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Website Updated 5/9/2021

Board of Selectmen Public Notice


The Selectmen will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 5:30 PM at the Strafford Town Hall. Please note: The Business portion of the meeting (i.e. regular operations, review of bills and correspondence) is held from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM, Multi-Board/Department Head Meeting to follow at 6:00 PM.

The Selectmen, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment and Department Heads will meet on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM at the Strafford Town Hall. Please use the door located on the left side of the building leading directly into the Conference Room for access.

Board of Selectmen Information

 Swim Instructor & Lifeguard Positions Available

The Town of Strafford is accepting applications for the positions of Swim Instructor and Lifeguards for the 2021 Beach Season.

Please forward your resume with three references and copies of your certifications to the Administrator, Town of Strafford, PO Box 23, Center Strafford, NH 03815 or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applications must be received on or before Monday, May 10, 2021

 Assessing News

Beginning on Wednesday, April 7th, a representative from KRT, Doug Rollins, will be in town. He will be assessing improvements resulting from building permits issued in 2020 and early 2021 and those not completed in 2019. This is not part of the 2021 Revaluation process, but routine yearly work done by the Assesor. Doug drives a dark brown Ford Explorer, NH License Plate 4378974. Please call the Town Office with any questions or concerns (603)664-2192 X107. Thank you for your coorperation.

In 2021, Strafford will undergo a State mandated town wide statistical revaluation. More information to follow.  

Property Assessing Information

Supervisor of the Checklist Public Notice

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be sitting at the Town Office on Saturday, June 19, 2021, 11:00-11:30am for corrections to the checklist and additions of new voters.  If you are registering as a new voter, a photo ID, proof of citizenship, age and domicile in Strafford needs to be provided.  RSA 654:7; RSA 654:12.           

Carol Cooper, Martha English, Judith Dupre 


Land Use Clerk (part-time) 

The Town of Strafford has an opening for a part-time Land Use Clerk to work closely with the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Building and Assessing Departments. Duties include, but are not limited to, receiving and processing applications for consideration, taking and producing meeting minutes within legal timeframes and other associated clerical work. The right candidate must possess good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn. Knowledge of land use would be a plus. Hours – Monday 9 to 2 PM, Tuesday 12 to 7 PM, Wednesdays from 9 to 2 PM, and attendance at evening meetings as needed. Hours will vary. Initially 17 to 20 hours per week, depending on meetings, is anticipated. Hours may increase depending on responsibilities.

Please forward your resume to:  Town Administrator - PO Box 23, Center Strafford, NH 03815 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

  Board of Selectmen Public Notice

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. 

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 

  Strafford's 2021 Top Dog Winner


Click Here To See All Of The 2021 Top Dog Contestants

 Dog Licensing Information

Recycling Center 

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

  1. Please do not linger and talk with the staff or other patrons; this is a safety measure to keep everyone safe. 
  2. No USED OIL until further notice.

Recycling Center Information

  Map of Strafford, click below:

Map of Strafford


JANUARY            Monday, January 18 - Martin Luther King Jr/Civil Rights Day

FEBRUARY         Monday, February 15 - Presidents’ Day

MARCH               Tuesday, March 9 - Town Election (Voting Purposes Only) (Town Meeting - Saturday, March 13)

MAY                      Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day

SEPTEMBER      Monday, September 6 - Labor Day

OCTOBER           Monday, October 11 - Columbus Day

NOVEMBER       Thursday, November 11 - Veterans Day

                               Thursday, November 25 - Thanksgiving Day

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


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