The Council on Aging’s Watercolor Class will be displaying their artwork at the Maynard Library for the month of March. The class is taught by Sandy Wilensky, an artist with a studio at ArtSpace. The exhibition features creative cutouts of flowers and vegetables, farm life and seasonal portraits. Please stop by and enjoy!
The Maynard Board of Selectmen held a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:55 P.M. in Room 201 of the Maynard Town Building for the purposes of amending the Town Water and Sewer Rates. The new water and sewer rates are as follows:
|WATER – in Town|
|SEWER – in Town|
|Water – non – resident|
|SEWER – non- resident|
These rates shall become effective with the billing cycle of July 1, 2017. For additional information please call the Maynard Department of Public Works at 978-897-1317.
Please be advised that the Maynard Board of Selectmen, acting at their January 03, 2017 Board of Selectmen’s meeting voted five to zero: “To set the date and time of the Annual and Special Town Meetings as 7:00 PM. on Monday, May 15, 2017 respectively and to designate the Fowler School Auditorium on Tiger Drive as the location for the Annual and Special Town Meetings.”
Citizen’s petitions must be submitted with the question presented at the top of each side of the signature page. They must be submitted to the Town Clerks Office and certified by the Town Clerk in order to be included on the warrant.
The deadline for submission of Citizens Petition Articles for the Annual Town Meeting is 12:00 noon Friday March 31, 2017 and for Special Town meeting Petition March 31, 2017 for Special Petition Articles (Per Charter, at least 45 days prior to the town meeting for annual town meeting and at least 45 days on special town meeting).
For more information please visit the Town Meeting page.
All Maynard households will receive an annual town census form by mail in late December, 2016.
The census form will list all residents at your address; this includes children (children’s information is held as confidential). Please look it over and update if needed. Sign your census form and return it as soon as possible. The form must be returned even if there are no changes.
Three things you may not accomplish on your annual town census form:
- Register to vote
- Change your name
- Change your party affiliation
You must fill out the voter registration form in order to achieve any of these actions
Maintaining resident count is important. State and federal funding may be based on population count. If the town’s population count is low, certain funding may be lost.
At the bottom of the annual town census form you will find a 2017 dog license renewal/request form. Please complete this form if you are a dog owner and be sure to include the following:
- Dog(s) license fee: $10 for for neutered/spade, $15 for intact
- Please make checks payable to the Town of Maynard
- Current rabies vaccination form
Remember to license your dog(s) by February 28, 2017 or a late fee of $25 dollars will be applied.
Census forms and dog license renewal/request form and maybe mailed, dropped off at the Town Clerk’s Office or at the Maynard Public Library in the silver bins labeled “Annual Town Census”.
If you have any questions regarding the 2017 annual town census, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-897-1300.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER
TO ALL CUSTOMERS OF THE MAYNARD PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM
Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs) Drinking Water Update
This is an important notice – please translate it for anyone who does not understand English.
The Maynard Department of Public Works and Town Administrator Kevin Sweet seek to update residents and business owners in the Town of Maynard regarding elevated levels of Total Trihalomenthanes (TTHMs) in the Town’s drinking water supply.
The Town’s water supply is safe to drink and use. No boil water order has been issued.
A copy of the notice has been mailed to all customers of the Maynard Public Water System. Click here to read the update regarding your drinking water system.