Posts Tagged ‘town’

Growth Management Ordinance
Set to End at Close of Year

Stu Arnett of the Arnett Development Group and Roger Hawk of Hawk Planning Resources, LLC held a workshop at the Planning Board concerning the town’s Growth Management Ordinance (GMO), with the result that the ordinance will likely sunset at the end of this year. The pair told the board at its Wednesday, March 12 meeting […]

Small Increase in Building
Permits in 2013 from 2012

The Town of Londonderry issued 171 residential certificates of occupancy and 67 commercial certificates in 2013, compared to 139 residential certificates of occupancy and 59 commercial certificates in 2012. The annual Building Inspector/Health Officer’s report represents all permits issued and fees collected from Jan. 1, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2013. Town Building Inspector/Health Officer Richard […]

Town Faces Possibility of Spending Freeze, Furloughs

If the town’s financial state doesn’t improve soon – and that depends on variables such as winter weather, a lawsuit and firefighter health – Londonderry may be looking at a spending freeze and rolling furloughs. Finance Director Sue Hickey outlined the quarterly budget review for the Town Council on Monday night, noting a concern over […]

Court Dismisses Impact
Fee Lawsuit Against Town

In a decision dated Feb. 4, Superior Court Judge Marguerite Wageling granted the Town of Londonderry’s request for Summary Judgment in a suit brought against the Town by attorney Patricia Panciocco on behalf of her clients regarding impact fees. Town Manager Kevin Smith said that unless Panciocco appeals the decision, the impact fee issue is […]

Deliberative Sessions for
School and Town This Week

Residents have plenty of opportunity this week to have a say in their government. The Londonderry School District Deliberative Session will be held Friday, Feb. 7, at the Londonderry High School cafeteria, and the Town Deliberative Session will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the above location. Both sessions follow the same […]

Conservation Commission Recommends ‘No’ Vote on Town Forest Article

The Conservation Commission is recommending a no vote on Article 12 on the Town Warrant.  The warrant is up for discussion at the Saturday, Feb. 8 Town Deliberative Session. The article is a citizen’s petition that seeks to transfer responsibility for the Town Forest from the Conservation Commission to the Town Manager, with advice by […]

Enough is Enough

A few months ago, we wrote about town officials’ “golden parachutes,” negotiated deals that allow high ranking officials to leave office but continue to collect their salary, receive medical benefits, and get other perks. We noted that plenty of taxpayers who don’t work for the public don’t use their job interview to negotiate their last […]