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Announcements

 

SELECTMEN'S MEETING-

August 15, 2022 - 6:30 P.M. 

**To be Added to the Agenda, Please Call the Town Office the Thursday Before the Selectmen's Meeting is Scheduled 

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School Withdrawal Committee Meeting

Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 6:00 PM in the Besse Building

(First Half of the Meeting Will be Open to the Public)

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**FREE SUMMER MEAL PROGRAM**

This Program is for Children 18 and Under

Breakfast/Lunch from 11:45-12:30 at the Albion Elementary Cafe, Monday-Friday

Please See Link Below for More Details and Other Locations

Summer Meal Program

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 The Town of Albion is Accepting Applications for Cleaning Services for the Besse Building

Please Send or Drop Off Resumes to the Town Office 

Must be Willing to Undergo a Background Check Prior to Hire

 Job Requirement

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 The Town of Albion is Accepting Bids for Paving of the Abbott Road.

The Area to be Paved Measures 5650 Ft Long, and Approximately 20 Feet Wide

This Would Consist of 2 Inch Thick, 12.5 Base and 19 mm Hot Mix Material

The Bidder Must Supply All the Needed Equipment and Materials to Perform the Job

Upon Winning the Bid, Proof of Insurance Must be Faxed or Emailed to the Town of Albion

Bids are Due and Will be Opened and Accepted at the Selectmen's Meeting, Monday, August 15, 2022, at 6:30 PM

Money Will be Payable October 1, 2022

Bid Package

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The Town of Albion is Accepting Bids for Paving of the End of the Crosby Road Where it Meets the Winslow Road

The Area to be Paved Measures 20 Feet Wide and 222 Feet Long

This Would Consist of a 2 In. Thick, 12.5 & 19 mm Base of Hot Mix Material.  Bidder Must Supply all Needed Equipment

and Materials to Perform the Job.  Upon Winning the Bid, Proof of Insurance Must be Faxed or Emailed to the Town of Albion

Bids are Due and Will be Opened and Accepted at the Selectmen's Meeting, Monday, August 15, 2022, at 6:30 PM

Money Will be Payable October 1, 2022 

Bid Package

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NOTICE OF BID FOR SURPLUS VEHICLES

2002 Case Backhoe

The Town of Albion is accepting bids for a 2002 Case Backhoe 580 SM. This vehicle comes with two buckets and Wain-Roy Twist-a-Wrist.

The hour meter is broken and reads 5700.  The unit, which is in running order, was recently taken out of service and replaced with a newer unit.

It will be sold As-Is, Where-Is by sealed bid.  All bids must be received and marked as "Backhoe Bid" in a sealed envelope by August 22, 2022, at 4PM.

Bids will be opened and awarded at the Selectmen's Meeting at 6:30 PM that same day.

The Town reserves the right to reject all bids and re-advertise. Payments are due within five days of award.  Bids are to be mailed or dropped off at the

Albion Town Office, 22 Main St., Albion, ME 04910

Minimum bid accepted is $10,000.00

For more information, or to schedule a viewing, please contact Road Commissioner, Brian Kaczmarek at 207-716-6515

The backhoe is also located outside the Fire Station at 15 Benton Rd. in Albion for public viewing at any time.

Photos may be viewed at the link below

 Photos

 

1977 John Deere 670 Motor Grader

The Town of Albion is accepting bids for a 1977 John Deere 670 Motor Grader.

The Grader has a John Deere 6414T six cylinder turbo diesel engine with 135 HP and is in running order.

It will be sold As-Is, Where Is by sealed bid.  All bids must be received and marked "Grader Bid" in a sealed envelope by August 22, 2022 at 4PM

Bids will be read and awarded at the Selectmen's Meeting at 6:30 PM on the same day

The Town reserves the right to reject all bids and re-advertise. Payments will be due within 5 days of award.  

Bids are to be mailed or dropped off at the Albion Town Office, 22 Main St., Albion, ME 04910

Minimum bid accepted is $5,000.00

For more information, or to schedule a viewing, contact Road Commissioner, Brian Kaczmarek at 207-716-6515.

The Grader is located outside of the Fire Station at 15 Benton Rd in Albion for public viewing at any time

Photos may be viewed at the link below

 Photos

 

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FUTURE OF ALBION ELEMENTARY

Information can be found at the following website on saving the

Albion Elementary School, as well as MSAD#49's plans to try and close our school.

https://albionschoolfutures.squarespace.com

**Future of Albion School Q&A**

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 PLANNING BOARD MEETING

September 12, 2022 - 7:00 P.M. - Besse Building

 

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Guidelines for Trash Pickup per Sullivans

(Please View Link Below)

Residential Trash Pickup Guidelines

 For Any Unacceptable Items Needing to be Disposed of Please See Link for the China Transfer Station Below

**Any Non-Resident Utilizing the China Transfer Station Must Stop and See the Attendant Each Time They Enter the Facility**

Non-Resident User Fees

China Transfer Station Hours

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COVID RELIEF CHECKS

In an effort to offset the current higher cost of living due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Governor Mills will be issuing the taxpayers of Maine $850 in the form of direct checks.

To be eligible to receive these checks, you must file a 2021 individual income tax return by October 31, 2022, as a full-time Maine resident.

