Too Many Questions Remain on SB 11

Although SB 11 has passed the Senate, it is still being considered in the House and won’t be subject to a full vote until May 22, 2013. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Stiles, Dist 24; Sen. Prescott, Dist 23; Rep. Abrami, Rock 19; Rep. Copeland, Rock 19; Rep....

Regional Planning Meeting Becomes Contentious

It would be hard to categorize this subject since the Regional Planning Commissions are not elected by the public. Where do they fall with respect to public input? How Do You Crash an Open House? Just Ask the...

Got a Woodstove? Watch Out!

HB 307, forcing homeowners to remove and destroy their wood stoves when they sell their home, and report it to NH DES, was killed in the NH House, 338-9. You can keep your stove! Who would dare sponsor such a monstrous violation of property rights? Peter Schmidt...

Hearing on HB 144 January 24 – Updated

Update: Tomorrow (February 6) NH House of Representatives are voting on a bill to to prohibit NH towns from contracting with ICLEI (Granite State Futures, United Agenda 21, etc.) The Municipal and County Government Committee recommended to ITL the legislation. We...

Strafford Regional Planners to Meet January 24

Below is the agenda for the SRPC quarterly meeting of commissioners which will be held this Thursday evening, January 24th at 6:00 PM (open house) 7:00 PM (meeting) at 150 Wakefield Street, Rochester NH, 03867 in Suite 12, Conference Room 1A. The presenter will be...

Water Commission to Meet 10/29/2012

On Monday October 29 there will be a WATER SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION MEETING in CONCORD. If you value your water rights, you will attend. This meeting of the State of New Hampshire Water Sustainability Commission will take place on Monday, October 29, 2012 from 11:00...