For Immediate Release:
Pursuant to the NH Governor’s Emergency Order #83, the Amherst Board of Selectmen have postponed the Amherst Deliberative Session and Town Elections.
On Friday, January 22 Governor Sununu issued Emergency Order #83, which, in section 3 (a), indicates that “Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, for calendar year 2021, where concern exists for conducting the annual meeting and election during the COVID-19 health emergency, the governing body of a town, school district, or village district, in consultation with the moderator and the clerk, may postpone the official ballot voting day to the second Tuesday of April, May, June, or July. The governing body may also postpone the business or deliberative session of the annual meeting to one or more dates later in 2021.”
It was decided that the Amherst Board of Selectmen would postpone the Deliberative Session of the 2021 Town Meeting until Wednesday, May 5, 2021 and the Office Ballot Voting Day until Tuesday, June 8, 2021 by unanimous vote.
- The Deliberative Session previously scheduled for Wednesday February 3, 2021 has been moved to Wednesday May 5, 2021. This session will take place at Souhegan High School, 412 Boston Post Road.
- The Town Election previously scheduled for Tuesday March 9, 2021 has been moved to Tuesday June 8, 2021. The polls will be open from 6:00am - 8:00pm at Souhegan High School, 412 Boston Post Road.