Departments

  1. Assessing

    The Assessing Department is responsible for providing each taxpayer in Bow with a fair and equitable real estate assessment.

  2. Community Development

    The Mission of the Community Development (CD) Department is to support the Planning Board, Business Development Commission, Town Manager, and other boards and commissions in managing growth and development.

  3. Emergency Management

    Bow Emergency Management is responsible for initiating, coordinating, and sustaining an effective local response to disasters and emergency situations.

  4. Finance

    Handle the financial resources of the Town in a safe, fair, accurate, efficient and professional manner to meet all areas of responsibilities; including compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and ordinances and generally accepted accounting principals.

  5. Fire & Rescue

    The Mission of the Bow Fire Department is to protect lives, property, and the environment, with effective and safe responses to all emergencies and calls to service.

  6. Human Services (Welfare)

    The mission of the Human Services Department is to provide interim assistance with basic needs for those who do not have the resources to meet their basic needs, and to encourage community involvement in addressing issues to help break the circle of poverty.

  7. Library

    Visit the Baker Free Library website to find out about us, books, audio, digital, classes and events, and contact information.

  8. Parks & Recreation

    The Bow Parks and Recreation Department takes great pride in offering a well-rounded recreation program for all ages, toddlers through senior citizens.

  9. Police

    The mission of the Bow Police Department is to provide the highest quality of safety services while maintaining the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism, assuring fair and equal treatment for all.

  10. Public Works

    The Bow Department of Public Works strives to provide the best service possible for the residents of Bow. We feel the safety of our neighbors is our most important goal.

  11. Town Clerk & Tax Collector

    The mission of the Town Clerk/Tax Collector is to serve the citizens of Bow by providing accurate information and competent services in a timely and professional manner.

  12. Town Manager

    The Town Manager serves as the administrative head of all departments, is the hiring authority, and serves as the contracting officer of the Town. The Town Manager ensures policies are carried out.