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TOWN OF MONTVILLE, MAINE
The Way Life Is
414 Center Rd (see below for map)
Montville, Me 04941
Two Pages of Town Info(172kb pdf file)
Mondays 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesdays 2 p.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
1st & 3rd Sat. 9-11 a.m.
Winter weather reminder: the town office is closed when school and/or the County offices are closed.
Clerk: Abbie Hills
342-5544 Fax 342-5550
If you are interested in receiving email reminders for dog registrations, vehicle registrations, Selectmen’s meeting minutes and/or General announcements, email Abbie and specify which ones you are interested in receiving.
Treasurer/Tax Collector: Mary Thompson
Animal Control Officer: Peter E. Nerber 993-2225 cell 505-0981
Assistant Animal Control Officer: Peter A. Nerber cell 530-0948
Fire Chief: John York 382-3077
Road Commissioner: Steve Lucas 323-0841
Selectboard: Jay LeGore, Cathy Roberts, Bob Price
Administrative Assistant: Jeanne Coleman
Hours: Mon 1 pm-9 pm, Wed 8 am - 3:30 pm
Selectboard Meetings: Monday 7pm
The Kingdom Schoolhouse, a one room schoolhouse that was restored by community members and is operated by the Montville Historical Society, will be open during July and August on Monday evenings, from 6:30-8:00 PM. The Society has accumulated many interesting artifacts that illustrate the lives of the people who settled and built Montville and this part of Maine. The Schoolhouse itself is a restored example of our history that would be a great place to bring summer visitors. A member of the Society will be available to answer questions.
American Red Cross Swim Lesson Sign up on Monday, July 11th, Stevens Pond, Boat Landing
Montville Field Day will be held on Saturday, August 13. If you would like to volunteer to help, contact Mary Thompson in the town office (342-5544 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Penobscot Marine Museum is offering a week of free admission to each town in Waldo County this summer. Montville’s is August 7-13. For more information check out their website at. http://penobscotmarinemuseum.org/free-admission-for-waldo-county-towns-at-penobscot-marine-museum/
Fire Chief’s report on Fire Danger
Due to the extremely dry conditions this fire season, I am asking all residents to be extra vigilant and report to the contacts listed below any and all sighted smoke conditions or open burning that cannot be explained. The sooner we investigate these situations, the easier it will be to mitigate them. Any fires from lightning or other causes are of a higher concern under these types of conditions. Thank you for your cooperation.
Fire Chief/Warden John York home 382-3077 cell 692-7828
Assistant Fire Chief Doug Thomas home 342-2766 cell 323-5372
Deputy Warden Woody Mitchell home 342-5726
Deputy Warden Karen York home 382-3077 cell 692-7818
The Montville Cemetery Meeting is held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7pm at the Montville Town Office. Anyone is welcome. Please contact Hannah Hatfield for questions, information, and/or the proposed agenda. email@example.com
There will be a Restoration Workshop at Mount Repose Cemetery on August 27th and 28th. More details will be provided as they become available.
A reminder about trash bag prices:
Kitchen-type bags, under 20 gallons, cost $0.75 and use a GREEN sticker or punch card. Conventional trash bags, from 20-35 gallons, cost $1.50 and use a YELLOW sticker or punch card. Large contractor bags (over 35 gallons) and barrels cost $2.25 and use a PINK sticker or punch card. Trash disposal can be paid for in three ways: 1) stickers for bags, 2) punch cards for bags or barrels, or 3) cash: paying transfer station attendants directly. Stickers and punch cards may be purchased either at the town office or at the transfer station.
PLEASE DO NOT TAKE BARRELS TO TRANSFER STATION THAT ARE EXCESSIVELY HEAVY AND REQUIRE MORE THAN ONE PERSON TO EMPTY. Seasonal note: be sure your barrels are free of ice. Thank you.
From the Town Clerk:
It’s that time of year again! Starting on October 15 your dog(s) need to be licensed for the ensuing year, by January 31. On February 1 fines will begin, and they will be $25 per dog. Please be sure to stop by to register soon! You can do this in the office, through the mail (please include a check, rabies information, if necessary, and a self-addressed stamped envelope), or online at: https://www10.informe.org/dog_license/ You will be able to pay by credit card 24 hours a day! The online service is only available through January 31. All fines and deadlines are set by the State of Maine and cannot be waived locally. If you no longer have your dog please contact the office so it can be removed from the listing.
From the fire department: Please remember to clean your chimney, have furnace inspected, and check the batteries in carbon & smoke detectors.
The following property tax exemptions available to Montville residents: homestead, veterans, and blind. Applications are available in the town office and must be turned in to the assessors by April 1. Click for details.
We also have all new law books available, from Inland Fish and Wildlife.
From the Town Clerk:
Reminder that if you are a Business operating in the Town of Montville you need to stop by the Town Office and request a Business License Application. I am required by Maine State Statute to keep businesses on file in my office of “Sole Proprietors operating under a name other than their own”, however I would like ALL businesses to file as it is helpful information for me to have in the office.
Sole Proprietor (52kb pdf)
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