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Job Opening Temporary Highway Truck Driver//Laborer


The Town of Belmont is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Temporary Highway Department Truck Driver/Laborer reporting to the Public Works Director. The successful candidate will perform a variety of routine skilled and unskilled manual laboring duties. The position requires a NH CDL "B” license with airbrake endorsement.   The individual chosen for this position must possess a willingness to work with others including the general public.  High School Diploma or equivalent is required; experience with the operation of heavy trucks necessary. Driver’s License and Criminal record check required, mandatory participation in the department’s Drug/Alcohol Screening Program as required by federal law. This is a temporary full-time position beginning December 1, 2018 – April 1, 2018, with no benefits; pay will commensurate with experience.

The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Date of Notice: September 19, 2018

Belmont Employee Appreciation Day

On Monday, September 10, 2018, the Town of Belmont held their annual Employee Appreciation Day.  This year a Health & Wellness Fair component was added to the benefit of all.  Sarah Weeks, Fire Department Administrative Assistant, was chosen by the employees as Employee of the Year.  Congratulations Sarah!

Belmont 150th Celebration Kicks Off October 7th

BELMONT — The Town of Belmont kicks off the 150th celebration on Sunday, Oct. 7 with various activities planned throughout 2019. 

The Oct. 7 event will take place from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Tioga Pavilion on Mill Street, featuring live music by the band Stolen Thunder. Other activities include an inflatable obstacle course, corn hole, walking tours of the two covered bridges near the Belmont Mill, a family-friendly scavenger hunt, and a hay pile. Ice cream in fall flavors including vanilla, pumpkin, and apple pie will be available.

Suggestions are welcome to help brainstorm the 150 ways to celebrate Belmont in 2019. 
Belmont was once part of Gilmanton, and then divided and known as Upper Gilmanton. The celebration will acknowledge the people, groups and moments that have helped form, inspire, and enrich the town's history and community past, present and future. 

Planning committee positions are available, and volunteers are needed for a variety of events. Please contact Gretta Olson-Wilder, Town of Belmont Special Events Coordinator, at 603-998-3525 or to learn how to get involved. 9/20/18 Laconia Daily Sun

John M. Sargent Fund - 2018 Application

The income from the John M. Sargent Fund is used for any purpose that the voters of the Town of Belmont decide by major vote at the Town Meeting Second Session (Election/Voting) on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. In order to facilitate the distribution of this money, an appointed committee of local citizens will review all requests and shall make recommendations to the voters.

Application Form must be received at the Belmont Town Hall, 143 Main Street, PO Box 310, Belmont, NH or postmarked by December 17, 2018.  See additional information on the Application Form.

Public Hearing - October 1st - Fireworks Ordinance

Notice of Public Hearing
Belmont Board of Selectmen
Monday, October 1, 2018, 5:15 p.m.
Corner Meeting House

The Belmont Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing in accordance with NH RSA 160-C:6 beginning at 5:15 p.m. to take public comment on the adoption of a Permissible Fireworks Ordinance. Any property owner seeking to display, as defined by RSA 160-B, I(V), or possess NH Permissible (Class C "Common”) Fireworks, as defined by RSA 160-C:1, II, within the Town of Belmont, shall obtain a written Class C firework permit from the Fire Chief or his authorized designee. A permit shall be obtained from the Fire Department prior to displaying or possessing Class C permissible fireworks. Only the permit holder, or his/her designee in the presence of the permit holder, may display or possess fireworks under the authority of this permit. A copy of the proposed ordinance can be found on the Town’s website (above) or copies are available in Town Hall for pickup. 
Date of Notice: September 11, 2018

Capital Improvements Annual Review Commences

Belmont Planning Board
Capital Improvements Program

Public Hearing

The Planning Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Plan at 6pm, Monday, September 24, 2018, at the Belmont Corner Meeting House, 16 Sargent Street. The CIP, a multi-year schedule for capital expenditures is updated annually in response to the actual budget appropriated by the voters at the previous Town Meeting and requests for new or amended capital projects for the upcoming six years.  Once adopted the amended CIP will be forwarded to the Board of Selectmen and Budget Committee to be used in their upcoming budget meetings as they develop the final budget that will be placed before the voters in March, 2019. Copies of the proposal are on file for public inspection at the Town Clerk's Office and Land Use Office at the Town Hall and at the Belmont Public Library.
Current Draft CIP
Current Draft Funding Schedules
Updated Capital Reserve Fund Totals (9/12/18)

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Casella Belmont Transfer Station Operating Hours

Starting October 1st, the transfer station will be open only on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 8:00 AM to Noon for Belmont residential bulky item drop disposal.