Duties & Responsibilities:

During the Town Meeting of 2008 the voters of New Durham passed the following article: Article 17: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the appointment, rather than the election of a Town Treasurer per RSA 41:26E

Section 41:26-e

41:26-e Appointed Town Treasurer – Any town may, under an article in the warrant for the annual town meeting, vote to authorize the appointment rather than the election of a town treasurer. Such appointment shall be made in accordance with RSA 669:17-d by either the board of selectmen, or in the case of a town operating under RSA 37 upon recommendation of the town manager with approval of the board of selectmen. Whenever the selectmen or manager appoint the treasurer, such appointment shall be made in writing and shall include the compensation to be paid. Any town may rescind the vote to appoint a town treasurer under an article in the warrant for the annual town meeting. If such article to rescind the appointment of a treasurer is approved, then the town shall reinstate the office of elected treasurer and shall fill the vacancy in accordance with RSA 669:69. Source. 2007, 35:4, eff. July 13, 2007.

The treasurer is responsible for the custody, deposit and disbursement of municipal funds excluding Trust funds. The treasurer submits books, vouchers, and statements to the Selectmen and to the auditors when requested.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Heidi Duford Treasurer (603) 859-2091
Ann Brady Deputy Treasurer (603) 859-2091