Town of Tilton
257 Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276
Phone: 603.286.4521 Fax: 603.286.3519
Town Hall Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:15, Thursday to 5:30
Transfer Station Hours: Wed 1 - 3 pm, Sat 9am - 1pm
Senior Center Hours: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Friday 10 am to 3 pm
Corporal Sunny Ashburn (right) of the Tilton Police Department received a well deserved award Sunday, April 13th at SNHU for 3 successful military deployments at a ceremony with the governor and both US Senators. The Tilton Police Department was also recognized with a medal for being a supportive employer of the military (Chief Cormier - left).
Congratulations Corporal "Sunny" Ashburn...237th MP Company
- Window Cleaning Bids Being Sought
The Town of Tilton is seeking qualified professional window clearners to provide a bid to clean the windows at Town Hall. If you are interested in submitting a proposal to the Board of Selectmen, please contact Catherine Woessner at 286-4521 ext 100 for information on the scope of work. Bids are due by May 1st at 3pm.
- Cable Public Hearing
As part of the cable franchise agreement proceedings between the Town of Tilton, NH, and Metrocast, pursuant to NH RSA 53-C: 3-a, the Tilton Board of Selectmen will be holding a public hearing on the proposal for a cable television franchise agreement on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Tilton Town Hall, 2257 Main Street, Tilton, NH.
The proposed cable television franchise agreement is available for review at Town Hall Town Clerk's Office from 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays.
- Spring Cleanup
TILTON RESIDENTS ONLY - RESIDENTIAL DROP OFF
The recycling and solid waste collection center located at the Tilton Public Works Department (581 West Main Street) will be open for Tilton Residents only (NO COMMERCIAL HAULERS OR CONTRACTORS PLEASE!) on April 30th, May 1st, May 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday May 3rd from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. See flyer for more information.
- Cleaning RFP
A cleaning request for proposal has been posted on the Bid and RFP Opportunity page.
- 2014 Revaluation Information
The Town of Tilton is undergoing a town-wide revaluation in 2014. Information including letters and documents is now available on the menu at the left under Citizen Access, or directly through this link
- Old Home Day 2014
Please see the attached document for information on Old Home Day 2014.
- Community Development Block Grant - Public Hearing
Community Development Block Grant - Public Hearing
- Tilton Yard Sale Day, April 26
TOWN OF TILTON, ANNUAL YARD SALE DAY, SATURDAY April 26 8am
Join others in Tilton by having a yard sale this day. Sign up at the town hall to have your yard sale listed on the map. There is a $5 fee for advertising. Tilton Annual Yard Sale Day is being sponsored by the Town of Tilton Recycling Committee in an effort to promote our mission to not only to Reduce and Recycle but also to Reuse. We would like as many families as possible to participate.
To be listed, put $5 in an envelope with your name, physical address, phone number and email address, and drop it off at the Town Hall by Friday April 18th.
- Senior Center April Events
Attached please find our April Newsletter. I hope that you will find something that interests you and brings you out to the center. There are a few things that I would like to take a moment to highlight for you. April 8th is our Volunteer Luncheon. Come join us as we honor our volunteers and give them a rest while we serve them. We'll enjoy a lovely stuffed chicken luncheon and songs by Cat Faulkner. Reservations are required. Please call the center at 527-8291 to reserve a spot.
March for Meals is right around the corner! Come in and find out how you can help to end senior hunger by raising donations and walking with us on May 17 at the WOW Trail in Laconia. Can't join us for the walk? Find out how you can set up a team and do your own fundraising between now and then.
Mark your calendars for Maintaining Your Memory, a presentation by occupational therapist Nick Allard from HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Concord on April 22. He'll offer strategies for accessing information on the tip of your tongue and provide tools to streamline your focus and attention. Call 527-8291 to reserve your spot for lunch and learn a bit about something that affects us all at any age.
Finally, we have a few really great ongoing programs that I encourage you to check out. Our Gentle Yoga class every Thursday is doing wonders for its participants and welcomes new members each week. And this month we'll be hosting a Smoothie Cooking Class with Joe Jesseman on Wednesday, April 9th. If interested, please call the center and leave your name.
Sarah Paratore, Director
Tilton Senior Center
11 Grange Road
Tilton, NH 03276
- Pines April Events
Please see the Pines April Newsletter for information about what's going on at the Pines
- Sign up for emergency Alerts
AlertTilton is the Town of Tilton's emergency notification system. Create a contact profile with the Town to receive alerts about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our alert program, AlertTilton. By signing up and entering a little information about how to contact you, we'll be able to provide you with information as well as important emergency alerts by either regular telephone, cell phone, email, or text message. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods, unusual police activity, town office closures, etc.
You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how. Sign up today to be sure you receive important notifications.
Update 12/2013: AlertTilton helps nab area burglar, see Union Leader story.
- Tax Rate up 11 cents to $20.25, town portion down 13 cents
The Board of Selectmen announced the 2013 tax rate due December 20th. The Town of Tilton's finance director, Tim Pearson, has written a citizen's guide explaining the tax rate which is available here. The components of the tax rate follow:
Entity 2013 2012 Town 6.55 6.68 County 1.29 1.35 School local 8.02 7.82 School state 2.44 2.40 Fire District 1.95 1.89 Total 20.25 20.14
- Keeping Tilton Clean
Attention Tilton Residents - want to make our state roads cleaner and more attractive while and at the same time control the growing cost of litter removal?
The State has a program to sponsor highways.
Also, NH the Beautiful is a unique organization offering anti-litter programs for communities. See the NH The beautiful flyer for more information.
Also, there is a new littering ordinance effective May 9th, 2013.
- Beware of utility scams
Please see the attached document concerning marketing for lowering your utility costs. IT CONTAINS HELPFUL QUESTIONS TO ASK if you are approached by marketers. And please note that there may be some scams going on. Please pay attention to the phone number if you have caller ID, it could help to identify unauthorized marketing and scams. Courtesy of EngAGING NH from: http://www.puc.nh.gov//
- Timber (Yield) Tax Procedure Changes effective 1/1/2013
There are new timber (yield) tax procedure changes which will go into effect on January 1st, 2013. Please read the Department of Revenue's notice.
- Driveway permits are required for paving work
Please note that a driveway permit is required if you repave your driveway. For more information, please contact the Land Use office at 286-4521 ext 105.
- Notice regarding Lot mergers
NOTICE -- If you own real estate lots that were involuntarily merged by municipal action, you may be able to have those lots restored to their pre-merger status. Your property may qualify if two or more lots were merged for zoning, assessing, or taxation purposes and the merger occurred:
- During your ownership, without your consent; or
- Prior to your ownership, if no previous owner consented to the merger.
To restore your property to pre-merger status, you must:
- Make a request to the local governing body
- No later than December 31, 2016.
- Your properties will once again become separate lots; however, they must still conform to applicable land use ordinances. Restoration does not cure non-conformity.
This notice must be:
- Posted continuously in a public place from January 1, 2012 until December 31. 2016. and
- Published in the 2011 through 2015 Annual Report.
Read the full statute at RSA 674:39-aa Restoration of Involuntarilv Merged Lots.
- Business Registrations and Occupancy Permits
As of March 2011 Zoning Regulation 10.4 was adopted to require new businesses coming in to town to register their business and to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy prior to the opening of the business. All existing businesses are also being asked to register their business with the town. Please use the attached form for registering your business. This will help the town to compile a list of businesses in the Town of Tilton for the town web site.
- Landlord Affidavit
Per RSA 540:1, the following affidavit is required to be filed with the Town Clerk. There is a fee of $15.00 per affidavit. For more information please see the RSA definitions.