Thornton, NH News & Notices

Public Notices and News:

NEWS: 

It’s that time again!  Our second Annual Cram-A-Cruiser Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Visit us at Walmart in Plymouth on Saturday, November 10th from 10 AM to 1 PM.  If you or someone you know is in need help with Thanksgiving, please send an e-mail to admin@thorntonnhpd.org.  All requests will be confidential.  Please e-mail by November 10th so we can make sure to get requests ready for delivery.

 

We had great success last year and hope to do even better this year.  Thanks for your support!

 

Chief Ken Miller

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The Board of Selectmen will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the NEW Covered Bridge Road bridge on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 11:00 am at the bridge.  The public is welcome to attend.

 

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The Town of Thornton Events Committee is meeting on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the Gutry Residence located at 323 Mill Brook Road at 5:15 pm

  

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SAU 48 Board Meeting
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
6:00pm

Plymouth Regional High School*

 

Discussion:

  1. Review Draft FY20 Budget
     
  2. Assistant Superintendent Search Update
     
  3. Other Business

 *Follow Building Signage to room

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EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 10, 2018

 

THE CAMPTON/THORNTON TRANSFER STATION &

RECYCLING CENTER

WILL

NO LONGER ACCEPT CASH PAYMENTS.

 

CHECKS OR PREPAID PUNCH CARD WILL BE THE ONLY ACCEPTED FORM OF PAYMENT

 

PUNCH CARDS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE THORNTON, CAMPTON OR ELLSWORTH TOWN OFFICES DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS

 

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                                    PUBLIC NOTICE

 

THE TOWN OF THORNTON – CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) COMMITTEE has completed a plan of projected  capital expenditures for the period 2019 through 2028.  The CIP provides the Board of Selectmen with a planning tool used in the creation of the Town's budget.  Capital improvements listed on the plan have a capital expenditure of $10,000 or more and a useful life of at least five years.

 

A public hearing will be held regarding the plan:

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2018

At 6:30 PM

THORNTON TOWN HALL

16 Merrill Access Road

 

Comments from the public are welcome.

 

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THORNTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING

Friday, November 9, 2018 @ 11 am

In the Town Hall Conference Room

To discuss wetland application(s) received

 

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Beautification Committee Meeting

 

The Town of Thornton Beautification Committee will meet on

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 PM at the

Thornton Town Hall.

 

The committee welcomes Thornton residents interested in promoting a welcoming community, while preserving and enhancing the

 Town of Thornton's natural beauty.

 

 

Town of Thornton Beautification Committee

Posting Date: 11/5/18

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Office of Town Clerk and Tax Collector/Municipal Agent

 OFFICE HOUR CHANGES FOR TUESDAYS

EFFECTIVE 7/19/2018

 

The Town Clerk and Tax Collector/Municipal Agent office will be changing the hours on Tuesdays and will now close at 4:00 pm

with the exception of the

FIRST & LAST TUESDAYS OF EACH MONTH

OPEN 8 AM – 6 PM

 

Please visit our website for on-line transaction options at www.townofthornton.org

 

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding during this transition period.

 

Public Hours effective July 19, 2018

Monday – Thursday                         8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday                                              8:00 am to 3:30 pm

FIRST & LAST TUESDAY OF MONTH    8:00 am to 6:00 pm

 

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NOTICES:

 

  TOWN OF THORNTON, NH REQUEST FOR BIDS

The Town of Thornton, NH is soliciting bids for the project below. The project will affect areas of the existing operations that need to be coordinated with the Town, and minimized disruption to continuing operations:

 

PROJECT 1 TRANSFER STATION RENOVATIONS: Various additions and renovations at the Transfer Station at 1629 NH Route 175. A new addition constructed to the rear of the recycling building approximately 300 sq. The front of the building will have the removal of the existing covered drop off and replacement of a new, slightly larger, covered area.  The existing office building (approximately 96 sq.) will be demolished and a new building of similar size will be constructed. Work is expected to begin by April 2, 2018 depending on ground thaw with a completion time of 11-13 weeks.

THIS IS AN OPEN BID REQUEST WITH NO BID DEADLINE. 

