Long Range Planning

The Long Range Planning Committee works with other Dover Boards and Committees to support their long range planning activities.



Position Name Term Expires
Chair John Donoghue 2021
Member (Board of Selectmen) Robert Springett 2019
Member (Planning Board) Mark Sarro 2021
Secretary Suzanne Sheridan 2022
Member George J. Arnold Jr. 2020
Member Matthew Schmid 2020
Member Open 2020


Check the Town Calendar for meeting dates and times. Review the Long Range Planning Committee’s meeting minutes for a record of their meetings.

Dover Town Code Description of Responsibilities

Dover Town Code
4-30 Appointment.
There shall be a seven-member Long Range Planning Committee which shall consist of one member of the Board of Selectmen and one member of the Planning Board, each appointed by and from their respective boards, and five members appointed by the Moderator on a rotating basis of one or two members each year for three-year terms. Any unexpired term shall be filled by majority vote of the Committee.

4-31 Officers
At the beginning of each fiscal year, the committee shall elect a Chairman, a Secretary, and a representative to the Capital Budget Committee from its members.

4-32 Duties
[Amended 5-3-2010 ATM by Art. 14]

A.The Committee shall be responsible for advising, assisting, and coordinating the long range planning of all committees and boards of the Town and addressing any other matters that are delegated to the Committee by the Board of Selectmen. It shall be the duty of the Town boards, committees, and commissions to furnish the Long Range Planning Committee with information requested for its purposes.
Note: Former Subsection B, which immediately followed this subsection and required the preparation of a long-range report, was repealed 5-2-2011 ATM by Art. 17