This week at Town Hall

 

  • Meet & Greet Selectboard Member Roberta Boczkiewicz: Newly elected Selectboard member, Roberta Boczkiewicz, will be at Town Hall from 2PM – 4PM Monday, 12/5, if you wish to stop by to meet her and/or discuss any issues with her.
  • Town Office CLOSED: Monday, 12/26/22 due to the Christmas Holiday. 
  • Witherle Woods Christmas Trees 2022:
  • Fire Department Study Phase 2: Phase 2 information regarding the Town of Castine Fire Department Study is available on the Homepage and Community News page.
  • 2022 Tax Bills: have been mailed and are due 9/16/22. We accept postmark. Interest will start on 9/17/22.  If you are a seasonal property owner and your tax bill is mailed to your winter address, you can contact the Town Office (207-326-4502) to obtain a copy.
  • Recycling Update: There are STRICT changes in the recycling program going forward. Brochures are available at the Town Office and on the Town’s website. Please note: 1) ACCEPTED items ONLY; 2) recyclable items MUST be CLEAN; 3) cardboard must be cut into 2′ X 2′ sections for disposal. Attention: due to the Recycling Facility Zero-Sort equipment, shredded paper is a recycling item that cannot be ACCEPTED. Anything less than 2″x 2″ (paper, plastic, cardboard, glass, metal) their equipment cannot process.  Recycling Information Brochure 8.2022
    Transfer Station PAGE: Transfer Station – Castine, Maine
  • Help Protect Castine Elms: https://www.bangordailynews.com/2022/07/26/news/hancock/castine-elms-in-danger-joam40zk0w/
    If you would like to donate to the Elm Trees, send your check, payable to the Town of Castine and note “Elms” in the memo line.
    The mailing address is PO Box 204 Castine, Maine 04421. Or you can drop off to the Town Office.
  • Castine Board/Committee Volunteers Needed:
    Utility Board: 2 alternate members, 1-year terms
    Recreation Committee: 1 regular member, 3-year term; 2 alternate members, 1-year terms
    If you are interested and able, please contact the Town Office at 207-326-4502 or email Susan Macomber at sue@castine.me.us
    Thank you.
  • 2022 Dog Registrations: were due by Jan 31, 2022. $25 late fee per dog will now be applied to the registration fee. Proof of Rabies Vaccinations required. Cost = $6 for spayed/neutered dog(s) and $11 for non-spayed/non-neutered dog(s). REMINDER: Please remember that dogs need to be leashed or owners need to have verbal control of their dogs when out walking around the community at all times. Also, DO NOT leave doggy waste, please scoop the poop!!
  • Emerson Hall: In the Building at the Counter and outside Window Services (open M-F 8AM to 3:30PM)
  • Emerson Hall Drop Off Box:
    There is a Drop Off Box near the front doors of Emerson Hall for your convenience to drop off water/sewer payments, tax bill payments, paperwork, etc.
    The Town Office staff will be checking it regularly.  Thank you
  • Transfer Station & Curbside Pick-up Programs back to NORMAL SCHEDULES:
    Transfer Station:  Monday: CLOSED; Tuesday thru Friday: 8AM to 1PM; Saturday: 8AM to 12 Noon; Sunday: CLOSED
    Curbside Trash pick-up (Dec):  Mon, 12/5/22
    Curbside Recycling pick-up (Dec):  Tues, 12/6/22

Upcoming Events

Monday, December 5
  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg Monday, December 5 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    AGENDA:    

    ·        Callto Order – Colin Powell, Chair

    ·        Additions,deletions or corrections to the agenda

    ·        SignWarrant(s) and Abatements; review Budget vs. Actual, Trial Balance Sheets, BankReconciliations and Excise Tax Collections

    ·        ApproveMinutes of previous meeting(s)

    ·        Business:

    1.     ApproveFY23 Water Dept Budget as recommended by the Utility Board

    2.     TownManager’s Report

    3.    OtherBusiness as Required

    ·        Communications

    ·        Acknowledgemembers of the public and address their requests, if any.

    ·        PastActions

    ·        SelectboardComments   

    ·        Schedulenext meeting(s): [Selectboard Mtg(s): Monday, 12/19/22 at 4PM]

    ·        Adjourn

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  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, December 5  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, December 5  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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Tuesday, December 6
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, December 6  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • CHPC Mtg Tuesday, December 6  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    To consider the following:
    1) Continuance Cathy & Brock Muir, 204 Perkins St, M21 L93, Renovation & Expansion of existing "ell" porch.

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  • Witherle Memorial Library Dungeons & Dragons Tuesday, December 6  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Every other Tuesday starting September 21st at 5PM
    in the Library Reading Room

    All Playing Levels Welcome
    Join the Adventure!

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Wednesday, December 7
  • Library Board of Trustees Mtg Wednesday, December 7 Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    1.     Call to order

    2.     Approval of minutes from previousmeeting

    3.     Financial report,

    4.     Librarians report

    5.     Friends report

    6.     Unfinished business

             a.     Maintenance/project updates:

             i.     interiorlighting

             ii.     Landscape

             b.     Honoring/recognition of dedicated Library supporters

             c.      George Witherle photograph(s)

             d.    Policereview/update- after school use policy

    7.  New Business

            a. Camden Wealth Management – special project account

            b. appointment to the Board

    8.  Next meeting date

    9.  Adjourn

     

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Thursday, December 8
  • Planning Board Mtg Thursday, December 8  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    To consider the following application(s):
    1) Barbara & Greg Nitzkowski, 202 The Shore Rd, M7 L1, Construct a 4-bay, 3279 sq/ft garage.

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Monday, December 12
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, December 12  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, December 12  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Castine Shawl Knitting Ministry Monday, December 12  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    The ministry meets in the vestry of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 1 - 3 pm.

     

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Tuesday, December 13
  • Witherle Memorial Library Dungeons & Dragons Tuesday, December 13  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Every other Tuesday starting September 21st at 5PM
    in the Library Reading Room

    All Playing Levels Welcome
    Join the Adventure!

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