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Mt. Washington Valley

LWVNH Mt Washington Valley unit: news, publications, observer corps reports

Contact Your Elected Officials

Brand new for 2019-2020. Download the "Contact Your Elected Officials" brochure for the Mt. Washington Valley. Includes state representatives and senator, Governor, Congress, and President. Also lists town websites, town clerk phone numbers and hours. click here for the pdf.

Save the Date: June 3, meet your elected officials event being planned by LWVNH-Mt. Washington Valley Unit. Details to be announced.

Upcoming meetings/programs

Annual meeting April 30! The Gibson Center, North Conway.

At 11:30 am for members: Annual meeting to celebrate one year as a unit. Election of board members and planning for future. Bring a bag lunch. Read minutes here:

Open to the public, starting at 12:30-- Discussion topic will be The NH State Plan on Aging. This is in conjunction with the Gibson Center's event, which will include public input.

See the Spring 2019 newsletter on the MWV webpage for more details. http://lwvnh.org/MWV.html

The Gibson Center has been chosen as one of four locations in the state to host a Public Comment forum for the draft State Plan on Aging. This is our opportunity to again influence the direction of the 4-year plan that will help to guide the NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services in our state's efforts to understand, serve, support and celebrate older adults across the State. Outreach summaries, goals and objectives, as well as priority sections of the State Plan will be posted by April 2nd on the BEAS website https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/beas/ . You will have the opportunity to share and submit public comments after lunch on April 30th.

Here is the draft of the state plan on aging: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/beas/documents/spoa-prelim-draft-nar.pdf

Here is the appendix to above draft: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/beas/documents/spoa-prelim-draft-app.pdf

Here is the public comment description for the plan: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/beas/documents/spoa-public-comm-pres.pdf

Opportunities to share and submit public comments are provided from May 1 through May 29. Written comments may be emailed to spoa@dhhs.nh.gov, or comments may be sent by U.S. mail to the address provided below. Written comments that are submitted by mail must be received at the BEAS Office no later than May 29th.

Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services
105 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
ATTN: State Plan on Aging

In the plan, the detailed strategies are listed on pages 23-30.

Here are the minutes of the April 30 2019 meeting.

Save the Date: June 3, meet your elected officials event being planned by LWVNH-Mt. Washington Valley Unit. North Conway Community Center. Public welcome! Details to be announced.

Report of the meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at noon, at the North Conway Community Center. The Honorable Karen Umberger, former state representative from Carroll county district 2, longtime member of the House Finance Committee and chair of the Education Funding and Adequacy Study Committee for the past two years, talked about school funding. Click here for the meeting report.

Register and Vote in NH

Visit our Elections page for fliers and information about registering to vote and voting in NH. Election law changes from time to time. We try to keep our information current. Your town or city clerk will be able to answer any questions you have.

Click here for a 2-page pdf flier explaining voter registration and voting in 2019.

High school and college students: here is a brochure just for you.

When you vote, you will be asked for a photo ID. If you don't have one, you will still be allowed to vote. This explains your options to prove your identity.

Absentee ballot applications are available several weeks before an election, on the Secretary of State's website: http://sos.nh.gov/ElecForms2.aspx

Newsletters & Publications

Spring 2019

Winter (January) 2019

Brochure, How to Contact Your Local Elected Officials for the Mt. Washington Valley towns. Click here for the pdf.

Observer Corps - Bartlett NH

Selectboard meeting report Jan. 14, 2019. Click here for the pdf.

Selectboard mtg report for Sept. 24, 2018 meeting. Click here for the pdf.

Selectboard mtg report Oct. 1, 2018 Click here for the pdf.

Selectboard mtg report Oct. 15, 2018 Click here for the pdf.

Selectboard mtg report Oct. 22, 2018 Click here for the pdf.

Selectboard mtg report Nov. 5, 2018 (text indicates 11/15, but that is likely a typo and correct date should be 11/5/18) Click here for the pdf.

Selectboard mtg report Nov. 19, 2018 Click here for the pdf.

Selectboard mtg report Nov. 26, 2018 Click here for the pdf.