Meeting Information

SELECTBOARD MEETING LOCATION
2529 Route 25A, Orford, NH

Selectboard meets every 2nd & 4th Wednesday at 5:30 PM in the Town Office to conduct Town business

All persons doing business in person at any town building will be required to follow the current CDC guidelines.

The Town offices are open. There is a continuing need to conduct the Town’s business. Both Esther Dobbins-Marsh, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard, and Deborah Hadlock, Town Clerk, Tax Collector, will continue their regular hours. 

The use of hand washing soap, hand-sanitizer, and surface cleaning protocols are in place to help keep Town staff from undue exposure to corona virus.

Highway Department  – While the Town garage is closed to non-employees, requests of service or to report a road condition should be directed to the Highway Department by phone at 603-353-9366 or e-mail at: highway@orfordnh.us. For urgent dispatch phone: 603-643-2222

Police and Fire Departments are practicing new interaction guidelines set forth by Hanover Dispatch. When they are dispatched to a call, information about the status of the people on the scene needing assistance will be part of the call notice. Therefore, our first responders will know what to expect and can take personal preventative actions if required.

The Transfer Station (Dump) is a vital town service and is not closed at this time.  Local rules are in place there for hygiene and social distancing.

Orford Libraries – While the libraries are open to the public, please contact them directly for their open hours.

John Adams, Selectboard Chair, March 24, 2020

Leadership

John Adams, Board Chair
(603) 353-9201
jqadams@orfordnh.us

Fred Kidder II, Board Member
(603) 359-2028
fkidder@orfordnh.us

P. Chase Kling
(603) 353-4889

Contact & Hours

SELECTBOARD OFFICE – The Selectboard’s office is located in the Town Office
Mailing Address: 2529 Route 25A, Orford, NH 03777
Phone: 353-4889
Fax: 353-4489
email: orfordselectmen@orfordnh.us
Esther Dobbins-Marsh, Administrative Assistant
Office Hours:
Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

NH DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION –  NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING

THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD TO DISCUSS THE PLANNED BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OF THE BRIDGE CARRYING NH 25A OVER BAKER
POND BROOK AT THE NILES ROOM, ORFORD TOWN OFFICE, 2529 ROUTE 25A
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE

TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2021 at 6:00 PM
Arrangements have been made by the Department to hold a Public Informational Meeting to discuss the planned bridge replacement of the red listed bridge carrying NH 25A over Baker Pond Brook in Orford. The presentation will include bridge replacement options, changes to the roadway alignment and profile, construction duration, anticipated impacts to traffic, Appalachian Trail access and coordination with project 40366 which will replace the red listed bridge carrying NH 25A over Brackett Brook.

The purpose of this meeting is to present citizens with information regarding the proposed project and to solicit public input in order to ensure that project decisions meet public transportation needs, community goals, and protect and enhance the environment. Accordingly, NHDOT assures that this project will be administered according to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related statutes to ensure nondiscrimination.

To attend the Zoom meeting from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or an Android device, please go to the NH DOT’s project directory for Orford 41390 located at https://www.nh.gov/dot/projects/orford41390/index.htm – the information to join the Zoom meeting and a pdf of the PowerPoint presentation can be found at this location