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The Board of Selectmen will meet at 10:00AM on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at the Town Hall to work on the budget and transact any other business as necessary.

Interested in being on the ballot for town elections on March 12?  Town Office Candidates Notice

Per RSA 675:7, the Westmoreland Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 6:30pm in the Town Hall, 780 Route 63, Westmoreland, NH to consider the following changes to the Zoning Ordinances:  Definitions, Section:  205 Construction Approval, 206 Non-conforming Uses, 426 Roadside Stands, 438.9 Performance Standards, Tables 502-506, a proposed solar ordinance and changes to the Site Plan Review Checklist.  2019 Proposed Changes to Westmoreland Zoning Ordinances

Notice:  In accordance with NH RSA 669:5, the Supervisors of the Checklist will meet on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, from 7:00 – 7:30 pm in the Town hall meeting room for the purpose of voter information correction prior to the March Town Meeting.  Change of party registration may also be accepted.

The Westmoreland Board of Selectmen will host a public meeting on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7pm in the Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to share with the community the results of work conducted by the Fire Department Facility Advisory Committee. This committee was charged with conducting research to determine the feasibility of constructing a new fire department facility for Westmoreland. The meeting is intended to inform the community of research to date and afford an opportunity for questions and discussion. This is in advance of the Select Board proposing a Warrant Article requesting town approval to fund additional fire department facility work including architectural design and related activity.

February 8, 7:00pm in the Town Hall:  Public Hearing on the 2019 Budget.

Breakdown of Tax Rate 2018

Broadband Survey results are Here

Meeting notices and/or agendas are located on the appropriate Board or Committee page.

At their Annual Meeting, residents of the town voted to adopt the All-Veteran’s Tax Credit.  If you are a Westmoreland resident and veteran and not currently receiving a tax credit, please call the Selectmen’s Office for information on how to apply – 603 399-4471.    PA-29 Application Town Report 2017

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To get on a list to receive pertinent notices, please e-mail the Selectmen’s office at townofwestmoreland@myfairpoint.net

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The first settlers came up the Connecticut River in canoes from Northfield, Massachusetts in 1741, after the original charter was granted by the Massachusetts governor in 1736. A subsequent charter was granted by King George II of England in 1752, and the town was incorporated under the name of Westmoreland in honor of an English Lord of that name. Westmoreland, while basically an agricultural community, supported many mills and other small industries during the late 1700’s and throughout the 1800’s. In 1800, the population was recorded at 2,066. Today’s population is 1,730 and includes residents of the Cheshire County Nursing Home located in Westmoreland. Further interesting history may be found in The History and Genealogy of Westmoreland, NH published in 1976.  A copy may be purchased from the Selectmen’s Office.

Westmoreland students attend kindergarten through 8th grade at the Westmoreland School and 9th through 12th grade at Keene High School in Keene, NH

 

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