Citywide Neighborhood Committee Hosts Ward 1 Neighborhood Forum Mar 31

March 18, 2021

On Wednesday, March 31 at 6:30 pm the Citywide Neighborhood Committee hosts a panel of City of Portsmouth staff via Zoom to discuss projects and issues specific to the Ward 1 neighborhood. The Zoom meeting is open to residents of Ward 1 as well as to the public at large.To participate, please register in advance with this Zoom link.

The Ward 1 Forum is part of a series of “Neighborhood Outreach Forums” hosted by the Citywide Neighborhood Committee. There will be other Ward Forums in the near future.

The panelists will focus on providing a better understanding of current issues and developments between neighborhoods in Ward 1 and City departments.  

Participants include: 

  • Mayor Rick Becksted
  • Assistant Mayor Jim Splaine
  • City Manager Karen Conard
  • Public Works Director Peter Rice
  • Police Chief Mark Newport
  • Fire Chief Todd Germain
  • Lori Soloway, Citywide Neighborhood Committee Forums coordinator, Moderator.

A General Question and Answer session will follow at the end of presentations

The Citywide Neighborhood Committee advocates for the neighborhoods in Portsmouth to assure that all aspects of City government work through two basic principles; protection and preservation of the quality of our neighborhoods. Communication between neighbors in Portsmouth is encouraged and essential.  For more information, contact Lori Soloway at: