AUGUST 9, 2018

 

BID NOTICE
TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD

The Town of Springfield is accepting bids from reputable contractors to screen 1400 cubic yards of sand to be used to sand winter roads. The screening will take place at our local pit and must be completed by September 16, 2018. Please submit your bids and contact information to the Springfield Town Office by 6:30pm on August 21, 2018. Town of Springfield, P.O. Box 13, Springfield, ME 04487. Please note “Salt Sand” on the envelope.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
Lowell School Committee

Re: Student Residency
School Year 2018-2019
(Second Draft)
Residents of Lowell with school age children, K-12, must provide proof of residency for their children prior to their attending school. If you are a new resident of Lowell or have a child entering school for the first time, please stop by the Town Office and complete the proof of residency form. If you have questions, contact the Town Clerk, Andrew Scelso, at 732-5177.

 

ACCEPTING SNOW REMOVAL BIDS
Dead River Company is accepting sealed bids for Plowing/Sanding/Salting/Shoveling services for their office locations in Lincoln and Millinocket - as well as their bulk plants located in Lincoln, Medway and Millinocket.
For more information please contact:
Marty Grant
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or 207.723.5151
Deadline for bids is
September 1, 2018.
Dead River Company reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.

 

BID NOTICE
 Katahdin Federal Credit Union

Snow Plowing, Snow Removal and Sanding Contract
Katahdin Federal Credit Union is accepting bids for snow plowing, snow removal and sanding for the 2018-2019 season. A copy of the guidelines may be requested at KFCU. KFCU reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Bids should be submitted no later than September 15, 2018 to: 1000 Central Street
Millinocket, ME 04462
207-723-9718
www.katahdinfcu.org

 

TOWN OF MILLINOCKET
NOMINATION PAPERS

Nomination papers are now available at the Town Clerk’s Office
for the following vacancies to be voted on at the
November 6, 2018 Municipal Election.
Two (2) members to the Town Council
each for a three (3) year term
Two (2) members to the School Board
One (1) for a two (2) year term
One (1) for a three (3) year term
Completed nomination papers must be returned to the clerk’s office
by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 7, 2018.
Diana M. Campbell, Town Clerk                                    Dated 7/13/2018

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Starting on August 21, 2018 All EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT Patients; Laboratory Patients and Visitors will need to park and enter through the Main Entrance of the Hospital located on the side of the building labeled Main Entrance. The EMS Ambulance entrance will remain the same.

Penboscot Valley Hospital

P.O. Box 368

7 Transapline Road

Lincoln, ME 04457-0368

207-794-3321

www.pvhme.org

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Health Access Network is seeking proposals for information technology hardare, software and implementation of the same for its main location in Lincoln, Maine. Questions and letters of intent to bid are due by August 10, 2018 by 5 p.m. Bids are due by August 31, 2018 by 5 p.m. FOr questions or a copy of the request for proposal, please contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . HAN is an equal opportunty employer.

 

PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING NOTICE
U.S. EPA BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2018, 4:30 P.M
MILLINOCKET TOWN HALL
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) and their consultant, Ransom Consulting, Inc., will be hosting a public informational meeting for their Brownfields Assessment Program during the Millinocket Town Council meeting on August 23, 2018. The Town Council meeting will start at 4:30 at the Millinocket Town Hall building, 197 Penobscot Avenue.
The MEDEP was the recent recipient of a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct planning and community involvement activities related to potentially contaminated Brownfield sites throughout the State, with a particular focus on the communities of Millinocket, East Millinocket, and Lincoln. A Brownfield site is any property where the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of the property may be complicated by the presence, or potential presence of, a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.
The goal of this public informational meeting is to educate interested individuals about the Brownfields program, to answer questions from community members, and to solicit sites that could potentially benefit from this program.
If you have questions or would like a site application form, please do not hesitate to contact Ransom Consulting, Inc. Project Manager Erik Phenix at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 207-772-2891. Additional information is available on MEDEP’s website at www.maine.gov/dep/spills/brownfields.

