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Filing for town, school offices begins Jan. 24

January 11, 2018
Filing for town offices and school district offices will begin on Jan. 24 and run through Feb. 2.

Both the town and school district recently posted the offices open for filing.

One position is open on the board of selectmen for a three-year term. The incumbent for that position is Chan Eddy.

Four positions are open on the Budget Committee, three for for three-year terms and one for a two-year term. Norm Silber, Leslie Suranyi, Jr., Harry Bean, and David Horvath currently serve in those seats.

The two-year position of town moderator is also open, a position currently held by Sandy McGonagle.

One position as supervisor of the checklist is open for filing for a six year term. Mary Villaume currently holds that position.

A position is open for trustee of the trust funds for a three-year term, a seat currently held by Thomas Space.

A pair of three year positions are open for library trustee. Diane Tinkham and Jack LaCombe currently hold those seats.

One three-year position is open for cemetery trustee, a position currently held by Susan Leach.

The Board of Fire Engineers has one, three year term open that is currently held by William Akerly.

There are two openings for school board member, each carrying three-year terms. Currently Sue Allen and Chris McDonough serve in those seats.

The one-year position of school district moderator is also open, a position currently held by Sandy McGonagle.

The one-year position of school district clerk, currently held by Kin Zyla, is also open. The position of school district clerk is also open for a one-year term, which is currently held by Dawn Scribner.

Anyone filing for town or school district offices must be a registered Gilford voter.

Filing will be open from Wednesday, Jan. 24 through Friday, Feb. 2.

Filing for town offices will be open at the town clerk's office at 47 Cherry Valley Road Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., though Thursday filing is open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. By law filing will be open on the last day of filing until 5 p.m.

Filing for school district offices is done with the school district clerk at the SAU office on 2 Belknap Mountain Road. Filing is open from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Filing on the last day will end at 5 p.m. as required by law.

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