PARKMAN NEWS—JUNE 2020 EDITION
The Transfer Station is open on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. There will be NO CHARGE for Demo on Saturday, June 6th. Please follow social distancing guidelines at the Transfer Station. Please have your Transfer Station sticker visible to the attendants inside of your vehicle. If you do not have a sticker, please call 876-3730 so we can mail you one or stop by the Parkman Town Office during business hours to get one. They are free of charge.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, June 11th and Thursday, June 25th at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
Thank you to David Haverfield for your years of service on the Board of Selectmen and congratulations to Kyle McKenney on your recent election to the Board of Selectmen. Congratulations to all that were elected at Town Meeting.
The SAD #4 District Budget Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the PCHS gymnasium. There will be an informational meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the PCHS gymnasium for citizens to have the proposed budget explained and to ask questions.
Congratulations to all 2020 PCHS graduates! The last day of remote learning for SAD #4 is Tuesday, June 9th.
Minnie Bridge Scholarships applications are available at the Parkman Town Office for 2nd year college students from Parkman. $500 scholarships will be awarded. The deadline for entries is August 14, 2020.
The 2020/2021 ATV Registrations and stickers are now available. If you are registering an ATV for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale or proof of sales tax paid from a dealer at the time of registration. ATV’s DO NOT require a title. We need the color of the ATV and your Driver’s License or an unexpired State ID at time of registration. This is a requirement from Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
Building permits are available online at www.parkmanmaine.com or at the Parkman Town Office.
The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Parkman require all vehicles (Motor Vehicle, ATV’s, Trailers, Boats, and Motorcycles) to be registered by June 30, 2020. All other registrations will be due upon expiration. Janet T. Mills, Governor of the State of Maine, repealed Executive Order 53 on May 26, 2020 and replaced it with the following: A vehicle required to be registered in the State of Maine after purchase or transfer of ownership or for which a registration expires or has expired must be registered within a deadline established by the municipal officers of the municipality in which the vehicle owner resides.
The Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Bangor has reopened by appointment only. The number to schedule an appointment is 942-1319.
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.
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.
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.
The fee for a marriage license is $40.00. Marriage applications are valid 90 days from issue. Both the bride and groom must sign the application in the presence of a clerk at the Parkman Town Office. If this is not your first marriage, please bring a copy of your divorce decree or death certificate when completing the application. Please note that you must call the Parkman Town Office at 876-3730 to schedule an appointment to obtain your marriage license.
The 2020 Boat Registrations are available. If you are registering a boat for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale or proof of sales tax paid at a dealer at the time of registration. Registration fee is based on length of boat and horsepower. Boats DO NOT require a title. We need the color of the boat and your Driver’s License or an unexpired State ID. This is a requirement from Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
The Primary/Special Referendum Election will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The deadline to change your political party is June 29, 2020. Absentee ballots will be available. Please call 876-3730 to request a ballot by mail. Polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
Proof of insurance is required to register all vehicles. The Town Office accepts electronic proof of insurance or you can have your insurance agent fax proof to 876-9704 or email proof to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2020 tax bills are anticipated to be mailed out in mid-June. There will be a 2% discount on tax bills paid in full within 30 days of postmark. Interest of 9% will begin accruing October 1, 2020.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.
The Parkman Town Office is open on Monday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We are operating out of the window on the ramp for transactions. It really helps if you can call ahead with a time you are coming and what you want to register etc. so we can have it ready upon arrival. We do allow people to come inside when it is raining hard. We allow no more than 2 people in at a time; and ask that you respect social distancing as much as possible. We accept credit cards in person and over the phone. There is a 3% surcharge when using your credit card. Our phone number is 876-3730, fax is 876-9704, email is email@example.com, and website is www.parkmanmaine.com.