 

Lowell School Department
PUBLIC NOTICE PERTAINING TO
 SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES

It is the policy of the Lowell School Department and Child Development Services, Penobscot County; that all children living within these districts who are in need of Special Education services be identified and evaluated, whether the child attends private, parochial, or public school. If you are a parent or guardian or know of a child between the ages of 3 and 20 who may need but are not receiving special education services, please contact the following:
Child Development Services, Penobscot County
1-207-723-2088
SPECIAL EDUCATION:
Screening and services are provided to eligible children/students who are:
   • Ages 0-5 years not currently enrolled in school;   
   • Enrolling in kindergarten in the fall and will be screened in the spring;
   • Transferring from another school district; and
   • Enrolled in a private school or receive home schooling
 Legal Reference: 34CFR 300.128; 300.450-52
NON DISCRIMINATION:
The Lowell School Department and Child Development Services, Penobscot County does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, national origin, sex, or physical or mental disability in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities.
Legal Reference: 34CFR 104.7(b)
PROGRAM ACCESSIBILITY:
All programs or activities offered by the attending School Department and Child Development Services of Penobscot County when viewed in their entirety shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities.  Information is available relating to the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible to and useable by individuals with disabilities.
Legal Reference: 28CFR 35.107(b)
STUDENT RECORDS:
Parents or eligible students (age 18 years or older) are entitled to certain rights and protection under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.  A complete copy of the Lowell School Department  and Child Development Services, Penobscot County student records policy may be obtained by contacting the Office of Student Services.
   These rights include:    
    • Inspect and review the student’s educational records;
    • Request the amendment of the student’s educational records;
    • Consent to disclosure of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s          education records, except to the extent allowed in accordance with 34 CFR, Section           99; and
    • File a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education.
   Student records maintained by the school include:
    • Academic information such as grades, progress reports, student work samples,              achievement test data. etc.;
    • Statistical information including aptitude scores, mental ability, permanent school          health records, etc.; and
    • Directory information on students, such as names, ages, grade, field of study, par-          ticipation in officially recognized activities, and sports and awards received.
  Transfer of records from one school district to another may proceed without parental  consent.
  All directory information may be made public without notice, unless the school is notified in writing by July 1 for the upcoming school year or within 30 days after enrollment, whichever is later, that such information not be released to persons other than authorized school personnel without prior written consent.
The Lowell School Department and Child Development Services of Penobscot forward educational records to other agencies or institutions that have requested the records and in which the student seeks or intends to enroll.
Legal Reference:  34 CFR 99 6 (a)(19); 99.7, 99.37

 

PUBLIC NOTICE - MILLINOCKET SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
SPECIAL EDUCATION:
It is the policy of the Millinocket School Department; that all children living within these districts who are in need of Special Education services be identified and evaluated, whether the child attends private, parochial, or public school.  If you are a parent or guardian or know of a child between the ages of 3 and 20 who may need but are not receiving special education services, please contact the following: Millinocket School Department: 207-723-6400
Screening and services are provided to eligible children/students who are:
    • Enrolling in PreK and kindergarten in the fall and will be screened in the spring.
    • Transferring from another school district, and
    • Enrolled in a private school or receive home schooling
       Legal Reference: 34CFR 300.128: 300.450-52
NON DISCRIMINATION:
The Millinocket School Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, national origin, sex, or physical or mental disability, an admission to, access treatment in or employment in its programs and activities.
    Legal Reference: 34CFR 104 7(b) and 34CFR 104 9(c)
PROGRAM ASSESSIBILITY:
All programs or activities offered by the Millinocket School Department when viewed in their entirety shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. Information is available relating to the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible to and useable by individuals with disabilities.
    Legal Reference: 28CFR 35. 107(b)
STUDENT RECORDS:
Parents or eligible students (age 18 years or older) are entitled to certain rights and protection under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act. A complete copy of the Millinocket School Department student record policy may be obtained by contacting the Office of Student Services.
These rights include:    
    • Inspect and review the student’s educational records.
    • Request the amendment of the student’s educational records.
    • Consent to disclosure of personally identifiable information contained in the student’s education records, except  
      to the extent allowed in accordance with 34 CFR, Section 99 and
    • File a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education.
Student records maintained by the school include:
    • Academic information such as grades, progress reports, student work samples, achievement test data. Etc.
    • Statistical information including aptitude scores, mental ability, permanent school health records, etc, and
    • Director information on students, such as names, ages, grade, field of study, participation in officially recognized
      activities, and sports and awards received.
  • Transfer of records from one school district to another may proceed without parental consent.
     All directory information may be made public without notice unless the school is notified in writing by July 1 for the upcoming school year or within 30 days after enrollment, whichever is later, that such information not be released to persons other than authorized school personnel without prior written consent.
   The Millinocket School Department will forward educational records to other agencies or institutions that have requested the records and in which the student seeks or intends to enroll.
              Legal Reference:  34 CFR 99 6 (a)(19); 99.7, 99.37
PESTICIDES
When required by regulations, the school will notify staff, students and parents/guardians at least five days in advance of planned pesticide treatments in the school or on school grounds, including playgrounds and playing fields.  When required by regulations, signs will be posted at each point of access to the treated area and in a common area of the school at least two working days prior to the application and for at least 48 hours following the application in accordance with applicable Maine Board of Pesticides Control regulations.
Non-chemical pest management methods will be implemented whenever possible to provide the desired control.  The choice of using a pesticide will be based on a review of other available options (sanitation, exclusion, mechanical means, trapping, biological control) and a determination that these options have not worked or are not feasible. When it has been determined that a pesticide must be used to achieve pest management goals, the least hazardous effective pesticide should be selected.  Application will be conducted in a manner that, to the extent practicable using currently available technology, minimizes human risk.
Policy ECB Pest Management in School Facilities can be viewed at http://www.millinocketschools.org/policies.html
ASBESTOS:
The federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) requires local education agencies inform all school employees and students of asbestos-related activities, such as asbestos inspections and removal projects, that have been undertaken in the Millinocket School Department once a year. This information is recorded in the Millinocket School Department’s Asbestos Management Plan. The Asbestos Management Plan for the Millinocket School Department is located in the Superintendent’s Office at 199 State Street, Millinocket, Maine. The Asbestos Management Plan is available for review during regular office hours. Copies are available at the cost of $.25 per page.
SCHOOL NUTRITION
2018-2019 Meal Pricing:  Millinocket School Nutrition offers a choice of healthy meals each school day.  Students may buy breakfast for $1.00 and lunch for $2.50 at Granite Street School or, at Stearns Junior/Senior High School; the prices are $1.00 for breakfast and $2.75 for lunch. Students who qualify under U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines may get meals free or at a reduced price of 40 cents for lunch and free breakfast.  Credits are made by sending in payment to Millinocket School Nutrition, 199 State St., Millinocket, ME 04462 or by making on-line payments to MySchoolBucks.com, or by bringing it to school.  If sending the payment to school, please send in an envelope with the student’s name and grade on it. Please make checks payable to Millinocket School Nutrition.  The amount will be credited to the student’s account, (change is not given to the students).
DRINKING WATER
The school has public water supply through Maine Water. Samples have been taken from the taps and drinking fountains to ensure quality. No evidence of lead or other toxins were found.

