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The next regular meeting of the Danbury Board of Selectmen is Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 5 pm Danbury Town Hall.

After the opening of the meeting, the Board will enter into nonpublic session per RSA 91-A:3, II(b) The hiring of any person as a public employee.

The Board of Selectmen meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6pm, 23 High St. Meetings are open to the public.

Town Clerk/Tax Collector hours 768-5448

Monday 12-6
Tuesday 12-7
Wednesday 11-6
Thursday 9-3
Friday Closed
3rd Sat of Month 9-12

TOWN CLERK & TAX COLLECTOR SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE


Payments can be made online with a checking account.

Board of Selectmen, Budget Committee & Planning Board Minutes Calendar

2022 1st Issue Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

1st half 2022 property tax bills were mailed out on May 27.

PAYMENT DUE DATE IS JULY 1ST.

Payments can be made in person at the Town Hall(23 High Street)during regular tax collector hours, by mail, by drop box or online.

CLICK HERE to pay online

Call 603 768-5448 with any questions.

PART TIME POLICE CHIEF WANTED

The Town of Danbury, NH is seeking a people oriented, part time police chief to manage our Police Department for 20+/- hours per week. The Police Chief reports directly to a 3-member Selectboard.

Qualifications should include a minimum of 2-4 years police experience with at least 2 years at a supervisor or management level. Certification as a New Hampshire police officer is required. Must pass state physical exam, physical agility test and background investigation.

Excellent personal and communications skills required.

Please submit your resume to:

Danbury Selectmen's Office

23 High Street

Danbury, NH 03230

Wages commensurate with experience.

For more information contact:

danbury_selectmen@comcast.net

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The Danbury Transfer Station will not be taking any brush.

Danbury Zoning Board of Adjustment Open Position

There are (2) open positions on the Danbury Zoning Board of Adjustment. These appointed position will expire in March 2023. Please submit letters of interest to:


Danbury ZBA

23 High Street

Danbury, NH 03230


You must be a Danbury resident to serve on the Danbury ZBA.

The Danbury Zoning Board of Adjustments will accept letters of interest until June 30, 2022.

BURN PERMITS REQUIRED!

Effective March 24, 2022, burn permits will be required for the 2022 season per Forest Fire Warden.

Permits may be obtained through the state online permit system. Click the link below to be taken to the NH Online Fire Permitting site:

www.nhfirepermit.com

A printer and a credit card are needed as permits must be printed and signed to be valid. The permits are $5.50 each(payment fee for the vendor).

You must have a permit and may obtain it online. If you cannot access this system or do not wish to pay the fee, you may obtain a permit by:

Contacting Forest Fire Warden Jacob Moran at (603)491-0121 or Issuing Agent Merton Austin at (603) 768-3677. Other Deputy Wardens that may issue permits are: Joshua Hatch and Jeremy Martin.

BURN PERMITS FROM WARDEN, DEPUTIES, OR ISSUING AGENTS WILL NOT BE ISSUED AFTER 8:00PM(arrangements should be made to get your permit before 8pm. If you need a permit after 8pm you MUST obtain it through the online system.)

2021 ANNUAL TOWN REPORT IS NOW AVAILABLE

The 2021 Annual Town Report is now available at the Town Hall, Post Office and Danbury Country Store.

Or click on the image below for the annual town report

The 2021 Tax Rate is $18.00/$1000 Assessed Valuation

For more information follow this link

2021 TAX RATE

Old Danbury NH

Danbury was not an original colonial grant, but was formed from part of the town of Alexandria to the north. In 1794, a group of Alexandria residents petitioned the state legislature to separate Alexandria into two towns due to the inconvenience of having a mountain divide the town, making it difficult for all the residents to gather in a single place.

The petition was granted in 1795, and the lower piece was incorporated as Danbury in that year. The name was suggested by a settler from Danbury, Connecticut. Later more land was added to Danbury from Hill and Wilmot.

In 1800 there were 165 people in Danbury, which on July 10, 1874 was transferred from Grafton County to Merrimack County. Today there are close to 1,300 people in Danbury.