401 Webbs Mills Road, Raymond, Maine 04071 - Tel: 207-655-4742 Fax: 207-655-3024

Establish Committee:

  • To choose a committee of volunteers with interests in Raymond's future with basic goal of townspeople choosing its future, rather than evolution doing so.
  • Analyze member strengths, interests, ideas to accomplish goal.
  • Immediate goals of broadening tax base, creating new jobs, to capture residents and current business operators ideas and dreams and pursue action on those we can influence, build community pride.
  • Study and encourage current business operators to expand, and study benefit of choosing Town and business identity.

Original Project Divisions:

  • Inventory existing businesses.
  • Capacity inventory of local skills, talents, and interests of residents.
  • Associational inventory of existing nonprofits and volunteer groups existing within community, their function, capacity, needs and how they can be blended, expanded and work together, benefiting the greater community.
  • Idea inventory of local economic opportunities, needs and dreams.
  • Inventory of situations which could benefit from grant activity.
  • Develop survey material.

Recognition of Current Community Assets:

  • On one of Maine's busiest highways.
  • Evidence of community pride shown by street lighting project, floral decorated business area highway, Veterans' Park, community website, Town and community support of Library, museum, local volunteer activity.
  • A general cooperative spirit.
  • A realistic awareness of competitive position in regional area.
  • Considerable knowledge of physical environment resulting from CIPIC work.
  • Strong current presence of nonprofit and volunteer support.
  • Traditional communities careful use of fiscal resources.
  • A conviction the community benefits from directing its long term plan from within the community, rather than leave it to outside sources.

Recognize the Three Fundamental Parts to Any Business:

  1. Is to provide a product or service
  2. To market idea, product or service.
  3. To obtain financing for same.

Quick Rule for Pursuing Development Ideas:

  • Do you like product or service?
  • Can it make a profit?
  • Is it a current market?
  • Are startup costs low or affordable?
  • Is idea manageable by you, or who?

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Town Office Hours

Mon - Closed

Tues - 8:30am to 7pm

Wed - 8:30am to 4pm

Thur - 8:30am to 4pm

Fri    - 8:30am to 4pm

Sat   - Closed

Sun  - Closed

 

2019-2020 Tax Rate:
$13.45/$1,000

 

Community & Informational Brochures

‚ÄčIncludes important local information including:

  • Firework Safety
  • RTP Bus Route Information
  • Welcome to Raymond Brochure

 

Town Office Directory
Please be aware that the Town Office Extensions have changed. Please view our directory for more information.

 

Video Streaming
You can  now watch a LIVE STREAM of Raymond TV on your computer or mobile device by going here!

You can also view Archived meetings here!

 

Raymond Parcel Maps and Assessing Data in Google Earth!
You can view an overlay of Raymond's property parcel maps in Google Earth with tax assessing data.

 

Raymond Village Library
Come see all that the Library has to offer from Children's Story Times, booksales, wireless internet, access to ebooks and MORE!

 

Volunteer Opportunities
View some of the openings that we have on government boards and learn other ways that you can help your local community!


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