Lisbon is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire. The population was 1,595, at the time of the 2010 census. The Town hosts an annual “Lilac Festival” on Memorial Day weekend. The primary settlement in town is located along U.S. Route 302 and the Ammonoosuc River in the southwestern corner of the town.
There will be a Selectboard Meeting on Thursday April 27th
at the Lisbon Rail Road Station, 25 Central Street at 6:30pm
This will be a non public meeting to discuss personnel matters.
Transfer Station Use Clarification:
Please note that the Transfer Station ONLY accepts trash, materials and recyclables from the three member communities: Lisbon, Lyman and Landaff. The recent article in the Bridge Weekly was incorrect in stating that residents of Haverhill could deposit recyclables in Lisbon. Anyone not from one of the three member communities who tries to utilize the facility will be turned away.
UPDATE – Water Damage at Rail Road Station –
The Selectboard were informed on Monday April 3 that the issues at the Rail Road Station have now been repaired. The building is now open again for use.
Tax Rate for FY 2016 Set
The Town has just set the tax rate for FY 2016 (NH taxation has the 1st bill of the 2016 FY go out in November of 2016 with the 2nd bill to follow in 2017).
The Overall Tax Rate will remain the same as the FY 2015 rate at $28.68 per mill. (A mill is equal to $1,000 of assessed valuation of property).
The Select Board have used $260,000 of the Town’s Unassigned Fund Balance (Surplus) to pay down the municipal rate to keep the tax rate the same for this year as last.
The complete breakdown in taxes, and their corresponding increase/decrease, is indicated below:
Town: $9.36 (-$1.36/-13%)
County: $1.63 (-$0.17/-9%)
Local School: $15.19 (+1.59/+12%)
State School: $2.50 (-$0.06/-2%)
The overall Town Valuation was up $37,382 (0.003%) to $106,869,030.
Water and Sewer Rates Set
The Board of Selectmen set the water and sewer rates at the November 14th Board meeting.
The Water Rate will drop by 10% from the spring ’16 billing to $6.75 per 1,000 gallons.
The Sewer Rate will also drop by 10% from the spring ’16 billing to $7.96 per 1,000 gallons.
Water usage, which together with the budget for the Water and Wastewater departments sets the rate, was up to 10,366,250 gals.
The Selectmen also used approx. $10,000 each from the Water and Wastewater Trust funds to pay down the rate.
Water Rate: $6.75
Sewer Rate: $7.96
Lisbon Regional School – The official site of Lisbon Regional School
RESIDENTIAL BURN PERMITS NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE
The Lisbon Fire Department has changed the way we issue fire permits. The residents in town are now able to get a fire permit online through the state. There will be a $3 processing fee. We are hoping this will make it much more convenient for the townspeople. To access this, please go to www.nhfirepermit.com.
For more information, please visit the Lisbon Fire Dept. Web page at http://lisbonfirenh.weebly.com/fireblog/changes-to-the-lfd.
Property maps online.
This program allows you to look at property cards, maps and print them.
Town Hall Hours
Selectmen Office: Mon – Fri 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office: Mon — Fri 9:00 am to 12 and 1:00pm to 4:00 pm. First Saturday of month 9:00 to 11:00
About Lisbon, NH
Governor Benning Wentworth granted a charter in 1763 under the name of Concord, opening the township which became Lisbon. No settlement was made under that charter, and in 1768 another was made under the name of Gunthwaite. At town meeting in 1824 is was voted to name the town Lisbon after Lisbon, Portugal. Read more!
46 School Street
Lisbon, NH 03585