Town Councilor Bill Boyd was elected to the Town Council in 2011. The Town manages a $27 million dollar budget with over 300 full-time and part-time employees. Located in Hillsborough County, Merrimack is the seventh-largest municipality in New Hampshire.
Previously, Bill served as the Council’s Vice-Chairman, and now currently serves as the Council’s ex-officio liaison to the Economic Development Citizens' Advisory Committee (“EDCAC”) and their alternate to the Planning Board. Prior to joining the Council, Bill served on the Town’s School Budget Committee, Planning Board and the EDCAC where he served as Chair for 2 consecutive 1-year terms. Since joining the Council, Bill’s priorities include government transparency, economic development, tax rate stabilization and maintaining and improving the town’s infrastructure.
Originally from Medford, Massachusetts, Bill is a 1991 graduate of Boston College with a degree in Political Science, Married to his wife, Michele, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, for over 8 years, they maintain a small sled dog kennel; home to 4 Alaskan Huskies (Crazy, Deamon, Gus & "Big Mac") and 5 German Short-Haired Pointer/Hound hybrids (Sisters - Molly & Tessie; Price, Lyle and Monopoly). Bill’s interests include running, all dog-powered sports (canicross/bikejouring/skijouring/mushing), politics and government, reading, chess, music, Boston sports (including his alma mater, Boston College) and family. He is employed by Mercer Consulting.
Councilor Boyd's official page can be found here.