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Table of Contents

  • Notice of Election
  • 2018 Annual Report
  • Full Time Paramedic
  • Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Law Books
  • Information on Local Broadband Efforts

Notice of Election

 

Notice of Gubernatorial & Referendum Elections

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

 

Voting Place Name Jordan Small Middle School 

Voting Place Location  423 Webbs Mills Rd

Polls Open at 7 A.M. and Polls Close at 8:00 P.M.

 

Absentee Ballot Processing:
Day Before
Election Day (11/5/2018) - 10am

During Election Day (11/6/2018) - 10am, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm

 

State Offices To Be Voted On:

US Senator                                             Governor

Rep. to Congress (District 1)                State Senator (District 26)

Rep. to Legislature (Districts 66 & 67)           

 

County Offices To Be Voted On:

Judge of Probate                                    Sheriff

District Attorney                                      County Commissioner

 

Questions To Be Voted On:

Question 1:  Citizen Initiative – Establish Universal Home Care for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

Question 2:  Bond Issue – Fund Wastewater Infrastructure Projects

Question 3:  Bond Issue – Improve Multimodal Facilities, Highways and Bridges and Municipal Culverts

Question 4:  Bond Issue – Modernize and Improve Maine’s Public Universities

Question 5:  Bond Issue – Upgrade Facilities at Maine’s Community Colleges

 

Documents:

 

 

Special Town Meeting - RSU #14 Withdrawal

 

Town of Raymond

Notice of Special Town Meeting

August 14, 2018

 

In the name of the State of Maine, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Raymond, qualified by law to vote in Town affairs, to meet at the Jordan Small Middle School Cafeteria at 423 Webbs Mills Road in said town on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 7:00 A.M., for the opening of the polls until 8:00 P.M. when the polls will be closed, then and there to act on Articles 1 through 2:

ARTICLE 1: To elect a moderator to preside at said meeting.

ARTICLE 2:  Vote by secret ballot the question:  Do you favor filing a petition for withdrawal with the Board of Education, authorizing the withdrawal committee to expend $50,000 over 2 years and authorizing the Select Board to issue notes in the name of the Town of Raymond or otherwise pledge the credit of the Town of Raymond in an amount not to exceed $50,000 over 2 years for this purpose?

 

Warrant

 

Sample Ballot

 

Absentee Ballot Request Form

 

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Table of Contents

  • Raymond's Election Results
  • Employment Opportunity - Mechanic
  • Captain David Mains
  • 4th of July Trash Pickup
  • Age Friendly Community Survey

Employment Opportunity - Mechanic

 

The Town of Raymond is seeking a full time Mechanic to join our Public Works Department. The position is responsible for the maintenance, diagnosis and repair of all Town Public Works vehicles and equipment including heavy and light trailers, heavy construction equipment and fire apparatus. The selected candidate will work under the supervision of the Public Works Director.     Full Ad     Job Description

 

Applications are available HERE or at the Raymond Town Office, 401 Webbs Mills Road, Raymond, Maine 04071.  

 

Cover letter, application and resume should be sent to:

 

         Rita Theriault

         Human Resource Officer

Town of Raymond
401 Webbs Mills Road
Raymond, Maine 04071

Application deadline is Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by 4:00 PM.

 

The Town of Raymond is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Table of Contents

  • Nomination Papers
  • Proposed FY 2018-2019 Budget
  • The Town of Raymond Budget Development Schedule for FY 2018/2019
  • RSU #14 Budget Timeline
  • Posted Roads
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing
  • Public Hearings - Proposed Ordinance Changes and
  • Full Time Fire Fighter/EMT
  • Tassel Top is hiring for the 2018 Season.
  • Raymond Fire & Rescue ISO Insurance Rating Update
  • Become a Foster Grandparent or Senior Companion
  • Communtiy Resources - 211 Maine

Nomination Papers

 

NOMINATION PAPERS will be available beginning 8:30 am, Friday, March 2, 2018

 

For the following positions:

 

Selectman – 1 position for 3 year term

Budget/Finance Committee – 3 positions for 3 year terms

Budget/Finance Committee - 1 position for 2 year term

RSU #14 Board of Directors – 1 position for 3 year term

 

Positions to be elected on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Jordan Small Middle School gymnasium

 

Nomination papers are available at the Raymond Town Office during regular office hours.  25, but not over 100, registered Raymond voter signatures are required for being added to the ballot. 

