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Belmont
Old Home Day
Saturday
August 11th

Road Race, Vendors, Parade




50th running of the Certified 10-Mile Road Race.  Check out the last 20 years of race results!  



Belmont celebrates 50 years of Old Home Day Road Race in August  Winni Echo 7/12/18
Belmont Old Home Day will celebrate 50th running of road race Daily Sun 7/12/18
Belmont 10-Mile Road Race to Celebrate its 50th Year!  Daily Sun 5/24/18

Public Hearing - August 20th - Proposed Fireworks Ordinance

Notice of Public Hearing
Belmont Board of Selectmen

Monday, August 20, 2018, 5:15 p.m.
Corner Meeting House
SEE UPDATED NOTICE BELOW

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 UPDATED proposed ordinance can be found on the Town’s website at www.belmontnh.orgor copies are available in Town Hall for pickup.  Date of Notice: July 24, 2018 Date of Updated Ordinance 8/6/2018.

Notice of Sale of Tax Deeded Property

NOTICE OF SALE OF TAX DEEDED PROPERTY
BELMONT, NEW HAMPSHIRE


The Town of Belmont, New Hampshire, is accepting sealed bids for the sale of a tax-deeded property, identified as:

 

Tax Map/Lot Number:                   Map 230 Lot 040-000-000
Location:                                              752 Laconia Road
Deed Reference:                              Book 3161 Page 0890

The Town will sell the property (1) in "as is” condition. The Town makes no representations about the condition or size of the property or the Town’s title to the property.  Transfer of title will be by deed without covenants of title. The property will be sold subject to the obligation to pay taxes for the current tax year. The purchaser will be responsible for paying all recording fees and the transferee’s real estate transfer tax. Bids for this property will have a starting price or minimum bid of $28,643.

Sealed bids will be accepted at the Belmont Town Hall, 143 Main Street, Belmont, NH 03220, until 3:30 p.m. on September 5, 2018, at which time bids will be publicly opened. Bids must be accompanied by a deposit of $5,000.00 in the form of a bank check or certified check. The successful bidder shall pay the balance of the bid price in seven days, in the form of a bank check or certified check. If the successful bidder does not make full payment within seven days, then the deposit shall be forfeited and the Town may award the bid to the next eligible bidder. The Town will return all bid deposits made by unsuccessful bidders. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to amend the terms of sale.

For further information on the sale, or to request an opportunity to view the property, please contact:

K. Jeanne Beaudin
Town Administrator
Town of Belmont
143 Main Street
Belmont, NH 03220
Tel: (603) 267-8300, ext. 124
Email:townadministrator@belmontnh.org

Capital Improvements Annual Review Commences

Belmont Planning Board
Capital Improvements Program

The Planning Board is accepting Funding Requests for the 2019-2024 annual CIP update.  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.  In addition to municipal officials, members of the public are also invited to suggest needed projects by submitting a completed CIP Funding Request Form. Forms may be obtained in the Belmont Land Use Office at the Town Hall or at http://www.belmontnh.org/datacip.asp Forms are due in the Land Use Office no later than Friday, August 10, 2018. The Planning Board will schedule a public hearing and once adopted, the CIP is provided to the Selectmen and Budget Committee for their consideration during the upcoming 2019 budget season.

State Primary Election
We have a State Primary Election coming up on Tuesday September 11, 2018. SAMPLE BALLOT.  Voting will take place at Belmont High School between 7AM and 7PM. If you will be out of town on the day of the election you may request an absentee ballot. You can mail in a request, please make sure to indicate where you would like the ballot mailed, and if you are registered as an independent that you include the party’s ballot you wish to vote on (Democrat, Republican or Libertarian). The request must also include your signature. You can also stop by the Clerk’s office to submit a request. The offices that we will be voting for in this election are Republican, Democratic and Libertarian Party Candidates for the offices of: Governor, United States Senate, Representative in Congress, our District’s Executive Councilor, State Senator, State Representative for Belknap District 6, State Representative for Belknap District 9, County Sheriff, County Attorney, County Treasurer, Register of Deeds, Register of Probate, County Commissioner, and on the Republican ballot, the Delegate to the State Republican Convention. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our office or the Secretary of State’s office. 
Belmont Historical Society Presents Rebecca Rule


Rebecca Rule,
 a New Hampshire Humanities audience favorite, will be presenting, "Moved and Seconded: Town Meetings in New Hampshire on Tuesday, September 11th at 7pm at the Corner Meeting House (CMH) in Belmont.



Summer Programs
Be sure to check out Summer Programs

Belmont Parks & Recreation

Belmont Library

Have a safe and fun summer!


Notice of Construction - South Road



On July 9th Busby Construction will commence Drainage Improvements on South Road.

Work is anticipated to last up to 4 weeks.

See notice for questions or contact information.

We apologize for any inconvenience and urge drivers to use caution.



Belmont Police Warn of Computer Phishing Scam

Belmont PD has seen a few social engineering/phishing cases recently and wanted to get the word out to help our citizens become more informed. At no point will any entity legitimately call you to let you know of a problem with your PC and then offer to fix it for you.  Read More...

Currier-Sanborn Conservation Area purchased by Belmont Conservation Commission
BELMONT — The Belmont Conservation Commission has purchased the Currier-Sanborn Conservation Area, a significant parcel of conservation land between Silver Lake, the Winnipesaukee River, and Northfield. The property was purchased from the Sanborn Family Trust, descendants of the long-time owners of the property for $125,000.

The BCC used money from the Conservation Fund as well as grants to help offset costs to the Town. Grants were received from the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP), the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Aquatic Resource Mitigation Program, and a State Conservation Committee Conservation (Moose Plate) Grant.

The 85-acre property has a half-mile frontage along the Winnipesaukee River; a significant marsh/flood-plain forest regarded as one of the most significant wildlife habitats in the state; a portion of the Tioga River; frontage on Silver Lake; and it abuts another conservation parcel, the Tioga River Wildlife and Conservation Area, previously purchased by the Town. Together the parcels total 273 acres. The property is a mixture of woodlands, marsh, and floodplain-forest. As are all of the BCC managed properties, it is open to passive recreation, hunting, and fishing. The Five Rivers Conservation Trust holds a conservation easement on both of these parcels, collectively known as The Tioga Marsh, ensuring their undeveloped, protected status forever.
  Daily Sun 7/12/18

Currier-Sanborn Conservation Area purchased by Belmont Conservation Commission  Winni Echo 7/12/18