Notice From The Effingham Police Dept.:

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Posted Notice (link)Town Warrant 2015

March 2015 Town Election Results:

(One) Selectmen: Spencer 186, Espie 137

Treasurer: Caldwell 271

(Two) Budget Committee : Morris 164, Strauss 156, Piekut 132

Trustees of the Library (1 year): Vienneau 266

Trustees of the Library (3 year): Jones 232

(Two) Planning Board (3 year): Potter 221, Bull 206

(One) Planning Board (2 year): Swanick 171, Augenti 129

Zoning Board of Adjustment: Cahalane 240

Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Amaral 295

(One) Trustees of Trust Funds: Swanick 194, Davis 85

Votes for Warrant Articles 2-9 (see link to Town Warrant above):

Article 2 – Yes 192, No 116     Article 6 – Yes 220, No 63

Article 3 – Yes 247, No 61     Article 7 – Yes 249, No 57

Article 4 – Yes 230, No 74     Article 8 – Yes 220, No 102

Article 5 – Yes 191, No 116     Article 9 – Yes 201, No 97

2015 Inventory of Taxable Property

The 2015 Inventory of Taxable Property forms will be mailed to all landowners on March 10, 2015 and must be returned to the Selectmen’s Office on or before April 15th to avoid assessment of a penalty. If for some reason a property owner does not receive an inventory in the mail, at the link below the form can be printed, filled out and returned to the office.

2015 Inventory of Taxable Property Form PA-28

Link to NH Dept. of Revenue Admin.: Statewide Tax Rates for 2014

Check out the Conservation Commission’s new web page with photos, maps and reports!


Awardees from the First Annual Town of Effingham Recognition Reception:

Gwen English, Employee of the Year; Deanna Amaral, Elected Official of the Year; William Piekut, Volunteer of the Year; Kathy Maguire, Special Citizen of the Year

Building Permits Required in the Town of Effingham

If you have any questions as to whether a building project requires a permit, please contact the Zoning Enforcement Officer, Rebecca Boyden, at 539-7147. The permits, Grid and Zoning Ordinance are available online at the link to the left “Docs, Forms & Applications”


All resident canines must be vaccinated for rabies and registered with the town annually by April 30 or late fees apply.

License fees are payable in person or via mail after speaking with the Town Clerk.

Transfer Station Coupons Required for Disposal:
$2 coupon per tire,  $10 coupon per electronic component

Coupons are required at the time of disposal. Coupons must be purchased ahead of time through the Selectmen’s Office during regular business hours or via mail.  For questions or coupons by mail, please call the office at 603-539-7770.


If you would like to enroll in the NH Dept. Of Safety Community Notification Program, please click the link below and fill in the appropriate information to be notified by local emergency response officials in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.

  Click here to order Reflective Address Markers from the Fire Department. 

Print out the form, complete the information and mail it to the Fire Department. 

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