Filing period opens Wednesday

Many positions open for March elections

by Tim Croes
Staff Writer - The Baysider
January 15, 2014
REGION — On Wednesday, Jan. 22, the filing period for open positions in the towns of Alton, New Durham and Barnstead begins. The filing period runs until Friday, Jan. 31, at 5 p.m.

In Alton, on the town side the following three-year positions are available: Board of Selectmen (two), Trustee of the Trust Funds, Library Trustee (two), Cemetery Trustee, Water Commissioner, Budget Committee, Planning Board (two) and Zoning Board (two). Additionally, the position of Moderator for two years is open, and Supervisor of the Checklist, a six-year position, is open.

In Alton on the school side, one school board member position for three years is open, the position of school treasurer for three years and one-year positions as school moderator and school clerk are open.

In New Durham on the town side, the following three-year positions are open: Board of Selectmen, Cemetery Trustee, Library Trustee (two), Planning Board (two), Trustee of Trust Funds. Additionally, the two-year position of Moderator is open and the six-year position of Supervisor of the Checklist is open.

In Barnstead on the school side, there are two open three-year positions on the school board and the one-year positions of moderator, clerk and treasurer are also open.

In Barnstead on the town side, the following three-year positions are open: Board of Selectmen (two), Road Agent, Library Trustee, Trustee of Trust Funds, Planning Board (two) and Budget Committee (two). Additionally, the one-year positions as Library Trustee, a two-year position on the Planning Board, a two-year position on the Budget Committee, a one-year position of Overseer of Public Welfare, the two-year positions as Moderator and the six-year position as Supervisor of Checklist are also open.

Tim Croes can be reached at or 569-3126

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