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Upcoming Meetings and Events


Select Board
Meeting
June 28, 2021
6:00pm
Cushing Community Center
Agenda, when available,  here.


Announcements


Town of Cushing
Special Town Meeting
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Details  here


Regional School Unit #13
Budget Referendum Election
Results  here


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
CONTRACT ASSESSING SERVICES

The Town of Cushing, Maine (the “Town”) seeks proposals for general assessing services. The Town has a total of approximately 1500 residential and commercial parcels. The Town currently utilizes TRIO software modules for producing and maintaining the assessment and tax collection records for the community.
Updated Details  here


Town of Cushing

The Town of Cushing is accepting bids for the following two trucks:

One 2016 Freightliner with 300 Cummings Engine and 8 speed lolo transmission. Stainless steel dump body with side dump sander, 11ft. front plow and 10ft. wing both with new cutting edges. Mileage is 14,284. Minimum bid of $90,000 is required.
Sealed bid must be marked “2016 Freightliner”.

One 2007 GMC 8500 plow truck with a 230 Cat Engine, 5-speed 2-speed transmission, 10ft. front plow, 9 ft. wing, stainless steel dump body, stainless steel Swenson sander, and recent bed chain. Mileage is 42,661. Minimum bid of $20,000 is required.
Sealed bid must be marked “2007 GMC 8500”.

Bids must be received at the Cushing Town Office by 4:30pm on Monday June 28, 2021 and will be opened at the meeting of the Select Board that night at 6:00P.M.

The Select Board reserves the right to accept and reject any and all bids. For questions or to view the trucks contact Alton Grover at 354-2375 or 701-7808


TOWN OF CUSHING
Accepting bids for culvert work on Killeran Lane

Work to include:
Excavate and Install two plastic culverts on Killeran Lane. One driveway culvert 15”x 24’(Ditching will be needed and marked but no paving) and one road culvert 18” x 30’ (road is marked where culverts are to be placed). 1″ minus gravel must be used for back fill and compacted around the culverts. Four inches of 1/2″ hot top binder or more is required for road culvert only. Culverts shall be supplied by the Town of Cushing. Work must be completed by August 30, 2021.

Contractor must use warning signs and safety vests, supplied by the contractor, contact Dig Safe, and provide proof of insurance and Independent Contractor for Workers’ Compensation Act(if needed).

Bids are due at the Town Office by 4:30 P.M. on Monday, June 14, 2021 and will be opened at the June 14, 2021 Select Board Meeting at 6:00 P.M. For more information contact Alton Grover at 701-7808.

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


2021 Lyme and Other Tickborne Disease Information

Lyme disease is the most common vector borne disease in Maine. Ticks are already active, and we expect the number of Lyme disease cases to increase as the weather continues to get warmer.

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Maine and we want to encourage Mainers to stay tick free using “Stop. Check. Prevent.”

Maine CDC Health Advisory   here


2020 Cushing Town Reports
Cushing Town Reports are in and can be picked up at the Town Office and at the Cushing Library.  When the office is open, the reports are outside in a box by the door for easy pick-up.


Maine Health Alert Network (HAN) System
PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY

COVID-19 UPDATES:
QUARANTINE AND TESTING
See full document here


Vaccine Information from MaineHealth
See full document here


Maine CDC is changing the quarantine period for individuals known to be close contacts of cases of COVID-19 to 10 days
Details  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.


For Residents, Summer residents and Visitors in Maine,

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has put together 3 pages of frequently asked questions (FAQs) explaining the Maine CDC physician’s Standard Order for Covid 19 lab testing.

This is an order that can be printed from the Maine CDC website:
https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/documents/Standing-Order-FAQs.pdf

This is good information to have at hand. Printouts will be available at the Cushing town office.
Mariann Ahola 
Cushing Health Officer


Knox County Emergency Management Agency
COVID-19 Information and Resources
here


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

Town of Cushing 
Coronavirus/Covid-19
Information Archive


Economic Development Committee and Community Concepts Finance Corporation offers assistance and advice for small businesses seeking SBA loans:  YouTube video here


West Bay Rotary Web Site
Linking Donors and Volunteers with Agencies in Need

West Bay Rotary has created a web site to promote and facilitate financial and volunteer support for Midcoast entities and individuals.

The web site links donors and volunteers to area agencies who have indicated a need for money and/or labor.

https://rotariansserving.org/


State Police Enforcement Practices Regarding
Governor’s Executive Order here


From Cushing Health Officer – 3/25/2020
Testing for COVID-19
Both Pen Bay and Miles hospitals have set up testing clinics that are open daily.
Details here


March 24, 2020
From Cushing Select Board – Information for visitors and residents.  here


March 23, 2020
From Cushing Health Officer – Update on local hospitals.  here


March 16, 2020
From Cushing Health Officer – Information on seeking treatment and recommendations for coronavirus.  here