AUGUST 15, 2019

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
SPRINGFIELD, KINGMAN and PRENTISS

The Springfield Transfer Station will be open Saturday, Aug.17th, from 8am to 4pm and Sunday, Aug. 18th from 8am to 2pm.

 

NOTICE OF CLOSING
TOWN OF LINCOLN
Town Offices closed on September 12, 2019

The Lincoln Town Council has approved the closing of the Town Office, Library, Public Works and the business office at Public Safety on Thursday, September 12, 2019 to allow for annual mandatory employee training.
If you have any questions, please contact Town Clerk, Ann Morrison, 794-3372 or at 29 Main St., Lincoln ME 04457.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

 RSU No. 67 School Board Vacancy
The Town Council shall appoint a replacement for a vacant school board seat, which shall serve until the next Municipal Election being held on      November 5, 2019. Anyone interested in being considered for this limited appointment should submit a Citizen Participation Form or letter of interest by Friday, August 30, 2019 at 5:00pm to the Town Office. Please submit the form or letter of interest in person, by mail, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
If you have any questions, please contact Town Clerk, Ann Morrison, 794-3372 or at 29 Main St., Lincoln ME 04457.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

Nomination papers are available now at the Town Office for the following positions to be elected at the November 5, 2019 General and Referendum Election.
(3) Three – Three Year Terms for Town Council
(3) Three -Three Year Terms for RSU No. 67 School Board
(2) Two – Two Year Terms for RSU 67 School Board
(3) Three – Three Year Terms 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 6, 2019 by 5:00 PM.
For more information please contact Ann Morrison; Town Clerk, at Town of Lincoln, 29 Main St., Lincoln, Maine 04457 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

TOWN OF LINCOLN
TAX ACQUIRED PROPERTY SALE

The properties listed below have been acquired through the tax lien foreclosure process and the Town of Lincoln is selling our interest.
FORMER OWNER    PROPERTY    MAP &    LAND ONLY OR    MINIMUM
    LOCATION    LOT    LAND & BUILDING    BID
Ronald & Kim Carlow    E/S Cold Stream Pond    001-002    Land    $   910.00
Lori & Robert Isenberg    1075 West Broadway    022-002    Land & Building    $4,705.00
Denise Legasse    18 Enfield Road    137-180    Land & Building    $4,505.00
Tori Pepin    217 Enfield Road    126-005    Land & Building    $4,155.00
Eugene & Elizabeth Powers    8 Frost St.    158-023    Land & Building    $1,425.00
Rawson Homes, LLC    76 Lee Road    139-166    Land & Building    $6,382.00
Wayne Severance    643 Mohawk Rd    118-019    Land & Building    $5,219.00
Gary Smart    69 Smart Mountain Rd    147-018    Land & Building    $8,987.00
Kimberly Drinkwater    587 Main St    080-033    Land & Building    $1,475.00
Jonathan & Lisa Vercoe    47 Lee Road    139-210    Land & Building    $5,985.00

Bids must be received in the Town Clerk’s Office at 29 Main Street, Lincoln, ME  04457 by the deadline of August 30th at 3:00 PM at which time there will be a public bid opening.  The Town Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids.  
Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Tax Acquired Property Bid”.  All bids must be submitted stating the bid amount and bidder’s name, address, and telephone number and must include a bank check in the amount equal to 10% of the bid price.  Bidders are responsible to pay their share of the Property Transfer Tax.  The Town of Lincoln will issue a Municipal Quit Claim Deed to the person(s) awarded the bid releasing the Town’s interest.  It will be the responsibility of the winning bidder to gain clear title.  Questions may be directed to Melissa Quintela at the Town Office 794-3372 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

AUGUST 8, 2019

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
SPRINGFIELD, KINGMAN and PRENTISS

The Springfield Transfer Station will be open Saturday, Aug.17th, from 8am to 4pm and Sunday, Aug. 18th from 8am to 2pm.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

This month’s regular meeting of the Planning Board will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 6pm in the Council Chambers, 29 Main Street, Lincoln, ME 04457.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
Lincoln Lake Smart Meeting

August 13, 2019
5:30pm
Lincoln Town Council
Chambers
Anyone interested in preserving the Lincoln Lakes Recreational area should attend this informational meeting.

