Announcements

Other funds raised: $10,000 Moose Plate Grant, $5,000 Library grant.

2020 Tax Rate Set: $21.25, reduction of $5.65

2019: $26.90, 2018: $22.25, 2017: $21.85, 2016: $22.80, 2015: $20.47

Zoning Board of Adjustment Zoom Meeting November 30 at 6pm

The Zoning Board has received two applications and will review them on Monday, November 30th, 2020

 The first application is brought by Susan and Randy Turmel, 142 Remick Road, listed as Tax Map 107-10 on Province Lake.  The owners are requesting a Special Exception to remove the existing non-conforming structure and build a replacement non-conforming structure on the parcel.  The application will be reviewed and if complete the ZBA will hold a public hearing on the merits of the Special Exception.  This application will be reviewed on November 30th, no earlier than 6:15 pm.

 The second application is brought by 224 Highwatch Road, LLC by applicant David LeFevre of Tarbell & Brodich, PA, for Green Mountain Treatment Center, 224 Highwatch Road, listed as Tax Map 405-003.  The owners are proposing to expand their non-conforming use by adding 36 beds to their 88-bed facility.  They have requested a Variance, Special Exception, and/or Appeal of Administrative Decision to allow them to expand a non-conforming use.  This application will be reviewed on November 30th, no earlier than 7 pm.

 Any interested parties should plan to be present for the ZBA meeting  for the consideration of relief for the proposed projects.  The meeting will be held online. You are welcome to attend via video connection or by a telephone connection. Anyone wishing public access to the meeting should email zba.admin@effinghamnh.net by 4pm ON THE DATE OF THE MEETING/ HEARING. 

 If you are unable to attend in person, you may submit your comments for or against the application in writing to the Town of Effingham Zoning Board at 68 School Street, Effingham, NH 03882.

Subdivision/Wetland Public Hearing Continued to December 3 @6:15pm

The Planning Board continued a public hearing to the date noted above, to begin no earlier than 6:15pm, to continue review of proposed 3-lot Subdivision for Whitaker and Fadden of 165-acre property on Jack Russell Road, Tax Map 408-45, and a Special Use Permit Application for a driveway(s) to cross wetlands on the property. Digital copies of the applications are available for interested parties.

 Any interested parties may attend. The public hearing will be held online. Anyone wishing public access to the meeting should email pb.admin@effinghamnh.net by 4pm on the day of the hearing for a link to connect to the meeting. 

Anyone unable to attend in person may submit comments for or against either application in writing to the email address above or to the Town of Effingham Planning Board at 68 School Street, Effingham, NH 03882.

Budget Committee Meeting – Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 6pm

DUE TO THE VIRUS CONCERNS: The meetings will be dial-in ‘listen-only’ teleconference mode for the public. Meeting minutes, schedule, agenda and draft budgets are available online. No citizens will be allowed into the Town Office. If the public has questions they would like addressed at the meeting please e-mail Chairman Budget@EffinghamNH.net prior to the meeting.

The dial-in number is: 1-602-610-2086 and the Customer Code/PIN is 164356. Note that charges could apply. If a problem is encountered with access during the meeting please e-mail Budget@EffinghamNH.net as this will be monitored during the meeting.

Angelini Gravel Pit Public Hearing Continued to January 7 @6pm

The Planning Board will hold a remote public hearing online on the date noted above, not before 6:15pm, with meeting preceding at 6pm. Proposed is gravel extraction for approximately 88 acres with road access via Duncan Lake Road in Ossipee, Tax Map 413-138. Digital copies of the proposal are available for interested parties.

 Any interested parties may attend. The public hearing will be held online. Anyone wishing public access to the meeting should email pb.admin@effinghamnh.net by 4pm on the date of the continued hearing for a link to connect to the meeting. 

Anyone unable to attend in person may submit comments for or against the proposal in writing to the email address above or to the Town of Effingham Planning Board at 68 School Street, Effingham, NH 03882.


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Upcoming Events

Thu, 26 Nov 2020
TOWN OFFICES CLOSED
Fri, 27 Nov 2020
TOWN OFFICES CLOSED
Mon, 30 Nov 2020
6:00 pm ZBA Meeting Remotely with possible Public Hearing
Tue, 1 Dec 2020
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
6:00 pm Budget Committee - Remote Public Access
Thu, 3 Dec 2020
6:00 pm Planning Board Remote Mtg Continued Subdivision Public Hearing
Mon, 7 Dec 2020
6:30 pm Conservation Commission, at Effingham Historic Society Building
Tue, 8 Dec 2020
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
6:00 pm Budget Committee - Remote Public Access
Mon, 14 Dec 2020
7:00 pm Historic District Commission
Tue, 15 Dec 2020
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
Thu, 17 Dec 2020
6:30 pm CIP Committee Remote Meeting
Tue, 22 Dec 2020
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session