AUGUST 5, 2018

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD

The Springfield transfer station will be open on the third weekend of the month. Saturday 8am-4pm and Sunday 8am-2pm.

 

ACCEPTING SNOW REMOVAL BIDS
Dead River Company is accepting sealed bids for Plowing/Sanding/Salting/Shoveling services for their office locations in Lincoln and Millinocket - as well as their bulk plants located in Lincoln, Medway and Millinocket.
For more information please contact:
Marty Grant
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or 207.723.5151
Deadline for bids is
September 1, 2018.
Dead River Company reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

Notice is hereby given that the Lincoln Town Council will hold multiple public hearings at its regular meeting on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers for the purpose of hearing oral and written comments on the following:
    * Proposed Change of Operating hours - Transfer Station
    * Proposed ATV Ordinance
    * Proposed ATV Access Route
If you are unable to attend the public hearings, please forward written comments to the Town Clerk, at Town of Lincoln, 63 Main St., Lincoln, Maine 04457 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

Nomination papers will be available at the Town Office beginning Monday August 13, 2018 for the following positions to be elected at the November 6, 2018 General and Referendum Election.
(2) Two – Three Year Terms for Town Council
(3) Three -Three Year Terms for RSU No. 67 School Board
(2) Two – Three Year Terms for Lincoln Sanitary District
(1) One – One Year Term for Lincoln Sanitary District
Interested Lincoln Residents taking out papers must collect at least 25 signatures of Registered Lincoln Voters and return them no later than         September 21, 2018 by 5:00 PM.
For more information please contact Ann Morrison; Town Clerk, at Town of Lincoln, 63 Main St., Lincoln, Maine 04457 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

TOWN OF HOWLAND
Request for Proposals

The Town of Howland is requesting bids for the demolition of two apartment buildings, located adjacent to each other at 5 Front Street and 3 Main Street. Bids will be received until Friday, August 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Town Office, P.O. Box 386, 8 Main Street, Howland, ME 04448. Envelopes should be clearly marked “DEMOLITION BID.’ The bids must contain an entire cost for the work described as well as an individual cost for the demolition of each building. The Town of Howland reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.
Bidders are required to obtain a copy of the Bid Specifications from the town office prior to submitting a bid and will be required to return a signed copy as part of the Bid Package, along with all other documentation required in the Specifications. There will be a pre-bid meeting held at the town office on Monday, August 13th, at 4:00 p.m.
The public bid opening will take place at the Town Office during the 6:00 pm. Selectmen’s meeting on August 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Work will begin following an acceptance of the bid and approval of the voters of the Town of Howland.

