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    Meeting 12/11/2018 - Board of Selectmen

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    Meeting 12/12/2018 - Conservation Commission


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Town News & Notices

  • Town and School Office Filing Period

    Posted on Yesterday at 03:13pm

    The Town and School District governing bodies need citizens who are willing to file for and serve in various positions. Those who intend to file for office, or are thinking about it, need to know that the ten-day filing period begins on Wednesday January 23, 2019 and ends on Friday February 1, 2019 at 5:00pm.

    To file for Town Office: Candidates must file with Town Clerk Daphne Woss during her regular office hours. The following positions are open:
    Board of Selectmen                   1 for 3 years
    Cemetery Trustees                    1 for 3 years
    Library Trustees                        1 for 3 years
    Municipal Budget Committee     2 for 3 years
                                                      1 for 1 year
    Planning Board                          2 for 3 years
    Trustee of the Trust Funds        1 for 3 years

    To File for School Office: Candidates must file during the same ten day period. Brentwood School District Officers may file with School Clerk Phyllis Thompson; filing may be done at the town clerk office during regular office hours

    Brentwood School District Officers:
    School Board                            1 for 3 years

    Note: Open positions do not imply that the incumbents are leaving; it simply means their terms are up, and they must stand for re-election.

  • From the Town Clerk's Office

    Posted on Fri at 12:00pm

    Just a reminder that dog licenses will be available starting January 2nd.  All dog licenses are increasing by $1.00 this coming year. 

  • Thanksgiving Week hours

    Posted on Mon, Nov 19 at 04:10pm

    The Town Office will close at noon on Wednesday, November 21st for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will re-open on Monday, November 26th.

    The transfer station at the highway shed will NOT be open this week. 

    Trash collection will not be affected by the holiday.

    We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday!!

  • Town Clerk/Tax Collector Thanksgiving week hours

    Posted on Wed, Nov 14 at 03:43pm

    ***From the Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office***
    Our holiday hours next week 11/19-11/23 will be: 

                Monday:         8:30-4:30
                Tuesday:        8:30-7:00
                Wednesday:   8:30-12:00
                Thursday:       closed Happy Thanksgiving!!
                Friday:            closed
    Have a fun holiday!!!

  • Tell A Selectman at the town office

    Posted on Tue, Nov 13 at 01:59pm

    Tell A Selectman at the town office every other Wednesday 10am-2pm

          Dates: November 7

                     November 21 (10a-12p)

                     December 5

                     December 19

    Come and say Hello and bring any issues you would like to discuss with the Select Board   

  • 2018 General Election Results for Brentwood

    Posted on Tue, Nov 06 at 08:19pm

    We had an outstanding turnout for the General Election.  Out of 3314 voters (which includes 88 new voters), 2139 people voted.  That was a 66% turnout! 


  • Town Clerk Election hours

    Posted on Wed, Oct 31 at 04:27pm

    The Town Clerk/ Tax Collector's office will be closing at 4:30pm on November 6th, due to the election.  Please join us in voting at the Brentwood Recreation Center, 190 Rte 125, from 8:00am-7:00pm.


    Posted on Mon, Oct 29 at 01:21pm




    The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) announces the planned installation of concrete culverts on North Road in Brentwood will require a five day closure of the road and a signed detour.  This project is a permanent fix for the failure of twin 30-inch corrugated metal culverts that occurred in March of 2018.


    Beginning Monday, November 5, 2018, North Road in Brentwood will be closed for five days for the installation of twin 48-inch reinforced concrete culverts that will carry an unnamed tributary to Dudley Brook. 


    The signed detour will follow the same route that was used last March for the temporary repairs.  Vehicles headed eastbound will detour to Prescott Road, NH Route 111A, Deer Hill Road then back onto North Road. Vehicles heading westbound will follow the same routes in the reverse direction. Detour signing will be installed along the detour route guiding traffic at key locations.  NH Route 125 will have electronic message boards in place informing northbound and southbound motorists of the detour. 

  • Seeking Full Time Administrative Assistant

    Posted on Thu, Oct 25 at 08:51am

    The Town of Brentwood is seeking a high performing professional administrative assistant who can work independently in the Planning and Zoning Department.  The right candidate will be responsible for the day to day tasks that include processing of all applications, prepare correspondence and notices, attend meetings and transcribes minutes.   Duties will also include answering phone inquires regarding planning and zoning, assist the public, work with the town planner and the use of Quickbooks. 


    This is a full-time position in a great work environment that offers a competitive wage and benefits package.  Salary range is $16.00 – 20.00 per hour.  Municipal planning background preferred or the ability to be learned within a reasonable period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.   We are an equal opportunity employer,


    Submit resumes along with a letter of interest no later than November 14, 2018 to the following address:


    Administrator Karen Clement

  • 2018 Sample General Election Ballot

    Posted on Thu, Oct 04 at 12:58pm
  • Candidates Night at the MEB Library

    Posted on Thu, Oct 04 at 11:20am

    On Monday, October 29th at 7 PM, you are invited to the MEB library for a special Nonpartisan Candidates' Night, moderated by Richard Chamberlain.  Individuals running for office in November have been invited to speak and answer questions, so don't miss out on this opportunity.

