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Help Wanted

Posted on 02/04/23

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 be filled as soon as possible. Responsibilities would include:

Snow removal of sidewalks, ramps and doorways

Roof snow raking

Sidewalk sanding and refilling sand buckets...

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Public Forum - BTES Info Meeting, 2/15/23 @ 7PM

Posted on 02/04/23

The BTES Ad Hoc Committee will present in an update/informational meeting on what has been happening with the planning for future use of the building at 2 Main Street.  Meeting will be held at the Community House on 2/15/23 at 7 PM.  All are welcome....

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Finance Committee Budget Requests for FY24

Posted on 02/03/23

 Due Date for Budget Requests March 1, 2023... Link https://sites.google.com/view/budget-forms   Short link:

bit.ly/01026forms     If any questions contact Fin Com Secretary - mtumenas@cummington-ma.gov...

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From the Town Clerk Re Dog Licenses

Posted on 01/28/23

Dog licenses for all dogs are due by March 31, 2023.  Click here for form. The form can be mailed along with your payment or dropped in the gray box near the rear entrance of the Community House.  Please be aware of the $5.00 late fee. ...

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Open Burning Info - 1/23

Posted on 01/15/23

Info for open burning:  General info and Date / Permit info....

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Road Closures 2022-2023

Posted on 11/11/22

At their November 10, 2022, Selectboard meeting, the closing of the following roads from December 1, 2022, to May 1, 2023, or from first snow until mud season is over was approved:

Stage Road from house number 132 to 200

Trow Road from House number 43 to 88

Tirrell Hill ...

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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

 

Annual Car Sticker/Bag Tag Information and Permit Renewal Form - Rev. 6/22

Click here for downloadable copy of Annual Permit Renewal Form.

 

2022 HRMC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

For dates and pre-registration information, click here.

 

Fee Schedule for Large Items - Transfer Station - Rev. 6/7/22

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 Resourses 

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

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

 Beyond the Bin - 11/11/22

Beyond the Bin is for next-level searching.  The directory helps Massachusetts residents find recycling and reuse outlets for household items -  including old electronics, plastic bags, furniture, and textiles – that cannot be recycled with household bottles, cans and paper.  Use this link:https  https://recyclesmartma.org/beyond-the-bin-search/

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.

  

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.

 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle -- "What Do I Do With?" info 2022

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.

  

Outdoor Hydronic Heaters

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

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