Town of Sumner

633 Main St., Sumner, ME 04292

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TOWN OFFICE CLOSINGS:

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Wednesday, May 8th and Thursday May 9, 2018 for mandatory election training

Saturday, May 26, 2018 for the Memorial Day weekend

 

Scholarship applications, for Town of Sumner residents, are now available at the Sumner town office or on our site, www.sumnermaine.us

All applications must be submitted by April 30, 2018

 Please be advised that Sumner roads are now posted for a weight limit of 23,000 pounds.  We anticipate the posting to be until May 15, 2018

 

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 2017 Annual Town Meeting Warrant & Ordinances

 

The Town of Sumner now has a Facebook page! click this LINK and come see what’s happening.

 


Road Information: 

There will be roadside cutting and chipping of trees throughout the Town to prepare for ditching and snow removal.  The trees will be left for the property owner

Chandler Bridge on River Rd will be closed to all traffic as of June 1st, 2017- Based on a bridge inspection and recommendation from MaineDOT, the Chandler Bridge that carries River Road will be closed to all traffic in the next few weeks. Replacing the bridge would be costly and not appropriate for a public road at this time.

If you have any road questions or concerns, please contact Road Commissioner Andy Wickson at: 207-515-1124


Registration Information:

You may now re-register your Motor vehicle on-line through the State  of Maine website at:

  http://www.maine.gov/vehicle

Hunting & Fishing License & Re-register ATV, Boats, and Snow Machines:

You may re-register ATV’s, Boats, and Snow Machines as well as purchase Hunting and Fishing Licenses Sumner is in Wildlife Management Districts 12 and 15.

For more detailed information click on the Hunting or Recreational Vehicle tabs at:

www.mefishwildlife.com


Permits:

Transfer Station permits – We have stickers available.  When registering a new-to-you vehicle, we will be happy to issue you a new sticker!

Burn permits are available on-line.  See www.maineburnpermit.com  There is a $7 fee for an on-line permit.  You can still contact our local firemen and receive a permit at no cost.


Open Positions:

*  Planning Board and Alternates

*  Scholarship Committee Members

*  Appeals Board

*  Budget Committee

If you are interested in any of these vacancies, please submit a letter or send an email of interest to the attention of the Select Board. Thank You.


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:

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.

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.

Select Board 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

Planning Board 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Fire Department 2nd and 3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Sumner Volunteer Firefighter Training: 2nd Thursday in the Fire Barn at 6:30 p.m.

Comprehensive Plan View Here: Comprehensive Plan Update

Buckfield/Sumner Transfer Station, tel. 336-2700

Wednesdays and Saturdays Year Round Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Recycling List for Transfer Station

Swap Shop: Wednesday 9 a.m. to Noon; Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; during winter, weather permitting

Oxford County Sheriff’s Department 1-800-733-1421

Animal Control Officer Ozzie Hart 357-2818

Kozy Kennelz Animal Shelter 212-6677

Maine’s Job Bank free service www.mainecareercenter.com