PARKMAN NEWS—JANUARY 2020 EDITION
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in observance of New Years. We hope everyone has a safe and Happy New Year!
The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, January 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The Parkman Grange will not meet this month. The Parkman Grange Hall is closed for the winter and will re-open in time for the Town Meeting in March. The Parkman Grange would like to thank the town for all their support this past year and wish everyone a Happy New Year. For more information on the Grange and their activities please contact Sue Manchester at 277-3942.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, January 9th and Thursday, January 23rd at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
ATTENTION: The little winter sand shed by the old barn at the Parkman Town Office is for Parkman Residents only. Please limit sand to 2 five-gallon buckets per storm. Thank you!
The Parkman Prowlers will meet on Tuesday, January 14th at 6:00 p.m. at Wayne Libby’s house, 15 Libby Lane in Parkman off of the Crow Hill Road.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.
Just a friendly reminder that all dogs six months and older must be licensed by Friday, January 31, 2020 or a state mandated $25.00 late fee will apply. The fee for a male/female is $11.00, and $6.00 for a spayed or neutered dog.
The books for the Town of Parkman will close on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Property taxes unpaid at that time will appear in the annual Town Report. Any requests to the Selectmen for articles in the warrant for the annual Town Meeting must be received by January 31, 2020.
The Transfer Station is open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.
The 2020 Snowmobile registration and stickers are available. The fee for a renewal is $46.00, and $47.00 for a new registration. Non-resident snowmobile registrations are $100.00, non-resident 3-Day is $50.00, and a non-resident 10-Day registration is $76.00. Snowmobiles DO NOT require a title. Please bring in a valid driver’s license or unexpired State ID at time of registration.
Sonia Sanborn is the Animal Control Officer for the Town of Parkman. She can be reached at 876-3000 (h) or 343-0455 (c). Sonia deals with domestic animals only, for wildlife issues please contact a Game Warden.
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife requires patrons to bring in a valid driver’s license or unexpired State ID when obtaining a Hunting/Fishing License.
Fire permits can be obtained at KC’s Country Store from Pam Sukis: 876-4111, and from Danny White at 85 Crow Hill Road: 876-2681.
If you need a certified copy of a birth, death, or marriage certificate please call ahead to the Parkman Town Office at 876-3730. The fee is $15.00 for one copy, and $6.00 for any additional copies of the same record requested at the same time.
The Motor Vehicle Mobile Unit hours in Dover-Foxcroft: The 1st and last Wednesday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to Noon & 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall (112 Park Street, Dover-Foxcroft).
The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
The State of Maine Legislature increased registration clerk fees for motor vehicles from $3 to $5 for renewals and from $4 to $6 for new registrations. Duplicate registrations were also impacted with an increase from $3 to $6.
The Bicentennial Committee has 2020 Calendars for sale at KC’s Country Store and at the Parkman Town Office. The cost is $15 each. The committee is not planning on re-printing these calendars so come get one while you still can. All proceeds will go toward the 200th Celebration for the Town of Parkman.
White’s Family Redemption Winter Hours are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday is a call-in day to see if they are there. Their number is 876-2681.
The 2020 Hunting/Fishing licenses are available for purchase at the Parkman Town Office. Hunting licenses are $28.00, Fishing are $27.00, Junior Hunt are $10.00, Combination Hunt/Fish are $45.00, and Archery are $27.00.
The Universalist Unitarian Church of Sangerville and Dover-Foxcroft Food Cupboard is open the 1st Wednesday and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. All are welcome. Patrons may come to one distribution per month. They are located at 130 Main Street in Sangerville (corner Church Street and Main Street).
New Law from Title Division: When doing a private sale, if there are two names on the prior title you must have both signatures on the back of the title to register the vehicle. If you are doing a title in two names at time of registration, both parties must be present to sign the title in front of the clerk.
The annual Town Meeting for the Town of Parkman will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall.
The Parkman Town Office is open Monday and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The phone number is 876-3730, fax is 876-9704, email is , and website is . Happy New Year and best wishes for 2020! 😊