Town of Northwood NH


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Board of Selectmen

Board of Selectmen

Phone: (603) 942-5586

Northwood Town Hall
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH. 03261

The Board of Selectmen acts as the executive branch of the Town Government carrying out the policies and laws set forth by the vote of the Citizens at Town Meeting.

Budget Committee

Budget Committee

Northwood Budget Committee
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH. 03261

The Budget Committee meets every year to recommend and review the Town, School and Water District budgets. The committee members are elected and operate under RSA 32 Municipal Budget Law. The Committee is composed of 16 members, which includes ex-officio members from the Board of Selectmen, School Board, Northwood Cove Village District, and Water District.

Cable Advisory Committee

Cable Advisory Committee

Northwood Cable Advisory Committee
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH. 03261

The Northwood Cable Advisory Committee was created to assist the Board of Selectmen with Cable TV related issues and to develop strategies to set up public access broadcasting for the citizens. Funding for NCAC activites and equipment comes from cable subscriber franchise fees, not from taxes.

Cemetery Trustees

Cemetery Trustees

Cemetery Trustees
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH. 03261

The Board of Cemetery Trustees is an elected, three person board responsible for the operation, maintenance and regulation of the Town’s cemeteries.

Conservation Commission

Conservation Commission

Email: lsmith@northwoodnh.org

Northwood Conservation Commission
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH. 03261

The Northwood Conservation Commission was established by the Town's voters in 1971. Per NH RSA 36-A:2, the purpose of the Commission is to ensure "the proper utilization and protection of the natural resources and...the protection of watershed resources...of the town."

Economic Development Committee

Economic Development Committee

Northwood Economic Development Committee
818 First NH Turnpike
Northwood, NH 03261

The efforts of the Northwood Economic Development Committee center on: The creation and retention of jobs in the Town of Northwood to preserve economic opportunity for households in the town and region; The expansion of the non-residential taxable property valuation of the Town of Northwood such that the Town can sustain quality municipal and educational services at a reasonable tax rate; Informing, educating and acting as a forum for businesses located within Northwood, as well as those businesses looking to locate in the Town.

Highway and Facilities Advisory Committee

Highway and Facilities Advisory Committee

Email: blemire@northwoodnh.org

Highway Advisory Committee
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH. 03261

The Highway Advisory Committee was re-established at the 1980 Town Meeting. The role of the Committee is to outline highway maintenance and replacement recommendations for three years in advance, said recommendations to include plans and procedures to be adopted to protect and to enhance the natural beauty of the highways to be thus worked upon, or take any other action relative thereto. The Committee meets with the Board of Selectmen each November and presents its recommendations to them.

Planning Board

Planning Board

Phone: (603) 942-5586 ext 2005

Email: planner@northwoodnh.org

Northwood Planning Board
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike Northwood, NH. 03261

The Planning Board meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Town Hall. The public is welcome.

Police Commission

Police Commission

Phone: (603) 942-5586 ext 2005

Email: lsmith@northwoodnh.org

Northwood Police Commission
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH 03261

The Northwood Police Commission was created by ballot vote at the March, 1986 Town Meeting, following a recommendation of the Police Advisory Committee. Police Commissioners are elected to a three year term, with one term expiring each March.

The Commission meets monthly on the third Tuesday at 5:00 PM at the Northwood Town Hall. The Commission’s agenda includes time for public input, the review of the general business of the Police Department, the Police Chief’s report, budget review and correspondence. The Chief’s report includes a summary of calls for service, arrests, motor vehicle accidents and summons issued during the previous month. All meetings are open to the public to attend.

Public Safety Complex Committee

Public Safety Complex Committee

818 First NH Tpke.
Northwood, NH 03261

The Public Safety Complex Committee is charged with conducting a study and making recommendations for a public safety complex. The Board of Selectmen appointed 11 members from various departments, committees and citizens to serve on this committee.

Technology Committee

Technology Committee

Contact Information
Northwood Technology Committee
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH. 03261
(603) 942-5586
(603) 942-9107 FAX
blemire@northwoodnh.org

The Northwood Technology Committee is an advisory committee created by the Board of Selectmen in June of 2007. The committee seeks to explore and promote the efficient and productive use of technology for the continuity of the government of the Town of Northwood.

Transfer Station Advisory Committee

Transfer Station Advisory Committee

Northwood Transfer Station Advisory Committee
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH 03261
(603) 942-5586
(603) 942-9107 FAX

Our vision is to have the Transfer Station function as efficiently as possible. Our mission is to make recommendations to the Board of Selectman to further improve waste management in Northwood through recycling and other processes. The Recycling/Transfer Station page is here.

Trustee of Trust Funds

818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH 03261

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Email: lsmith@northwoodnh.org

Northwood Zoning Board of Adjustment
818 First New Hampshire Turnpike
Northwood, NH. 03261

The Zoning Board of Adjustment meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Town Hall. The public is welcome.