 

LEGAL NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

Comprehensive Plan
Committee Meetings
August 14, 2018
August 28, 2018
 September 11, 2018
 September 25, 2018
October 9, 2018
October 23, 2018
Economic and Community
Development Office
 (former Machias Savings Bank in Veteran’s Square)
Notice is hereby given that the Comprehensive Plan Committee of The Town of Lincoln will be holding the above meetings to update the plan at 6:00pm at the Economic and Community Development Office. The office is located at the former Machias Savings Bank in Veteran’s Square.
The public is welcome to attend and participate in these working meetings. Additional public hearings  will  be  held  at  a  later  date for public input when the draft plan is completed. The estimated time of  completion  is   the   month   of  November.  If  you  are  unable  to attend  the  meetings  but wish to express your ideas, please forward written comments to the Town Clerk, at Town of Lincoln, 63 Main St., Lincoln, Maine 04457 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

July 26, 2018

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF CHESTER

July 30, 2018 polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to vote for a First Selectman.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF WOODVILLE

Town Meeting
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
6:00 P.M. at
Woodville Schoolhouse
624 Woodville Road

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF MATTAWAMKEAG

Annual Town Meeting
The annual town meeting will be held on July 30, 2018 at 7pm at the Municipal Building. The polls will be open from 10am-7pm on July 30th for the election of officers.

 

BID NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

The Town of Lincoln is accepting bids on a 2006 GMC pickup. This is an as is, where is sale. Inquiries can be directed to Jeremy Weatherbee at 794-6548. Mark envelopes plainly - Cemetery, Parks and Recreation Truck Bid and send to Town Clerk, Lincoln Town Office, 63 Main Street, Lincoln, Maine 04457 no later than Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 5:00 pm.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF EAST MILLINOCKET
Nomination papers will be available on Monday, July 30, 2018 at the East Millinocket Town Office for the following positions:
One - Three year term
Board of Selectmen
Two - Three year terms
School Board
Papers need to be turned in by Friday, September 7, 2018, at 4:00pm at the Town Office

 

TOWN OF MILLINOCKET
NOMINATION PAPERS

Nomination papers will be available on July 27, 2018 at the Town Clerk’s Office for the following vacancies to be voted on at the
November 6, 2018 Municipal Election.
Two (2) members to the Town Council
each for a three (3) year term
Two (2) members to the School Board
One (1) for a two (2) year term
One (1) for a three (3) year term
Completed nomination papers must be returned to the clerk’s office
by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 7, 2018.
Diana M. Campbell, Town Clerk                                    Dated 7/13/2018

 

TOWN OF HOWLAND
 REQUEST FOR BIDS

The Town of Howland is currently accepting bids on the following tax-acquired property:
Tax Map #U08, Lot #007 - 37 LaGrange Road, Howland, Maine
This is a lot containing two buildings, one being a residential unit and one being a former business (Restaurant). Bids must include a plan to continue the use of the commercial property and have both buildings up to all life and safety codes, if not  currently, within ne year of being awarded.
Notice to the bidders, the residential unit does currently have tenants that the winning bidder will be responsible for. There is also the potential for liens other than what the Town of Howland has against the property to exist. It’s the bidder’s responsibility to make themselves aware of all outstanding liens against the property prior to submitting a bid.
Additional information can be obtained at the Howland Town Office, 8 Main Street, Howland. Tel. 732-3513. All bid must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on August 10, 2018. Bid proposals must be submitted in writing and be marked, “Tax Acquired Property Bid.”
The winning bid will be considered a binding contact between the T  own and bidder. Bids will be expected to be honored and will be final. The Howland Board of Selectmen reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

 

LEGAL NOTICE

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for the Town of Howland, Penobscot County, Maine, Case No. 17-01-1189P. The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) solicits technical information or comments on proposed flood hazard determinations for the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for your community.  These flood hazard determinations may include the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations, base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway.  The FIRM and, if applicable, the FIS report have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations.  These determinations are the basis for the floodplain management measures that your community is required to adopt or show evidence of having in effect to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program.  For more information on the proposed flood hazard determinations and information on the statutory 90-day period provided for appeals, please visit FEMA’s website at www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/bfe, or call the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) toll free at 1-877-FEMA MAP (1-877-336-2627).

