207-778-4046 Town Clerk ~ Pamela Griswold
The Town of New Sharon is seeking a part-time, on-call as needed Animal Control Officer to serve until March, 2016.
Responsibilities include a variety of routine and complex enforcement, prevention and public safety work relating to State Law. The position responds to any and all issues relating to domestic animals within town boundaries. The position shall report to the Board of Selectmen and includes day, evening and weekend work as needed.
A letter of interest, resume and three professional references should be sent to the Town of New Sharon, PO Box 7, New Sharon, ME 04955 marked Attention: ACO Search.
The successful candidate should have a valid Maine Driver’s License, telephone contact and reliable transportation. Compensation will be based upon the number of calls responded to bi-weekly, and must be documented by the successful candidate for review by the Board.
The Town of New Sharon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The New Sharon Community Improvement Team is sponsoring the 4th Annual Averil Butterfield Scarecrow Reunion. The team chose to name the reunion in memory of Averil, the owner of the parcel of land where the reunion is held, and a past member of the team. She enjoyed the reunion and loved looking out her window to see all the fun scarecrows that had been erected.
Entry forms can be picked up at Douin's Market, Sandy River Farm Supply, Tracy's Kountry Kitchen or they can be downloaded here (Rules, Entry Form). They can be returned to Douin's Market, Sandy River Farm Supply, Tracy's Kountry Kitchen, or the New Sharon Town Office.
Scarecrows can be set up anytime October 3 or 4 and be taken down October 25. The Scarecrow Reunion will take place on the parcel of land between Route 2 and the Post Office Road in New Sharon.
FMI: Contact Wendy Pond 778-9025 or Anisa Welch 778-3748.
To order Vital Records (birth certificates, marriage records, death certificates, divorce records - use the State of Maine's VitalCheck site.
The Town of New Sharon is excited to welcome Pam Griswold as the new Town Clerk/Tax Collector. Pam officially begins Monday, August 17 having previously served as Deputy Clerk and Tax Collector from 1990-2008.
The Town Office will be closed the week of August 17 through 21 to allow Pam and other staff to attend mandatory training as required by the State of Maine.
Office hours starting the week of August 24 will be: Monday’s (training day, closed for public business); Wednesday’s 1-7 p.m. open to the public; Friday’s 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2-6 p.m. open to the public.
Updates will be posted here with any cancellations due to additional training requirements mandated by the State of Maine. We ask for your patience and understanding during this transition.
TOWN OFFICE HOURS EFFECTIVE 4/7/14
Monday 10 am-1:30 pm; 2-6 pm
Wednesday 1 - 7 pm
Friday 10 am-1:30 pm; 2-6 pm
NEW! To better serve our residents, Town Ordinances and Forms are being scanned and added to this site. Please check back often for additions. You'll find these resources by clicking here.
OCTOBER 15 thru JANUARY 31
Open Dog Licensing for residents in the Town of New Sharon. Please provide dog information including rabies vaccination and alteration details when licensing your dog.
DUE 4/1/15: PERSONAL PROPERTY REQUEST FORMS. Download a form - just click here.
A note about Personal Property Tax from the Maine Municipal Association
IF YOU ENJOY SINGING AND/OR PLAYING AN ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENT:
Join in Wednesday evenings 7 PM at the town office building for the weekly singalong. Sing, play along, or just listen. FMI contact Carlton Kaherl, 778-9803.
JOIN THE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT TEAM.
Meetings are held at 5:30 at the Town Office, second and fourth Mondays of each month, May through September. Projects include community flower gardens, vegetable garden, and more.
FMI contact Co-Chairs Wendy Pond 778-9025 or Anisa Welch 778-3748
Welcome to New Sharon, Maine