Just a reminder that you can come into the office during office hours to request an absentee ballot, or you can request an absentee online at this address http://www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl
starting today October 5th to October 29th. Below is the link to access the absentee ballot application that you can fill out, sign and mail in so I can mail you out an absentee ballot. As always, if you have any questions you can call me at the office at 628-4441 ext. 2 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
2015 Absentee Ballot Application
Please take note the following dates:
October 5th – October 29th – Absentee Voting Starts
You can come into the office to request an absentee ballot, request over the phone, or you can go
to http://www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl. If you decide to request an absentee ballot online, then when I receive the request and verify you are a registered voter here in New Portland I will mail you out an absentee ballot. October 29th is the last day you can request an absentee ballot without special circumstances.
October 15th – This is when I can start to process dog licenses. In this month’s New Portlander there is a form that has instructions as to what you will need when licensing your dog(s) and to make it more convenient there is also a section at the bottom of the page for you to send in with proof of rabies, payment for license(s), and a self-addressed stamped envelope. You can send it in before October 15th and I will hold onto the information until October 15th and I will be sure process them and mail them out.
The Referendum Election is on Tuesday, November 3rd and the polls will be open from 8:00am to 8:00pm at the Community Room/Fire Station 911 River Road New Portland. We hope to see you all there.
As always, if you have any questions you can contact at the office during business hours or email me at any time.
The Town Office will be closed on Wednesday, October 7th (The Assessor’s Agent will still be in the office this day from 9:00am – 5:00pm.) and Thursday, October 8th so staff can attend workshops.
The 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 Commitment Books are now on the website
The Assessor’s Agent, TerriAnn Lamontagne’s hours are now Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00am – 5:00pm starting on Wednesday August 19th.
The Selectmen have cancelled the meeting scheduled for Monday, August 17, 2015. The next scheduled meeting will be September 1, 2015.
The Board of Selectmen will hold an emergency Selectmen’s Meeting to review and sign 2015 Tax Commitment papers. The meeting will be at the Town office at 6:15 p.m.
All are welcome to attend.
August 04, 2015
Roster: Andrea Reichert, Wayne Rundlett, Mike Senecal
Town Manager: Stacie Rundlett
Call the meeting to order
Review Minutes from previous meeting
- Department Heads
2. Manager’s Items
a. Payroll Warrants to be reviewed and signed
3. Items by the Board of Selectmen
4. Items by the Public
Help is needed to get the Playground cleaned up. As some folks have seen while your kids are playing, that the grass is coming up through the sand. Weeding has been done, but it is a lot of work for one person. If a few people could do some weeding while kids are playing or just when you have time. A cloth mat (not sure of the official name) is below the sand that should prevent the grass from growing. I believe when the mowing gets done, some gets into the area.
So, when weeding if you use a rake or something make sure not to disturb the mat. I will be working on it as I can, but would love for the citizens to be involved.
You will notice a new sign about smoking at the playground; we ask that you please do not smoke there. Cleaning cigarettes out of the sand is not fun. Plus it is not healthy for children who play there.
Thank you for any and all help. Don’t forget if your kids need Community hours, have them come work.