  • Absentee Ballots

    Posted on Wed, Oct 03 at 11:49am

    Absentee ballots are available at the Town Clerk's office.  You must be a registered voter to receive one.  You may also email a request to  You would need to provide your name and the address you want the ballot sent to.  All absentee ballots must be returned by November 5th, 2018 5:00pm.  

  • Trick o' Treat

    Posted on Tue, Oct 02 at 03:24pm

    Trick o' Treat is Wednesday, October 31st from 5-7pm.  Please turn on your porch light if you would like to participate.  Have a safe Halloween!

  • Part time Clerk Opening

    Posted on Thu, Sep 20 at 09:32am

    The Town Clerk/Tax Collector of Brentwood has an opening for a part-time clerk.  Successful candidate must enjoy working with the public and be able to work in a multi-tasked customer service oriented office.  Candidate must have HS diploma or equivalent.  Previous office and computer experience preferable.

    Anticipated start date of November 1st.  Position will be 32 hours per week.  Pay will be commensurate with experience. 

        Applications are available at:

                                          Office of the Town Clerk/Tax Collector

                                          1 Dalton Rd

                                          Brentwood NH

  • Solar Array

    Posted on Thu, Sep 20 at 10:50am


    In Brentwood we are leading the way for municipal energy security and environmental practices. Since August of 2017 we have made a smart investment and stepped up our sustainable practices by offsetting our electrical usage with solar panels. We worked with Brentwood, NH-based ReVision Energy [Link:


    When the sun is shining, 434 solar panels in a ground-mounted array in front of the Brentwood Fire Station produce electricity that is used in real-time by the station as well as fed back to the grid where it benefits our community (and earns us a credit). Each year, the system will generate roughly 164,816 kilowatt-hours (kWhs) of electricity, offsetting 100% of our town's municipal electric load, with the exception of Swasey School. Not only will the array significantly reduce our carbon footprint, the electricity it generates will save our tax payers as much as $1 million over the life of the system. In its first full year, our array generated 177.43 MWh (177,430 kWh) of local, sustainable energy!


    The project was developed through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), which means that the town paid no upfront fee to install the solar panels. Instead, an investor (in this case, ReVision) pays for the upfront cost while the town pays for the power generated from the solar panels each month, instead of paying for power from the grid. After a period of time, the town can opt to buy the system from the investor (at a significantly reduced price) and own all the solar power generated outright!


    To see what our town’s system is producing today, and across its lifetime, click here: (include link to your monitoring:

  • Last Day to Register to Vote

    Posted on Mon, Sep 17 at 02:52pm

    October 31, 2018 is the last day to register to vote prior to the November 6th General Election. After Oct 31st you will need to register to vote at the election. 

  • Road development Prescott Rd. Sep 18, 2018

    Posted on Mon, Sep 17 at 01:52pm
  • State Primary 2018 Election Results

    Posted on Thu, Sep 13 at 09:08am
  • Town Clerk Closing Early 9/11/2018

    Posted on Mon, Sep 10 at 07:40am

    ******From the Town Clerk's office******The Town Clerk's office will be closing at 4:30pm on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 due to the elections. Thank you!

  • Seeking Part Time Police Officer

    Posted on Thu, Aug 23 at 04:26pm

    The Town of Brentwood, New Hampshire is seeking applicants for part time police officer.  

    The part time officer is expected to perform law enforcement duties, including patrol, investigation, traffic control, and a variety of other duties to preserve the peace and protect life and property in the Town, and enforce federal and State laws and local ordinances and bylaws. 

    The successful candidate must either possess current NH Police Standards and Training Council certification or able to obtain certification within six (6) months of hire.  The candidate must be able to pass written exam, fitness testing, thorough background investigation, psychological, polygraph and medical testing.  Candidate must possess a valid NH Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. 

    To Apply:  Submit cover letter and Brentwood Police application to Chief Ellen M. Arcieri, Brentwood Police Department, 1 Dalton Road, Brentwood, NH  03833.   Application can be downloaded and submitted on

    Salary is commensurate with experience.  Closing Date:  September 15, 2018

    The Town of Brentwood is an EOE.

  • Reminder: Curbside Bulky Items require a disposal sticker

    Posted on Thu, Aug 23 at 04:09pm


    Residents will be allowed to dispose of ONE bulky item per week curbside.  A $5.00 bulky goods sticker will need to be posted on the item.    Stickers will be available at the Selectmen’s Office and will need to be obtained prior to disposal.


    Below is a list of items that are now ACCEPTED curbside:

    Furniture             Mattresses

    Tables                   Chairs


    Please call 642 6400 if you have any questions!

  • Household hazardous waste collection day Sep 29 18

    Posted on Wed, Aug 22 at 01:18pm
  • Assessing Office closed 8/24/2018

    Posted on Thu, Aug 23 at 02:31pm

    The assessing office will be closed on Friday, August 24.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  

  • State Primary

    Posted on Mon, Aug 20 at 11:21am

    August 31, 2018 is the last day to change your party affiliation or register to vote at the town office for the State Primary.  You will not be able to change your party affiliation after that day for the primary, but you will be able to register to vote at the polls.

