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The Town Administrator position will be open this week, with a new job description and a process for interviewing, by committee. Warner’s Town Administrator, Diane Ricciardelli, is moving to a new position and we are grateful that she stayed with us to get a full Select Board in place before announcing her departure. A committee is being formed to interview qualified candidates to make their recommendations to the Select Board so that we can quickly fill this position. As always, the town’s business, fire/first responders, highway and police have not missed a beat, and will not, as we move forward.

Town Notices

Tax Collector's Office will be closed on Monday, September 25th, 2023.

Planning Board Meeting Canceled - The Monday, September 25th, 2023 Planning Board meeting has been canceled.

Have you volunteered? WFFF Volunteers are still needed for Saturday and Sunday to cover parking during the festival! Every 2 hour shift equals one entry into the volunteers raffle to win a $50 gift card! Volunteers also get a free t-shirt and bragging rights for the entire year! Sign up today, you know you want to! https://signup.com/go/RMEmyKU

There are NO admission fees to ANY of the events or shows! Parking is $10 per vehicle, and there's plenty of parking. We even have a bus for the Nichols field lot that will shuttle you back and forth from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $25 gets you a bracelet that lets the wearer enjoy all Amusement park rides AS MANY TIMES AS THEY WANT! (Only $20 on Friday) Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20; Prizes are donated by our crafters themselves! The prizes will be on display in the town hall during the festival. While many of our vendors and crafters are able to take a card or electronic payment, the items listed above are Cash Only. Yes, there's an ATM on site. As always, ALL proceeds from the festival go directly to the community! See you soon!

Warner Fall Foliage Festival October 6 - 8, 2023

There are NO admission fees to ANY of the events or shows! Parking is $10 per vehicle, and there's plenty of parking. We even have a bus for the Nichols field lot that will shuttle you back and forth from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $25 gets you a bracelet that lets the wearer enjoy all Amusement park rides AS MANY TIMES AS THEY WANT! (Only $20 on Friday) Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20; Prizes are donated by our crafters themselves! The prizes will be on display in the town hall during the festival. While many of our vendors and crafters are able to take a card or electronic payment, the items listed above are Cash Only. Yes, there's an ATM on site. As always, ALL proceeds from the festival go directly to the community! See you soon! WFFF.org

Exit 9 Rail Trail Project RFQ: The Concord - Lake Sunapee Rail Trail is requesting qualifications for a Local Public Agency Project in the Town of Warner. The project envisions constructing a multiuse trail for walking and biking in the vicinity of Interstate 89 near Exit 9 in Warner NH. Full details of the RFQ are available on-line via this link: NHDOT Project #44161 RFQ. Firms must be LPA certified. Proposals must be submitted by October 30, 2023 at 4:00 PM. Additional information on LPA programs: Overview, Training Courses, Training Slides, Manual

Farm Survey - The Warner Agricultural Committee has put together a survey for town residents that they hope you will take the time to fill out. The survey is only 7 questions long so it should be very quick. The survey can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K6H6DFY

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Warner Community Center - The 2022 Energy Audit and 2023 Evaluation Report for the Warner Community Center have been added to the publications page.

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Deck Replacement for the Red List Bridge carrying NH 103 over I-89 NB is ongoing. Full notice is on the Notices Page.

 
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Regional Planning Commission - The Planning Board is seeking the names of those interested in representing Warner on the Board of the Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission (CNHRPC). The term of office is for three years, and appointment is made by the Warner Select Board, subject to the Planning Board's recommendation. For more information on CNHRPC, go to cnhrpc.org. If you're interested, please let us know by email to [email protected] or by mail to Warner Planning Board, P.O. Box 265, Warner, NH 03278.

Town Notices Housing Assistance - Renter and homeowner assistance programs are available at https://homehelpnh.org/. Both programs are limited by available resources depending on utilization by renters and owners. People can also call 2-1-1, particularly if they don't have Internet access. For homeowners, the program provides up to $20,000 per household for delinquencies related to mortgages, utilities, property taxes, and other housing related costs. The property must be owner-occupied and must be the owner's primary residence.

Town Notices Volunteers Needed for ZBA! We invite you to attend a meeting, observe the process and see if it interests you.

The Zoning Board of Adjustment applies ordinances adopted by Warner voters. Determines appeals of administrative decisions, Special Exceptions, Variances and Equitable Waivers of Dimension based on facts and finding. The ZBA meets once a month, when there is business before the Board. They meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM. Meetings average 1 to 2 hours and there are between 6 to 8 meetings a year. The NH Municipal Association provides training.

Please use the Volunteer Interest Form to apply for any position you are interested in. This form can also be found on the Publications page.

911 Address Markers are available for purchase from the Warner Firefighters Association. Cost is $20. More information is available on the Fire Department page.

Winter Parking Ban

The Town of Warner's Parking Ordinance is in effect and states that no vehicle may be left on any street, road, or highway in the Town of Warner between the hours of 12:00 a.m. midnight and 6:00 a.m., from November 1st until May 1st of each year. Any vehicle found to be in violation of this ban will be towed away at the owner’s expense.

