The Town of Allenstown adopted the provisions of RSA 31:14 creating the Allenstown Municipal Budget Committee. This committee is a legislative committee of the town meeting. The committee is composed of twelve elected members of the community who are elected on a staggered basis for three year terms. The committee may appoint members to fill openings not filled by election or for vacancies that occur during the year. In addition to the twelve members the Board of Selectmen appoints a member of the Board to serve on the budget committee and the School Board does the same.