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Selectboard Hearing for Special Permit - 5/26/22

Posted on 05/15/22

The Selectboard of the Town of Cummington will hold a hearing on the petition of Mohammed Abdelhalim for a Special Permit to locate a trailer at 36 Bug Hill Road. This hearing will be held on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 PM at the Cummington Community ...

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Annual Town Election Results

Posted on 05/15/22

Results for annual town election held Monday, 5/9/22....

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Part Time Help Wanted

Posted on 04/08/22

Help Wanted

The Town of Cummington is looking for someone to handle outdoor and some indoor maintenance of two of our municipal buildings. Position to pay $15 an hour and to be filled as soon as possible. Responsibilities would include:

Snow removal of sidewalks, ramps and doorways

Roof snow raking...

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IT Committee Openings

Posted on 05/15/22

The Cummington IT Committee is looking for volunteers to serve on their committee to continue to create and maintain a sustainable IT plan for the Town. Anyone interested please contact the Selectboard at selectboard@cummington-ma.gov....

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Cummington Board of Health

Member Title Phone Term Start Term End
James Wettereau
Judi Bogart
John Earls
Chairperson
Member
Member



2022
2020
2021
2025
2023
2024

Meeting times: First and Third Tuesdays at 6:30 pm - Transfer Station Hours: Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:30 pm: Saturdays 7 - 11 am
Term: Elected for 3 years at the Annual Town Meeting
Compensation: Chair - $1,000/year, Members - $500/year
Email: boh@cummington-ma.gov

         Board of Health Phone Number: 413-634-5744

Board of Health FY 2019 Annual Report

Click here for PDF of FY 2019 Board of Health Report 

 

2022 HRMC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

For dates and pre-registration information, click here.

 

Recycling Resourses 

The Springfield Municipal Recycling Facility at: www.springfieldmrf.org

MaDEP’s Beyond the Bin at: http//recyclesearch.com/profile/ma

 

Well Water Testing - 5/19

Click here for info on well water testing.

 

Common Household Hazardous Waste

This link lists common items from your yard, garage, workshop, and in your home that may become old or unwanted, and need proper disposal. Click here.

 

Safe Disposal of Hypodermic Needles at the Cummington Transfer Station - 10/5/21

 Click here for guidelines.

 

Order Earth Machine Compost Bin - 2/14/22

 Click here for info to order your composting bin.

 

 Documents for Solid Waste Commercial Haulers

 1) Cover letter for Solid Waste Haulers - Click here.

2) Regulations for Refuse and Recycling Collection & Hauling - Click here.

3) HRMC 310 CMR Waste Ban Sign - Click here.

4) Permit notification for Commercial Haulers - Click here.  

Cummington BoH Establishes a 50% Recycling Goal - Rev. 3/21

 Click here for a list of tips to recycle properly while shifting more of your household trash to the recycling bin.

 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle -- A link to a website with helpful recycling and disposal information - 4/21

Click here for more recycling information 

 

Good to Know Information - Updated 3/22

Click on this link to find updated information about: Open Bins, Freon Appliances, Electronics Collection; Styrofoam; Packing Peanuts for Potters; Book Bin and the Salvation Army Bin.

 

Recycling Clothing and Textiles - 2022

 Click here for recent article on how to recycle clothing and textiles.

 

Recycle Smart Newsletter - Jan. 2022

 You asked, we answered.  Top recycling questions of 2021.  Click here.

 

Take It or Leave It Shed Guidelines - Rev. 12/7/21

The attached "Take it or Leave it shed Guidelines.pdf" is a helpful introduction to the new shed near the Transfer Station office. Submit your items at the office.  Click here to see details.

 

Annual Car Sticker/Bag Tag Information and Permit Renewal Form - Rev. 5/21

Click here for downloadable copy of Annual Permit Renewal Form.

 

"What Do I Do With?" info

Check out the 15th annual Reduce, Reuse Recycle guide (Northern Pioneer Valley), with local recycling information, news, and the "What Do I Do With...?" A to Z disposal guide: https://tinyurl.com/RRRN-2022

 

Safe Home, Healthy Home Flyer

The attached "Safe Home - Healthy Home" flier contains hazardous waste info, including mercury in thermometers, thermostats, and rechargeable batteries. (Note: standard household alkaline batteries are not designated as hazardous and can be disposed of with regular household trash.) Click here for PDF. 

-- More Details about Battery Disposal (with pictures)

This link shows various types of batteries and how to prepare them for appropriate disposal. Bring them into the Transfer Station office for more details.  Click here.

Fee Schedule for Large Items - Transfer Station - Rev. 10/5/21

Use this link to open or get a PDF of the fee schedule 

 

Fee Schedule, Misc (septic inspections, etc.) - Rev. 8/20

Use this link to open or get a PDF of the fee schedule 

 

Green Burial Information 7/21

 Click here for green burial information and fees.  

Click here for green burial checklist.

 

Recycling Guidelines from MRF - 2/15

Click here for info on recycling papers and containers.

Click here for  the "yes and no" of what can go in the recycling boxes.

Click here for recycling guidelines in the kitchen.

Click here for recycling guidelines in the bathroom.

Click here for recycling guidelines for the holidays.

Click here to access Springfield MRF's website for other useful information.

 

Outdoor Hydronic Heaters

Adopted 5/1/09; revised 3/5/13

Regulations for Outdoor Hydronic Heaters - Use this link to open.