Town of Ashland
20 Highland Street,
P.O. Box 517
Ashland NH 03217
Welcome to the official website of the Town of Ashland, New Hampshire. Residents and visitors alike will find information about the town government and the community.
Ashland is a picturesque rural community, gateway to the Lakes Region and on the southern edge of the White Mountain National Forest. The community of Ashland is bordered on the west by the Pemigewasset River and on the east by Little Squam Lake (the original location of the movie "On Golden Pond"). Ashland offers historical places, outdoor recreational opportunities, local artists and businesses to visit, as well as dining, shopping, and other services.
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|2016 Budget and Election Dates and Information|
The Ashland Board of Selectmen seek to build and maintain the public's trust and understand the public's needs by providing a friendly proactive leadership, sound financial management practices and operate a cost-effective and efficient open and engaging town government.
Click here to view videos of the Ashland municipal meetings.
Important Community information will be sent out via the Ashland Info-Blast as needed or the monthly Town Administrator's Report. To receive Info-Blasts or Town Bulletins, use the sign-up box in the right-hand column on the front page of the website.
Open Positions for March 8, 2016, Election -- Filing period is January 20-29.
ASSESSMENT NOTICE here
Board and Committee Vacancies: Submit a letter or email of interest to Norm DeWolfe, Chair, Board of Selectmen.
Zoning Board -- 1 regular member and 2 alternate members
Planning Board -- 3 alternate members
Conservation Commission -- 2 regular members
CIP (Capital Improvements) Committee -- 1 regular member
Economic Development Committee -- 3 regular members
For Your Information:
Code Enforcement Complaint Form
Citizen Inquiry/Complaint Form
Right to Know (91-A) Request for Information Procedure and Form
Credit card payment for Property Taxes and Vehicle Registrations
February 11 -- Town Library Trustees Meeting -- 6:00 pm, Ashland Town Library
February 11 -- Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting -- Cancelled
February 16 -- Board of Selectmen Public Hearings and Work Session Agenda -- 6:00pm, Elementary School Library [Note: Public Hearings at 6pm for Fire Engine Lease/Purchase; 6:15pm for Motor Vehicle Fee; and 6:25pm for USDA Library Grant]
February 16 -- Water and Sewer Commission Meeting -- 7:00pm, Utility Building (side entrance)
February 17 -- Water and Sewer Commission Work Session -- 10:00 am, Utility Building (side entrance)
February 17 -- Conservation Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Town Office
February 22 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting -- 6:30pm, Fire Station
February 23 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 7:00pm, Utility Office
February 24 -- Water and Sewer Commission Work Session -- 10:00 am, Utility Building (side entrance)
February 24 -- Planning Board Work Session -- 6:30pm, Town Office
January 13 -- School Budget Hearing, by the Budget Committee -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Cafeteria
January 14 -- Town Budget Hearing, by the Budget Committee -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Cafeteria
January 15 -- Snow Date for Town or School Budget Hearing -- 6:30 pm, Elementary School Cafeteria
January 30 -- Ashland Deliberative Session (SB2 Meeting) -- 1:00 pm, Elementary School Gymnasium
February 2 -- Ashland School District Deliberative Session -- 7:00 pm, Elementary School Cafeteria
February 2 -- Pemi-Baker Regional School (PRHS) District Deliberative Session -- 6:30 pm, Plymouth Regional High School, Plymouth
February 9 -- NH Presidential Primary, Polls open 8 AM - 7 PM [State Absentee Ballot application available]
March 8 -- Town and School Elections, Polls open 8 AM - 7 PM [Absentee Ballot application available]
Affordable Care Act Help -- Note changes: 1st Thursday of the month, 1:00-3:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Enrollment assistance and information provided by Robert Allen, Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator, MidState Health Center.
February 11 -- Valentine's Day Story Time -- 6:00-7:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.
February 12 -- Healthy & Active Kids Night Out -- 6:00-8:30 pm, Booster Club. Valentine's Day theme with fun activities; bring warm outside clothes. $5 per child (grades K-5). Call 968-9209. Sponsored by the Ashland Area Recreation Association.
February 22-26 -- Library Activities for Winter School Vacation Week -- 2:00-5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, Ashland Town Library. Drop-in craft of the day, plus games, puzzles, activities and light snack.
February 29 -- Book Discussion Group -- 7:00-8:00 pm, Ashland Town Library. This month's book selection is Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier. Next month's selection is Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim.
March 4 -- Pre-School Story Time -- 10:30-11:30 am, Ashland Town Library. Reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.