The Sumner Planning board will complete the business for the April 7th meeting via email. If you have any questions / comments for the Planning Board, please email the Town Office before noon on Tuesday or call the Town Office between 9 and noon on Tuesday, April 7th.
Other exemptions, such as Farmland, Open Space and Tree Growth can be accessed here: EXEMPTIONS
The Sumner Town Office is CLOSED until further notice
Please contact us only by phone 388-2866 or email email@example.com
There will be no service hours on Saturdays including March 21st.
Starting next week, the Town Office service hours will be 9:00-3:00 Tuesday-Friday by phone or email. We have figured out ways to handle some transactions with only phone and email but not all. If you have town business that you cannot complete online, call during our service hours and we will try to work out what you need. We appreciate your patience while we work together.
With the Town Office closed, you have a few options for vehicle registration. If you have a re-registration with no changes (such as address), you may useRAPID RENEWAL on the Bureau of Motor Vehicles website.
If you have trouble with the re-registration process, call us and we can help you through the steps or we can re-register your vehicle with us through the mail. Here is a link to a WORKSHEET FOR RE-REGISTRATION through the mail.
First time registrations of vehicles “new to you” cannot be registered online. If you have a temporary registration from a dealer, you have until 30 days after the end of the declared emergency to register and get plates for the vehicle. To register your vehicle through the Town Office, there are several steps that will need to be completed through the mail. Here is a link to the WORKSHEET FOR REGISTRATION OF A “NEW TO YOU” VEHICLEthrough the mail.
Fishing/Hunting Licenses and Boat Registrations
Anglers are permitted to fish inland waters without the required recreational fishing license through April 30, 2020 (except those whose license has been suspended or revoked).
This does not apply to activities which require a commercial
freshwater fishing license or permit.
This position is a great opportunity for the right person who seeks challenging employment in a friendly work environment. This is a full-time position (40 hours/week). Start date is 7/1/2020.
RESPONSIBILITES : Payroll, AP, maintenance of the Town’s financial records, preparation of the annual budget and monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports. Daily duties include tax collection and reconciliation as well as registering motor vehicles, recreational vehicles and selling hunting & fishing licenses.
REQUIREMENTS: Excellent Word and Excel skills required, plus a proven ability to work with and understand numbers and financial statements. Excellent customer service skills and positive attitude are required. Must be a self-starter with precise attention to detail. Accounting training and/or experience required. Prior municipal experience and knowledge of TRIO is helpful but not required.
APPLICATION: Please review the complete job description prior to applying. Send cover letter and resume along with 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Treasurer Search, Town of Sumner, 633 Main Street, Sumner, ME 04292.
Sumner residents of all ages may apply. Go for your dreams, hopes, and goals. Become a better worker, student, citizen or family member.
Apply by April 30th. Decisions will be made by June 15th.
We welcome gifts and donations (tax exempt) to the Scholarship Fund. Bottle redemption money becomes part of the Scholarship Fund. You may leave bottles at any time on the back porch of the Town Office.
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FUTURE INTERNET PLANS
community representatives were present in Arrowsic on January 31st, 2020 to
hear the announcement that Sumner, Hartford and Hebron communities have been
awarded one of the ReConnect projects (for high speed internet services) being
funded by the USDA and Rural Development.
To license your dog, a current rabies certificate is needed. All altered dogs (neutered / spayed) have a $6 license fee. The fee for unaltered dogs is $11. A late fee of $25 will be added to each license starting February 1st.
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.
Fire Dept. | Town of Sumner
Fire Chief:Bob Stewart, tel. 357-5453
Town Warden:Wally Litchfield, tel. 388-2402
Meetings: The 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
Volunteer Firefighter Training is the 2nd Thursday in the Fire Barn at 6:30 p.m.
New members are always welcome!