clerk and other business, your entry will be through the front door.  Please note - The lobby is limited to four (4) people.  Please wait ouside or in your vehicle until a spot becomes available. 

For those who may not want to enter the building, please contact the individual department to discuss other options. 

For public meeting access, use the door located on the left side of the building leading directily into the conference room, unless the meeting has been posted as a meeting via "Zoom" or other electronic means

Please comply with social distancing.  Hand sanitizer and masks will be available. 

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we continue to move forward.

Strafford Board of Selectmen

Board of Selectmen Information

 

 

 Public Post from Strafford Fire & Rescue

For the month of August one of our members will be filmed by Time Magazine for a documentary.  Tuesday and Thursday will be the days the camera crews will be around.  Please be patient.  If you make an appearance as the Public a signature sheet must be signed.  If you wish not to sign the sheet your features will be blurred out. 

Thank you   

Strafford Fire & Rescue Information

 

Job Openings at the Town Hall

Land Use Secretary

The Town of Strafford is seeking a part-time Land Use Secretary with good interpersonal skills and knowledge of land use to work closely with the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment.  Duties include, but are not limited to, clerical/secretarial work, receiving and processing applications for consideration, taking and producing meeting minutes within legal timeframes.  Applicant must be available Tuesday evenings from 4 to 7 PM, and to attend evening meetings as needed.  Hours will vary.  Please forward your resume to Town Administrator, PO Box 23, Center Straffford, NH 03815 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before August 10, 2020.

 

Deputy Town Clerk

The Town of Strafford has an opening for a part-time Deputy Town Clerk for up to 14 hours a week.  We are looking for someone with good interpersonal skills, experience in clerical type work, computer knowledge and willingness to learn.  This person will work with and be assistant to the Town Clerk.  Applicant must be a Strafford resident.  Resumes should be submitted by Monday, August 10th.  Please send resume to Strafford Town Clerk, PO Box 169, Strafford, NH 03884 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 


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Supervisors of the Checklist

Supervisors of the Strafford Checklist will be siting at the Town Office on Saturday August 1, 2020, between 11:00 - 11:30am and on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, between 3:00 - 3:30pm for additions and corrections to the checklist. Wednesday, September 2, 2020, is the last day to register before the State Primary Election on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. RSA 654:27, 28. 

You may register on Primary Election Day. If you are registering as a new voter, a photo ID, proof of citizenship, age and domicile in Strafford needs to be provided.

You can request an Absentee Voter Registration and Absentee Ballots for the Primary in September or General Election in November.

For more information or requests, please contact Terri Marsh, Town Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Supervisors of the Checklist: Carol Cooper, Judith Dupre, Martha English

Election Information & Absentee Ballot Request

State Primary Election Sample Ballots (Democratic & Republican)

 


 Assessing News

August 6, 2020 - August 18, 2020 Ben Lafond from the NH DRA will be in town monitoring the work of our assessing firm at randomly selected properties. He will carry proper state identification and be driving a state vehicle, black Ford Focus license plate# T45.  If you have any quesitons or concerns please call the Town Office at (603)664-2192 X101 or X107. We appreciate your coorperation.

Later in July, August and perhaps September representatives from KRT, the Town's contract Assesor, will be visiting properties in the following areas:

  • Map 3 (Browns Pasture, Tasker Hill Road and Lauriston Lane)
  • Map 4 (Drake Hill Road, the Canaan and Back Canaan Road area)
  • Map 21 (Merrill Road)
  • Map 31 & 32 (Water Street along with intersecting roads and fire lanes)
  • Map 36 (Part of Drake Hill Road and all of Whig Hill Estates)
  • Map 37 (All of Beaver Dam Estates and Part of Roller Coaster Road

This is part of an ongoing process to verify the data on tax cards. Notification that the cyclical reviews are underway will be posted on the Town Website. Data collectors and their vehicles are properly identified and carry a letter of introduction from the Selectmen's Office. Vehicle information is posted on the Website. If you have any concerns about the identity or procedures of the data collectors, you are urged to contact the Town Offices, 664-2192 ext 101 or 107. Your cooperation will ensure that the assessment data is up to date and as accurate as possible.

In 2021, Strafford will undergo a State mandated town wide statistical revaluation, so the accuracy of our data is very important.


Beach Information

 CLICK HERE

QUESTIONS? Call Linda at 664-2192 x107 

SWIM LESSONS:

REGISTRATION FORM


 


Recycling Center 

The recycling center remains open during regular hours.  However please note these changes:

  1. The 'free shed' is closed until further notice.  Please do not bring anything to leave as a donation.
  2. Please do not linger and talk with the staff or other patrons; this is a safety measure to keep everyone safe. 
  3. No USED OIL until further notice.

For more information on this Website: Recycling Center



COVID-19 RESOURCES:

PER Chief Whitehouse, Emergency Management Director, For public questions call:  2-1-1 

 

Informational websites:

 

NH DEPT. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/ 

NH DHHS COVID-19 webpage  


GOVERNORS' EMERGENCY ORDERS:

https://www.governor.nh.gov/news-media/emergency-orders/index.htm

ESSENTIAL BUSINESS LIST

 

STIMULUS INFO:

https://www.ncsl.org/ncsl-in-dc/publications-and-resources/coronavirus-stimulus-bill-states.aspx

 

NH UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION:

NH Unemployment Compensation Information

 

NH HOUSING RELIEF PROGRAM:

www.capnh.org

www.straffordcap.org

 

GAP FUND APPLICATION INFORMATION:

www.goferr.nh.gov/GAP

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

 


2019 TOWN REPORT  

2020 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING MINUTE


2019 TOWN MEETING MINUTES

2018 TOWN MEETING MINUTES


 

  Parcel and assessing data: 

https://srpc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=ac1693718ca146ed9c329320ac1c7806 

 

Map of Strafford, click below:

Map of Strafford


Town Hall Holidays and Closed Dates

FOR 2020 CLOSED DATES:

-CLICK HERE-


  Retire your used and old flags at the Strafford Town Hall.


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This program is presented  by Boy Scout Troop 23 - Click here for details