The Highway Safety Committee is continuing to monitor several downtown crosswalks after receiving its second letter from a concerned resident. At its April 21 meeting the committee reviewed a letter from resident Brad Russell dated April 2 and expressing concern about the crosswalk at the junction of East Broadway and McAllister Court.
The Derry Town Council has authorized the purchase of a Fire Department vehicle on hold since 2015. At its April 19 meeting, the Council voted unanimously to authorize the appropriation of $50,000 from the department’s Capital Reserve Fund for the purchase of an SUV for use in various department functions.
The Derry Planning Board will consider a proposal to modify the Land Development Control Regulations (LDCR) to clarify the requirements for streets, driveway aprons and access roads, in order to give developers and builders a better understanding of accommodating fire apparatus. Capt. Scott Jackson of the Derry Fire Department spoke at a Planning Board workshop