Town of Sumner

633 Main St., Sumner, ME 04292

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Town Office E-Mail address: sumnerme@megalink.net

 

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NOTICES AND EVENTS:


The Town office will be closed Saturday, May 27, 2017.      The office will be closed the week of June 5 through June 11, 2017.   We are greatly sorry for any inconvenience that the closings may  cause.

   1.  You may now re-register your Motor vehicle, ATV, and Boats on-line through the State  of Maine website.  Please click on this link:  http://www.maine.gov/vehicle for motor vehicles.

    2.  Sumner is in Wildlife Management Districts 12 and 15. For more detailed information go to the Hunting  or Recreational Vehicle tab at www.mefishwildlife.com.

NOMINATION PAPERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR A 3 YEAR POSITION ON THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN AND A 1 YEAR POSITION FOR ROAD COMMISSIONER

 Upcoming Meetings: 

June 3rd           Safe Voices Annual 5K Walk/Run To End Domestic Violence–Bates College Lewiston

June 13th           8:00 – 8:00  RSU #10 Budget Validation Referendum — Individual towns

June 27th          6:30 Public Hearing on Commercial Marijuana Moratorium Ordinance at Town office

ROAD ISSUES:  If you have any issues in regards to the Road conditions in Town, please call Road Commissioner Andrew Wickson directly at phone #515-1124.

PUBLIC NOTICE

CHANDLER BRIDGE THAT CARRIES RIVER ROAD WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC AS OF June 1st, 2017

Based on a bridge inspection and recommendation from MaineDOT, the Chandler Bridge that carries River Road will be closed to all traffic in the next few weeks. Replacing the bridge would be costly and not appropriate for a public road at this time.

 

The following Board and Committee positions are open:

*  Code Enforcement Officer/Licensed Plumbing Inspector & Alternates

*  Planning Board Members and Alternates

*  Scholarship Committee Members

*  Appeals Board

*  BUDGET COMMITTEE

If you are interested in any of these vacancies, please submit a letter or send an email of interest to the attention of the Select Board. Thank You.

 

 

Building Notifications – please come into the town office(form downloadable via link on website) and file your building notification prior to work being done, thank you!

Transfer Station permits – We have stickers available.  When registering a new-to-you vehicle, we will be happy to issue you a new sticker!

Sumner Post Office, tel. 388-2066; the window hours are as follows:

Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 8-11 a.m.

Zumba classes are being held at the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.  The first class is free and $4.00 after that.

The Comprehensive Plan Update can be viewed by clicking the link below. ONLY THE CHANGES are posted for view. If you would like to review the whole document, please stop in to the Town Office during regular business hours.

Burn permits are available on-line.  See www.maineburnpermit.com  There is a $7 fee for an on-line permit.  You can still contact our local firemen and receive a permit at no cost.

Property Record Cards are in the Planning Board Room in Map Order folders.  Tax maps and the Commitment Book are also in the Planning Board Room.  For copies or to see the working property cards, please ask in the Office.

INFORMATION: 

The Animal Welfare Society and the Cleo Fund are offering services with participating local veterinary clinics to spay/neuter, health exams and rabies shots at a reduced rate for income-qualified cat owners with a $20.00 contribution requested but not required.  Feral and community cats will be spayed or neutered at the clinics for no charge. To obtain vouchers, please call the Cleo Fund at (207)773-6221.

Select Board 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

Planning Board 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Fire Department 2nd and 3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Sumner Volunteer Firefighter Training: 2nd Thursday in the Fire Barn at 6:30 p.m.

Comprehensive Plan View Here: Comprehensive Plan Update

Planning Board Agenda:PB AGENDA

Select Board Agenda: SB AGENDA

Buckfield/Sumner Transfer Station, tel. 336-2700

Wednesdays and Saturdays Year Round Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Recycling List for Transfer Station

Swap Shop: Wednesday 9 a.m. to Noon; Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; during winter, weather permitting

Oxford County Sheriff’s Department 1-800-733-1421

Animal Control Officer Ozzie Hart 357-2818

Kozy Kennelz Animal Shelter 212-6677

Maine’s Job Bank free service www.mainecareercenter.com