Voting:Tuesday, March 11 7:00 AM to 7:00PM @ MVVS.
Town Meeting: March 15, 2014 at 9:00 am at MVVS
** Printed Copies of Town Report are NOW available **
POSITION: Town of Mont Vernon DEPUTY/CLERK
8 to possibly 10 hours a week year round.
REQUIREMENTS: Must be a resident of Mont Vernon
Basic accounting principles
Attention to details a must
Great customer service skills
Must be organized
Must be dependable
Willingness to travel for trainings
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. if needed.
PLEASE SEND LETTER OF INTEREST TO: Town Clerk
PO Box 417
Mont Vernon NH 03057
The Town of Mont Vernon is an equal opportunity employer. This job will remain open until filled.
The Mont Vernon Supervisors of the Checklist
are looking for a resident of Mont Vernon to fill a 4 year vacancy on the board.
The Supervisors are an elected position on the town ballot. They perform the functions of registering voters and correcting the town voter checklist. Duties include:
1.Attend all town deliberative sessions, town meetings, state and federal elections and any other occasions where voting takes place.
2.Update the town records and state data base following those events.
3.Attend state mandated sessions at the Town Clerk’s office to register new voters, update the checklist and receive party change requests.
4.Participate in state level training events.
For more information contact Peter Ecklund at (603) 672-1176.
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INFORMATION: The town of Mont Vernon is located in the hills of south-central New Hampshire, in the New England region of the United States. The town still maintains a very rural character while offering proximity to the cultural and recreational activities of the New England area.
Mont Vernon borders the northwestern side of the Town of Amherst. The town is only a short drive to Manchester or Nashua from Mont Vernon and Boston is 59 miles away. It is considered a suburban New Hampshire town with many rural qualities. Mont Vernon has one school – the Mont Vernon Village (Elementary) School, which serves kindergarten to sixth grade. Other students who attend public school go to Amherst Middle School or Souhegan High School. A Board of Selectmen governs the town of 2,347 residents. Mont Vernon also has a police department and an "On Call" fire department. The Mont Vernon Historical Society Museum is located upstairs in the Town Hall. There are many beautiful hiking trails, and lots of open land that the residents use for fishing, hunting, cross country skiing etc... Purgatory Falls is only accessable by foot, and is beautiful any time of the year.
HISTORY: The Town of Mont Vernon incorporated itself in 1803 after it split from the Town of Amherst. Many of the town’s residents thought the distance to the Amherst Courthouse was too far to travel for town meetings, thus the community members decided to form their own town. It is said that the name Mont Vernon derives from Mount Vernon in Virginia, the home of President George Washington. The drop of the letter “u” in the name has been disputed over the years and until the 1920s there was still some disagreement. In the late 1800s, Mont Vernon was a resort town for Boston residents retreating to the mountains of New Hampshire. However, with the invention of the automobile and the financial hardships stemming from Great Depression, Mont Vernon’s many resort hotels lost appeal and are no longer in existence. Today, Mont Vernon hosts two annual celebrations: “Lamson Farm Day” which celebrates the town’s agricultural history and the “Mont Vernon Spring Gala.”
(the preceeding was taken from nh.com website)
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