PARKMAN NEWS—SEPTEMBER 2020 EDITION
The first day of school for SAD #4 pre-K through 9th grade is Wednesday, September 2nd and for grades 10-12 Thursday, September 3rd.
The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, September 3rd at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.
The Parkman Trailblazers Snowmobile Club will meet on Tuesday, September 8th at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, September 10th and Thursday, September 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
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. Please note that Wednesday, September 30th will be the last day the Transfer Station will be open on Wednesdays this year. 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 Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Bangor is open 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).
Building permits are available at the Parkman Town Office.
All unpaid 2020 property taxes begin accruing interest of 8% on October 1, 2020.
Proof of insurance is required to register all vehicles. The Town Office accepts electronic proof of insurance or you can have your insurance email proof to email@example.com or fax proof to 876-9704.
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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 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 a 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 Parkman Grange received five applications for 2020 Minnie Welts Bridge Memorial Scholarships. Due to the cancellation of the Annual Scholarship Supper, the Grange chose to make only two awards of $500 each for the 2020-2021 school year. Winners are David Hession, a Music major at USM and Bailey Woodard, a Biology (pre-med) major at UMO. 2021 Scholarship awards will depend entirely on donations, since there was no supper this year. Donations may be made at KC’s Country Store or the Parkman Town Office. You can also write a check to the Parkman Grange, noting “Scholarship Fund” on the memo line and mail it to the Parkman Grange: PO Box 114, Guilford, ME 04443. Sue Manchester, the Parkman Grange Master, can provide additional information. She can be reached at 277-3942. Every donation will be greatly appreciated and will go directly to future scholarship awards.
White’s Family Redemption is open Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. They are closed Sunday and Monday. They are located on the Crow Hill Road. Please call 876-2681 outside of business hours.
The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m.
ATV registrations DO NOT require a title. If you are registering an ATV for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale or proof of sales tax from a dealer at time of registration.
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. Our phone number is 876-3730, fax is 876-9704, email is firstname.lastname@example.org, and website is www.parkmanmaine.com. We accept credit cards in person and over the phone. There is a 3% surcharge when using your credit card. We are still operating out of the window on the ramp for transactions. If possible, call ahead to 876-3730 so we can have it ready upon arrival. Please use social distancing practices when coming to the window. If someone is already at the window, please wait in your vehicle until they leave the window area. Happy Fall to everyone on September 22nd. 😊