FOR SALE: 2009 Volvo truck from Lamprey Regional Waste Cooperative. Bids due May 1. More information and bid document located here.
A Recreation Committee Meeting is scheduled for:
Sunday, March 25, 2018.
This meeting will take place at 7:00pm in the meeting room of town hall.
To: Residents of the Town of Rollinsford
From: Select Board
Date: March 20, 2018
Call for Volunteers
The Town of Rollinsford has several important boards, commission and committees peopled by interested and engaged volunteers who wish to serve the community. If you are itching to become an interested and engaged public servant, please consider volunteering for one of the groups listed below by sending an email or by calling town hall. (An asterisk signifies that there are no openings today but if you are interested we’d still like to hear from you so that we can keep you name on file).
If you would like to know more about a particular group, feel free to contact a Board member or our administrative assistant.
Please let us know by Monday, March 26th. We look forward to hearing from you!
Commissions, Boards and Committees of the Town of Rollinsford
Ad Hoc Committee to Study Town Manager (authorized at Town Meeting)
Capital Improvement Plan Committee
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Strafford Regional Planning Commission
*Highway Safety Committee
Town Hall will open at 11.
The Transfer Station is open until noon.
Please be reminded that town voting will take place on Tuesday, MARCH 13 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm at Town Hall. The business position of town meeting is scheduled for SATURDAY, MARCH 17 at 9:00 a.m. in the RGS gymnasium.
There will be limited child care available for town meeting: approximately 10 children over 5. (We are still working on trying to get additional child care providers. Please call town hall if you’d like to provide; rates are $18/hour for providers over 18; else $15/hour; background check required.
Several community groups will be staffing information tables in the foyer of RGS: RGLSC/Garden Club with information on the garden club, the duck race and the Strafford County Conservation District annual plant sale (be among the first to get ducks for the annual duck race down the mighty Salmon Falls River); ARCH/Colonel Paul Wentworth House, Recreation Committee (Camp Rolly and Teen Adventure Camp), and the Historical Committee.
The Rollinsford Historical Committee would like residents to know that the NH Preservation Alliance is holding their 2018 Old House and Barn Expo on the weekend of March 24 & 25. This event is for people with houses and barns that date from 1750 to 1950 and is an excellent opportunity to learn from the experts while watching craftspeople give hands-on demonstrations.
Topics will include: 21st century comfort in old homes • Barn repair • Energy efficiency • Financing and insurance • Old house maintenance • Home buying strategies • Interior finishes • Lead paint • Masonry and plaster repair • Mid-century architecture • Researching house history • Solar • Stone wall building • Timber framing •Window repair • Wood turning and more
Two of the most beautiful things about Rollinsford are our barns and our open spaces. If you attend, please consider coming to a Historical Committee meeting and sharing what you learned with us!
If you have any questions, or would like to attend a meeting, you can email the Historical Committee at [email protected]
(We’ll also be announcing our next history hike soon!)
ROLLINSFORD – The 8th Annual Meet-the-Candidates Night will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Rollinsford Public Library, Lower Mill, 3 Front St.
This event is an opportunity to meet the candidates for town and school office before the election on Tuesday, March 13, and hear how they’re planning to make an impact on the community.
Candidates for town office include:
• Select Board: Denise Knowles
• Town Moderator: Charles Putnam
• Supervisor of the Checklist: Angela Matthews
• Town Clerk: Kate Nesman
• Town Treasurer: Verne Crosier
• Fire Chief: Mark Rutherford
• Budget Committee (three 3-year positions): Jodi Lavoie-Carnes, Paul Cass, Verne Crosier, Edmund Jansen, Dee Neathawk, Jonathan Ordway
• Trustee of the Trust Funds: Salme Perry
• Trustee of the Library (2): Emily Quirk, Tamara Niedzolkowski
• Trustee of the Cemetery: Marc Couture
Candidates for school office include:
• School District Moderator: Charles Putnam
• School District Treasurer: Judy Barry, Suzanne Mountain
• School District Clerk: Coire T. Jones
• School Board (2 positions): Brent G. Roets, Tom Kunz, Emily Leach
This event is an open house format. Residents are welcome to engage with candidates and ask questions that will inform their decision on voting day. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please email [email protected] or call (603) 516-2665.