Tilton-Northfield Fire & EMS

TNFD By-Laws

Warrant

2018 Warrant with Results

Reports

Chief's Report
Forest Fire Report

Current Elected Officials
Commissioners:
    Paul Auger                 2020
    Paul Blaisdell             2019
    Eric Pyra                  2021
  
Treasurer:
    Timothy Pearson            2021
 
Clerk:
    Stephanie Giovannucci      2021
Moderator:
    Kent Finemore              2020
Elections/Appointments Schedule for 2019
JANUARY 2019
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Clerk to notify Supervisors of District Meeting [Date: March 18th; Time: 7:00 PM; Location: WRHS Cafetorium]
Week of January 7, 2019 Commissioners to send a copy of warrant articles to DRA for pre-review
Thursday, January 10, 2019 Commissioners to send MS-60A (Auditor Option and Schedule) to DRA
Friday, January 11, 2019 First day to hold public hearing on bond or note issue over $100,000. Notice of time, place and subject of hearing must be published in a newspaper in general circulation in the municipality at least 7 days before hearing. [RSA 33:8-a, I – not more than 60 days before district meeting]
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Last day for Supervisors to publish notice, in a newspaper of general circulation in the town, of January 22nd session for checklist correction. [RSA 654:27; RSA 669:5]
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Supervisors must hold session for correction of the checklist for no less than 30 minutes. (Required on day before opening of candidate filing period.) [RSA 669:5]
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Clerk OPENS Declaration of Candidacy. Clerk’s office must be open at least from 3 to 5 p.m. [RSA 669:19; RSA 652:20 – seventh Wednesday before town meeting]
FEBRUARY 2019
Friday, February 1, 2019 Last day for filing Declarations of Candidacy. Clerk’s office must be open at least from 3 to 5 p.m. [RSA 669:19; 652:20 – the Friday next following the first day for candidates to file declarations of candidacy on 1/23/19]
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Last day for 25 or more voters of 2% of the total, whichever is less, but in no case fewer than 10 voters to petition Commissioners to include an article in the warrant. [RSA 39:3 – fifth Tuesday before town meeting]
Friday, February 8, 2019 Last day for Clerk to give notice of February 15th public hearing on annual budget [RSA 32:5, I – 7 days before budget hearing on 2/15/19]
Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Last day for Budget Committee and Commissioners to hold at least one public hearing on annual budget (can hold supplemental public hearings after February 15th provided the first public hearing is on or before February 15th with 7 days’ notice — should schedule at least one public hearing after February 15th to include any petitioned warrant articles). [RSA 32:5, I &V – 25 days before town meeting]
  • Commissioners submit Warrant and Budget to Towns of Tilton and Northfield for inclusion in their annual report
  • Monday, February 18, 2019 Last day for Commissioners to publish notice of time, place and subject of public hearing on bond/note issue over $100,000. [RSA 33:8-a, I – 7 days before 2/25/19]
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Last day for Budget Committee to submit 2 copies of signed annual budget (MS-737) to Commissioners for them to post with warrant. [RSA 32:16, IV – at least 20 days before Town meeting]
    Saturday, February 23, 2019 Last day for Supervisors to publish notice of the day, hour and place of March 2nd session to correct the checklist. [RSA 669:5; RSA 654:27-:28]
    Monday, February 25, 2019 Last date for Commissioners to hold public hearing on bond or note issue over $100,000. Notice of time, place and subject of hearing must be published at least 7 days before hearing. [RSA 33:8-a, I – at least 15 days before town meeting]
    Monday, February 25, 2019 Last date for Clerk to post the Budget (MS-737) and Warrant Articles for District Meeting at all polling places and at Clerk’s office or town hall. Warrant shall state place, day and hour of election, hours polls are open, and which items are to be voted on by ballot. [RSA 39:5; 31:95; 669:2 – 14 days before district meeting]
    MARCH 2019
    Saturday, March 2, 2019 Supervisors must hold session for correction of the checklist prior to annual meeting for no fewer than 30 minutes. No corrections or additions may be made after this session until election day, except as provided in RSA 659:12. [RSA 654:27; 654:28; 669:5; 40:13, II-d, VII]
    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Annual report with budget must be available by today from Town. [RSA 31:95; RSA 41:14 – at least 7 days before town meeting]
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Town Election Day: Town, School and TNFD.
    Sunday, March 17, 2019 Commissioners: Last day to publish notice of March 19th reconsideration of a March 12th vote on a bond or note issue over $100,000 (statute requires notice at least 2 days before reconsideration). [RSA 33:8-1, IV]
    Monday, March 18, 2019 District Meeting – Budget Committee and Commissioners to attend. WRHS Cafetorium 7:00 p.m. Clerk to take minutes and swear in newly elected officials afterwards.
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Earliest day on which reconsideration of a March 12th vote on a bond or not issue over $100,000 may take place (statute requires reconsideration at least 7 days after vote to reconsider). [RSA 33:8-a, IV]
    Thursday, March 28, 2019 Clerk to forward to Commissioners and Treasurer certified copy of any vote to transfer surplus to capital reserve funds within 10 days of such vote. Surplus must be transferred by Treasurer to Trustees of Trust funds immediately after receipt of order of Commissioners. [RSA 35:11]
    APRIL 2019
    Monday, April 1, 2019 Clerk to submit MS-123 to DRA after annual election. There is an ongoing duty to report changes as they occur. (Village District Officials) [RSA 41:19; NH Admin Code Rev 1707.13 – report to be made within 20 days of district meeting.]
    Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Minutes of District Meeting and various reports must be filed with DRA within 20 days after the close of district meeting. [RSA 21-J:34]
  • Commissioners to submit MS-232 (Report of Appropriations), Signed Warrants and Annual Report
  • Budget Committee to submit MS-737
  • Clerk to submit Signed Minutes to DRA. [RSA 21-J:34]
  • Auditors to submit MS-535 (Financial Report) to DRA with copy of the Audit/Review (Or after Audit with copy of the Audit/Review)
  • Thursday, April 17, 2019 Appointed members of the Budget Committee must be named within 30 days of district meeting by the Moderator. [RSA 32:15, II]
    MAY 2019
    Saturday, May 11, 2019 Ballots and absentee voting materials for election of officers at town meeting may be destroyed. [RSA 657:16; 657:22; 659:100-:101; 669:25; 33-A:3-a (XXXVII) ballots and absentee ballot applications, affidavit envelopes, and lists at least 60 days after the election, whichever is longer.]
    SEPTEMBER 2019
    Sunday, September 1, 2019 Treasurer to submit MS-34 (Estimate of Revenues) to DRA. Please call the TNFD office at 286-4781 for more information.

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