Tilton-Northfield Fire & EMS

TNFD By-Laws

Warrant

2021 Warrant

Reports

Chief's Report
Forest Fire Report

Current Elected Officials
Commissioners:
    Paul Auger              2023
    Jon Cilley              2022
    Eric Pyra               2024
    
  
Treasurer:
    Timothy Pearson            2024
 
Clerk:
    Cameron Steady      2022
Moderator:
    Kent Finemore              2022

Elections/Appointments Schedule for 2021

DECEMBER 2020

Thursday, December 31, 2020
Administrative Assistant to send MS-60A
(Auditor Option and Schedule) to DRA

JANUARY 2021

Monday, January 4, 2021
Clerk to notify Supervisors of District Meeting
[Date: March 15th; Time: 7:00 PM; Location: WRHS Cafetorium]

Week of January 4, 2021
Commissioners to send a copy of warrant articles to DRA for
pre-review

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Last day for Supervisors to publish notice of January 19th session for checklist correction. Notice must be posted in 2 appropriate places one of which shall be the town’s Internet website, if such exists, or shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation at least 7 days prior to the session. [RSA 669:5; RSA 654:27-:28]

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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 20, 2021
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]

Friday, January 29, 2021
Last day for filing Declarations of Candidacy. Candidate must file in person. Clerk’s office must be open at least from 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. [RSA 669:19; 652:20 – the Friday next following the first day for candidates to file declarations of candidacy on January 20]
FEBRUARY 2021
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Last day for 25 or more voters or 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 5, 2021
Last day for Clerk to give notice of February 12th public hearing on annual budget [RSA 32:5, I – 7 days before budget hearing]

Friday, February 12, 2021
Last day for Budget Committee and Commissioners to hold at least one public hearing on annual budget (can hold supplemental public hearings after February 12th provided the first public hearing is on or before February 12th with 7 days’ notice). [RSA 32:5, I &V – 25 days before District meeting]

Friday, February 12, 2021
Commissioners submit Warrant and Budget to Towns of Tilton and Northfield for inclusion in their annual report

Monday, February 15, 2021
Last day for Commissioners to publish notice of hearing on question of establishing a special revenue fund. [RSA 31:95-d, I(b) – 7 days before February 22]

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Last day for Budget Committee to submit 2 copies of signed annual budget (MS-37) to Commissioners for them to post with warrant. [RSA 32:16, IV – at least 20 days before District meeting]

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Last day for Supervisors to publish notice of the day, hour and place of February 27th session to correct the checklist. Notice must be posted in 2 appropriate places one of which shall be the town’s Internet website, if such exists, or shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation at least 7 days prior to the session. [RSA 669:5; RSA 654:27-:28]

Monday, February 22, 2021
Last day for Commissioners to hold public hearing on question of establishing a special revenue fund. [RSA 32:95-d(b) – at least 15 days before District meeting]

Monday, February 22, 2021
Last date for Clerk to post the Budget (MS-37) 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]

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Last day for Town Clerk to accept voter registration applications for town meeting day (Voters may register on election day for all town elections). [RSA 64:8; RSA 654:27, deadline for Town Clerk to accept voter registration is the same date as the date for the last checklist session correction – the Saturday no less than 6 and no more than 13 day before District meeting]

Saturday, February 27, 2021
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]

MARCH 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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 9, 2021
Election Day: Town, School and TNFD. Voters may register at the polls on election day.

Friday, March 12, 2021
Last day for any person for whom a vote was cast to apply to Clerk for a recount (to be conducted not earlier than 5 nor later than 10 days after receipt of the application). Clerk must be available at least between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to receive application and must provide at least 3 days’ notice of recount date to candidates for that office. [RSA 669:30; 652:20 – Friday next following District meeting/election]

Monday, March 15, 2021
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 16, 2021
Last day for 10 voters of a town to petition Clerk to recount ballots on any question printed on official ballot. [RSA40:4-c – last day to seek recount is 7 days from date of town meeting]

Friday, March 26, 2021
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]

Monday, March 29, 2021
Clerk to submit MS-123 to DRA after annual election. There is an ongoing duty to report changes as they occur. [RSA 41:19; NH Admin Code Rev 1707.13 – report to be made within 20 days of District meeting.]

APRIL 2021

Monday, April 5, 2021
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 8, 2021
Appointed members of the Budget Committee must be named within 30 days of District meeting by the Moderator. [RSA 32:15, II]

MAY 2021

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Ballots and absentee voting materials for election of officers at town meeting may be destroyed by the District Clerk *until the contest is settled and all appeals have expired or at least 60 days after the election, whichever is longer. [RSA 657:16; 657:22; 659:100-:101; 669:25; 33-A:3-a]

SEPTEMBER 2021

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
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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