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 The City of Claremont operates under a City Council/City Manager form of government. City Council members are elected, and elections are held in November.

The City Council is responsible for establishing City policies, procedures, and fiscal management.

Please feel free to contact a member of the City Council through councilclerk@claremontnh.com.

The City Council meets in the City Hall Chambers the 2nd Wednesday of each month beginning at       6:30 PM.


March 22, 2017, Agenda  

March 30, 2017, Council/School Board Joint Meeting Agenda    

Meeting Items:  

March 22, 2017, Council Packet 

Ordinance 553  

 


PUBLIC NOTICE


SPECIAL ELECTION TO CONSIDER
AMENDMENTS TO CLAREMONT CITY CHARTER

MUNICIPAL VOTING WILL BE HELD AT:
WARD I & II - CLAREMONT MIDDLE SCHOOL, 107 SOUTH ST
WARD III – DISNARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 160 HANOVER ST

TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017

POLLS OPEN AT 8:00AM AND CLOSE AT 7:00PM

Charter Amendment #1
Shall the municipality approve the charter amendment reprinted below?  Effective Date July 1, 2017
Section 32. Certain Officers  
For purpose of public safety the fire chief, police chief, and director of public works shall reside in a location within 15 minutes travel time from their respective City office within 180 days after completion of their probationary period.
Summary explanation:  This changes the residency requirement for the fire chief, police chief and director of public works.

Charter Amendment #2
Shall the municipality approve the charter amendment reprinted below?   Effective Date July 1, 2017
Section 36. Municipal Year  
The fiscal and budget year of the city shall begin as set by ordinance.
Summary explanation:  This change clarifies that the City may change its fiscal and budget year by ordinance.

Charter Amendment #3
Shall the municipality approve the charter amendment reprinted below?  Effective Date July 1, 2017
Section 40. Budget Procedure  
The manager shall submit the proposed budget for the next fiscal year to the council not later than 60 days prior to the end of the current fiscal year.
Summary explanation:  This aligns the budget submission date with the fiscal year.

Charter Amendment #4

Shall the municipality approve the charter amendment reprinted below?  Effective Date July 1, 2017
Section 42. Date of Final Adoption  
The budget for the next fiscal year shall be finally adopted not later than the last day of the 12th month of the current fiscal year.
Summary explanation:  This requires the budget to be adopted prior to the start of the fiscal year.

Gwendolyn R. Melcher
City Clerk/Tax Collector       

Public Notice - Charter Amendment 2017 
Charter Amendment Voter's Guide 2017 


City Manager Search Firm Selection Committee Minutes 2016 - 7-25 Draft 
City Manager Search Firm Decision Matrix 


To see the 2016 Budget, please click here.

 

To see the 2017 Budget, please click here.



Claremont, NH City Manager Recruitment
Mayor Assistant Mayor Councilor, Ward I

Charlene Lovett
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone: 603-504-6273
clovett.ccc@gmail.com

Victor Bergeron
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone: 603-542-6387 vbergeron.ccc@gmail.com

Carolyn Towle
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone: 603-542-7247
ctowle.ccc@gmail.com  

Councilor, Ward II Councilor, Ward III Councilor, At Large

Scott Pope
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone: 603-542-2892
spope.ccc@gmail.com  

Nicholas Koloski
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone: 603-543-7570
nkoloski.ccc@gmail.com

Allen Damren
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone: 603-558-0561 
adamren.ccc@gmail.com

Councilor, At Large Councilor, At Large Councilor, At Large

Keith Raymond
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone:  603-542-9775
kraymond.ccc@gmail.com  

John Simonds
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone: 603-543-0295
jsimonds.ccc@gmail.com

Bruce Temple
Term Expires: December 2017
Phone: 603-543-0519
btemple.ccc@gmail.com


Districts for Election Purposes:

New Hampshire General Court

  • House of Representative District Wards 1-3
  • District 22
  • Senate District 8

Executive Council

  • District 1

US Congress – New Hampshire Delegation

  • House of Representatives District 2