Fireworks Permits

As we approach the summer season, please be aware that the Town of Rollinsford has an ordinance that requires a permit for the use or display of fireworks. Those who are found to be in violation of this ordinance are subject to a fine.
Fireworks permit applications are available at the Rollinsford Fire Department or at the Rollinsford Police Department.  Applications can also be downloaded HERE ONLINE. Per the ordinance, applications must be submitted at least (15) days in advance of the display.
A copy of the ordinance is available at the town hall or through the police department.

Burn Permits

As a reminder, a permit is required for open burning. The Fire Station remains closed to the public, but permits can be obtained ONLINE HERE. (Please note: the department reserves the right to inspect any permit.)

Daily fire weather/fire danger information can be obtained HERE

General Burn Permit Rules

  • Anyone who wishes to burn clean, ordinary combustibles such as leaves, brush or untreated lumber, or have a camp or cooking fire MUST have written permission from the landowner AND a fire permit.
  • Permittee must be at least 18 years old
  • Brush and wood must not exceed 5 inches in diameter. No household waste, treated wood or composite materials may be burned.
  • A category I fire must be at least 25’ from structures and category II or greater fire must be at least 50’ from structures.
  • Burning is NOT permitted during daytime hours, between 9am – 5pm (unless it is actively raining).
  • You must have written landowner approval to receive a fire permit or furnish proof that you are the legal landowner.
  • The NH Department of Environmental Services has regulations that must be followed regarding the testing and abatement of asbestos prior to demolition. Only clean, untreated/unpainted and non-contaminated wood may be burned.
  • Permittee must have sufficient water, tools and personnel necessary to control and completely extinguish the fire. A buried fire is NOT an extinguished fire.
  • Using tires or tubes to start a fire is a direct violation of the NH DES Air Resources Division rules and regulations.

 

RFD “Drive-Thru” Fundraiser 5.1.21

Join the members of the Rollinsford Fire Department Association for a “Drive-Thru” fundraiser on Saturday, May 1st from 11am-2pm. The menu will include hotdogs and burgers ($3 for a single item, $5 for two) and each meal will also include a bag of chips and a water.

We look forward to seeing everyone and thank you for your support!

Revised Notice: Declaration of Candidacy

REVISED DECLARATION

Declaration of Candidacy is available at Town Office for the following positions:

• One Select Board member and overseer of the poor for (3) three year term;
• One Town Treasurer for (1) one year term;
• One Chief of the Fire Department for (1) one- year term;
• One member of the Supervisor of the checklist (6) six-year term;
• Three members of the Budget Committee for (3) three-year term;
• One member of the Budget Committee for (1) year term;
• One Trustee of the Trust Funds for (3) three-year term;
• One Trustee of the Library Trust for (3) three-year term;
• One Trustee of the Library Trust for (2) two -year term;
• One Trustee of the Cemetery Trust for (3) three-year term;

The filing period opens January 22, 2020 and closes January 31, 2020 Town Office business hours: Mon, Wed & Fri 9:00-1:00 and Tues & Thurs 3:00-7:00pm Special Sign-up Session will be held: Friday, January 31, 2020 from 3:00-5:00 pm

Respectfully submitted this 22th day of January 2020

Kate Nesman, Town Clerk

Openings for Town Positions

Declaration of Candidacy is available at Town Office for the following positions:

• One Select Board member and overseer of the poor for (3) three year term;
• One Town Treasurer for (1) one year term;
• One Chief of the Fire Department for (1) one- year term;
• Three members of the Budget Committee for (3) three-year term;
• One member of the Budget Committee for (1) year term;
• One Trustee of the Trust Funds for (3) three-year term;
• One Trustee of the Library Trust for (3) three-year term;
• One Trustee of the Library Trust for (2) two -year term;
• One Trustee of the Cemetery Trust for (3) three-year term;

The filing period opens January 22, 2020 and closes January 31, 2020
Town Office business hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 9-1 and Tuesday – Thurs 3-?pm
Special Sign-up Session will be held: Friday, January 31, 2020 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fireworks Permit DEADLINE APPROACHING

If you are planning on having a fireworks display for the Fourth of July holiday, you need to complete an Application for Fireworks Permit within the next few days.  Town Ordinance 10-03 requires a Fireworks Permit be issued by the Fire Department prior to the display of the fireworks and the FD needs 15 days to process the application.  Applications may be picked up at the fire department of police department.

Filing Info for 2019 Board & Committee Openings

Declaration of Candidacy is available at Town Office for the following positions:

  • One Select Board member and overseer of the poor for (3) three year term;
  • One Town Treasurer for (1) one year term;
  • One Chief of the Fire Department for (1) one year term;
  • Three members of the Budget Committee for (3) three year term;
  • One Trustee of the Trust Funds for (3) three year term;
  • One Trustee of the Library Trust for (3) three year term;
  • One Trustee of the Cemetery Trust for (3) three year
  • One Supervisors of the Checklist for (2) year term
  • Three Surveyors of the Wood and Lumber for (1) year term;
  • One Fence Viewer for (1) year term;
  • One Tree Warden for (1) year term;
  • Two members of the Parks and Recreation for (1) year term

The filing period opens January 23, 2019 and closes February 1, 2019

Town Office business hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9-1 am and Thurs 3-7 pm

Special Sign-up Session will be held: Friday, February 1, 2019 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm