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Travel advisory: Paving Greenville and Wilton Rds. (through Friday)

Crews are prepping Greenville and Wilton roads for paving. Paving is scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Please expect delays in these areas.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Filing period for State Primary Election: Jun. 3-12, 2020

The filing period for the State Primary Election begins on Wednesday, June 3, and ends on Friday, June 12, 2020. The State Primary Election will be held on September 8, 2020.

For State Representative and Delegate to the Republican State Convention, you must file with Town Clerk Debra Morrison and need to contact the Town Clerk’s office for an appointment.

For all other offices, you must file through the Secretary of State’s office. For more information, go to: https://sos.nh.gov/Filing_For_Office.aspx. If you have questions, contact the Secretary of State’s office by phone (603-271-3242) or email (elections@sos.nh.gov).


Official public notices regarding COVID-19

The Board of Selectmen’s office has compiled a series of public notices regarding COVID-19 preparedness:

  • Board of Selectmen’s office
  • Town Clerk’s office
  • Press release from the DMV
  • Mason Public Library

Click here to view the notices: http://masonnh.us/wp-content/uploads/TownofMason_COVID19-PublicNotice_Mar19-2020.pdf


Wilton Recycling Center open regular hours

The Wilton Recycling Center remains open during normal hours of operation. For everyone’s safety, special requests are in place. For more information, go to: https://www.wiltonnh.gov/cms/one.aspx?pageId=13746968


Town Elections • Town Meeting • Annual Report

Results of Town Elections

Town elections were on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. There were 1,043 on the checklist with 3 new voters registered. There were 315 ballots cast, including 15 absentee ballots, for a 30% turnout.

Ballot voting decided:

  • Town article 1. (This article pertains to electing officials. For a list of open offices and candidates, see the town sample ballot and school district sample ballot.)
    Moderator: Catherine Schwenk (272)
    Selectman: Louise Lavoie (194), John Suiter (120)
    Supervisor of the Checklist:  John Suiter (4 write-in votes)
    Library Trustee: Elena Kolbenson (271)
    Cemetery Trustee: Jeannine Phalon (276)
    Trustee of Trust Fund: Pamela McGinnity (269)
     
  • School district articles 1-6. (See the list of resources below.)
    School Board Member: Anne Richards (245)
    School Board Member: Tim Leak (256)
    School District Treasurer: Christine Irlbacher (244)
    School District Moderator: Catherine Schwenk (253)
     
    Article 2: Yes 256, No 34
    Article 3: Yes 198, No 97
    Article 4: Yes 210, No 87
    Article 5: Yes 207, No 87
    Article 6: Yes 192, No 99

Resources:

Town Meeting (Saturday, March 14)

The annual Town Meeting is on Saturday, March 14, 2020. The meeting will be held Mason Elementary School, 13 Darling Hill Rd., and begins at 9 a.m.

The annual meeting will decide Articles 2-14, as listed in the 2020 town warrant.

Annual Report

The annual report is available for viewing/download. 

Hard copies will be available at the Board of Selectmen’s office, the Town Clerk’s office, and Mason Public Library. Copies will also be available at the Town Hall during polling hours on Mar. 10.


Presidential Primary Election results

The Town Clerk announced the results of the Presidential Primary Election held on Feb. 11, 2020:
 
There were 1,031 on the checklist with 28 same day registrations for a total of 1,059.
 
There were 518 ballots cast for a 49% turnout.
 

Updated maps available

The following maps have been updated:


 

New Conservation Plan available online

The Conservation Plan for Mason is now completed, thanks to all who contributed their ideas.

The Plan’s Vision, Goals, and Recommendations, with Steps for Town Boards to Implement the Plan, are all set forth in only 7 pages! A review of Mason’s Natural Resources Inventory is included in the Appendices as background for the Conservation Plan.


Voting results (March 2019)