Long Range Planning Committee

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  • John Donoghue, Chair
    Term Expires: 2021
  • Suzanne Sheridan, Secretary
    Term Expires: 2022
  • George J. Arnold, Jr., Member
    Term Expires: 2020
  • Mark Sarro, Member (Planning Board)
    Term Expires: 2021
  • Matthew Schmid, Member
    Term Expires: 2020
  • Robert Springett, Member (Board of Selectmen)
    Term Expires: 2019


The Long Range Planning Committee works with other Dover Boards and Committees to support their long range planning activities.

Dover Town Code Description of Responsibilities

4-30 Appointment
There shall be a seven-member Long Range Planning Committee which shall consist of one member of the Board of Selectmen and one member of the Planning Board, each appointed by and from their respective boards, and five members appointed by the Moderator on a rotating basis of one or two members each year for three-year terms. Any unexpired term shall be filled by majority vote of the Committee.

4-31 Officers
At the beginning of each fiscal year, the committee shall elect a Chairman, a Secretary, and a representative to the Capital Budget Committee from its members.

4-32 Duties
A.The Committee shall be responsible for advising, assisting, and coordinating the long range planning of all committees and boards of the Town and addressing any other matters that are delegated to the Committee by the Board of Selectmen. It shall be the duty of the Town boards, committees, and commissions to furnish the Long Range Planning Committee with information requested for its purposes.

Note: Former Subsection B, which immediately followed this subsection and required the preparation of a long-range report, was repealed May 2, 2011 ATM by Article 17.

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