Summer Camp Scholarships

Newry children who attended summer camp this year; may qualify for a $100 scholarship. The Board of Selectmen are accepting letters from Newry kids about there summer camp experiences. The Board will award the scholarships on September 17th Select Board meeting.

Public Hearing 8.13.19 Newry Town Office 6 PM

Anyone interested in the topic of Retail Marijuana in the Town of Newry is welcome to attend the Public Hearing and express their opinions regarding allowing such businesses in Town. We are also updating our Planning Board Ordnance; and welcome any opinions on the ordinances above.

Full-time Deputy Clerk Position

The Town of Newry is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy to the Clerk /Tax Collector/Registrar of Voter and some Assessing Clerk duties . This is a full-time position and involves many responsibilities. It requires integrity, close attention to detail and some flexibility in hours.

The optimal candidate will possess ability to answer the telephone; assisting customers by issuing various types or licenses , as well as marriage, death, and birth certificates; assist with elections; and ability to perform duties of the Clerk in his/her absence. Working knowledge of standard practices and procedures of the Clerk’s office and practical knowledge of accepted bookkeeping principles and basic computer skills preferred. Previous experience in a municipal clerk’s office preferred, however we are willing to train the right candidate that is eager to learn new software programs quickly, and has the skill set to learn the position. Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Computer experience and reliable transportation is a must.

Pay will depend on experience and qualifications. As this is a full-time position, with a great schedule Monday through Thursday 7am -5pm; a benefit package which includes vacation, sick, and insurance is available to the chosen candidate. A full job description is available at the Town office (422 Bear River Road, Newry) or via email (abernardnewrymaine@gmail.com ). Please submit your cover letter and resume by mail to: Amy Bernard, 422 Bear River Road, ME 04261, by email to abernardnewrymaine@gmail.com , or by hand to the Newry Town Office.

First review of the applicants will start on August 15th ; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Deputy-Town-Clerk-Tax Collector job description

Seeking Planning Board members

The Town is looking for people interested in becoming a member of the Newry Planning Board ( 2 regular members, and 2 alternate members open). You must be available the first and third Wednesdays of the month for approximately 2 hour meeting. We are willing to train anyone interested in the position. If interested, please send a letter of interest to Amy Bernard, Town Administrator via email abernardnewrymaine@gmail.com

Town Office Phones

If you are trying to reach the Town Office please be advised the phone lines are spotty at best. First Light is working on getting us back up and running. Please be patience we are trying to get it back as quickly as possible.

FISCAL YEAR END

The Town Office will close at 3PM Thursday, June 27th to close the books for the Fiscal Year End.    We apologize for any inconvenience.

2019 PAVING BID INVITATION

The Town of Newry, Maine is seeking bids on repairs and paving of the Branch Road. Bid Specifications and Contract Information can be obtained from the Newry Town Office during business hours, Monday through Thursday, 7 am to 5 pm.

Public Hearings

Tuesday  February 19, 2019 Public Hearing 6 pm, Newry Town Hall

Amendment to the Newry Fire Department Ordinance & Ballot Question: To see if Newry will stop the Newry withdrawal process

Amendment to Newry Fire Department Ordinance

sample ballot

 

Wednesday February 20, 2019 Public Hearing 6 pm, Newry Town Hall

Article 42.  Shall an ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance Amending the Proposed Growth Management District Map of the Unified Development Review Ordinance of the Town of Newry, Maine,” be enacted?

 

Article 43.  Shall an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance Amending Section I (General Provisions,) Section III (Administration,) Section V (Criteria of Approval,) Section VI (Inspection, Violation and Enforcement,) Section X (Application Procedure and Submission Requirements,) Section XIII (General Performance Standards,) Section XIV (Road Design and Construction Standards,) Section XVII (Storm Drainage Design and Construction Standards,) Section XVIII (Provision for Cluster Development,) Section XIX (Provision for Planned Unit Development,) Section XXIII (Growth management Districts & Nonconformance,) Section XXIV (Definitions,) of the Unified Development Review Ordinance of the Town of Newry, Maine,” be enacted? [Explanation: These changes provide for greater clarity, correct errors or duplications in the ordinance, update road design standards to current best practices, provide for consistent language between ordinances, improve Planning Board functioning and procedures and align the ordinance more closely to current town practice.]

UDRO Amendments