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Upcoming Meetings and Events


 

 Planning Board
Meeting
August 3, 2022
 6:00PM
Cushing Community Center
Agenda, when available,  here.


Cushing Board of Assessors
Meeting
To calculate the municipal tax rate and overlay
July 28, 2022
 10:00AM
Cushing Community Center


Announcements


 

Nomination Papers Available
Town of Cushing

Nomination papers will be available during regular business hours to fill the vacancy on the Select Board beginning Monday, August 15, 2022.

At least 25 and not more than 100 signatures are necessary.

Submittal to the clerk is required by 4:30PM Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

This select board seat expires in 2025 and will be on the November 8, 2022, ballot.


Town of Cushing
Ambulance/Fire Station Repair/Renovation
Bid
Request

The Town of Cushing is accepting bids on repairs/renovations needed for the Town Ambulance/Fire Station located at 38 Cross Road. The detailed report outlining needed repairs is available by emailing the Town office at cushingme@roadrunner.com. Site visits can also be arranged via email as needed. Bid must include labor, materials and equipment as well as removal and disposal of materials. Bid must be broken out by specific repair needed. Work needs to be completed by April 1, 2023.

Sealed bids labeled “ Ambulance/Fire Station Repairs” will be accepted at the Cushing Town Office, until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022.

Sealed Bids will be opened that night at the Select Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Proof of insurance and independent contractor status (if needed) is required.

The Town of Cushing reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids in whole.


The Town of Cushing
Code Enforcement Officer Search

The Town of Cushing is currently looking for a part time Code Enforcement Officer. Candidates must have any and all certifications required by the State of Maine. This is an appointed position.

Interested candidates please send a resume to:

Selectboard- Town of Cushing
39 Cross Road
Cushing Maine 04563
or email cushingme@roadrunner.com.

The deadline for responding to this job is August 15 at 4:30 pm.


Town of Cushing
Pleasant View Cemetery Turf Reseeding Bid

The Town of Cushing is accepting bids on loaming and reseeding Pleasant View cemetery located on the west side of Davis Point Road in Cushing. The cemetery was treated for grubs (do not include treatment in your bid) in June and needs extensive loam replacement, grading and grass reseeding after the grubs are gone. There is no irrigation available so Fall reseeding may be best.

Work needs to be completed by October 31, 2022.

Sealed bids labeled “ Pleasant View Cemetery bid” will be accepted at the Cushing Town Office, until 4:30 P.M. on Monday, August 22, 2022.

Sealed Bids will be opened that night at the Select Board Meeting at 6:00P.M.

Proof of insurance and independent contractor status (if needed) is required.

The Town of Cushing reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids in whole.


TOWN OF CUSHING
OFFICE ASSISTANT (updated)

The Town of Cushing is seeking applicants for a part-time Office Assistant. The qualified applicant will assist the Town Clerk/Treasurer 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, 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 hours per week and occasionally more on certain weeks as needed to cover vacations, elections, etc. Applicant must be able to be bonded.
The applicant does not need to be a Cushing resident.

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.


General Assistance

The municipality of Cushing administers a General Assistance program for the support of the poor.  Pursuant to Title 22 MRSA §4305, the municipal officers have adopted an ordinance establishing that program.  A copy of this ordinance is available for public inspection at the town office.  Also available for inspection is a copy of the State’s General Assistance Statutes, as copies of the State law are made available to the municipality, by the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services.

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so at the Cushing Community Center Monday- 8:30am-4:30pm, Wednesday- 8:30am-4:30pm, and Friday-7:30-2:30pm.

In case of an emergency, applicants may contact: Alton Grover at 701-7808.  

A written decision must be issued within 24 hours from the time of application.

The Department of Health and Human Services’ toll-free telephone number, to call with a question regarding the General Assistance Program, is 1-800-442-6003. 

This notice is posted pursuant to Title 22 MRSA §4304-4305


Town of Cushing
Broadband Planning Report

A copy of the report can be found here


 

Food Pantry Volunteers
The Food Pantry is always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in helping, please contact Karen Goodwill at 354-0669.

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
Fax: 207-354-1375