 

Bid Specifications Project #1

Plan drawings Project #1

Bid Form Project #1

Addendum

 

BID PROCESS:

RFP documents were be available: Friday, October 6, 2017 upon request from the Town Office as well as on the Town of Thornton website NOTICES page (www.townofthornton.org). All bidders are encouraged to do a site visit prior submitting bids.

 

Bid due date: THIS IS AN OPEN BID REQUEST WITH NO BID DEADLINE.

Include with bid a list of proposed subcontractors. Eight (8) hard copies shall be submitted of the complete bid.  An electronic copy is requested if available. Each bid shall be identified by the Project number and name as indicated in this advertisement. All projects shall be bid on separately.

 

Bids will be reviewed and awarded, by the Board of Selectmen at their next regular meeting after date of receipt of bid. Notification of bid award will be done within a week following the award.

The Board of Selectmen reserve the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

 

Contract submission due date will be determined by the Board of Selectmen.

The successful contractor shall be required to provide a Letter of Surety for a Performance & Payment Bond in the amount to meet or exceed the Bid Costs. All contractors and proposed sub-contractors shall be fully insured.

 

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                   EMPLOYMENT & VOLUNTEER

                               OPPORTUNITIES:

PART TIME DEPUTY TAX COLLECTOR/MUNICIPAL CLERK

The Town of Thornton is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Tax Collector/Municipal Clerk.  This position is part time and will consist of 18 to 20 regularly scheduled weekly hours and occasional evening, on-call or additional hours as may be required.

  This position is Labor Grade 6 with an hourly pay range of $14.99 to $21.15 depending on experience.

A full job description and application is available below or at the Thornton Town Office during regular business hours:

Deputy Tax Collector/Municipal Clerk job description

Employment Application

 

Applications must be submitted by 3:00 pm on November 29, 2018 to:

Debra Shepard, Town Administrator

Attn:  Deputy Tax Collector/Municipal Clerk

16 Merrill Access Road

Thornton, NH 03285

 

The Town of Thornton is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

HIGHWAY WORKER POSITION

32 HOURS PER WEEK

 

The Town of Thornton is seeking to fill a Part Time Permanent Highway Worker position with the Highway Department.  Depending on the needs of the Town of Thornton, additional hours may be expected.  All hours worked over 40 hours per week will be paid at the overtime rate.

 

This position is a Labor Grade 5 with an hourly pay range of $13.88 to $19.59 depending on experience.  This position is part time and not eligible for benefits.

 

A full job description and application is attached below and available on the Town of Thornton Town Hall.

Permanent Part-Time Highway Worker job description

Employment Application

 

Please submit your completed application to:

Town of Thornton

Attn:  Debra Shepard, Town Administrator

16 Merrill Access Road

Thornton, NH 03285

 

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.

 

The Town of Thornton is an equal opportunity employer.

 

HIGHWAY WORKER POSITION

WINTER SEASONAL PLOW DRIVERS

32 HOURS PER WEEK

 

The Town of Thornton is seeking candidates for Winter Seasonal Plow Driver positions with the Town of Thornton Highway Department from December 2, 2018 through March 30, 2019.  These positions will be 32 hours per week, with additional hours as may be necessary depending on the needs of the Town of Thornton.   All hours worked over 40 hours per week will be paid at the overtime rate.

 

This position is a Labor Grade 5 with an hourly pay range of $13.88 to $19.59 depending on experience.  This position is seasonal, part time and not eligible for benefits.

 

The applications is attached below and available on the Town of Thornton Town Hall.

 Employment Application

Please submit your completed application to:

Town of Thornton

Attn:  Debra Shepard, Town Administrator

16 Merrill Access Road

Thornton, NH 03285

 

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

 

The Town of Thornton is an equal opportunity employer.

 

THORNTON HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

Notice to Subcontractors

Request for Applications

2018/2019 Winter Snow Plowing

 

The Town of Thornton Highway Department is accepting applications for 2018/2019 Winter Snow Removal Subcontractors.  Applications and maps are available below and can be picked up at the Thornton Town Office during regular business hours.

  • Subcontractors shall submit completed applications on or before 3:00pm, November 26, 2018.
  • A Certificate of Insurance is required and must be attached to the completed application to be considered.
  • The Town of Thornton reserves the right to reject any and all applications.
  • This application request shall stay open until all routes are filled.
  • Questions may be directed to Road Agent John Kubik at 603/726-4546.