 

BID NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

The Town of Lincoln is currently accepting bids for the 2019 roadside mowing season. Contractors who are interested in bidding on this work can pick up bid specification and bid sheet at the Town Office, 29 Main St., Lincoln, ME 04457 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Bids are due by August 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
Lowell School Committee

Re: Student Residency
School Year 2019-2020
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, Jesse McNally, at 732-5177.

 

TOWN OF HOWLAND
FUEL OIL BIDS

The Town of Howland is requesting bids for #2 heating oil for the period August 1, 2019 to May 21, 2020. Prices are to be quoted on a price per gallon. Delivery is to be based on an automatic delivery schedule based on heating degree days or other recognized measure. The tanks of all participants are to contain enough fuel oil at all times to prevent heating outages. For a list of departments that use #2 heating oil and approximate annual usage, please contact the Howland Town Office at 207-732-3513 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

TOWN OF MILLINOCKET
NOMINATION PAPERS

Nomination papers will be available on July 26, 2019 at the Town Clerk’s Office for the following vacancies to be voted on at the
November 5, 2019 Municipal Election.
Two (2) members to the Town Council
each for a three (3) year term
Two (2) members to the School Board
each for a three (3) year term
Completed nomination papers must be returned to the clerk’s office
by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 6, 2019.
Diana M. Lakeman
Town Clerk                                                                     Dated 7/22/2019

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
MSAD #31

MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING, 5:30 P.M.
MINOR CAPITAL PROJECT TENNIS COURTS
HICHBORN MIDDLE SCHOOL MULTI PURPOSE ROOM
HOWLAND, MAINE
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MSAD #31
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019
NOTICE OF REFERENDUM VOTE FOR
MINOR CAPITAL PROJECT TENNIS COURTS
FOR THE FOLLOWING TOWNS
EDINBURG, ENFIELD, HOWLAND, MAXFIELD &
PASSADUMKEAG
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Please contact your local Town Office for Polling Hours

 

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 ACCESSIBILITY:
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
    • Directory information on students, such as names, ages, grade, field of study, participation in officially recog-          nized 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
2019-2020 Meal Pricing:  Millinocket School Nutrition offers a choice of healthy meals each school day.  Students may buy breakfast for $1.00 and lunch for $2.60 at Granite Street School or, at Stearns Junior/Senior High School; the prices are $1.00 for breakfast and $2.85 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 01, 2019

 

BID NOTICE
TOWN OF LOWELL

The Town of Lowell is accepting bids for a Generac generator. Needs repair. As is, where is. Bids open until August 12, 2019. Board of Selectmen reserve the right to accept or reject any bid.

 

BID NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

The Town of Lincoln is currently accepting bids for the 2019 roadside mowing season. Contractors who are interested in bidding on this work can pick up bid specification and bid sheet at the Town Office, 29 Main St., Lincoln, ME 04457 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Bids are due by August 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

There will be a public hearing at the August 12, 2019 regular Town Council Meeting at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers for the purposes of hearing oral and written comments on the following items:
1)    All-Terrain Vehicles Ordinance Renewal Section 1412 through
       1414.14
2)    Adopt Proposed Property and Grounds Maintenance Ordinance
       Section 2013
3)    Approve Renewal Liquor License- The Forester Pub, LLC
These are available for review at the Town Office during regular business hours.
If you are unable to attend the public hearing, please forward written comments to the Town Clerk, at Town of Lincoln, 29 Main St., Lincoln, Maine 04457 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

TOWN OF MILLINOCKET
NOMINATION PAPERS

Nomination papers will be available on July 26, 2019 at the Town Clerk’s Office for the following vacancies to be voted on at the
November 5, 2019 Municipal Election.
Two (2) members to the Town Council
each for a three (3) year term
Two (2) members to the School Board
each for a three (3) year term
Completed nomination papers must be returned to the clerk’s office
by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 6, 2019.
Diana M. Lakeman
Town Clerk                                                                     Dated 7/22/2019

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
MSAD #31

MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING, 5:30 P.M.
MINOR CAPITAL PROJECT TENNIS COURTS
HICHBORN MIDDLE SCHOOL MULTI PURPOSE ROOM
HOWLAND, MAINE
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MSAD #31
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019
NOTICE OF REFERENDUM VOTE FOR
MINOR CAPITAL PROJECT TENNIS COURTS
FOR THE FOLLOWING TOWNS
EDINBURG, ENFIELD, HOWLAND, MAXFIELD &
PASSADUMKEAG
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Please contact your local Town Office for Polling Hours

