Welcome To Emerald Lake Village District!

Main Office: 147 West Main Street - Suite 103, Hillsborough, NH 03244
Mailing Address: PO Box 2217, Hillsborough, NH 03244
Telephone: 603-464-3128 Fax: 603-464-4132
info@elvdnh.com


Located in historic Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA

Welcome to the Emerald Lake Village District! We have tried to include almost any information you might need on this website and navigation is easy. If you still cannot find what you are looking for, check with our Office listed below.

Emerald Lake Village District (“ELVD”) within the Town of Hillsborough was established in 1979 for the community surrounding Emerald Lake, formerly known as Gould Pond. Originally a subdivision of seasonal homes, it has developed into primary homes for the majority of its residents. ELVD through a Board of Commissioners manages the well based water system, the beaches and recreational areas, and approximately fourteen miles of roads.

ELVD is also a community of people who enjoy the unique advantage of their own lake and beaches, as well as the proximity of Fox Forest, Pat’s Peak for skiing, and access to the shopping and dining available in Hillsborough, while located close to Concord in the southwest part of New Hampshire.

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FULL OUTDOOR WATER BAN STILL IN EFFECT TILL MID-LATE SPRING MINIMUM (updated 12-20-16)

Please contact the District office with questions at 464-3128 or by emailing info@elvdnh.com


PLEASE REMEMBER THERE IS NO OVERNIGHT PARKING ON ANY DISTRICT ROADS, YOUR VEHICLE OR PROPERTY WILL BE TOWED OR REMOVED AT YOUR EXPENSE....SKIP HAD TO WORK AROUND A FEW VEHICLES THIS LAST STORM, EVERYONE HAS A DRIVEWAY....USE THEM! (updated 12-20-16)


CHRISTMAS LIGHT CONTEST: (updated 12-20-16)
We have the winners!

  1. Ed and Melissa Barrick at 5 Midnight Walk
  2. Jim and Leah Hargreaves at 10 Hemlock St.
  3. Bob Sewall at 45 Hummingbird Ln.
It was a tough decision to make but Joanne, Diane and Mark had a fun time doing it! There was some tough competition out there and we thank everyone who participated, we hope Christmas 2017 will bring out more! Mark and Diane will be by Thursday night hopefully to present Prizes....



Upcoming ELVD Meetings

Notice of Emerald Lake Village District Commissioners’ Workshop Meeting
Date: Wednesday - January 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Village District Office, 147 West Main Street, Hillsborough, NH
Agenda: Budget Meeting.
By: Emerald Lake Village District Commissioners


Notice of Emerald Lake Village District Commissioners’ Workshop Meeting
Date: Wednesday - February 1, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Village District Office, 147 West Main Street, Hillsborough, NH
Agenda: Preparing Annual Report.
By: Emerald Lake Village District Commissioners


Notice of Emerald Lake Village District Commissioners’ Workshop Meeting
Date: Wednesday - February 8, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Village District Office, 147 West Main Street, Hillsborough, NH
Agenda: Reviewing and signing the manifest.
By: Emerald Lake Village District Commissioners


Notice of Emerald Lake Village District Commissioners’ Monthly Meeting
Date: Thursday - February 9, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Village District Office, 147 West Main Street, Hillsborough, NH
Agenda: Regular business, Engineering study of Hummingbird Lane and Hemlock Street reconstruction decision.
By: Emerald Lake Village District Commissioners



Posted 6-8-2016

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We are looking for a few knowledgeable, ELVD, Handymen/Handywomen, to help with the following tasks. PLEASE, if you are interested, fill in the form here and/or contact one of the commissioners here.

1 - Post replacement at treatment center...changing from 4x4 p/t to 6x6 p/t holding up roof over double door entrance. (Completed - Thank you, Mark Martin.)
2 - Cut in and install an exterior door on end of treatment center building by propane tanks.
3 - Remove and replace the entrance door to the pump house with a proper exterior door that swings in and to the right.
4 - The gazebo is in need of some floor boards replaced. (Almost Completed - Thank you, Mark Martin.)
5 - The gazebo has some support beams underneath that are rotten and need replacement. (Almost Completed - Thank you, Mark Martin.)
6 - Dry hydrant at emerald beach and red fox bridge are in need of upgrades to get water in case of emergency. (UPDATE: Emerald Beach Dry Hydrant has been installed and completed. Thank You Mark Martin, Spencer Morse, Zack Plummer, Nancy Altmannsberger (for coffee & Doughnuts), and Pasquale Vessicchio.) Red Fox dry hydrant in the works.
7 - Sump pump at treatment center is in need of replacement. (Completed - Thank you, Spencer Morse.)
8 - Picnic table board replacement at Eastman park. (Partially completed - Thank you, Mark Rodier.)
9 - Park bench lower board replacement at waters edge at Eastman park. (Completed - Thank you, Mark Rodier.)
10 - Rake out and seed the meetinghouse beach area where we just cleared all the trees on Gould pond rd.


Alerts

Emerald Lake Beaches and Parks are Private and for the use of District Residents Only
ELVD Beaches and Parks are currently operating on Summer hours, Sunrise to Sunset. The Gate at Eastman Park and barricades at Emerald Beach are shut at Sunset each evening. All beaches are closed at sunset and all after hours activity should be reported to the Hillsborough Police.

Dogs at ELVD Beaches
ELVD Beach Rules and Regulations have recently been updated to restrict dogs at District beaches and parks between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Owners may use Meetinghouse Beach, off Gould Pond Road, to take their dog for a swim at anytime. All other beaches are closed to dogs after 10am. At all times and all locations, dogs must be in full control of a responsible adult.

Seasonal Water Shutoffs
BOC reminds all seasonal residents that we offer FREE water shut off starting October 15th through April 15th. Turn on in the spring is also free. Property owners will still be billed for non-seasonal shutoff or turn-on service.

Leak Reporting/Water Issues
All leaks should be reported first to ELVD Commissioner, Mark Rodier, at 603-703-2210 or 603-464-2890 or Send e-Mail to Mark.

Water Shut-off and Turn-on
To request your water service be shut-off or turned on, please contact Water System Operators at 603-428-3525. 48 hours notice required. Homeowner must be present when water is turned on. $50/fee per shut-off and/or turn on to be invoiced by Emerald Lake Village District. Turn-on and shut-off service is not available on weekends, holidays, or same day, except in an emergency. Self-service is considered tampering and punishable by fine.

PLEASE NOTIFY an ELVD COMMISSIONER once you have set up a time with WSO+, so that the district may record the information.


ELVD Announcements & Volunteer Call-To-Action Email List (Posted 10-17-16)

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