This is not an official town Web site. The following information is provided on a best-efforts basis by citizens of Gilsum. For official town business, please use the contacts below.

Town Offices

Clerk Hours: Tuesday 4:00-7:00 PM and Wed 8:00 AM – Noon
Tax Collector Hours: Thursday 8:00 AM – Noon
650 Route 10
Gilsum, NH 03448
603-357-0320 (Rings in Library and Town Office)
Fax 603-352-0845

Board of Selectman
Box 67, Gilsum, NH 03448
603-357-0320 (Rings in Library and Town Office)
Bill Whyte (3yr term, starting 2017)
Mark Farkas
Tim May (3yr term, starting 2018)
Office Hours: Every non-holiday Monday 6:00PM until end of business. It would be good to contact the Town Office in advance if someone plans on attending selectman’s meeting. Additional Mondays if and when needed will be added and posted in advance.

Town Clerk & Tax Collector
650 Route 10
PO Box 36
Gilsum, NH 03448
Robin Cantara
Clerk Hours: Tuesday 4:00-7:00 PM and Wed 8:00 AM – Noon
Tax Collector Hours: Thursday 8:00 AM – Noon

Fire Chief
William Johnson
To report a fire: dial 911 or 603-352-1100 (Mutual Aid)

Cheshire Country Sheriff’s Dept.

Other Town Officials
Treasurer – Kate DeMasi
Cemetery Trustee – Thomas Ballou
Cemetery Trustee – Donise Laroche

Gilsum Public Library
650 Route 10
Gilsum, NH 03448


Hours: Monday: Noon – 4:00 PM; Monday and Tuesday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Wednesday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM – Noon
Librarian: Gail Bardwell
Chair, Board of Trustees – Bruce Murphy
Trustee – Tom Hastings
Trustee – Katheryn Karnicki

United States Post Office
Postmaster: Rachael Driver
15 Main Street
Lobby Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30-5:00 Saturday 7:30-12:00
Retail Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:45-12:45; 1:45-4:45, Saturday 8:00-11:30

Transfer Station Hours
Lounder Rd off of Surry Rd.
Hours of operation
Thursdays 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
For disposal info and fees, click here.

Road Agent
Harlen MaGuire

Town Moderator
David Dauphin

Zoning Board of Adjustment
Carol Ogilvy, Chair
Scott Schneider
Meets as needed.

Budget Commitee
Stephen Ackerman, Jason Ballou, Ernest Little, Steve Cantara

Planning Board
Craig Roach, Chair
Adam Clough, Bart Cushing, Charles Johnson, Jenny Robinson
Tim May – Selectman’s Representative
Meets first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Gilsum Public Library.

Conserveration Commission
Janine Marr, Chair
Peter Granucci, Vice chair
Bart Cushing, Secretary
Ralph Jernberg, Fritz Clark, Bill Whyte, Clem Lounder, Members
Chip Chapman, Alternate

Meetings held as needed, check calendar on this website or call Janine at 313-1962,

Recreation Commission
Ralph Jernberg, Chair

Monadnock Regional School District School Board Representative
Karen Wheeler
Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. usually at Monadnock Regional High School, Swanzey.

NH State Representative District 3
Rep. Dan Eaton D – Stoddard
43 Shedd Hill Road
Stoddard, NH  03464-4423
Phone: (603)446-3535

NH State Senate District 10
Sen. Jay Kahn D – Keene
Legislative Office Building, Room 101A
33 North State Street1
Concord, NH 03301
603-271- 8631

US Senate
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen:
Washington Office: (202)224-2841
506 Hart Senate office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Keene Office (by appointment only): 358-6604
12 Gilbo Ave.
Keene, NH 03432

Sen. Maggie Hassan
Washington Office: (202) 224-3324
330 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Manchester Office: 622-2204
1200 Elm Street, Suite 2
Manchester, NH 03101

House of Representatives 2nd District
Rep. Annie Kuster:
Washington Office: (202) 225-5206
137 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Concord Office: 226-1002
18 N. Main St., 4 th Floor
Concord, NH 03301

Gov. Chris Sununu
Office of the Governor
State House
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2121
(603) 271-7680 (fax)
Constituent Services: (800) 852-3456


Donald Trump

Public Health
Gilsum is part of the Greater Monadnock Public Health Network, which provides coordinated health services for member towns and provides information during a health emergency, such as an influenza outbreak or pandemic. You can find status updates  on influenza viruses here. The full website address is

Last updated 4/23/2017