Town of Sumner

633 Main St., Sumner, ME 04292

 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE  SUMNER

MARIJUANA CULTIVATION ORDINANCE 

The Sumner Select Board will hold a Public Hearing for all residents on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 7 PM at the Sumner Fire Station on the Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance.  Anyone can read the Ordinance on the link below or pick up a copy of draft of the Ordinance at the Town Office.  

SUMNER MARIJUANA CULTIVATION ORDINANCE

Any ordinance revisions accepted by the committee will be posted here as well.  The Special Town Meeting and Vote on the Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance is scheduled for December 10, 2019 at 7 PM.

 

 

SUMNER FOOD SOVEREIGNTY ORDINANCE

Effective 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. 

 


OPERATION SANTA CLAUS  : A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WHOSE GOAL IS TO PROVIDE WINTER CLOTHING, TOYS AND A BOOK TO THE CHILDREN OF BUCKFIELD, HARTFORD AND SUMNER AT CHRISTMAS TIME

APPLICATIONS FOR OPERATION SANTA CLAUS AVAILABLE AT TOWN OFFICE.  APPLICATIONS DUE MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2019

 

 

MAINE INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE

Hunting & Fishing Licenses

AVAILABLE ONLINE: Law books for

Hunting, Fishing, Trapping, ATVs, Boats, and Snowmobiles

Re-register ATVs, Boats, and Snow Machines

www.mefishwildlife.com

Sumner is in Management Districts 12 and 15

 

Vehicle Registration Information:

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 is selling calendars for daily drawings during the month of October.  Calendars are $10 each and may be purchased through committee members or at the Sumner Town Office.  Watch for the winners to be announced here.

BOTTLE DROP OFF ALL YEAR

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.

 

 

 

SWAP SHOP VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!

Ask for more information at

 the Sumner Town Office

 

 

ROADS REPORT

GRADING : Valley Road and Tuell Hill Road

REDDING ROAD BRIDGE NOW OPEN

 

The Sumner Select Board meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7:00 pm.

 

The Sumner Planning Board meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 pm.

Building Notification

Sample map

Understanding the Building Notification

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.

 

Buckfield/Sumner Transfer Station          (207) 336-2700

Wednesdays and Saturdays Year Round         8 am to 5 pm

 

Swap Shop: 

Wednesday 9 am to noon

Saturday 9 am to 3 pm

 

Transfer Station permits – We have stickers available. 

Ask for a new sticker when registering a new-to-you vehicle!

Transfer-Station-Recycling-INFO

 

 

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 <dttolman@megalink.net>, Kathryn <Kathryn@IncreaseRobinsonLibrary.org>, or <help@increaserobinsonlibrary.org>.  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).

 


Road Information: 

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

 Phone: 388-2066

The Post Office window hours are:

Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 8-11 a.m.


General Information:

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.

 

Comprehensive Plan View Here: Comprehensive Plan Update

 

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