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A monthly podcast in and about Happenings in the beautiful, historic Upper Valley Town of Hanover, New Hampshire. Published by Hanover Town Manager Alex Torpey.

Hanover Happenings Alex Torpey, Town Manager

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A monthly podcast in and about Happenings in the beautiful, historic Upper Valley Town of Hanover, New Hampshire. Published by Hanover Town Manager Alex Torpey.

    Hanover Happenings Ep 2: August 2022 Recap

    Hanover Happenings Ep 2: August 2022 Recap

    Welcome to Episode #2 of Hanover Happenings!
    In this episode, we're going to cover the following topics:  

    A brief rundown of what we covered in the August Selectboard meetings and the big picture items in the queue, such as the rental housing ordinance, settlement with Dartmouth on the North End Valuation, and BTLA ruling in favor of the Town 
    My administrative report from the 8/22 Selectboard meeting, which includes updates on:  

    Staffing and Hiring Issues and Shortages 
    Fallfest and Home for the Holidays Updates  
    Department Head "Vision" process  
    Election Updates and deadlines 
    Rental Housing Ordinance  
    Downtown Hanover  
    CIVICS Committee 
    Other updates 


    Our first employee spotlight! 

     We'll get to know a little about Captain Josh Meriam at the Hanover Fire Department 


    We'll also hear from three awesome Hanover High school students why solarizing is so important, and what we can learn from each other to help be more sustainable  
    A message from Hanover police department about Childhood Cancer Awareness month.  

    If you want to learn more, donate or get involved: www.CHaDKids.org
      



    A few links and resources:  

    Election information: Hanovernh.org/elections 
    Rental Housing ordinance information and survey: Hanovernh.org/rentalhousing 
    The article I mention about economic (versus) community development written by Daybreak's Rob Gurwitt 
    UVBA's latest email newsletter with information about funding assistance for small bu

    • 34 min
    Hanover Happenings Ep 1: July 2022 Recap

    Hanover Happenings Ep 1: July 2022 Recap

    Welcome to Hanover Happenings, your monthly update from Town Manager Alex Torpey about what's happening in Hanover.
     
    In this introductory episode, things will be a little different than the rest. In this one, we cover:

    What kind of content will likely be found in the monthly Hanover Happenings updates
    A little bit about my own background and context coming to Hanover
    What we covered in the July 25th Selectboard meeting: (view the full written report here)

    Intro and Onboarding | Update
    Agenda Items
    Item #2 Rental Registration Ordinance | Action Requested Discussion
    Item #3: Review and Approval of Petition and Underground License Sole Owned Petition from Liberty Utilities at Berrill Farms Lane and to Authorize Town Manager to Executed All Necessary Documents
    Item #4: Recommendation to Approve Copier Lease for Howe Library
    Item #5: Review of Request to Abate Water/Sewer bill for Property Located at 18 West Wheelock Street
    Item #6: Approval of NH Department of Safety Appointment of Donna J. Stender, Deputy Tax Collector and Assistance Town Clerk, as Town of Hanover Municipal Agent
    Item #7 Appointments:
    Town Manager Administrative Updates
    Housing | Update
    Hiring and Current Staffing | Update
    Public Kiosk | Update
    Mink Brook Trail and “the Point” | Update

    • 25 min

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