Special Edition - March 3rd Select Board Newsletter
Dear Stratham Residents,
Please read below for news and notes from the Town of Stratham. In this edition:
- Voter Information Night
- Supervisors of the Checklist Meeting
- AccuVote Machine Testing
- Town Election and Town Meeting
- In case you missed it: Heritage Commission Presentation
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The Select Board
Michael Houghton, Chairman Allison Knab, Vice-Chair Joe Anderson
VOTER INFORMATION NIGHT - March 7th
Mark your calendars! Wiggin Memorial Library will be hosting Voter Information Night on Tuesday, March 7th in the Municipal Center, Room A, at 6:30pm. See the WML news release about the event. Come out and meet the candidates running for the Town and School District and learn about the topics being voted on at the Election (3/14) and Town Meeting (3/18).
Learn more about this year's Warrant Articles: The WML has produced two video segments for residents to learn about the Town Meeting Warrant articles 2-10 (zoning articles to be voted on at the Town Election) and 11 through 19 (remaining business articles to be voted at the business session of Town meeting on Saturday March 18th). Listen to Town Planner Mark Connors and Town Administrator David Moore provide summary information about each warrant article at any time convenient for you. Have questions? Reach out using the contact information provided or come to the Voter Information Night.
TOWN ELECTION AND TOWN MEETING INFORMATION
The Town Election will be held at Stratham Memorial School (39 Gifford Farm Rd) on Tuesday, March 14th. Polls will be open from 7:00am until 7:00pm. Click to view the sample ballots. The Town Meeting business session will be held on Saturday, March 18th also at Stratham Memorial School. The meeting will begin at 9:00am.
Please visit our Town Meeting 2023 page where you'll find the Warrant, 2023 Voter Information Guide, and other materials in preparation for Town Meeting. The Town Report is at the printer and coming soon.
REMINDER: STRATHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING
Monday, March 6 @ 6:00 PM, Stratham Memorial School. See Local School District (Stratham Memorial School) Warrant here.
SUPERVISORS OF THE CHECKLIST
The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session at the Stratham Municipal Center, 10 Bunker Hill Ave., on Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 11:00 am to 11:30 am to accept voter registrations and changes to the checklist. If registering to vote, residents will be asked to provide a photo ID (ex. driver's license), proof of residency (ex. piece of mail or signed lease), and proof of citizenship (ex. birth certificate or US passport). If you do not have acceptable documentation, you will be provided with affidavits attesting to all of the above.
ACCUVOTE MACHINE TESTING
The testing of the AccuVote Machine for the March 14th Town Election will take place on Friday, March 3rd at 1:00 pm at the Stratham Municipal Center in the vestibule located at 10 Bunker Hill Ave. The public is welcome to attend.
HERITAGE COMMISSION PRESENTATION
In case you missed it, last Friday, the Heritage Commission presented, "Stratham Then and Now: Revisiting the King's Great Highway". Click on the title to watch the YouTube video.
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