Rodney Bartlett retired in 2021 from his position as the Peterborough Town Administrator, a position he held for 5 years, after serving for 9 years as the Town’s Director of Public works. Prior to that, Mr. Bartlett served the Town Derry in different positions including Town Manager, DPW Director and Community Development Director. He also served as the DPW Director for the Town of Salem, NH. Rodney is a graduate of UMass, Amherst. With over 40 years of municipal and private sector experience in NH, he has seen lots of changes in NH’s municipal management industry. With Rodney’s oversight, Peterborough is considered the Greenest Town in the State of New Hampshire. Home to the largest municipally managed solar array in the state, 1 megawatt, located at the wastewater treatment facility. There are 4 municipal buildings heated with wood pellets, including the Community Center and a 2021 conversion of the Peterborough Town Library to a biomass heating and cooling system. All electric power purchased is from renewable fuels; solar, wind and hydropower. Rodney has been appointed to the NH Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund Advisory Commission which oversees funds received through the State’s successful MtBE lawsuit and served for 6 years as a member of the federally authorized EPA Local Government Advisory Committee and Small Community’s Advisory Committee.
Mr. Bartlett has served as an MRI subject matter expert on management, public works and infrastructure since 2007.