The selectmen just announced that they will have an emergency meeting in less than two hours:
On Monday, March 13, 2017, at 1:00 pm, the Board of Selectmen will meet with Daniel Barnard, Town Moderator, to discuss options relative to tomorrow’s scheduled election. The meeting will be held at the Town Office.
RSA 91-A:2-II states:
Except in an emergency or when there is a meeting of a legislative committee, a notice of the time and place of each such meeting, including a nonpublic session, shall be posted in 2 appropriate places one of which may be the public body’s Internet website, if such exists, or shall be printed in a newspaper of general circulation in the city or town at least 24 hours, excluding Sundays and legal holidays, prior to such meetings. An emergency shall mean a situation where immediate undelayed action is deemed to be imperative by the chairman or presiding officer of the public body, who shall post a notice of the time and place of such meeting as soon as practicable, and shall employ whatever further means are reasonably available to inform the public that a meeting is to be held. The minutes of the meeting shall clearly spell out the need for the emergency meeting.
There is a winter storm warning in effect for Tuftonboro from Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning, issued by the National Weather Service station in Grey, Maine:
…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 5 AM EDT WEDNESDAY…
* HAZARD TYPES…Heavy snow.
* Accumulations…Snow accumulation of 14 to 18 inches.
* TIMING…Snow will begin Tuesday morning. The heaviest snow
and most significant impacts are expected Tuesday afternoon
into Tuesday night. Snow will taper off early Wednesday.
* Temperatures…Around 20.
* Winds…North 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Visibilities…one quarter mile or less at times.
* IMPACTS…Heavy snow Tuesday and Tuesday night combined with gusty winds and blowing snow…will create near-blizzard
conditions at times and lead to dangerous travel conditions.