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Public Notice of Environmental Review

Posted on 10/26/21

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

MEPA Office

100 Cambridge St., Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114
Telephone 617-626-1020

The following should be completed and submitted to a local newspaper: 


PUBLIC NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

PROJECT: Bryant Cemetery Expansion

LOCATION: Trow Rd, Cummington MA

PROPONENT: Town of ...

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Town Hires Executive Assistant

Posted on 10/19/21

The Selectboard would like to share that we have hired Denise Banister for the Executive Assistant to the Selectboard position. She has many years of municipal experience serving on many boards and committees in her hometown of Williamsburg. Please join us in welcoming her in the days and weeks to ...

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From the Cummington Board of Health

Posted on 10/11/21

Cummington’s Board of Health reminds you to safely dispose of hypodermic needles. 

 Several needles have recently been found in various trash bins and create a hazard to residents and to Transfer Station workers. 

 Please, instead, use the large collection bin specifically for collecting hypodermic needles and ...

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From Town Accountant FY 2022 Bill Schedule

Posted on 09/09/21

Click here for bill schedule for FY 2022....

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Important Info for Town Officials

Posted on 06/25/21

Please note all appointed or elected town officials must take the Ethic Training Program which can be found on the State Ethics Commission site: www.muniprog.eth.state.ma.us.

Print the certificate when completed.  The certificate must be given to the Town Clerk who in turn will give you the Open Meeting ...

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Cummington Board of Health

Member Title Phone Term Start Term End
James Wettereau
Judi Bogart
John Earls
Chairperson
Member
Member
413-634-5757
413-634-8884
413-684-3030
2019
2020
2021
2022
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 FY 2019 Annual Report

Click here for PDF of FY 2019 Board of Health Report 

 

2021 HRMC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

For dates and pre-registration information, click here.

 

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 - 3/26/21

 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 5/19

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.

 

Take It or Leave It Shed Guidelines

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

For helpful trash/recycling/hazardous waste information visit the "What Do I Do With" link on the HRMC website at: www.hrmc-ma.org or call 413-685-5498.

 

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.