Tuesday, 10:30 – 7:00
Wednesday, 8:30 – 4:30
Thursday, 8:30 – 3:00
Friday, 9:00 – 1:00
Saturday, 9:00 – 12:00
The Sumner Select Board held a Public Hearing on October 22, 2019 for the Commercial Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance for Sumner, Maine. A few minor changes to the draft ordinance were made during the Public Hearing. You can read the updated Ordinance using the link below or pick up a copy at the Town Office.
A Special Town Meeting and Vote on the Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance is scheduled for December 10, 2019 at 7 PM.
SUMNER FOOD SOVEREIGNTY ORDINANCE
Adopted October 8, 2019
The Food Sovereignty Ordinance allows the people of Sumner the right to produce, process, sell, purchase and consume local foods, thus promoting self-reliance, the preservation of family farms, and local food traditions. Use the link below to see the full ordinance.
The Sumner Board of Selectmen held a Town Meeting on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 7 PM at the Sumner Town Office.
The residents voted to adopt the Food Sovereignty Ordinance.
Many thanks to all the community members who purchased calendars from the Sumner Scholarship Committee. Special thanks to all who turned their winning back to the committee for future scholarships. The winners include: Paul Kirschner, Beth Maddaus, Laurie McGinty, Lucy Wilcox, Ethan Ray, Alex Snider, Pamela Cheeseman, Melissa Rocray, Leo Groves, Jeremy Stevens, Marie Gerard, Liz Devoe, Nikki Capen, Janet Clark, Shannon Vandevoordt, Mary Standard, Laura Berry, Rita Abamd, Sheila Smith, Betty Walder, Mike Norton, Barbara Gould, Robert Farrar, Chad Stevens, Tarnya Constantino, Gladys Russell, Sandra Farrar, and Sue Wallace.
AVAILABLE ONLINE: Law books for
Hunting, Fishing, Trapping, ATVs, Boats, and Snowmobiles
Sumner is in Management Districts 12 and 15
You may now re-register your Motor Vehicle on-line through the State of Maine website. https://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/registration/index.html
The Sumner Scholarship Committee accepts bottles for redemption all year. Drop off your bag of bottles on the back porch of the Town Office anytime. Last year the Scholarship Committee raised over $1500 from bottle donations. Thanks to all of you who support this effort.
Ari Silverman and Maureen Searles on Bottle Drive Day last year.
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.
Ask for a new sticker when registering a new-to-you vehicle!
Increase Robinson Library and Neighborhood House
The Increase Robinson Library and Neighborhood House has closed for the 2019 season. The Trustees and volunteers extend a sincere thank you to all who visited, toured and borrowed books. A great deal of cleaning and organizing took place this summer, and there are big plans for 2019. Anyone in need of information can send a request to: Diana <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Kathryn <Kathryn@IncreaseRobinsonLibrary.org>, or <email@example.com>. Also, when there is a vehicle in the yard, knock on the door and you will be welcomed inside. The Library will open again in June 2020 (there is no heat source).
Chandler Bridge on River Rd is CLOSED to all traffic.
This decision was based on inspection and recommendation from MDOT.
If you have any road questions or concerns, please contact Road Commissioner Andy Wickson at: 207-515-1124
Volunteer Fire Department
Sumner Volunteer Firefighter Training: Fire Barn / 2nd Thursdays / 6:30 pm
Burn Permits are available on-line. See www.maineburnpermit.com There is a $7 fee for an on-line permit OR you can still contact our local fire fighters and receive a permit at no cost.
Fire Department 2nd and 3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Sumner Post Office Information
The Post Office window hours are:
Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8-11 a.m.
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.
Oxford County Sheriff’s Department 1-800-733-1421
Sumner Road Commissioner (202) 515-1124
Sumner Code Enforcement Officer (202) 240-8564
Animal Control Officer Roni-Sue Vachon (207) 743-9554 #2
Kozy Kennelz Animal Shelter (207) 212-6677
Maine’s Job Bank free service www.mainecareercenter.com