The Planning Board agenda item scheduled for the September 10, 2014:
3. New Business:
On September 2, 2014, the Board of Selectmen voted to include a referendum question on the November 4, 2014 ballot in response to a petition started this past January with 352 valid signatures (9/3/2014).
The question would need to read:
“Do you favor filing a petition for withdrawal with the board of directors of regional school unit RSU14 and with the Commissioner of Education, authorizing the withdrawal committee to expend $25,000 and authorizing the Raymond Board of Selectmen to issue notes in the name of the Town of Raymond or otherwise pledge the credit of the Town of Raymond in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for this purpose?”
There will be a Public Hearing held on October 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm at either the Raymond Broadcast Studio or Jordan-Small Middle School Gym (both located at 423 Webbs Mills Road).
For more information, please contact Town Manager Don Willard at 207-655-4742 x 131 or 207-650-9001.
- Portland Press Herald, Sept. 3, 2014
Below is a brief outline describing the process or click HERE for a PDF:
Citizens seeking to burn brush, wood debris or agricultural fields now have the option to obtain their open burning permits electronically. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Bureau of Forestry announced that it has expanded the online burn permit system statewide. Traditional hand-written burn permits are still available, but the online system allows permits to be acquired 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing that the fire danger is not high.
The Town of Raymond is seeking one member to serve on the Planning Board, which meets the second Wednesday of the month as needed.
As well as an alternate to serve on the Zoning Board of Appeals, which meets on the last Monday of the month as needed.
Please contact Sue Look, Town Clerk, at 655-4742 x 121 for more information or to apply.
The bus service operates five days a week serving the Rte. 302 corridor from Naples to Portland. The list of bus stops, a map and schedule are below. Bus service will be provided in two shifts, from 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 and 3:00 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. RTP will be using a 22 passenger diesel-hybrid bus for the route. The bus provides wheel chair accessibility and has a bike rack. See RTP website for additional current information, including updated schedules, fares, and stops.
(Click to browse brochure for fares and route information)
(PDF Version Available HERE)
(Information as of 09-23-14)
The Town of Raymond and Raymond Public Safety Department have compiled a firework safety brochure (PDF Version). Hardcopies will be available at the Town Office, Public Safety Building and various real estate and shopping/dining locations around town!
Central Maine Power, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, will perform tree trimming work in 16 communities in Southern Maine over the coming weeks. The work along utility lines is part of a $25 million annual vegetation management program to improve the reliability of its transmission and distribution lines.