For the 2020 Fall Elections you will have a number of options for casting your ballot including voting by mail, early voting in person and voting on Election Day.
The Town Clerk‘s office has prepared a Voter Options Guide with descriptions of the various options, applicable deadlines and links to additional voting resources from the Commonwealth.
Please visit the Voter Options Guide to learn more.
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION – EARLY VOTING IN PERSON
MAYNARD TOWN HALL – 195 Main Street
Soup Campbell Room
PLEASE ENTER THROUGH THE REAR OF THE BUILDING
Please note that only 5 voters will be allowed in the
Town Hall at a time during early voting in person.
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Yard Waste pickup will be the week of November 2, 2020 and November 16, 2020 – please have your bags out by 7:00 a.m. on your regular trash day
The Recycle Dropoff Center will be open on Saturday, November 14, 2020, which is the last one of the year. We will also be doing chipping on that day.
October 26TH thru October 30TH 2020
The Assessing Department has conducted the Fiscal Year 2021 revaluation of all taxable property in the Town of Maynard as required by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Board of Assessors has received notification of preliminary certification for the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 property values from the Department of the Revenue, Bureau of Local Assessments. Your total valuation for FY2021 was determined after extensive market and cost analysis and is representative of full and fair cash value as of January 1, 2020.
Massachusetts law requires that all property be assessed at its fair cash value as of January 1, 2020. Fiscal year 2021 assessments are based on analysis of arms-length sales and market conditions that occurred during the 2019 calendar year.
Your estimated value can be found on the Assessor’s Office page.
The Maynard Conservation Commission will hold a remote public hearing on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 6:30PM via Zoom, relative to the filing of a Notice of Intent under the MA Wetlands Protection Act, the Maynard Wetlands Administration Bylaw and associated Regulations, and the Maynard Stormwater Management Bylaw and associated regulations, filed by Walter Eriksen, Old Bay Road LLC., 92 Middlesex Road, Unit 3, Tyngsboro, MA 01879. The proposed project includes clearing of vegetation, grading associated with utilities, and the development of five (5) single family dwellings and accessory structures within 100 feet of a bordering vegetated wetland located at Assessor’s Map #29, Lot 6 (also known as 0 Parker Street).
Continue reading Legal Notice: ConsCom Hearing – Parker Street – Nov 10
The test for the ballot tabulating equipment for the upcoming State and Presidential Election will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020, beginning at 1:00 PM. There has been no change in type of voting equipment used by the Town of Maynard since the last election.
Testing will be held in the Michael J. Gianotis Meeting Room (Room 201) and will be available to the public via Zoom at the link below.
Meeting ID: 843 1800 3765 Passcode: 629718
Dial in: +1 646 876 9923
Starting Tuesday, October 20th and then again on Thursday, October 22nd. Indus will be conducting preventive road maintenance commonly referred to as “Crack Sealing” on the following roadways throughout Maynard. We request that all residents please refrain from parking on the road at the locations provided over the next couple days. This will allow the process to be completed in an efficient manner. Thank you!
Streets to be crack sealed include:
- Acton Street – from Waltham Street to Silver Hill Road
- Glen Drive
- Main Street – from bridge to Summer Street
- Nick Lane – from Glen Drive to Durant Avenue
- Old Mill Road
- Parker Street – from Waltham Street to Old Marlboro Road
- Sudbury Road – from Acton Town Line to Sudbury Town Line
- Waltham Street – from Main Street to Parker Street
Town Administrator Greg Johnson announces that the Town of Maynard is seeking qualified and experienced applicants for the Town Clerk position after the previous Town Clerk accepted a new role in another municipality.
For personal reasons, Town Clerk Michelle Jenkins has accepted another position and her last day in Maynard was Thursday, Oct. 8. Joanna Bilotta-Simeone was appointed by the Board of Selectmen to serve as the Temporary Town Clerk and will oversee the upcoming presidential election. Bilotta-Simeone is the Department Assistant in the town’s Office of Municipal Services (OMS), and will be able to return to that position when she finishes working as the temporary Town Clerk.
Town staff from other departments are being deployed to support the Town Clerk’s Office and ensure that the high volume of mail-in ballots are being distributed in a timely manner, and that early voting and Election Day are executed seamlessly.
“We wish Michelle the best of luck in her new role and thank her for all the work she’s done for our town and it’s residents,” Town Administrator Johnson said. “In the coming weeks, we ask for the public’s patience and understanding, and emphasize that we’re taking the necessary steps to ensure that the upcoming election is handled effectively and efficiently.”
The full-time Town Clerk’s duties include administrative and supervisory responsibility for the administration of federal, state and local statutes; maintenance of official municipal records; and the administration of fair and accurate federal, state and local elections; as well as training and direct supervision of the Assistant Town Clerk. Other responsibilities include recording and certifying the proceedings of all town meetings, overseeing the annual town census, voter registration, vital records, issuance of various licenses and permits, preparing annual budgets for the Town Clerk’s office.
Continue reading Town Names Temporary Town Clerk, Seeks Full-Time Candidates
As of October 6th the 2020 Census is 99.7% complete and Census Bureau is committed to a complete and accurate count. The Town of Maynard is urging every household to respond when a census taker visits or to respond online at 2020Census.gov, by phone at 844-330-2020, or by mail.
Learn more about the census and how to avoid census scams:
Stay up-to-date on the 2020 Census. View the latest 2020 Census news.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions and the increased demands for the upcoming 2020 fall elections, the Town Clerk’s Office will suspend the filing of Marriage Intentions from: October 1 through November 6.
We apologize for the inconvenience during these uncertain times.
The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a remote public hearing via Zoom on Monday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m. to hear all persons interested in the Petition filed by the Assabet Co-op Market, 54 Main Street, Suite 205, Maynard MA 01754.
The subject property, 2-6 Powder Mill Road, is located within the Business District and is a legal non-conforming structure. Consistent with Section 5.1.3 of Maynard Zoning By-laws, the petitioner is requesting a Special Permit to reconstruct the existing non-conforming building and parking area on site, for the purpose of constructing a retail market.
Continue reading Legal Notice: ZBA Hearing – Assabet Co-Op Market – Oct 26th