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The Belmont Town Hall will be closed on the following 2016 Dates: 2/15/16, 5/30/16, 7/4/16, 9/5/16, 10/10/16, 11/8/16, 11/11/16, 11/24/16, 11/25/16, 12/26/16. Please schedule your visits to our offices accordingly.
Presidential Primary Election - Belmont Results - February 9th
2016 Presidential Primary Election Results
Voter's guide for the March 8th Town Meeting now available.
More info on the Town Meeting and Elections and Voting pages.
Special Revenue Fund Public Hearings
The Belmont Board of Selectmen will hold the following Public Hearings to take public comment on changing the purpose of the Special Revenue Fund known as the Fire/Ambulance Equipment and Apparatus Fund.
Monday, January 4, 2016, 5pm, Corner Meeting House, 16 Sargent Street
Monday, February 22, 2016, 5pm, Corner Meeting House, 16 Sargent Street
2016 Town Meeting
The 2016 Town Budget, Town Meeting, School District Meeting, Voting and Election Process is underway. More information on each will be posted as it becomes available.
Along with any meetings and public hearings noted below there are THREE important functions for voters to attend to elect officials and vote on operating budgets and warrant articles for the upcoming year. Belmont has adopted the SB2(Senate Bill 2) form of Town Meeting. This requires two sessions for Town Meeting.
1. The First Session (Deliberative Session) is for explanation, discussion, debate and amendments to the proposed operating budget and warrant articles. Proposed zoning amendments cannot be amended at the deliberative session.
Town Meeting First Session (Deliberative)
Date: Saturday, January 30, 2016
Warrant, Budget and Default Budget for First Session - Warrant, Budget and Default Budget for Deliberative Session. Deliberative Session Minutes 2014 Audit
2. The Second Session (Election/Voting Day) allows voters to cast an official ballot to elect officials and to pass/fail proposed budget and warrant articles.
Town Meeting Second Session (Election/Voting)
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 7am to 7pm, Belmont High School, 255 Seavey Road.
Ballot Questions - Available following the Deliberative Session
3. The Shaker School District remains under the Traditional form of Annual Meeting where explanation, discussion, debate, amendments and voting on the School operating budget and warrant articles as well as election of school officials occur at one meeting.
School District Meeting
Date: Friday, March 4, 2016. 6pm Belmont High School, 255 Seavey Road.
Please refer to Shaker Region School District School Website for additional information.
Emerald Ash Borer Found in Franklin and Surrounding Towns - Learn More
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has recently been found in Franklin and surrounding Towns. EAB is the most destructive non-native insect in North America. Attend an important free informational presentation sponsored by Franklin Municipal Services on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 6-8pm at the TRIP Senior Center in the back of the Bessie Rowell Community Center, 12 Rowell Drive, Franklin, NH. More...
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