 

Subcontractor Application & Contract

Subcontractor Routes

Subcontractor Route Map

 

 

 

 

APPOINTED COMMITTEE, COMMISSION OR VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

The Town of Thornton has several vacancies on Town Committees and Boards and we need your help!

These committees cannot function without dedicated town residents like yourself.

Please consider joining one of the following committees or boards tody:

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP)

CONSERVATION COMMISSTION

PLANNING BOARD

ZONING BOARD

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Potential new committee)

 

Thornton residency is required.

For more information please contact the Selectmen's office at 726-8168 or letters of interest can be sent attention to the Administrative Assistant, Town of Thornton, 16 Merrill Access Road, Thornton, NH 03285 or via email at aa@thorntonnh.org

 

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2018 Observed Holidays - Office Closed

The Town offices are closed for all State & Federal elections:

NH State Primary - Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NH General Election - Tuesday, November 6, 2018

New Year’s Day (observed)

Monday

January 1, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday

January 15, 2018

President’s Day

Monday

February 19, 2018

Town Election Day (Town Clerk office only)

Tuesday

March 13, 2018

Memorial Day, (observed)

Monday

May 28, 2018

Independence Day

Wednesday

July 4, 2018

Labor Day

Monday

September 3, 2018

Columbus Day (observed)

Monday

October 8, 2018

Veterans’ Day (observed)

Monday

November 12, 2018

Day before Thanksgiving @12noon

Wednesday

November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday

November 22, 2018

Day after Thanksgiving

Friday

November 23, 2018

Christmas Eve (observed @12noon)

Monday

December 24, 2018

Christmas Day

Tuesday

December 25, 2018

New Year’s Day

Tuesday

January 1, 2019

 

TAX MAPS & ZONIG MAPS ARE NOW AVAILABLE     ON-LINE

The Town of Thornton tax maps and zonIng maps are now available on the Town website at www.townofthornton.org in the right side bar of the home page under          ON-LINE SERVICES.

 You can now view and print these pdf files from the convenience of your own on-line devices at no cost to you.

 

 

                           ANNUAL TOWN REPORTS

The Town and School annual reports can be viewed by going to the DOCUMENTS LIBRARY from the Home Page of our website.

                                

                 TRANSFER STATION INFORMATION

Click here for Contact Information, Hours of Operation and information on the Thornton Mall.  Click here for information on Recycling and the Fee Schedule.

 

 

2014 Revaluation:

The 2014 Revaluation is complete. New property assessments are available as a PDF file here. [17.2 MB -- Large file: right-click to download]

THE NEXT ANTICIPATED TOWN-WIDE REVALUATION WILL BE 2019

 

 TRANSPORT CENTRAL

If you need a ride to medical appointments and qualify for the service, use the numbers below to access your transport benefits from CTS, NH's transportation broker.

 

If you are insured by NH Healthy Families, Well Sense or NH Medicaid PAP or are aged 60+ or have a disability, you may qualify for this service.

 

See the attached flyer for more details:

Need A Ride?

 

Call with questions or to schedule your appointment and transportation

TRANSPORT CENTRAL, 258 Highland Street, Plymouth, NH 03264

1-855-654-3200

 

 

                      NORTHERN PASS INFORMATION

EVERSOURCE NEWS RELEASE dated November 16, 2017

 

The Northern Pass Project Team

Northern Pass Transmission LLC

PO Box 330

780 North Commercial Street

Manchester, NH 03101

info@northernpass.us

www.northernpass.us

1-800-286-7305

 

THORNTON SPECIFIC INFORMATION:

http://www.northernpass.us/thornton-nh.htm

 

Society for the Protection of NH Forests

54 Portsmouth Street

Concord, NH 03301

info@forestsociety.org

www.forestsociety.org

603-224-9945

 

NH Department of Environmental Services

PO Box 95

29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03302-0095

www.des.nh.gov

(603) 271-3503

 

New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee
21 South Fruit Street - Suite 10    
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2435

http://www.nhsec.nh.gov/projects/2021.htm

Comments may be addressed to

SEC Administrator, Pamela Monroe

pamela.monroe@sec.nh.gov

 

Bury the Northern Pass

http://burynorthernpass.blogspot.com/