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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.

Website Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for the Official Website of the Town of Albion, Maine

Individuals who visit the Town of Albion website are important to us. Because visitors to our website are important, we do not capture personal information about them without their permission. We endeavor to collect only the minimum amount of information needed to meet the purposes for which the website was created.

Public Disclosure

All information collected on the Town of Albion website will be treated the same as any written communication and is subject to the confidentiality and public disclosure provisions of 1 MRSA Chapter 13.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Visitors to the Town of Albion Website

We may collect some or all of the following information about visitors who view or download information from our websites:  

Information

Definition

Date

Date the visit occurred

Time

Time the visit occurred

Client IP

Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the website visitor.  The IP address recorded is normally that of the visitor’s Internet service provider, e.g., aol.com if the visitor connects from an America Online Account

Server IP

Unique Internet Protocol (IP) address of the municipal web server accessed.

HTTP Status

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) error code E.g. “404 Requested Page Not Found”.

HTTP Request

Identifies the web page or file requested by the website visitor.

Bytes Sent

Amount of data sent from the web server to the website visitor during that connection.

Bytes Received

Amount of data sent from website visitor to the web server

User Agent

Type of web browser or other client software that made request to the web server.

Referrer

Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that referred to the requested file.

Protocol Version

Version of HTTP used by the visitor’s web browser software.

 The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web services and help us understand how people are using our services. We analyze our website logs to continually improve the value of the materials available on our site. The information in our website logs is not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link it with the individuals that browse our website.

Personally Identifiable Information

"Personally identifiable information" is information about a person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. It includes, for example, an individual's name, street address, e-mail address, or phone number.

Personally identifiable information will not be collected unless you voluntarily send an e-mail message, fill out and send an online form, or fill out personal information and send in a survey. Your choice not to participate in these activities will not impair your ability to access certain information or obtain a service online.

Unless specifically protected under state law, any information provided may be inspected by the public or disclosed in a legal proceeding.

E-mail Senders

E-mail messages, sent from the Town of Albion Website, will be treated the same as any other written communication. They may be subject to public inspection or legal disclosure and may be saved for a period of time before they are destroyed. E-mail or other information requests sent to the municipal website may be maintained in order to respond to the request, forward that request to the appropriate agency, or to provide the web designer with valuable customer feedback to assist in improving the site. E-mail addresses obtained as a result of a request to the municipal site will not be sold or given to private companies for marketing purposes.

Electronic Form Filers

Any other information provided by a visitor at the request of the Town of Albion, such as the completion and electronic filing of a form, will be considered to be voluntarily provided by the visitor and will be treated in the same manner as information provided in written form or in person during a visit to the agency. Information provided may be subject to public inspection and legal disclosure and may be saved for a period of time before it is destroyed.

Surveys

Surveys will be used for the purpose stated. If personally identifiable information is collected it may be subject to public inspection and legal disclosure and may be saved for a period of time before it is destroyed.

Email Subscribers

The Town of Albion collects, retains and utilizes the email address of Website visitors only when they volunteer to subscribe to agendas, minutes, and/or bulletins on the municipality's Website. The information is used to administer subscriber accounts and to provide documents requested by Email Subscribers.

Cookies

Definition: Cookies are small text files that a web server may ask your web browser to store, and to send back to the web server when needed. Cookies may be used to store a transaction identifier or other information a user may provide.

We do not use cookies in order to track your visit to our website.

Changes to Policy/Statement

We will post any substantive changes in this privacy policy at least 30 days prior to the change taking effect.  Any information collected under this current policy will remain bound by the terms of this privacy statement.  After the changes take effect, all new information collected, if any, will be subject to the revised privacy statement.

Disclaimer

Neither the Town of Albion, nor any agency, officer, or employee of the Town of Albion warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on the Town of Albion website, nor endorses any products or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.

Various websites may be linked through the Town of Albion website. Visitors to those sites are advised to check the privacy statements of those sites and be cautious about providing personally identifiable information without a clear understanding of how the information will be used.

Contact Information

To offer comments about the Town of Albion website or about information presented in this Privacy Statement, contact Michael Getchell at (207) 620-0075 or email:       

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