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: 9 am - 2 pm, Friday 10 am to 1 pm
- Town offices Closed Monday, July 4th
Town of Tilton offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Offices will reopen Tuesday morning.
- Free Concerts, July/August Sunday Evenings, Tilton Island
Free concerts will be held every Sunday evening during July and August at the Alan & Savina Hartwell Memorial Bandstand on the Tilton Island Park located off Main Street (Rte 3) in Tilton, NH, from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
THE 2016 SCHEDULE OF CONCERTS features:
July 3 Studio Two - The Beatles Tribute
July 10 New Classic, Tim & Victoria, Pop/Oldies
July 17 60's Invasion
July 24 East Bay Jazz Ensemble
July 31 Uncle Steve Band
Aug 7 The Rockin' Daddios (50's Doo Wop)
Aug 14 Mill City Revival Band
Aug 21 Karen Morgan & the Pony Express
Aug 28 Annie & the Orphans
- July 3 Studio Two - The Beatles Tribute
- State Beach Advisories
During the hot summer weather, make sure if you visit a beach there are no advisories in place that could cause health concerns. Visit the Health Office page to access a link to current state beach advisories and frequency of testing. Stay cool and safe this summer!
Katherine Dawson, Health Officer
- Request for Proposal
For Work on Westwood Drive, Ridge Road, and Birch Drive
Issue Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016
See the bids and RFP's page or the attached RFP for more information on this project.
- Seeking Planning Board Members
The Board of Selectmen is currently seeking new regular members and alternates for the Planning Board. The Board meets at 6:30 PM on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, with the exception of March, July, August and December, when the Board meets only once.
Any Tilton resident (who is also a US Citizen) interested in participating is encouraged to contact Dari Sassan, Land Use Coordinator at (603) 286-4521 x 105 or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- 2016 Recycling Calendar and PAYT Purple Bags
NOTE: Purple bags are no longer required starting Tuesday 6/07/16.
The dates of East Tilton recycling pickup and West Tilton recycling pickup are listed on the Town's Meeting Schedule and Agendas page (be sure to scroll down to the calendar), but we have also created a recycling calendar for 2016 if you wish to print your own and post it at home.
With the passage of petition warrant article #3, the Town will be ending the required purple bag program. FOR THE TIME BEING TOWN OF TILTON PURPLE BAGS ARE STILL REQUIRED FOR TRASH TO BE PICKED UP EACH WEEEK. Starting with the week of June 6th, you may place any type of bag on the street for pickup, if you still have purple bags, use those or any other suitable garbage bag of your choice.
A postcard was sent to residents with the information on the program changes. Recycling collection will continue, the only change is that residents will no longer be required to buy Town of Tilton puple trash bags starting the week of June 6th. The postcard is available here.
- Parents take note - summer programs and Licensed Facilities
For parents looking to find summer programs for their children, the attached is a selected list of neighboring summer programs.
Select the link below to view Child Care Facilities licensed by the State of New Hampshire.
Just enter the zip code for the town and it will list the names of all child care centers in that town with an active license. This is also a helpful link for any business in the state that is required to be licensed by the State of NH. Just use the drop down arrow in the field marked *Profession and enter a zip code.
- Household Hazardous Waste Collection Information
The Lakes Region Household Hazardous Waste collection days for 2016 will be:
- Saturday, July 30th from 8:30 am to noon (Belmont Fire Station, Franklin Public Works)
- Saturday, August 6th from 8:30 am to noon (Bristol NH DOT, Laconia Public Works)
For a complete list of items accepted and locations for collection, please
see the informational flyer and website.
- Main Street Drainage and Paving Project Information
Please see information about the paving project that is currently underway on Main Street.
- BECOME A VOLUNTEER DRIVER!
The volunteer driver program (VDP) at the Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties is in need of volunteer drivers to transport seniors and those with disabilities to medical appointments and shopping.
If you have a desire to help someone in your community, a reliable vehicle along with a valid NH driver's license and auto insurance, you can set your own hours, provide as many or as few trips as you'd like and receive mileage reimbursement.
For more information, please contact Juliana Dapice, Volunteer Driver Program Coordinator at email@example.com or 603-224-8043.
- Red Cross Program - Smoke Detectors
For information on the Red Cross program on smoke detectors, please click here.
- 2016 Assessing Schedule
The following schedule shows when the assessor will be in Town Hall.
- Business Opportunities
Be sure to check our Bids and Request for Proposal page periodically, as that is where the town posts opportunities.
- 2015 Tax Rate set at $22.97
The Town of Tilton 2015 tax rate has been set at 22.97. The Town's finance director, Tim Pearson, has written a citizen's guide explaining the tax rate which is available here. The board of selectmen used $240,000 of unassigned fund balance to help bring the rate down to $22.97. The components of the tax rate follow:
Entity 2015 2014 Town 6.81 6.42 County 1.35 1.33 School local 10.18 9.74 School state 2.35 2.42 Fire District 2.28 2.17 Total 22.97 22.08
- 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.
- 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 $20.00 per affidavit. For more information please see the RSA definitions.