Town Notices Please note that all official town notices are published on the Notices Page. Click on GOVERNMENT or the image of the town crier to go directly to the page, or select Public Notices from the menu.

 

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Town Bulletin Board

  • Dog Ordinance in our Parks: Dog Leash/Clean Up Requirements - A friendly reminder to all dog owners. The Town has an ordinance that has established that all dogs be leashed while inside Town recreation areas, and leashed or under voice command in Town common areas and that the handler be responsible for removing defecation as it occurs in all areas. The mandatory dog leash areas are as follows: Bagley Field, Riverside Park, Simonds School and the Old Grade School playground. The mandatory dog leash or under voice command areas are as follows: Town Hall lawn, Masonic lawn, Monument and all sidewalks. Please respect the ordinance to minimize clean-up when preparing the fields at a later date.
  • Preservation of Historic Barns is encouraged by granting property tax relief. More details here.

Public Services

  • The Mid-State Regional Coordinating Council, as part of the Coordinated Transit and Human Services Transportation Plan update, is seeking the public’s input regarding access to transportation across the region. There is an on-line survey here.
  • State Renewable Energy Rebates: The State of NH provides a rebate payment of 40% of the system and installation cost, up to a maximum of $10,000, for NH residents who invest in high-efficiency (80% or greater), bulk-fuel fed, wood-pellet central heating boilers and furnaces serving designed intent and installer-certified on or after July 9, 2016. For complete program details, please see the PUC webpage
  • Funds Available for Heating Assistance - Community Action Program, Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc wants to remind homeowners and renters in Belknap and Merrimack Counties that Fuel Assistance funds are still available and the agency Area Center offices are open Monday through Friday to take applications. More info here
  • Warner Connects Community Services / Food Pantry: The Food Pantry is located at the Warner Community Center, 49 W Main St, Warner NH. For assitance or more information please contact Apryl Blood at 603-456-2053 / [email protected]. Donated items may be dropped off at the Food Pantry or in the donation box located in the north entrance of Market Basket.
  • The Town is looking for pictures from past storm events. Please email pictures to [email protected]. Thank you!
  • The Community Wood Bank purpose is to provide supplemental firewood to people who are in an emergency or in a situation of need. Please see this document for more information.
  • The Town is always looking for ideas or pictures for the yearly Town Report. Please email the Select Board if you have something to recommend.

Public Services

  • The Mid-State Regional Coordinating Council, as part of the Coordinated Transit and Human Services Transportation Plan update, is seeking the public’s input regarding access to transportation across the region. There is an on-line survey here.
  • State Renewable Energy Rebates: The State of NH provides a rebate payment of 40% of the system and installation cost, up to a maximum of $10,000, for NH residents who invest in high-efficiency (80% or greater), bulk-fuel fed, wood-pellet central heating boilers and furnaces serving designed intent and installer-certified on or after July 9, 2016. For complete program details, please see the PUC webpage
  • Funds Available for Heating Assistance - Community Action Program, Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc wants to remind homeowners and renters in Belknap and Merrimack Counties that Fuel Assistance funds are still available and the agency Area Center offices are open Monday through Friday to take applications. More info here
  • Warner Connects Community Services / Food Pantry: The Food Pantry is located at the Warner Community Center, 49 W Main St, Warner NH. For assitance or more information please contact Apryl Blood at 603-456-2053 / [email protected]. Donated items may be dropped off at the Food Pantry or in the donation box located in the north entrance of Market Basket.
  • The Town is looking for pictures from past storm events. Please email pictures to [email protected]. Thank you!
  • The Community Wood Bank purpose is to provide supplemental firewood to people who are in an emergency or in a situation of need. Please see this document for more information.
  • The Town is always looking for ideas or pictures for the yearly Town Report. Please email the Select Board if you have something to recommend.

Town Profile

Warner, situated in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region of New Hampshire and in the western part of Merrimack County, is eighteen miles northwest of Concord via Interstate 89 or NH Route 103. The village is pleasant and picturesque with neatness evident in all the surroundings.

Mount Kearsarge, at 2937 feet above sea level, is the highest point in Merrimack County and the third tallest peak south of the White Mountains. The 360 degree panorama from the summit includes the White Mountains, Green Mountains, New Hampshire and Maine coasts and the tallest buildings in Boston. There are 6 ponds within the town's 31,851 acres.

Warner is one of the seven towns that comprise the Kearsarge Regional School District. Kearsarge Regional High School was designated one of the exemplary schools in the nation by the United States Department of Education under its National Secondary Schools Recognition Program. It holds accreditation by both the State of New Hampshire and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Simonds Elementary School received the Excellence in Education award in 2008 for the New Hampshire Elementary School of the Year.

In October, on Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples' Day weekend, the annual Fall Foliage Festival is held, drawing thousands of people from all over New England and the USA.