Announcements

RFP for Historic Town Hall – Library Repair/Restoration Work

Boston Post CanePlease respond by January 30

The Board of Selectmen is seeking the Town’s oldest resident to present the Boston Post Cane to. If Effingham residents know of someone you think may be our oldest resident, please call or send verification of their name, address and birth date to the Selectmen’s Office at 68 School Street, Effingham NH 03882. 603-539-7770

Filing Period for March 9, 2021 Town Election

Wednesday January 20, 2021 through Friday January 29, 2021. See Notice regarding the terms up for election. Call Clerk for appt. to declare to tun.

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

Subdivision/Wetland Public Hearing Continued to January 21st @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 January 26 at 6pm

Budget Com. Public Hearing re 2021 Budget Feb. 2 @5:15pm

Angelini Gravel Pit Hearing Continued to February 4 @6:15pm

The Planning Board will hold a remote 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.


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.

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Upcoming Events

Mon, 18 Jan 2021
Civil Rights Day -Town Offices Closed
Wed, 20 Jan 2021
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
Thu, 21 Jan 2021
6:15 pm Planning Board Remote Mtg Cont'd Public Hearing
Tue, 26 Jan 2021
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
6:00 pm Budget Committee - Remote Public Access
Mon, 1 Feb 2021
6:30 pm Conservation Commission, at Effingham Historic Society Building
Tue, 2 Feb 2021
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session
5:00 pm Budget Committee
5:15 pm Budget Public Hearing - Remote Public Access
Thu, 4 Feb 2021
6:00 pm Planning Board Remote Mtg
Mon, 8 Feb 2021
7:00 pm Historic District Commission
Tue, 9 Feb 2021
9:00 am Select Board Mtg followed by work session