Purpose

The purpose of the Effingham Town Web site is to provide general information on town government matters to Effingham residents within the ability of Effingham’s limited resources for efficient operation. Information provided is not intended to constitute legal notice, unless otherwise indicated.

Content

Web site content will include:

  • A listing of town boards, commissions and committees and their meeting schedules;
  • A listing of elected and appointed town officials;
  • Telephone numbers, email addresses and hours of operation of town departments and offices;
  • Meeting minutes of town boards, commissions and committees;
  • Notices and announcements of special town-sponsored events, meetings, and other general information;
  • Town ordinances and regulations;
  • Links to related resources;
  • Other pertinent information as deemed appropriate by the Board of Selectmen

Responsibilities

  1. The Board of Selectmen will designate the individual responsible for posting content to the website.
  1. Each board, committee, commission and department is responsible for providing a digital version of approved minutes and other appropriate announcements, notices and timely information for posting to the website to the person designated by the Board of Selectmen. Minutes recorded at the Municipal Building are considered the official minutes for purposes of the Right to Know Law (RSA 91-A).
  1. Meeting minutes of town boards, commissions and committees will be posted to the website on a timely basis only after draft minutes have received final approval of the respective board, committee or commission.
  1. Within reason, each board, commission or committee is responsible for determining the content it deems appropriate for the town website; however, the Board of Selectmen retains ultimate responsibility for the website, its content and its management.
  1. Questions about the town website should be directed to the Board of Selectmen. Problems or controversies about the website, its content or administration will be resolved by the Board of Selectmen.

 

Adopted by the Effingham Board of Selectmen on February 14, 2012.