  • Seeking Full Time Firefighter/AEMT or Firefighter/Paramedic

    Posted on Thu, Aug 09 at 06:31pm

    The Town of Brentwood, NH is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Firefighter/AEMT or Firefighter/Paramedic.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team.  This position is responsible to provide fire suppression, prevention and emergency medical transport services to the Town of Brentwood.

    Minimum Qualifications Include:  High school diploma or equivalent (Associates degree or higher in a related field is preferred); Licensed provider at the AEMT or EMT-P level; NH or Pro-Board Certified Firefighter II; valid drivers license with tank and air brake endorsements (CDL).    

    Applicants must meet State of New Hampshire Administrative Rule 701 for Firefighter Entrance Requirements.  Successful completion of CPAT as well as being a candidate on the NH Statewide Firefighter Eligibility List or lateral transfer of a full-time career personnel pursuant to Administrative Rule 703.01 will be accepted.  

    Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a physical exam, drug screen, motor vehicle record check and criminal background check.

    The Town of Brentwood offers a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, life, and disability insurances, 11 paid holidays and earned time accrual.  The starting pay range is $44,067.40 - $48,155.90 annualized.

    Application packages will be accepted until 4pm, Friday August 24th, 2018. Please mail or hand deliver cover letter, resume and completed Town of Brentwood Employment Application to:

    Karen Clement, Town Administrator

    Town of Brentwood, NH

    1 Dalton Road

    Brentwood, NH 03833

    Attn: Firefighter Search

  • Absentee Ballots - State Primary

    Posted on Wed, Aug 08 at 07:33am


  • ******From the Town Clerk/Tax Collector's Office*******

    Posted on Wed, Jul 18 at 03:14pm

    Cash, check and credit cards (MC, VISA, Amer Express, Discover) are accepted as payments.

    A debit card is processed as a credit card only if the card has a MC, VISA, Amer Express, Discover logo present.  Please note:  There are additional fees to cover the cost of the credit card convenience fees - 2.79% with a $1.50 minimum.  These fees go directly to our third party processor and are not retained by the Town.  Convenience fees cannot be refunded.  

  • Trash Collection over the holiday

    Posted on Thu, Jun 28 at 09:36am

    Due to Independence Day, there will be NO trash collection on Wednesday, July 4th.   If you regular collection day is Wednesday, your trash will be collected on Thursday, July 5th.  Tuesday's collection will not be effected.  Please remember all trash shall be out curbside by 6:30 am.

  • Fireworks

    Posted on Thu, Jun 28 at 07:57am

    The Brentwood Fireworks will be held on July 4th behind the Rockingham County Nursing Home. Festivities will begin at 6pm with the fireworks going off at 9pm.

  • Prescott Road

    Posted on Thu, Apr 19 at 08:05am

    Prescott Road will be closed Wednesday, June 20th from Scrabble Road to North Road until further notice.  


    Posted on Fri, Jun 01 at 10:54am

    Beginning June 1st, the town clerk’s office is now accepting ONE check for all registrations!  Credit card payments coming soon!!


    Civil Forfeiture fines will begin July 1st.

  • School Election Results 03/13/2018

    Posted on Mon, Mar 19 at 02:09pm
  • Coop Election Results 03/13/2018

    Posted on Thu, Mar 15 at 04:28pm
  • Town Election Results 03/13/2018

    Posted on Wed, Mar 14 at 11:31am
  • Election and Town Meeting Warrant 2018

    Posted on Wed, Feb 21 at 04:05pm

    Posted on Jun 28, 2017

    Navigate to the property assessment tab

    Click on the link for Property Assessment Data to access tax maps, street listings, and ASSESSMENT (TAX) CARDS!!!  

  • Solar Array Production

    Posted on Sep 26, 2017

    You can view the production from the solar array at the fire station by using the following link.

  • Community Outreach: Mill Road Dam

    Posted on Sep 07, 2017

    The Exeter Squampscott River Local Advisory Committee has partnered with the Towns of Brentwood and Fremont and a team from the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMB) to provide some research and information relative to the dam and it's future.  This partnership is called the Exeter Squampscott River Education Partnership or ESREP.  They are sending a letter out this week to owners of property in the vicinity of the dam regarding UMB students and faculty who will be visiting local homes and businesses in the Riverside Drive and Tibbetts Road neighborhoods on Saturday September 9, 2017 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  They are surveying residents on their questions regarding the Mill Road Dam (in Brentwood). They are trying to be sure that residents questions are answered in preparation for a public information forum.

    ESREP will be hosting a community information meeting on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Brentwood Community Center (190 Rte. 125) from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. At this meeting, the public will have access to the best available information regarding the pros and cons of dam preservation from many of New Hampshire’s most experienced dam and river experts. The results of this resident survey will help us bring the right experts to answer questions at this meeting. ESREP is also creating a website to provide non-partisan information on the dam and its future: