The Assessing Office is responsible for determining the value of all properties (land & buildings) within the town for tax purposes. In addition, the Department administers statutory abatements and exemptions (e.g. Elderly Exemption, Veteran’s Credit, etc.) as approved by the Board of Selectmen.
Other town owned facilities available to residents.
The Finance Department is responsible for cash management, budgetary compliance, personnel and benefits, accounting processes, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and the assessment of sewer capital cost, and betterment taxes.
The Town of Gilford is serviced by a 14 full time member Fire Department which provides a full time Ambulance Service in addition to Fire-Rescue Service.
47 Cherry Valley Road
Gilford, New Hampshire 03249
The Gilford Public Library shall serve as a central cultural, educational and informational resource for the Gilford community by providing equal access to high quality books and multmedia materials, programs, exhibits, and online resources. To fulfill its mission, the Library employs a knowledgeable, well-trained staff committed to excellent service.
To visit their website go here: http://www.gilfordlibrary.org
Gilford’s Health Officer ensures public health standards are met throughout the town.
The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department constantly strives to provide and maintain high quality, year-round programs, activities, and facilities for people of all ages and abilities.
You may visit the Parks & Recreation website by clicking here: http://www.gilfordrec.com
The Gilford Department of Planning and Land Use (DPLU) provides services to the community for building permits and inspections, planning and zoning, code enforcement, and public health.
The Public Works Department, with its different divisions, has a workforce of 20 full time employees. It includes the Highway Division, Maintenance Division, Buildings and Grounds Division, Sewer Division, Recycle Center, and Solid Waste Division.
Gilford's Town Administrator's duties and responsibilities are determined by the Board of Selectmen. This position frequently prepares information statements that serve as the basis for many Policy decisons made by the Selectmen. The position may also include such assignments as Project Researcher, grant writer, organizer, advisor, public relations officer, as well as Administrator.
The Town Clerk is responsible for the registration, recording and management of all vital events and records occurring in the Town of Gilford.
The Welfare Officer provides assistance to Gilford residents in need.