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 Administrator.

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 2018)     fnewton@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
Chair, Board of Selectmen
Capital Improvement Program Committee, Member
Economic Development Committee, Ex Officio Member
Planning Board, Alternate Ex Officio Member
Budget Committee, Alternate Member

Casey Barney  (term expires 2020)     cbarney@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
Water and Sewer Commission, Liaison

Harold Lamos (term expires 2019)     hlamos@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
Vice Chair, Board of Selectmen
Budget Committee, Member
Conservation Commission, Liaison
4th of July Committee, Liaison
Joint Loss Management Committee, Member

Leigh Sharps  (term expires 2018)    lsharps@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
4th of July Committee, Alternate Liaison
Heritage Commission, Member
Planning Board, Ex Officio Member
PRLAC, Liaison

Tejasinha Sivalingam (term expires 2020)     tsivalingam@ashland.nh.gov
P.O. Box 517, Ashland NH 03217
Telephone: (603) 968-4432
Ashland Transportation Advisory Committee, Liaison
Electric Commission, Liaison

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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 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 3

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 3. The Channel 3 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

2017 Minutes

November 20, 2017
November 6, 2017                October 30, 2017                  October 16, 2017
October 11, 2017                   October 2, 2017                     September 25, 2017
September 18, 2017              September 12, 2017              September 11, 2017
August 22, 2017                    August 21, 2017
August 15, 2017                    August 7, 2017                       July 31, 2017 (pm)
July 31, 2017 (am)               July 24, 2017                          July 10, 2017
June 19, 2017                       June 7, 2017                            June 5, 2017
May 15, 2017                         May 1, 2017                             April 17, 2017
April 3, 2017
                          March 20, 2017                      March 6, 2017
February 21, 2017                 February 13, 2017                  January 25, 2017
January 17, 2017                  January 9, 2017                      January 3, 2017

2016 Minutes

Tribute to Normand DeWolfe
December 28, 2016
December 21, 2016               December 19, 2016              December 14, 2016
December 12, 2016               December 7, 2016                December 5, 2016
November 30, 2016              November 21, 2016             November 7, 2016
November 1, 2016                 October 31, 2016                  October 26, 2016
October 24, 2016                   October 17, 2016                  October 12, 2016          October 3, 2016
September 19, 2016               September 8, 2016              September 7, 2016
September 6, 2016                August 31, 2016                    August 24, 2016
August 17, 2016                     August 15, 2016                    August 9, 2016
August 1, 2016                       July 27, 2016                         July 20, 2016
July 18, 2016                         July 13, 2016                          July 5, 2016
June 27, 2016                        June 20, 2016                       June 6, 2016
May 16, 2016                          May 9, 2016                          May 2, 2016
April 25, 2016                         April 18, 2016                       April 11, 2016 (B)
April 11, 2016 (A)                   April 4, 2016                        March 28, 2016
March 21, 2016                      March 14, 2016                    March 7, 2016
February 16, 2016                 February 1, 2016                 January 25, 2016
January 18, 2016                  January 13, 2016                 January 4, 2016

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2015 Minutes
December 30, 2015
December 21, 2015               December 16, 2015             December 9, 2015
December 7, 2015                 December 2, 2015               November 25, 2015
November 18, 2015               November 16, 2015             November 4, 2015
November 2, 2015                 October 28, 2015                 October 26, 2015
October 21, 2015                   October 19, 2015                 October 14, 2015
October 8, 2015                     October 7, 2015                   October 5, 2015
September 30, 2015              September 21, 2015             September 16, 2015
September 8, 2015                August 19, 2015                    August 17(PM), 2015
August 17(AM), 2015             August 12, 2015                   August 5, 2015
August 3, 2015                      July 29, 2015                         July 28, 2014
July 22, 2015                         July 20, 2015                        July 6, 2015
June 15, 2015                       June 1, 2015                         May 18, 2015
May 4. 2015                          April 20, 2015                        April 20, 2015 (public hearing)
April 13, 2015                        April 6, 2015                          March 16, 2015
March 2, 2015                       February 24, 2015                 February 17, 2015
January 31, 2015                  January 29, 2015                  January 26, 2015
January 19, 2015                  January 14, 2015                  January 5, 2015

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2014 Minutes
December 22, 2014               December 15, 2014              November 17, 2014
December 1, 2014
November 10, 2014               November 3, 2014                October 24, 2014 (10am)
October 24, 2014 (745am)    October 20, 2014                  October 14, 2014
October 6, 2014                    September 25, 2014              September 19, 2014
September 15(7pm), 2014    September 15(8am), 2014     September 12, 2014
September 11, 2014              September 8, 2014                September 2, 2014
August 18, 2014                    August 4, 2014                       July 30, 2014
July 21, 2014                         July 7, 2014                            June 26, 2014
June 16, 2014                        June 10, 2014                        June 2, 2014
May 28, 2014                         May 21, 2014                         May 19, 2014
May 14, 2014                         May 5, 2014                           April 29, 2014
April 21, 2014                         April 21 (np), 2014                 April 7, 2014
March 24, 2014                      March 17, 2014                      March 12, 2014
March 3, 2014                        February 12, 2014                 February 3, 2014
February 1, 2014                   January 27, 2014                   January 23, 2014
January 20, 2014                   January 15, 2014                   January 6, 2014

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2013 Minutes
December 24, 2013                December 11, 2013               December 2, 2013
November 14, 2013                November 13, 2013               November 8, 2013
November 4, 2013                  November 1, 2013                 October 31, 2013
October 23, 2013                    October 16, 2013                   October 10, 2013
October 7, 2013                      October 3, 2013                     September 27, 2013
September 24, 2013               September 11, 2013               September 3, 2013
August 28, 2013                      August 21, 2013                     August 5, 2013
July 31, 2013                          July 24, 2013                          July 17, 2013
July 10, 2013                          July 1, 2013                            June 26, 2013
June 19, 2013                        June 12, 2013                         June 3, 2013
May 29, 2013                         May 22, 2013                          May 16, 2013
May 6, 2013                           April 17, 2013                         April 10, 2013
April 1, 2013                           March 27, 2013                       March 18, 2013
March 13, 2013                      March 4, 2013                         February 27, 2013
February 19, 2013                  February 13, 2013                  February 4, 2013
January 30, 2013                    January 24, 2013                   January 21, 2013
January 16, 2013                    January 7. 2013                     January 2, 2013

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2012 Minutes
December 26, 2012
December 17, 2012                 December 12, 2012               December 3, 2012
November 28, 2012                 November 19, 2012               November 14, 2012
November 5, 2012                   October 31, 2012                   October 25, 2012
October 24, 2012                     October 22, 2012                   October 15, 2012
October 10, 2012                     October 1, 2012                     September 12, 2012
September 4, 2012                   August 29, 2012                    August 20, 2012
August 15, 2012                       August 6, 2012                      August 1, 2012
July 25, 2012                            July 16, 2012                         July 11, 2012
July 2, 2012                              June 27, 2012                        June 18, 2012
May 30, 2012                            May 21, 2012                         May 16, 2012
May 7, 2012                              April 16, 2012                         April 9, 2012
April 2, 2012                              March 19, 2012                      February 21, 2012
February 13, 2012                    February 6, 2012                    February 4, 2012
January 25, 2012                      January 25, 2012 Hearing      January 16, 2012
January 11, 2012                      January 9, 2012                      January 3, 2012

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2011 Minutes
December 19, 2011
December 12, 2011
December 5, 2011