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Childcare Survey Childcare Survey results are in. You can read the completed results in this PDF file.

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Town Clerk's Office will be closed Thursday December 23. All town offices are closed Friday December 24.

Tax Bills Tax Bills were mailed November 4, 2021. If you have not received your bill please contact the tax office.

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Meeting Minutes Meeting Minutes - It is the Town's goal to upload meeting minutes to the Town Website as soon after meetings as possible. Please be aware that it takes time to listen to the audio recordings and to transcribe them into meaningful minutes. The Meeting Minutes page includes a list of minutes that have been updated within the last 60 days. If you wish to have access before the minutes have been transcribed, please contact the Town Administrator to obtain access to the audio recording. To get notices in your email, sign up at warner.nh.us/keep-in-touch.

Tax Maps - Property tax maps are located on the Assessing page. The Town of Warner does not have property information records on-line. You must call or visit the Assessing office to obtain this information.

Budget Committee Budget Committee Vacancy - The Warner Budget Committee is accepting applications to fill a vacant position on the Committee. Applicants must be available for Thursday evening meetings, must be interested in the Town of Warner budget process, and must be a resident of the Town of Warner. Applications will extend to 11/15/2021 with the Term to extend to 3/8/2022. Applicants should send a brief letter of interest and contact information to: Michael Cutting – Chairman, Town of Warner, PO Box 265, Warner, NH 03278 or by email to mike@smgltd.net. Applicants may also call Mike at 603-731-0033 to discuss the vacancy.

Town Crier Mural Unveiled - The Community Mural was unveiled on Sunday, October 3rd at noon on the wall of Reeds North, previously The Local restaurant.

Town Hall Reopening Masks Required in Town Buildings - On August 3, 2021, the Selectboard voted to require masks in Town buildings.
Town Hall is open for walk-in business. Group events will be considered at a later date. All meetings are in person. Maintain social distancing. Audience chairs will be 6 feet apart. After the meeting, groups should clean their tables using Clorox wipes which will be available.

Conserve Water Outdoor Water Use Restrictions - Due to continuing moderate drought conditions, the Warner Village Water District has placed restrictions on outside water use. No auto washing, no watering of existing lawns. Gardens can be watered, but please conserve and restrict the watering. We also have an under performing well which could add to further water restrictions. The District requests compliance and the co-operation of all water customers. If you have questions, please contact Ray Martin at 603-344-5431.

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 NoticesPlease 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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  • 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.
  • 911 Address Markers: The Warner Firefighters Association is selling reflective address markers. More info...
  • White Plains Rd / Meadow Brook bridge deficiency (Webster, NH) has resulted in a 3 Ton Load Limit and Passengers Cars Only. Full details are in the NH DOT report.
  • 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 Lori Garrett at 603-456-2053 / WarnerConnectsInfo@gmail.com. Donated items may be dropped off at the Food Pantry or in the donation box located in the north entrance of Market Basket. Checks can be made out to MainStreet Warner, Inc. with a note of "Food Pantry" and sent to PO Box 130, Warner NH 03278. MainStreet Warner, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit Community Foundation. You can also contact Donna McGinley at Mainstreet Warner Inc at 603-456–3745 / info@MainstreetWarnerInc.org.
  • The Town is looking for pictures from past storm events. Please email pictures to selectboard@warner.nh.us. 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 Selectmen 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.