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Upcoming Meetings and Events


Select Board
Meeting
April 12, 2021
6:00pm
Cushing Community Center
Agenda, when available, here.


Board of Assessors
Meeting
April 15, 2021
9:00am
Cushing Community Center


Planning Board
Meeting
May 5, 2021
6:00pm
Cushing Community Center
Agenda, when available, here.


Announcements


The Town is seeking members for the following
Boards and Committees:
One Planning Board Member-this is five-year term.
Two Harbor Committee Members-this is a five-year term.
If you are interested, please contact the Town Office at 354-2375.


March 15, 2021 Municipal Election Results

Selectmen Seat #2
Tracey Bally-186
Corey Jones-174

Selectmen Seat #5
Robert Stackpole-157
Daniel Staples-203

Assessor Seat #1
Robert Ellis- 314

RSU #13
Loren Andrews-309

Article #3 Fire Truck
Yes-294
No-72

Article #4 Ambulance
Yes-317
No-49

Article #5 Authorizing the Select Board to disperse money, as needed, at the amounts that were approved at the 2020 town meeting until the 2021 annual town meeting.
Yes-315
No-45


2020 Cushing Town Reports
Cushing Town Reports are in and can be picked up at the Town Office and at the Cushing Library.  When the office is open, the reports are outside in a box by the door for easy pick-up.


Maine Health Alert Network (HAN) System
PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY

COVID-19 UPDATES:
QUARANTINE AND TESTING
See full document here


Vaccine Information from MaineHealth
See full document here


Maine CDC is changing the quarantine period for individuals known to be close contacts of cases of COVID-19 to 10 days
Details here


Food Pantry Volunteers
The Food Pantry is always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in helping, please contact Karen Goodwill at 354-0669.


2021 DOG LICENSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE
This is a reminder that dog licenses will expire December 31, 2020.

Licenses are available online at www.doglicensing.com or at the town office. At the town office, please bring or mail a copy of the current certificate of rabies vaccination along with $6.00 for spay/neutered; $11.00 for able to produce to the town office. A late fee of $25.00 will be added to the license fee February 1, 2021.


For Residents, Summer residents and Visitors in Maine,

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has put together 3 pages of frequently asked questions (FAQs) explaining the Maine CDC physician’s Standard Order for Covid 19 lab testing.

This is an order that can be printed from the Maine CDC website:
https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/documents/Standing-Order-FAQs.pdf

This is good information to have at hand. Printouts will be available at the Cushing town office.
Mariann Ahola 
Cushing Health Officer


Knox County Emergency Management Agency
COVID-19 Information and Resources
here


cushing town offices

Town Office, Library and Community Center
39 Cross Road
Cushing, Maine 04563


Town Office Hours:
Monday 8:30 to 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 to 4:30
Friday 7:30 to 2:30
Telephone: 207-354-2375
Fax: 207-354-1375

Town of Cushing 
Coronavirus/Covid-19
Information Archive


Economic Development Committee and Community Concepts Finance Corporation offers assistance and advice for small businesses seeking SBA loans:  YouTube video here


West Bay Rotary Web Site
Linking Donors and Volunteers with Agencies in Need

West Bay Rotary has created a web site to promote and facilitate financial and volunteer support for Midcoast entities and individuals.

The web site links donors and volunteers to area agencies who have indicated a need for money and/or labor.

https://rotariansserving.org/


State Police Enforcement Practices Regarding
Governor’s Executive Order here


From Cushing Health Officer – 3/25/2020
Testing for COVID-19
Both Pen Bay and Miles hospitals have set up testing clinics that are open daily.
Details here


March 24, 2020
From Cushing Select Board – Information for visitors and residents.  here


March 23, 2020
From Cushing Health Officer – Update on local hospitals.  here


March 16, 2020
From Cushing Health Officer – Information on seeking treatment and recommendations for coronavirus.  here