The official web site of The Town of Cushing Maine
Upcoming Meetings and Events
February 25, 2019
Cushing Community Center
Agenda, when available, here.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE
Absentee Ballots are available at the Cushing Town Office for the March 18, 2019 Municipal Election.
To receive an absentee ballot, a registered voter may come into the town office to vote, call 354-2375 for a ballot to be mailed to the voter (only the voter may do this), or come in and fill out a request form to pick up a ballot.
Immediate family members may come in
and fill out an application to take a ballot to a family member.
Please note: Due to State Statute Title 21-A section 753-B Wednesday, March 13, 2019 will be the last day to request an absentee ballot or vote by absentee unless a voter meets the criteria for a Special Circumstance Application.
Only the voter can fill out the Special Circumstance Application. If you have any questions, please call the Town Office at 354-2375.
TOWN OF CUSHING
The Town of Cushing will hold a public hearing at the Cushing Community Center preceding the Selectmen’s Meeting on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 6:00PM to receive public comment on the proposed Site Plan Review Ordinance. The ordinance may be viewed at the Cushing Town Office or here.
Some questions relating to the Site Plan Review Ordinance answered here.
Georges River Regional Shellfish Management
A public hearing of the proposed amendments to the Georges River Regional Shellfish Management Ordinance (GRRSMO) is to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium at Watts Hall, 174 Main Street, Thomaston, Maine.
Copies of the proposed GRRSMO ordinance amendments are available at the following Town Offices: Cushing, St. George, South Thomaston, Thomaston, and Warren. Copies are also available on the Town of Thomaston website: www.town.thomaston.me.us
TOWN OF CUSHING
The Town of Cushing is seeking applicants for a part-time Office Assistant. The qualified applicant will assist the Town Clerk and Tax Collector in performing a wide variety of duties including, but not limited to, processing motor vehicle registrations, collection of taxes and other payments/fees, cash-ups, records/file management, answering phone inquiries, elections, and general clerical and bookkeeping duties as required. Solid experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is expected, as well as overall computer literacy and the willingness and competency to learn new things. Qualified individuals must be able to multi-task, be highly motivated, maintain confidentiality, have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as basic math skills.
This is a regular part-time position of approximately 10 hours per week and occasionally more on certain weeks as needed. This position includes some benefits. Applicant must be able to be bonded.
To apply please submit cover letter, resume, and at least three work-related references to:
Town of Cushing
Office Assistant Search
39 Cross Road
Cushing, ME 04563
via e-mail at:
The Town of Cushing is an Equal Opportunity Employer
2019 DOG LICENSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE
This is a reminder that dog licenses expired December 31, 2018.
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 certificate of rabies vaccination along with $6.00 for spay/neutered or $11.00 for able to produce. A late fee of $25.00 will be added to the license fee as of February 1, 2019.
If you have any questions contact the town office at 354-2375. You can check with us we may have the rabies vaccination on file.
24 OPEN SLOTS COMMERCIAL CLAM LICENSE SALES:
FIRST COME-FIRST SERVE ONLY
BUY A COMMERCIAL LICENSE:
Resident Commercial Licenses- $315.00
Non-Resident Commercial Licenses- $470.00
Clammers can come into Thomaston Town Office to pay for the license and hold their slot. They can pick up their commercial license once they show proof of 10 hours of reseeding time and show proof of their State Commercial Clamming License from Department of Marine Resource.
Commercial licenses expire May 31, 2019.
TO OBTAIN RESEEDING TIME:
- The next reseeding time is October 31, 2018 at 8 a.m. to get 5 hours. Call David Taylor at 207-354-2703 for more information.
- Buy 5 hours of reseeding time at $25/hour. Purchase from Joanie McDonald at 207-354-8944 or 207-390-5113.
Reseeding reminder notice here.
CUSHING TOWN REPORT
Now available at the town office
JOINT BOARD OF SELECTMEN
GEORGES RIVER REGIONAL
SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION
The Joint Board is seeking application and resume for the position of shellfish warden for the towns of Warren, Cushing, Thomaston, South Thomaston, and St. George. Information can be found here.