Highway Safety

Authority

The Highway Safety Committee is established under Town Code Section 61-1.  The purpose of the Committee is to:  make recommendations to the Board of Selectmen for the establishment of highway safety programs in accordance with RSA 238:6; review and make recommendations concerning the town's present and future needs for traffic control signs and signalization; review specific requests for traffic control signs and signalization and make recommendations; advise, upon request, any town board, committee or commission regarding matters pertaining to highway safety; and to ensure full and effective coordination of all issues pertaining to the establishment of roadways (statutory responsibility of the Planning Board) and highway safety. 

Members consist of the Public Works Director, Police Chief, Fire Chief, Chairman of the Planning Board or his/her designee, and the Town Engineer.

Meetings

The Highway Safety Committee meets the first Wednesday of every other month starting in February.