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Upcoming Meetings and Events


Selectmen Meeting
March 25, 2019
6:00pm
Cushing Community Center
Agenda, when available, here.


Planning Board Meeting
There will be no Planning Board Meeting
in April


Announcements


Vote today, Monday, March 18
2:00pm – 8:00pm
Cushing Community Center
to act on
Articles 1-3


Cushing Town Reports
Cushing Town Reports are in and available at the Cushing Town Office and Library


TOWN MEETING WARRANT FOR THE 2019 YEAR
Monday, March 18, 2019
Tuesday March 19, 2019
To Andrew Blanchard, a resident of the Town of Cushing in the County of Knox: Greetings. In the name of the State of Maine, you are required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Cushing, qualified by law to vote in Town affairs, to assemble at the Cushing Community Center on Monday, the 18th day of March 2019 A.D. at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, then and there to act on Articles 1 through 3 by secret ballot. And to notify said voters to meet at the Cushing Community Center in said Town on Tuesday, the 19th day of March 2019 A.D. at 7 o’clock in the evening, then and there to act on Article 4 thru all of said Articles as set out below.

A copy of the Town Meeting Warrant can be found here.

A copy of an Addendum to the Town Meeting Warrant can be found here.

A copy of the Proposed Georges River Regional Shellfish Management Ordinance amendment can be found here.

The Proposed Site Plan Review Ordinance may be viewed at the Cushing Town Office or here.

Some questions relating to the Site Plan Review Ordinance answered here.

A specimen ballot can be found 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
Proposed Site Plan Review Ordinance

The proposed 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
Public Hearing

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


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
of the
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.


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