For more information on these relief checks and for free tax services, please visit the links below:

 

Relief Check Information

 

Free Tax Preparation

 

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 NOTICE

The Town Office is open Monday - 10:00 to 4:00 pm; Tuesday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; Thursday - 12:00 to 6:00 pm.  NO new registrations will be processed 15 minutes before closing.  This includes ATVs, boats and snowmobiles.

Motor Vehicles can be re-registered using the Maine Department of Motor Vehicles Rapid Renewal System at the following link:

https://www1.maine.gov/online/bmv/rapid-renewal/

Hunting & Fishing Licenses can be obtained at the following link:
Boats can be re-registered at the following link:
Snowmobiles & ATV's can be re-registered at the following link:

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CMP contractors will be brush cutting and selectively treating stumps with herbicide on transmission rights-of-way after the snow melts.  For further information and Landowner Agreement forms, please contact Nicholas Hahn at (207) 620-4618.  Forms may be obtained by writing to CMP Vegetation Management, 83 Edison Drive, Augusta, Maine 04336.

Tobacco-Free Workplace Policy

This policy complies with Maine’s Workplace Smoking Act of 1985. This policy exceeds Maine law by its inclusion of a ban on the use of all tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco products, and any new tobacco products of any and a ll types, on the entire property under the control of the management of this worksite, including within personal vehicles while on the property. The Town of Albion is dedicated to providing a healthy and productive work environment. As required by law (22 M.R.S.A. § 1580 - A), it will be our policy to provide a smoke - free workplace, effective 2/21/2014. This policy applies to all employees, clients, contractors, and visitors. The Workplace Smoking Act of 1985 applies to all enclosed areas of business facilities in Maine where employees perform work and for which the employer is responsible. This policy also bans tobacco smoking in all outdoor areas of the workplace property at all times, 365 days per year, 24 hours a day. The scientific evidence indicates that there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke.”The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta GA: U.S. DHHS CDC Office on Smoking and Health 2006. Since the use of tobacco products is the single greatest cause of premature death and disability in the United States, and in Maine, this policy exceeds the requirements of Maine State law by banning the use of any and all tobacco products, at all times, and in all locations that comprise this  workplace. The management of the Town of Albion is dedicated to promoting health and wellness, and recognizes that tobacco is an extremely addictive substance. This  workplace will provide education on the impact of tobacco use with the purpose of Raising awareness of the effects of tobacco use. This workplace will promote the use of all  available resources, including the Maine Tobacco HelpLine (1-800-207-1230) to assist those tobacco users who wish to cease their use of such products. This policy will be posted and copies will be made available to anyone who requests one. The policy will be supervised by the management of the Town of Albion in accordance with Maine State law. Effective 2/21/2014, the use of all tobacco products is banned in:

  • all enclosed areas where work is performed, as well as in all rest rooms, all meeting rooms, all lunch rooms and all private offices.

  • all outdoor locations, including outdoor eating areas, parking lots, and within vehicles—including personal vehicles Whenever the vehicles are parked on company property.

  • all employer-owned and all employer-leased vehicles used by employees at all times.

  • all employee-owned vehicles used in the course of work whenever other employees or another person is in the vehicle for work-related reasons at all times. Signs detailing the requirements of this policy will be posted at the entrance to all workplace property, at all building entrances, and throughout all buildings that comprise the workplace. In addition, this policy will be in cluded in training manuals and new employee orientation.

This workplace understands that tobacco is a legal product, and further recognizes that as an employer, this workplace may not require that employees or prospective employees refrain from tobacco use when not at work, and will not discriminate against employees who use tobacco outside of employment. The success of this policy will depend on the courtesy and cooperation of both tobacco users and nonusers. Everyone is responsible for following and helping to enforce the policy. Problems should be brought to the attention of the appropriate supervisor. Violations of this policy will be handled through the established disciplinary procedures.

Albion Select Board

Michael Getchell
Beverly Bradstreet
Kayla Dow

Town Office

Town of Albion
22 Main Street
Albion, ME 04910

 

(207) 437-2900

(207) 437-2903 Fax

 

Hours:

Monday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tuesday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Thursday 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

GPS:

Lat:  44°31'56" N
Lon:  -69°26'33" W

Burning Permits

General Assistance Application

The municipality of Albion Administers a General Assistance program for the support of the poor.  Pursuant to Title 22 MSRA 4305, the municipal officers have adopted an ordinance establishing that program.  A copy of this ordinance and relevant statues is available for public inspection at the Town Office and/or during regular office hours.

 

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so by appointment at the Albion Town Office during the following times.

Monday 12:00 - 4:00 P.M.

Tuesday 9:00 - 4:00 P.M.

Thursday 12:00 - 6:00 P.M.

 

In an emergency, applicants may contact:

Mike Gardner (207) 877-4993

Brent Brockway (207) 877-4689

 

 

The municipality's General Assistance administrator must issue a written decision regarding eligibility within 24 hours of receiving an application.

 

The Department of Human Services toll-free telephone number to call with a question regarding General Assistance Program is 1-800-442-6003.

 

This notice is pursuant to title 22 4304-4305

 

To apply for General Assistance, please click the link below.  Please provide supporting documents when submitting the application to the Board of Selectmen.

General Assistance Application