JULY 25, 2019

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF CHESTER

The Town Office at 43 South Chester Road will be closed on July 31, 2019 for TRIO training.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
SEBOEIS PLANTATION

Special Town Meeting
July 25, 2019
6:00 p.m.
Community Building

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF CHESTER

There will be a Town Meeting on July 29, 2019 at 7:00pm for a special vote on Road Ordinance and Tax Club. Proposed plans available at the Town Office.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF BURLINGTON

Planning Board Meeting
August 7, 2019
6:00pm
Burlington Town Office
Final review of
(1) Beach Rd. Subdivision
(2) Review of Shoreline Zoning Ordinance

 

BID NOTICE
TOWN OF LEE

The Town of Lee is accepting bids for a 2008 Sterling SL8500, 300 HP Cummins with 8LL trans. Dump with power angle plow-setup for wing. NO wing included. Locking rear end & pintle hitch, 18k lb. front, 26k lb. rear suspension. Sold as is, will need some repair. Runs & drives. Call Jay at 403-3682 for more information. Sealed bids due August 5, 2019 by 1:00pm.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF EAST MILLINOCKET

Nomination papers will be available on Monday, July 29, 2019 at the East Millinocket Town Office for the following positions:
  Two – Three year term Board of Selectmen
  One – Three year term School Board
Papers need to be turned in by Monday, September 9, 2019, at 4:00 pm at the Town Office.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF MATTAWAMKEAG
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING

will be held at the
Mattawamkeag Municipal Building
July 29, 2019 at 7pm
Polls will be open 10am-7pm for the following:
Selectman, School Board Member and Wilderness Park Board Member

 

BID NOTICE
TOWN OF LOWELL

The Town of Lowell will receive bids for plowing and sanding of the municipal building, parking lot  and  walkways  for  a  period of  three  (3)  years,  commencing November 1, 2019 through April 30, 2022.
Bids  will  close  at  5:00pm  on Monday, August 19, 2019. Bid specifications and forms are available at the Lowell Town Office or by emailing
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The municipal officers reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

 

TOWN OF MILLINOCKET
NOMINATION PAPERS

Nomination papers will be available on July 26, 2019 at the Town Clerk’s Office for the following vacancies to be voted on at the
November 5, 2019 Municipal Election.
Two (2) members to the Town Council
each for a three (3) year term
Two (2) members to the School Board
each for a three (3) year term
Completed nomination papers must be returned to the clerk’s office
by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 6, 2019.
Diana M. Lakeman
Town Clerk                                                                     Dated 7/22/2019

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF LINCOLN

Nomination papers are available beginning Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Town Office for the following positions to be elected at the November 5, 2019 General and Referendum Election.
(3) Three - Three Year Terms for Town Council
(3) Three - Three Year Terms for RSU No. 67 School Board
(2) Two - Two Year Terms for RSU No. 67 School Board
(3) Three - Three Year Terms for Lincoln Sanitary District
Interested Lincoln Residents taking our papers must collect at least 25 signatures of Registered Lincoln Voters and return them no later than September 6, 2019 by 5:00 P.M.
For more information please contact Ann Morrison, Town Clerk, at Town of Lincoln, 29 Main St., Lincoln, Maine 04457 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

INFORMATIONAL PUBLIC MEETING
In Millinocket

Detective Benjamin Campbell Bridge #3666
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
  6:00 p.m.
Millinocket Town Office
 197 Penobscot Avenue
Please join MaineDOT to discuss improvements to the
Detective Benjamin Campbell Bridge (formerly the West Branch Bridge) which carries Route 11 over the West Branch
of the Penobscot River in T3 Indian Purchase.
MaineDOT will present options under consideration,
 potential impacts to the historic steel truss bridge,
 and will listen to concerns and answer questions.
Accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Please call in
advance to request auxiliary aids. TTY users dial Maine Relay 711.
Work Identification Numbers: 023236.00

For more information please contact:
MaineDOT Bridge Program
Andrew Lathe, Project Manager at 207-441-7362
or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.