• Tue, Sep 28

    Meeting 09/28/2021 - Board of Selectmen

    • Mon, Oct 4

      Meeting 10/04/2021 - Budget Committee

      11:30am at Brentwood Highway Shed/Town Shed
    • Thu, Oct 7

      Legal Notice 10/7/2021 - Planning Board

      07:00pm at Town Office

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    Town News & Notices

    • Chief of Police

      Posted on Fri at 04:41pm

      Chief Daniel Wicks voluntarily resigned from the Town of Brentwood on September 21, 2021 effective October 5, 2021. The Board of Selectmen regretfully accepted his resignation and has approved paid time off until that date as requested . In the interim, we have executed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chief Deputy Richard Sawyer of the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office as Brentwood’s Police Administrator. Sawyer was the Town of Hampton’s emergency management director and has been a police officer for over 30 years. Twenty five of those years in Hampton where he retired as chief before being appointed as Chief Deputy with Rockingham County. Chief Deputy Sawyer will assist the town in facilitating its search for a new Chief of Police.

    • Walking and Biking Reminders

      Posted on Mon, Sep 20 at 10:03am

      We are seeing increasing numbers of residents walking and biking on our roads.  A large percentage of crashes can be avoided if motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians
      follow the rules of the road and watch out for each other.  Please see below for some tips on sharing the road!  

      Tips for Pedestrian Safety

      • If the road has no sidewalk, walk on the left side of the road facing traffic.
      • Be seen – wear bright or reflective clothing.
      • Make a plan – look for the safest route with less traffic, slower speeds, more lighting, and sidewalks.
      • Always cross at intersections. Look left, then right, then left again before proceeding.
      • Look for traffic when stepping off a bus or from behind parked cars.
      • As a passenger, get in or out of a car on the curb side of the street.
      • Make eye contact with drivers before you cross the street.
      • Avoid all distractions, such as cell phones and ear buds or other electronics
      • Follow the traffic rules, signs and signals
      • Be aware of vehicles around you

      Tips for Bicyclists Safety

      • Wear a properly fitted helmet to reduce the chances of head injury and death.
      • Always check brakes and tires before riding.
      • Make it easier for drivers to see you by wearing light colors or reflective clothing.
      • Stop at red lights and stop signs
      • Yield to pedestrians in crosswalks
      • Pay attention to lane markers
      • Ride near the curb, traveling in the same direction as traffic
      • Use a light on the front and a red reflector or red light on the back of your bike while riding at night
      • Remember to use proper signals when you want to stop or turn. For a left
        turn, stretch out your left arm to the left; for a right turn stretch
        out your right arm to the right, or stretch out your left arm and make a
        90 degree angle up with your elbow . For a stop, hold your left arm

      Tips for Drivers, Share the Road

      • Be on the lookout for cyclists or pedestrians on the highway, especially at intersections.
      • If you are passing a bicyclist, move to another lane if possible and give them plenty of room.
      • Watch for bicyclists who may need to maneuver around potholes and debris.
      • Make eye contact with pedestrians or bicyclists before turning.
      • Follow posted speed limits.
      • Give the pedestrian the right of way.
      • Be alert in school zones, bus drop-off and pickup areas, or play grounds.
      • Give bicyclists at least 3 feet of space when passing.
      • Designate a safe spot for school pick-up.

      Posted on Thu, Jul 15 at 11:21am


      AGENDA FOR 07/19/2021

      TOWN OFFICE AT 2:00 PM

      We will meet to discuss medical benefits and plan offerings extended to town employees.