“Dalton offers breathtaking scenic views, a quaint village with historic church and Town Hall, Forest Lake State Park and old farmhouses surrounded by stonewalls, giving the passerby just a hint of the past.” ~ Dalton Historical Society

A sample ballot for the June 8, 2021 election is available on the Town Clerk page.   Absentee ballots are available through the town clerk’s office. Questions, call 837-2092 or email town.clerk@townofdalton.com.  See you at the polls


Annual Budget Meeting and Dog Ordinance Public Hearing, Monday, May 10, 2021, 6:30 PM

NOTICE REGARDING RESCHEDULING of the Town of Dalton’s Annual Town Meeting

(Business Session and Town Election)

Due to the public health risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Select Board has agreed it would be unsafe to hold the town meeting and election on the regular scheduled date in March. Therefore, pursuant to the Governor’s Emergency Order #83, signed on January 22, 2021, the selectmen have decided to reschedule the Dalton Town Meeting (business meeting) to Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm, and to reschedule the Town Election (official ballot voting) to Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm; both to be held at the Dalton Municipal Building, 756 Dalton Road, Dalton, NH.

Please Note:  These dates, times and locations may be further adjusted based on public safety considerations and/or changes in the law. Therefore, please watch for notices posted on the Dalton town website, at the Dalton Municipal Building, and at the Dalton Transfer Station.


Candidacy Period is January 20, 2021-January 29, 2021

Vacancies are as follows: 

  • Select board                             3 year term
  • Trustee of Trust Funds         3 year term
  • Moderator                               1 year term
  • Auditor                                     1 year term
  • Library Trustee                      3 year term
  • Supervisor of Checklist        3 year term
  • Supervisor of Checklist        1 year term
  • Town Clerk                             3 year term
  • Tax Collector                          3 year term
  • Treasurer                                3 year term

Anyone interested in filing for candidacy must do so at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours: Monday-Wednesday 7 am – 2 pm Thursday 11 am – 4pm  The Town Clerk will be available from 3-5 January 29, 2021 strictly to accept candidacy filings.


UPDATE ON ZONING HEARING 12-3-20: Update on Zoning Hearing 12-3-20

Comments on proposed zoning ordinance (1)        Scott Kleinschrodt comments 12-7-20


Dalton Town Notice 12/29/20

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session at the Dalton Municipal Building on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM for voter registration, and corrections to the Checklist.
Anyone running for Town Office needs to insure they are a registered voter before filing. You may see the Town Clerk to complete a voter registration form before the Supervisor Session at 7:00 PM on January 19th, 2021.

Supervisors of the Checklist:
Cathleen A. Fountain
Doris Mitton


PUBLIC NOTICE: If you were financially impacted due to the drought drying up your well, you may qualify for assistance! Please click the following link for more information and/or to apply: Low-Income Residential Drought Assistance Program

The Select Board meets every other Monday at 6:30 pm, remotely, no in person attendance due to Covid-19 concerns.  The Select Board will have working session meeting on the alternative Mondays in December 2020 and January 2021.  See Notices and Select Board pages for more information.


NOTICE: The Town of Dalton is participating in a Broadband initiative to expand high speed service in our community. We need a member of the community who would like to serve as the representative/liason for this broadband initiative. We are accepting letters of interest. These letters should be in by December 9th so that the Select Board is able to review them on December 14th. They can be emailed to the select board administrative assistant at admin-assistant@townofdalton.com

Trustees of the Trust Funds Meeting, Monday, December 21, 2020, 5 PM, REMOTE ONLY

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 947 9115 9806
Passcode: 898129

Call in: (929)205-6099


PRESS RELEASE- PUBLIC HEARING: Press Release – Public Hearing

Dalton Draft Zoning 11-19-20

INFORMATION from your FIRE/EMS Department on the Covid-19 Virus:

SELECT BOARD:  (Review Select Board minutes)

  • PLANNING BOARD MEETINGS (Updated March 18, 2020)
    • Will be held the 1st Wednesday of the month as their regular scheduled meeting.
    • All meetings are open to the public, are held at the Dalton Municipal Office Building and start at 7:00 PM.
  • Zoning Ordinance Status Report: Dalton Draft Zoning 11-19-20

Other Updates