Public Notice - Pedestrian Bridge Ad Hoc Committee - 08/7/20


Village Pistcataquog River Pedestrian Bridge Ad Hoc Committee

DATE: August 7, 2020

The Goffstown Select Board has decided to form an Ad Hoc Committee to evaluate the feasibility of constructing a pedestrian bridge across the river in the location of the old railroad bridge that was destroyed by fire in 1976. The Committee’s evaluation shall result in a report detailing the feasibility of constructing a pedestrian bridge in the location of the old railroad bridge across the Pistcataquog River in the Village. The report should include considerations for property acquisition/swaps, design elements and budgeting estimates, and suggestions funding mechanisms (click HERE for the Village Pistcataquog River Pedestrian Bridge Ad Hoc Committee Charter).

The committee will consist of 9 members including:

  • 1 – Representative from the Select Board

  • 1 – Representative from the Economic Development Council

  • 1 – Representative from the Goffstown Conservation Commission

  • 1 – Representative from the Goffstown Main Street Program, Inc.

  • 1 – Representative from the Goffstown Parks & Recreation Commission

  • 4 – Members from the community at large, as appointed by the Select Board. [2 property owners and 2 business owners]

If you would like to be appointed as a community member on this committee, please complete a volunteer application form by 09/09/20 and submit to the Administration Office at Goffstown Town Hall or go online and complete the interactive volunteer application which can be found at https://www.goffstown.com/volunteer-application/view/form. The Select Board will review volunteer applications and consider appointments at their 09/14/20 meeting.