Gilford Library campaign

With Town Meeting just two weeks away, the Gilford Library Advisory Committee (GLAC) is waging a very professional and very aggressive campaign on behalf of the warrant articles to purchase three acres of land in the village and borrow $2.25 million to build a new library. A website — newgilfordlibrary.org — offers all sorts of information about the pressures on the existing library and the costs of a new building as well as addresses the major questions that have been raised about ...

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Quorum

The City Council jettisoned a proposal by Councilor Jim Cowan (Ward 4) to shrink the membership of municipal boards and commissions to five members. Cowan offered the proposal after learning that some boards, especially the Zoning Board of Adjustment, had problems mustering quorums. However, City Manager Eileen Cabanel told the Government Operations and Ordinances Committee that the smallest boards — those with as few as three or five members — had encountered the most trouble ...

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JULY 4

City officials are bracing for the Fourth of July at Weirs Beach, where a year ago hordes of visitors appeared at dawn's early light and quickly overran the park and filled the beach. The Government Operations and Ordinances Committee of the City Council last night weighed suggestions from a working group made up of City Manager Eileen Cabanel, Director of Parks and Recreation Phil Rowley, Fire Chief Ken Erickson and Lieutenant Mike Moyer of the Police Department. The committee ...

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