Board of Cemetery Trustees 

Purpose / Charge

At its June 20, 2018 meeting, the City Council adopted an ordinance to amend Chapter 31, Boards, Committees and Commissions, of the Code of the City of Lebanon, by adding Article VIII, Board of Cemetery Trustees. The purpose of this ordinance is to establish a City of Lebanon Board of Cemetery Trustees pursuant to RSA 289 to operate and maintain all cemeteries owned by the City of Lebanon.

Notwithstanding RSA 289:7,II, maintenance and other work on cemeteries shall continue to be performed by employees of the Department of Public Works, who shall continue to be subject to all applicable City personnel policies or collective bargaining agreements.


Membership

The Board of Cemetery Trustees is to consist of five members who shall be appointed by the City Council. The members shall include one representative from each of the three wards and two at-large members. Initial Cemetery Trustee appointment terms shall be as follows:

  • Ward Representatives: 2 years
  • At-Large Representatives: 3 years

Cemetery Trustees shall be subject to re-appointment by the City Council for two (2) year terms.

Organization

The Cemeteries Trustees, at an annual organizational meeting, shall elect a chair and a vice chair.

Meetings
The Board of Cemetery Trustees meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Please view the City Meeting Calendar for upcoming meetings. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Audio recordings of City meetings are posted within 48 hours following the meeting date. Minutes are available following Board approval.
View Agendas and Minutes


Members 

  • Susan Painter, Ward 1 Rep
    Term: 08/18 - 08/20
  • David Muzzy, Ward 2 Rep
    Term: 08/18-08/20
  • Antonio Palazzo, Ward 3 Rep
    Term: 08/18-08/20
  • Fran Hanchette, At-Large Rep
    Term: 08/18-08/21
  • Caitlyn Hauke, At-Large Rep
    Term: 08/18-08/21

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