JULY 19, 2018

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF BURLINGTON

The Tax Collector will not be in the office on Tuesday, July 31st.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF CHESTER

July 30, 2018 polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to vote for a First Selectman.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF WOODVILLE

Town Meeting
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
6:00 P.M. at
Woodville Schoolhouse
624 Woodville Road

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF MATTAWAMKEAG

Annual Town Meeting
The annual town meeting will be held on July 30, 2018 at 7pm at the Municipal Building. The polls will be open from 10am-7pm on July 30th for the election of officers.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF EAST MILLINOCKET

Nomination papers will be available on Monday, July 30, 2018 at the East Millinocket Town Office for the following positions:
One - Three year term
Board of Selectmen
Two - Three year terms
School Board
Papers need to be turned in by Friday, September 7, 2018, at 4:00pm at the Town Office

 

TOWN OF MILLINOCKET
NOMINATION PAPERS

Nomination papers will be available on July 27, 2018 at the Town Clerk’s Office for the following vacancies to be voted on at the
November 6, 2018 Municipal Election.
Two (2) members to the Town Council
each for a three (3) year term
Two (2) members to the School Board
One (1) for a two (2) year term
One (1) for a three (3) year term
Completed nomination papers must be returned to the clerk’s office
by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 7, 2018.
Diana M. Campbell, Town Clerk                                    Dated 7/13/2018

 

BID NOTICE
TOWN OF LOWELL

WINTER ROAD MAINTENANCE
THREE YEAR CONTRACT
The Town of Lowell seeks bids for winter road maintenance, plowing and sanding, of Lowell Town roads for a period of three (3) years commencing November 1, 2018 through April 30 of 2021.
Contractors desiring to offer a proposal for this three year contract must obtain a bid package with instructions, from the Lowell Town Clerk during normal business hours Tuesday 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M., Wednesday 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and Thursday 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Sealed bid must be submitted by close of business, Thursday, August 9, 2018 and will be opened by the board of selectmen at the selectmen’s meeting on August 14, 2018. It is the policy of the Board that it can accept or reject any proposal received however, proposals will be rejected if not in compliance with afore mentioned bid package and instructions. Selection of the winning bidder shall be based on the contract price and ability of the contractor to provide the contract service and equipment in accordance with the bid package. The successful bidder will be notified within ten days after opening sealed bids. Bid proposals shall be submitted to:
Town Clerk, Andrew Scelso
Town of Lowell
P.O. Box 166
Burlington, Maine 04417
Town Office phone number: 207-732-5177

 

TOWN OF HOWLAND
Notice to Remove Personal Property

This is a final notice to inform the owner(s) that any personal belongings left at 3 Main Street in Howland, Maine will be disposed of  21 days from the date of this notice. Owner(s) of the aforementioned property are to contact the Town Office at 207-732-4112 within that time frame to make arrangements to temporarily enter the building to remove its contents within 10 days of making contact with the Town. Only the owner(s) or designees of the owner(s) will be allowed entry to the building which is to be immediately secured after an allowed time to remove items, which is not to exceed two working days between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., has expired. Following the expiration of this notice the building will be scheduled for demolition per the Dangerous Building Order dated February 12, 2018.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
EAST MILLINOCKET SCHOOLS

East Millinocket Schools accepts funding through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. As part of ESEA, East Millinocket Schools are required to provide a reasonable opportunity for public comment on the ESEA consolidated application and consider such comment prior to the submission f the application. Our ESEA team, composed of a representative from all stakeholder groups, has been working to draft a proposal for ESEA funding for the 2018-2019 school year.
Our outline proposal is based on data gained throughout the school year and district, school and ESEA goals. Our final allocation in Title I funds for the 2018-2019 school year is $117,202. These funds will be used to pay for interventionists and ed techs to help our struggling learners in K-4, provide NWEA testing to monitor learning for K-4, provide support for homeless learners, and provide an opportunity for parent involvement. Potential Title II projects will be related to proficiency-based education, professional development and educator effectiveness. This year’s Title II allocation is $19,796. These funds will be used to pay for Reading Recovery training, traveling to workshops and conferences, book studies, and out of district meetings.
Anyone who would like to provide input on this draft proposal or on the goals related to the projects, you can provide input on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 5:45PM during the school board meeting in the Schenck/Opal Library or call the office at 746-3511.

 

LEGAL NOTICE

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for the Town of Howland, Penobscot County, Maine, Case No. 17-01-1189P. The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) solicits technical information or comments on proposed flood hazard determinations for the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for your community.  These flood hazard determinations may include the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations, base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway.  The FIRM and, if applicable, the FIS report have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations.  These determinations are the basis for the floodplain management measures that your community is required to adopt or show evidence of having in effect to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program.  For more information on the proposed flood hazard determinations and information on the statutory 90-day period provided for appeals, please visit FEMA’s website at www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/bfe, or call the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) toll free at 1-877-FEMA MAP (1-877-336-2627).