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FY 2023 Town Report

Posted on 07/13/24

The FY 2023 Town Report is in.  Paper copies are available in the Selectboard's office and a digital copy can be viewed by choosing "Town Reports" in the bottom nav bar....

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Special Town Meeting Minutes 6/20/24

Posted on 07/10/24

Special Town Meeting Minutes.

Handout provided at STM....

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FY 25 Payment Schedule

Posted on 06/29/24

From the Town Accountant:  FY 25 payment schedule....

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Help Wanted - Building & Grounds Person

Posted on 06/29/24

The Town of Cummington is accepting applications for a Buildings and Grounds Worker. The basic function of the position, under the supervision of the Highway Superintendent, will be to perform semi-skilled maintenance duties including lawn care, snow removal, and general maintenance of town buildings and grounds to ensure full and productive use of ...

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Committee Openings

Posted on 06/29/24

Have you wondered how you can give to your Town? The Selectboard would like to let you know that the they are now seeking interested volunteers to serve on the IT Committee and an Alternate Member on the Zoning Board. Both of these positions are crucial to the Town's operation. Please send your ...

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Cummington Board of Health

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



2022
2023
2024
2025
2026
2027

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. 6/24

Click here for downloadable copy of Annual Permit Renewal Form amd fee information.

 

Transfer Station & Recycling Center Fees and Regulations -- 5/2024

 Fees and Regulation PDF.

 

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.

 

 

HRMC Green Team Info for Schools

HRMC is now a part of the Green Team which  has great educational materials for all age groups, opportunity for the school to apply for FREE recycling small bins, large toters, and composting bins. Also opportunity for the youth to submit a green team project and be awarded recognition and prizes for the students.  More info here: https://thegreenteam.org/

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 - 5/26/23

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.

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.

 

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.