Friday, August 17, 2018

Selectmen's Office

The Selectmen's Office will be closed on August 20-22nd re-opening on the 23rd at 9:00 am. Be aware:  This has nothing to do with the Tax Collectors Office, which will be open on Tues. & Wed. 
The Board of Selectmen will have a meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 @ 6:00 pm. 
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Transfer Station

ATTENTION:

Per order of Selectmen:
The Town of Wentworth will NO LONGER be accepting:

  • Propane tanks of any size
  • Any unit that contains FREON                                            such as; refrigerators, ac's, freezers, dehumidifiers, and etc.
Be aware that new pricing sheets will be available at the Transfer Station with the updated info.
For further questions: please come to a Select Board Meeting or call the Selectmen's Office at (603) 764-9955.
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Transfer Station Position

The Town of Wentworth is currently seeking an individual for a part-time / employee position, working as a  Supervisor of the Transfer Station.  The Town is also in search of a part-time, fill in position during absences, working as an Attendant.
HOURS:

  • 18 hrs. a week
  • Wednesdays 3-6 pm. (1-4 pm Nov. - Feb)
  • Saturday and Sundays 9-3 pm.
The Attendant will be responsible for the following: 
  • Must be certified with the State of NH (training available for qualified individual)
  • Opening and closing the Transfer Station gates according to schedule.
  • Direct incoming vehicles to proper disposal areas and check for appropriate station identification.
  • Collect and record all required disposal fees, and must be able to fill out daily paperwork, and submit to Admin. Office biweekly.
  • Oversee the separation of materials.
  • Coordinate and schedule pick up of disposal and recyclables, manage universal wastes including mercury products, computer monitors, fluorescent bulbs, rechargeable batteries, tires, and etc. 
  • Keeping the Transfer Station clean, picking up debris, maintaining a clean Attendants Station.
  • Attend Seminars and Training as required by The Board of Selectmen.
This position will require yearly certification through NHDES.
To Apply:
Application may be obtained at the Town Offices or found on the Town of Wentworth Website at:  http://www.wentworth-nh.org/doc/forms/Town of Wentworth Employment Application.pdf
Completed application may be subitted by mail to the Town of Wentworth, Attn: Transfer Station, PO Box 2, Wentworth, NH 03282 or hand delivered to the Selectmen's Office during office hours of Tues. 1-5 pm., Wed. & Thurs. 9-1:00 pm.  If you have questions please contact the Selectmen's Office at (603) 764-9955.  Thank you.
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Monday, August 13, 2018

Selectmen's Meeting

The Selectmen's Business Meeting for August 14th at 6:00 pm has been canceled. 
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Wentworth E. Coli Water Test Results

Attention Residents:

Please be aware that the recent E. Coli CTS water testing results were expedited for the Town of Wentworth because of last month's level of concern.  Today, Aug. 13, 2018, the Town received the results from NH Public Health Laboratories Dept. of Health & Human Services. NO LEVELS OF CONCERN this month were reported.  Lisa Doner with Baker River Watershed - Plymouth, says the Town of Wentworth can relax their restrictions on the swim beaches.
  
The following are abbreviations that will assist you in interpreting your report.
CTS/100 mL = Counts per 100 milliliters
CFU = Colony forming unit

For assistance in interpreting your lab results and obtaining information regarding water treatment; go to www.des.nh.gov and search “Be Well Informed.” or go to http://xml2.des.state.nh.us/DWITool/.

On August 6th:
Silver Bridge (Saunders Hill Rd.)  -   40 CFU/100ml
Town Beach Hamilton Field   -   40 CFU/100ml
Town Park (Riverside)   -   60 CFU/100ml  

The florescent orange warning signs may be removed from the Hamilton Field gate and swim hole area, along with the signs at the Silver Bridge (Saunders Hill Road). 
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, please call the Selectmen's Office at: 
(603) 764-9955.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Warning: High E. Coli Reported in Wentworth

Please be aware that the water test results are back from NH Public Health Laboratories.  The message that was received discusses that Wentworth is having trouble at the Silver Bridge (Saunders Hill Rd.) again.  It also states that the Town Park Hamilton Field is remarkably high also, considering that just upstream values are only 20 counts per 100 mL.  

May 29th:
Silver Bridge   -  <10
Town Beach Hamilton Field   -  10
Town Park (Riverside)   -   <10

July 5th:
Silver Bridge   -   100
Town Beach Hamilton Field   -  70
Town Park (Riverside)   -   20

The two locations: Town Beach at Hamilton Field & The Silver Bridge at Saunders Hill Rd. have been posted with fluorescent orange signs stating the issues, concerns and levels of E-Coli.

Currently, The Hamilton Field gate and a tree near the swim hole area, are posted with info stating to "Swim at own Risk" and the Saunders Hill Rd. (Silver Bridge) is currently closed. "No Swimming allowed". If you have any questions, please call the Selectmen's Office at (603) 764-9955.



Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Wentworth Veterans Committee Meeting Schedule


The Wentworth Veterans Memorial Committee meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month.

The next meeting will be held at the Wentworth Elementary School on August 8th @ 7:00 pm. 

If you have any questions or would like to speak with the chairman of this committee, please contact Dan Nelson, (603) 764-4338. Thank you!

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

September Supervisors of the Checklist Meeting

There will be a Supervisors of the Checklist meeting (for any additions or corrections) on September 4th, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Town Offices board room.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

July 10, 2018 Selectmen's Meeting Canceled

The Selectmen's Meeting for 7/10/2018 has been canceled due to no quorum.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this might have caused.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Future School Board Minutes

As of July 2018, all School Board minutes will be posted on the Wentworth Elementary School's website at https://www.sau48.org/Domain/15.

The Town of Wentworth website will continue to keep the archive of minutes dating back to the 2004-2005 school year on its School Board Minutes page.

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