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Here's your 10/24/19 edition of LebNews! LebNews is sent every Thursday to keep you informed of events and news happening in the City of Lebanon. You can subscribe to this and other City communications at LebanonNH.gov/Subscribe. Please forward to a friend!

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"Exit from the corn maze at Patch Orchards." Photo submitted by Laura Braunstein. You can learn more about this Lebanon corn maze at PatchOrchards.com. 

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Council Joins Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness

The Mayors Challenge to End Veterans Homelessness began in June 2014. It is a call to action for all mayors and other state and local leaders to publicly commit to making sure that every veteran who served America has a home in America. Several communities in the State and many more across the Nation have signed onto the challenge. 

On October 16, 2019, Lebanon City Council unanimously approved a motion to authorize Mayor McNamara to sign onto the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness on behalf of the City of Lebanon. David Tille, New England Regional Administrator for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, was present on October 16 to discuss the initiative with City Council. 

The Mayors Challenge is not only symbolic in nature, but also underscores the commitment of the City of Lebanon to think outside the box and do all it can to ensure that housing is available for veterans in our community. If veterans experience homelessness, the episode will be brief and services will be provided so that homelessness is not reoccurring. The City of Lebanon Human Services office partners with several Upper Valley agencies that serve Veterans, including the Veterans Administration, Easter Seals, Veterans Inc., and Friends of Vets. 

The City of Lebanon is committed to ending veteran homelessness. If you are, or know of, a veteran in Lebanon who is homeless, please reach out to Lynne Goodwin, Human Services Director, at 603-448-2944.

Related Resources

• Watch the City Council Presentation
• Veterans Resource Page
• Lebanon Honors Its Veterans

Party Affiliation Change Deadline

The deadline for voters to change party affiliation prior to the 2020 Presidential Primary will be Friday, October 25, 2019Registered voters will be unable to change their party affiliation after the October 25, 2019 cutoff date or at the polls on election day. Party affiliation changes for the 2020 Presidential Primary must happen before the October 25, 2019 deadline. Find out how to check your party affiliation and make a change if needed. 
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Party affiliation change deadline is Friday, October 25, 2019

Supervisor of the Voter Checklist Session

The Supervisors of the Wards 1, 2, and 3 voter checklists will be in session on Friday, October, 25, 2019 between 7:00-7:30pm in the City Hall Offices, 51 North Park Street, Lebanon for the purpose of accepting additions and corrections to the voter checklists. Please use side entrance to City Hall Offices. This is the last opportunity to change party affiliation before the 2020 Presidential Primary. 
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National Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Lebanon Police Department will be taking part in the Nationwide Drug Take Back Event. The public can turn over expired, unused, or unwanted controlled substances and other medications to law enforcement for destruction.
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Halloween FunFest

There are plenty of spooktacular events happening during Halloween in the City of Lebanon this year! Learn more about activities happening around Colburn Park, the Lebanon Fire Department Open House, Roger's House, Soldier's Memorial Building, Trick-or-Treating hours, safety tips, and more! 
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two jack-o-lanterns lit up with candles. Photo submitted by Melissa Avery.

Recreation & Parks Highlights


Friends of Lebanon Recreation Meeting – Wednesday, October 23rd 5:30pm, Leb. Rec. Office Conference Room in River Valley Community College; Come discuss upcoming events and projects such as setting up the Ice Rink at Pat Walsh Park, the S’MORE Ice Skating Party in January, and the Mascoma River Greenway Projects, to name a few.

Quilter’s Retreats – Register Now for one of our four upcoming Quilter’s Retreats. Try your hand at an easy quilt project or bring some unfinished pieces to complete. Fee includes patterns, basic instruction, lunch on Saturday and a chair massage. Registration for the Fall Retreat (Nov. 1-2) ends Friday, October 25th. For more information please see our Program Guide and go to LebanonNH.com/Register or call 603-448-5121 to sign up.

Free Fall MRG Walks – Friday, October 25th 10am to 11am, Mascoma River Greenway; For all ages. Stretch those legs this Fall and enjoy foliage along the MRG. Bring a water bottle, chat with other community members and make some friends! Meet at the Leb Rec Office in River Valley Community College. Register online at LebanonNH.com/Register.

Volunteer Day on the Greenway – Saturday, October 26th 9am to 12pm, Mascoma River Greenway; Interested in volunteering on the Mascoma River Greenway? Contact Krissy at flythe@lebanonnh.gov for more information.

Basketball – K-4th Basketball registration is happening now. For more information please see our Program Guide or go to LebanonNH.com/Register to sign up. Registration Deadlines: 3rd-4th Oct. 29th, K-2nd Dec. 13th. We are still looking for volunteer coaches. If you are interested, please contact Leb. Rec. at 603-448-5121 or recreation@lebanonnh.gov.

Halloween FunFest – Thursday, October 31st 4pm to 6pm, Colburn Park; Enjoy a free evening of Halloween celebration activities around Colburn Park! For more information visit the event page at LebanonNH.gov/Halloween.

Winter Ski and Board Programs – Ages 4-17, Storrs Hill Ski Area and Whaleback; Ski everyday with Leb. Rec. with ski and board programs offered through both Storrs Hill and Whaleback. For more information please see our Program Guide or go to LebanonNH.com/Register to sign up now. Registration Deadlines - Storrs Hill: Dec 13th, Whaleback: Dec 16th.


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Employment in the City

Are you interested in a rewarding career with the City of Lebanon? Take a look at some of the current opportunities available inside the City. 

Full-Time Opportunities
Part-time, Seasonal, Temporary 

Our employment opportunities are always posted on the City's employment portal where you can also subscribe to receive updates via email or text whenever new opportunities are posted. 
Visit LebanonNH.gov/Jobs today!


Upcoming City Meetings

The following is a listing of upcoming City meetings.

You can view all agendas in our Agenda Center


Bids, RFPs, RFQs, & RFIs

The following is a list of current City Bids and RFPs.

Subscribe to receive updates via text or email at LebanonNH.gov/Bids


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