Town of Sharon, New Hampshire 432 NH Route 123 • Sharon, NH 03458 603-924-9250 • www.sharonnh.org
2003 Municipal Government Resource Guide
POLICE: The Town of Sharon has no Police Department.
NON-EMERGENCIES, e.g., investigation of burglary, call the State
Police Barracks in Milford: 672-3333.
Noise, animal and other nuisance complaints, call the Selectmen (below).
DRIVER’S LICENSES: New Hampshire Motor Vehicle Division
State Police Barracks
4 Meadowbrook Drive
MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION: Renewals yearly, month of your birth; three steps:
1. Obtain forms and pay Sharon fee at Sharon Town Clerk (below).
2. Pay State fee and obtain plate stickers at Peterborough Town Clerk (1 Grove Street, 924-8010).
3. Take forms and stickers to any state-certified station for vehicle inspection.
CONTOOCOOK VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT:
TRASH DISPOSAL: Peterborough Recycling Center
Scott Mitchell Drive (off Route 202 North)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 A.M.-5:45 P.M.
Obtain permit at Peterborough Town Clerk. Purchase required 17 or 33 gallon bags for non-recyclable waste at Peterborough stores; they are not available at the Recycling Center. Call for details.
SEPTIC WASTE DISPOSAL: Inform your septic pumper that the City of Keene Wastewater Treatment Plant accepts domestic septage from the Town of Sharon.
LIBRARY: Peterborough Public Library
2 Concord Street
Obtain cards at the library.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PETERBOROUGH
Sharon has cooperative agreements with the Town of Peterborough for the Recycling Center, Library and Fire Department ONLY. Sharon residents should not utilize Peterborough’s parks or recreational facilities, as the Town of Sharon does not pay for this. Do not call or visit Peterborough offices for any reason not aforementioned, and especially do not interrupt our Town Clerk or Selectmen’s Assistant while they are at work in Peterborough. Direct questions to your Selectmen.
TOWN CLERK: Linda Paris (home 924-4078).
Schoolhouse, Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 P.M.
Vehicle registration, dog licenses (required), vital records.
TAX COLLECTOR: Sally Dermody (home 924-6231).
SUPERVISORS OF THE CHECKLIST: All voting at the Sharon Arts Center School 11:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M. on election days. Voter registration hours appear in local newspapers, or Call Sue Bowles, 924-9901.
FIRE WARDENS: Ken Callahan 924-3726
Peter Paris, Deputy 924-4078
Barry Rhodes, Deputy 924-3433.
Brush-burning permits are required for safety and proper notification of regional fire lookouts. Residential refuse burning is prohibited by State law.
HEALTH OFFICER: Will Fenno, M.D. (home 924-3064).
Obtain approval of new septic designs, report septic system failures or other public health problems.
SELECTMEN’S ASSISTANT: Dana Hadley (924-9250).
Assessment and property records.
All meetings at the Brick Schoolhouse
SELECTMEN: Second Thursdays at 7:00 P.M. (Regular Business)
Fourth Thursday at 7:00 P.M. (Permits, Current Use, etc.)
Chester S. Bowles, Chairman 924-9901
Will Fenno 924-3064
Carl Newton 924-4212.
Building permits, handgun permits, Current Use or other tax assessment applications, timber harvest applications, cemeteries, welfare.
PLANNING BOARD: First Mondays at 7:00 P.M.
Floyd Backes, Chairman (home 924-2393).
Compilation of Master Plan, formulation of zoning and building ordinances.
CONSERVATION COMMISSION: Second Mondays at 7:00 P.M.
Karen DeBonis, Chairman 924-7886.
Management of Bass Memorial Town Forest, information on conservation easements and other conservation matters.
TOWN MEETING: Second Tuesday in March at 7:30 P.M. at the Sharon Arts Center School. Voting 11:00 A.M-7:00 P.M.
New Hampshire and United States Government Representatives
Hon. Craig Benson
Office of the Governor
25 Capitol Street
Concord NH 03301
N.H. House of Representatives, District 44:
Hon. Donald Carlson
P.O. Box 41
New Ipswich NH 03071-0441
Hon. Mark Carter
150 Windy Row
Peterborough NH 03458-2012
Hon. Anne-Marie Irwin
10 Highland Drive
Peterborough NH 03458-1259
Hon. Lawrence Ross
33 Old Dublin Road
Peterborough NH 03458-1330
N.H. Senate, District 11:
Hon. Andrew Peterson
P.O. Box 59
Peterborough NH 03458-0059
Hon. George W. Bush
The White House
Washington DC 20500
202-456-1111 or 1414
U.S. House of Representatives, N.H. 2nd District:
Hon. Charles F. Bass
2421 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington DC 20515
Hon. Judd Gregg
393 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
Hon. John Sununu
Senate Russell Courtyard 4
Washington DC 20510