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Notice of Public Hearing: The Zoning Board has received an application for a variance for property owned by Michele Pope NH Nominee Trust, at Tax Map 103, Lot 30, located at 1666 Province Lake Road.  The application concerns the placement of a 15’ by 15’ accessory structure on the property.  The proposed structure is unable to meet the side and rear setbacks. The public hearing will be conducted by online remote meeting. Any interested parties should plan to be present for the Zoning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 6 pm for the consideration of relief from the side and rear setback on the property.  If the application is accepted as complete by the Zoning Board, a public hearing for the application may commence immediately. Anyone wishing to attend via remote connection can request public access credentials by emailing zba.admin@effinghamnh.net by 5pm on June 9.  If unable to attend in person, you may submit your comments for or against the application in writing to the Zoning Board at the email address above.

Planning Board Public Hearing on June 18, 6pm – 6:30 pm on Excavation Regulations. Remote meeting info on Planning Board page.

Public Hearing – The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing June 23, 2020 11:00 am to accept a USDA Grant for the Snow Road Bridge Project. Residents may call in at 1-503-300-6855 pin # 630224. Questions should be submitted prior to hearing via e-mail to officeassistant@effinghamnh.net or calling the Selectmen’s Office at 539-7770. Information can also be found on the Town website www.effinghamnh.net.


Hazardouse Waste Collection Day – Always 1st Sat. in August: 8/1/20 8:30a-12:30p @Ossipee Town Garage at 55 Main Street, Ossipee. LINK


            RE Property Revaluation – Avitar Work Protocol Given the COVID-19 Pandemic: In light of the Governor’s announcement regarding the State of Emergency and School closures, we have felt the need to be proactive and safe. Given the contracts we have in place, we still need to work and keep on schedule as much as possible. Our field staff are still out in the field working, however, they have been advised not to enter properties for interior inspections. They will still visit, knock, step back and gather information from the taxpayers at the door and continue on with any exterior work needed. This is in line with the CDC recommendations regarding avoidance of close contact. If taxpayers are sick, they should be advised not to open the door at all. We will be sending letters at a later date to complete interior inspections where needed. The safety of our staff and all taxpayers is one of our top concerns and we will work diligently to ensure everyone stays as safe as possible. We recognize that we may encounter children home alone or with their parents and want to get the word out regarding our protocol. If this pandemic continues, this may alter how we handle the informal hearing process for those towns with updates/revaluations this year, as well. We will post updates as they occur on our website and send further notification if and when things change.  – Loren Martin, Director, Assessing Operations

Link: Effingham Property Assessment Revaluation 2020


Click above link to order Reflective Address Markers from the Fire Deptartment. Print out the form, complete the information and mail to the Fire Dept.

NH Dept. of Safety Community Notification Program. Click and fill in your contact information to be notified by local emergency response officials in the event of emergency or critical community alerts.

Upcoming Events

Mon, 8 Jun 2020
9:00 am Select Board Work Session
Tue, 9 Jun 2020
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
6:00 pm Zoning Board Meeting Public Hearing
Tue, 16 Jun 2020
5:00 pm Select Board Mtg followed by work session
Wed, 17 Jun 2020
6:00 pm Historic Town Hall Project Committee Meeting
Thu, 18 Jun 2020
6:00 pm Plan Board Public Hearing: Excavation Regulations
6:30 pm Capital Improvement Plan Committee
Sun, 21 Jun 2020
Father's Day
Tue, 23 Jun 2020
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
11:00 am Selectmen Public Hearing: Grant, Snow Road Bridge
Tue, 30 Jun 2020
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
Thu, 2 Jul 2020
6:30 pm Planning Board Mtg