City Council

City Council & Mayor

City Council, 2022-2023

Typical Meeting TimeThe second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm
Typical Meeting LocationCity Council Chambers, City Hall, 288 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820
Board's LiaisonExecutive Department, City Manager's Office

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City Council Purpose


ARTICLE III, CITY COUNCIL

C3-1. Membership; term of office. [Amended 08-30-95, approved at 11-07-95 Municipal Election; Amended 08-09-2000, approved at 11/07/2000 Municipal Election; amended 07-10-2002, approved at 11/05/2002 General Election]

Except as otherwise provided in the Charter, all of the powers of the city shall be vested in a Council of nine Councilors, one Councilor from each ward, two Councilors at Large, and one Councilor to serve as Mayor, to be elected as provided in C2-1 and C3-3. All Councilors shall be elected for terms of two years and shall take office on the first Monday in January following the election and shall hold office until their successors are duly elected and qualified.

C3-11. Powers and duties.

The City Council shall be the governing body of the City of Dover, shall set policies for city government and shall bear full responsibility for the implementation of said policies through the hiring and supervision of the City Manager. [Added 11-05-2005 by Municipal Election]
Except as herein otherwise provided, the City Council shall have all the powers and discharge all the duties conferred or imposed upon city councils, boards of mayor and aldermen and selectmen of towns by law. Except as otherwise provided in this Charter; all boards, commissions and committees shall be appointed by the Council.

Reference City Charter Article III, City Council for additional information.

Current Members

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hideThis Robert Carrier
Robert Carrier Role: Mayor Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 22 Hill Street Tel: (603) 396-0204 email this person
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Dennis Shanahan Role: Deputy Mayor, Ward 5 Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 508 Tolend Road Tel: (603) 534-3750 email this person
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Lindsey Williams Role: City Councilor, At-Large Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 45 Mast Road Tel: (603) 534-2119 email this person
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hideThis Linnea Nemeth
Linnea Nemeth Role: City Councilor, At-Large Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 21 Taylor Road Tel: (603) 403-2958 email this person
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hideThis Michelle Muffett-Lipinski
Michelle Muffett-Lipinski Role: City Councilor, Ward 1 Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 56 Glenwood Avenue Tel: (603) 842-0029 email this person
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hideThis Robert Hinkel
Robert Hinkel Role: City Councilor, Ward 2 Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 120 Silver Street Tel: (603) 212-4564 email this person
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Deborah Thibodeaux Role: City Councilor, Ward 3 Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 335 Middle Road Tel: (603) 988-1736 email this person
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hideThis Debra Hackett
Debra Hackett Role: City Councilor, Ward 4 Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 4 Brookmoor Road Tel: (603) 534-3623 email this person
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hideThis Fergus Cullen
Fergus Cullen Role: City Councilor, Ward 6 Term Begin: 1/1/2022 Term End: 12/31/2023
Address: 152 Boxwood Lane Tel: (603) 520-5450 email this person
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