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Upcoming Meetings and Events


Cemetery Committee Meeting
October 23, 2018 (date change)
5:00 P.M.
Cushing Community Center


Selectmen Meeting
October 22, 2018
6:00pm
Cushing Community Center
Agenda, when available, here.


Announcements


TOWN OF CUSHING WARRANT
SECRET BALLOT ELECTION
November 6, 2018
Details found here.


STATE OF MAINE NOTICE OF
GENERAL AND REFERENDUM  ELECTION
November 6, 2018
Details found here.


Refresher on Ranked Choice Voting
found here.


Town of Cushing
Notice of Tax-Acquired
Property Sale
Details found here.


TOWN OF CUSHING

Notice is hereby given that the Municipal Officers of the Town of Cushing will hold a public hearing on October 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.at the Cushing Community Center to hear public comment on the following articles to be voted on November 6, 2018.

Warrant Art. 2.
To see if the Town will vote to take funds from the Good Neighbor Park Account for a parking area that will accommodate about six cars. The estimated cost to be $10,000.

Warrant Art. 3.
To see if the Town will approve placing a 3×3 kiosk at the Good Neighbor Park for posting historic and other information about the park. There will be no cost.

Warrant Art. 4.
To see if the Town will approve taking funds from the Good Neighbor Park Account for a granite bench to be placed at the park. The cost not to exceed $1,000.


ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE

Absentee Ballots are now available at the Cushing Town Office for the November 6, 2018 General and Referendum Election.  You may come into the office to vote, call for a ballot at 354-2375(only the voter may do this), or come in and fill out a request form to take a ballot with you.  Immediate family members may come in and fill out an application to take a ballot to a family member.

Please note the deadline to request or vote by absentee ballot:  Absentee voting will end on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 unless the voter completes a special circumstances application.  The registrar will be in the Town Office on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm to process absentee ballots.


TOWN OF CUSHING SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR
OFFICE ASSISTANT 

The Town of Cushing is seeking applicants for a part-time Office Assistant.  The qualified applicant will assist the Town Clerk and Tax Collector in performing a wide variety of duties including, but not limited to, processing motor vehicle registrations, collection of taxes and other payments/fees, cash-ups, payroll, creating bank deposits and reconciliations, records/file management, answering phone inquiries, elections, and general clerical and bookkeeping duties as required.  Solid experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is expected, as well as overall computer literacy and the willingness and competency to learn new things.  Qualified individuals must be able to multi-task, be highly motivated, maintain confidentiality, have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as basic math skills.

This is a regular part-time position of approximately 10-15 hours per week and occasionally more on certain weeks as needed. Applicant must be able to be bonded.

To apply please submit cover letter, resume, and at least three work-related references to:
Town of Cushing, “Office Assistant Search”
39 Cross Road, Cushing, ME 04563
or via e-mail at cushingme@roadrunner.com

The Town of Cushing is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Health Advisory: West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Pool
See copy of announcement here.


24 OPEN SLOTS COMMERCIAL CLAM LICENSE SALES:
FIRST COME-FIRST SERVE ONLY 

BUY A COMMERCIAL LICENSE:

Resident Commercial Licenses-                $315.00
Non-Resident Commercial Licenses-       $470.00

Clammers can come into Thomaston Town Office to pay for the license and hold their slot. They can pick up their commercial license once they show proof of 10 hours of reseeding time and show proof of their State Commercial Clamming License from Department of Marine Resource.

Commercial licenses expire May 31, 2019.

TO OBTAIN RESEEDING TIME:

  • The next reseeding time is October 31, 2018 at 8 a.m. to get 5 hours. Call David Taylor at 207-354-2703 for more information.
  • Buy 5 hours of reseeding time at $25/hour. Purchase from Joanie McDonald at 207-354-8944 or 207-390-5113.

Reseeding reminder notice here.


CUSHING TOWN REPORT
Now available at the town office


JOINT BOARD OF SELECTMEN
of the
GEORGES RIVER REGIONAL
SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

The Joint Board is seeking application and resume for the position of shellfish warden for the towns of Warren, Cushing, Thomaston, South Thomaston, and St. George. Information can be found here.


2018 DOG LICENSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE 

This is a reminder that dog licenses will expire December 31, 2017.

Licenses are available online at www.doglicensing.com or at the town office.  At the town office, please bring or mail a copy of the certificate of rabies vaccination along with $6.00 for spay/neutered or $11.00 for able to produce. A late fee of $25.00 will be added to the license fee as of February 1, 2018.

If you have any questions contact the town office at 354-2375.  You can check with us we may have the rabies vaccination on file.


cushing town offices

Town Office, Library and Community Center
39 Cross Road
Cushing, Maine 04563


Town Office Hours:
Monday 8:30 to 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 to 4:30
Friday 7:30 to 2:30
Telephone: 207-354-2375