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New Hampton Connection - February 3, 2017
 
 
 Town of New Hampton
State of New Hampshire
2017 TOWN MEETING
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 7pm

 
To the inhabitants of the Town of New Hampton, New Hampshire, in the County of Belknap, qualified to vote in town affairs:
 
FIRST SESSION 
You are hereby notified to meet at the New Hampton Public Safety Building for the First Session of the 2017 Town Meeting to be held at the New Hampton Public Safety Building, 26 Intervale Drive, New Hampton on Tuesday, the 7th day of February next at 7:00 p.m.  The First Session will consist of explanation, discussion and debate of the warrant articles and will afford those voters who are present the opportunity to propose, debate and adopt amendments to the warrant articles. 
 
In the event of an emergency cancellation, the Deliberative Session will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the same location.

Click here to read the proposed 2017 Town Warrant.
Click here for the proposed 2017 Town Budget.
Click here for the Default Budget.
 
 
 
SECOND SESSION
 You are also notified to meet for the Second Session of the 2017 Town Meeting, to vote by official ballot on the election of town officers, zoning amendments and the warrant articles as they may have been amended at the First Session, to be held at the Town House, 86 Town House Road, New Hampton on Tuesday, the 14th day of March next.  Polls for voting by official ballot at the Town House will open at 11:00 a.m. and will close at 7:00 p.m. unless the town votes to keep the polls open to a later hour. 
 
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OFFICIAL POLITICAL PARTIES IN THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
 
As announced by NHVotes earlier this month, Libertarian is now an official party in the State of New Hampshire.  Voters may select “Libertarian” as their party affiliation choice, in addition to the existing choices of “Democratic”, “Republican”, or “Undeclared” when they register as a new voter in New Hampton.  Voters who are already registered in New Hampton may change their party affiliation by completing a “Change of Party Affiliation Card”.  This form is available at the Town Clerk’s office and will be available at the Town’s First Deliberative Session on February 7, 2017.  Also, voters may change their affiliation among the three existing choices; they are not limited to choosing the Libertarian Party.
 
Christine Pollock, Chairman
Supervisors of the Checklist
 
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Important Notice - Vehicle Registrations in February
PLEASE TAKE NOTE:
The Town Clerk's Office will not be able to process
any vehicle registrations the following dates:
 
February 17, 20, 21, 2017

  
The NH Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles is pleased to announce that a new computer system (VISION) will be implemented in the month of February.  As a result, there will be an interruption of motor vehicle registration processing statewide. Town/City Clerk’s offices, along with the DMV offices, will be unable to process new or renewal registrations over the President’s Day holiday weekend, beginning Friday, February 17, 2017, and will be resuming transactions on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  Throughout this process, the Town Clerk’s office will be open for other transactions not related to vehicle registrations during normal, scheduled hours of operation.
 
If you have a new registration, a temporary plate or your registration renewal is due during the month of February, please make sure you are aware of the processing interruption.
Please feel free to visit the DMV website at www.nh.gov/dmv for updates concerning this implementation.
 
If you have recently purchase a new vehicle which would require new plates or transfer of plates – you will not be able to complete the transaction between the dates mentioned above.  Please plan accordingly.
 
Thank you,
Cynthia Torsey, Town Clerk

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PLANT EXTRA FOR HUNGER
A Benefit Concert FOR nh Gleans-Belknap County
 
Saturday March 11, 2017
7:00 to 10:00 PM
McEvoy Theatre at The New Hampton School
70 Main Street, New Hampton, NH

 
For ticket information contact Lisa Morin at 603-527-5880;  email lisa.morin@nh.nacdnet.net;
Download order form at www.belknapccd.org
Tickets:   $15 in advance, $20 at door.
 
Featuring
 
Playing an incongruous mishmash of musical styles:
Irish / folksy
Cowboy / Jug Band
50’s  / Rockabilly
3 Chord (punk) Rock
Original songs “and more!” 

NH Gleans-Belknap County encourages farmers and home gardeners to plant a little extra for donation to local food pantries.  When the crops are ready NH Gleans-Belknap County volunteers will harvest and deliver them to local food pantries, soup kitchens, and senior centers.
 
NH Gleans-Belknap County is hosted by the Belknap County Conservation District.  For more information on NH Gleans or NH Gleans-Belknap County, contact Russ Bailey at email belknapgleans11@gmail.com. To sign-up to be a volunteer gleaner, or to list your farm or garden as a donor please visit www.nhgleans.org
 
  
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