Board of Selectmen

The Town of Ashland is governed by a five-member Board of Selectmen, who are elected for staggered three-year terms. The Board of Selectmen acts as an executive, managerial and administrative body of oversight that coordinates the on-going work of all departments, boards, committees, commissions, councils, and officers, as well as other miscellaneous matters. They are assisted by the Town Manager.

Mission Statement                Board Members                 Meeting Information              Minutes   


MISSION STATEMENT

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.

  • Collaborative, objective, fact-based decision process
  • Transparent government
  • Honesty and high ethical standards
  • Fair, friendly, and responsive customer service
  • Planning for present and future needs
  • Communication and coordination with town and regional commissions, committees, departments and boards to help ensure inclusive and effective actions

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ASHLAND BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Frances Newton (term expires 2021)     fnewton@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
Chair, Board of Selectmen
Planning Board, Alternate Ex-Officio Member
Economic Development Committee, Ex-Officio Member

Kathleen DeWolfe (term expires 2021)   kdewolfe@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
Vice Chair, Board of Selectmen
Planning Board, Ex-Officio Member

Casey Barney  (term expires 2020)     cbarney@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
Budget Committee, Alternate Member

Leigh Sharps  (term expires 2020)    lsharps@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432

Eli Badger (term expires 2022)     ebadger@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
Budget Committee, Member

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MEETING SCHEDULE

Regular Meeting: 1st Monday of the month, 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library*
Work Session: 3rd Monday of the month, 6:30 pm, Elementary School Library*
*Meeting dates or locations may change due to various circumstances. Consult the Calendar on this website for specific information for each meeting.
Notices of all meetings are posted on this website, at the Town Office and at other locations in the town.

Selected Ashland Town Ordinances and Regulations are listed on the Forms and Documents page.

Selectmen’s Meetings on Public Access Channel 1301

The regular Ashland Selectmen’s meetings are taped by the Pemi-Baker TV for later viewing. Videos prior to September 2012 are available here. Current videos are available online here

Videos of the regular Ashland Selectmen’s meetings are broadcast on Channel 1301. The cablecast times (subject to change) are as follows:

 Tuesdays at 12:00 pm, 4:00 pm, & 9:00 pm
Wednesdays at 11:00 am, 6:00 pm, & 8:00 pm
Thursdays at 12:00 pm & 5:00 pm
Fridays at 12:00 am & 7:00 am
Saturdays at 7:00 am, 12:00 pm & 5:00 pm
Sundays at 12:00 am, 9:00 am & 5:00 pm

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MINUTES of the Board of Selectmen

2019 Minutes

June 28, 2019                    June 17, 2019
June 3, 2019                      May 31, 2019                     May 23, 2019
May 20, 2019                      May 16, 2019                      May 9, 2019
May 6, 2019                        May 2, 2019                        April 18, 2019
April 16, 2019                     April 15, 2019                     April 4, 2019
April 1, 2019                       March 28, 2019                 March 21, 2019
March 18, 2019                 March 4, 2019                    February 19, 2019
February 14, 2019             February 4, 2019               January 31, 2019
January 21, 2019               January 14, 2019               January 7, 2019

2018 Minutes

December 27, 2018           December 17, 2018
December 12, 2018            December 3, 2018              November 19, 2018
November 5, 2018              October 17, 2018                  October 15, 2018
October 10, 2018                October 1, 2018                    September 17, 2018
September 4, 2018              August 20, 2018                  August 6, 2018
July 18, 2018                        July 16, 2018                         July 2, 2018
June 18, 2018                       June 4, 2018                         May 21, 2018
May 7, 2018                          April 30, 2018                       April 16, 2018
April 2, 2018                         March 19, 2018                     March 5, 2018
February 20, 2018               February 5, 2018                  January 31, 2018
January 16, 2018                 January 9, 2018                    January 2, 2018

Archived minutes (2012 – 2017) — Go to this page.