 

The DEADLINE for submission of nomination papers to the Town Clerk is Tuesday, April 13, 2018, at 4:00 pm.

Proposed FY 2018-2019 Budget

 

To view the Town Manager's budget proposal for the FY 2018-2019 please click HERE

 

The Town of Raymond Budget Development Schedule for FY 2018/2019

 

Please click HERE to view the budget development schedule. All meetings regarding the FY 2018/2019 budget will be held at 6:30pm at the Broadcast Studio on Tuesday evenings unless otherwise noted. The Annual Town Meeting will be held June 5th, 2018 Tuesday 6:00pm at the Jordan-Small Middle School.

 

RSU #14 Budget Timeline

 

Budget Presentations to the RSU #14 Board of Directors:

 

March 7th - 6:30pm - Windham Town Office - Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment; Special Ed; Windham Manchester School; Raymond Elementary School; Katahdin Shool

 

March 21st - 6:30pm - Raymond Broadcast Studio - Adult Ed; Windham Primary School; District Office; Transportation; Food Service; Jordan Small Middle School

 

March 28th - 6:30pm - Windham Town Office - Facilities; Technology; Athletics; Windham High School; Windham Middle School

 

Deliberation & Voting:

 

April 4th - 6:30pm - Windham Town Office - Public Forum and Board Deliberation

 

May 23rd - 6:30pm - Windham High School Auditorium - Public Budget Meeting and Vote

 

June 12th - Secret Ballot Vote at the polls

  • Raymond:  7am to 8pm at JSMS gym
  • Windham:  7am to 8pm at WHS auxillary gym

 

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Table of Contents

  • Election Day
  • Open House at Raymond Fire & Rescue
  • Raymond Welcomes New Code Enforcement Officer
  • Raymond Brochure
  • Installation of New Town Signs Complete

 

Election Day

Town of Raymond

Notice of Municipal Election

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

 

Sample Municipal Ballot

Sample State Ballot

 

Voting Place Name Jordan Small Middle School 

Voting Place Location  423 Webbs Mills Rd

Polls Open at 7 A.M. and Polls Close at 8:00 P.M.

 

Absentee Ballot Processing:
           During Election Day (11/7/2017) - 10am, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm

 

Questions To Be Voted On:

Question 1:  Citizen Initiative – Allow Slot Machines or Casino in York County

Question 2:  Citizen Initiative – Enhance Access to Affordable Health Care

Question 3:  Bond Issue – Transportation Bond

Question 4:  Constitutional Amendment – Reduce Volatility in State Pension Funding Requirements

 

Portland Water District Office To Be Voted On:

Board of Trustees – 1 seat for a 5-year term

 

Absentee Ballots available at the Town Office or request on line HERE.  The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 4pm.

 

Open House at Raymond Fire & Rescue

On October 18th Raymond Fire & Rescue held an Open House event for the community. They served up hotdogs, chips and soda while demonstrating

fire prevention and showing off the equipment. 

 

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Raymond Welcomes New Code Enforcement Officer

 

The Town of Raymond is pleased to announce that Scott Dvorak will be joining our team as the new Code Enforcement Officer for Raymond at the end of October. He is coming to us from the Town of Gorham where he worked for 3+ years as the Assistant Code Officer. He has over 30 years of construction experience and came highly recommended. While we will miss Chris Hanson and wish him luck with his future endeavors we are looking forward to developing a great working relationship with Scott.

 

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Table of Contents

  • Election Day
  • Annual Town Meeting Warrant Book is Available
  • Absentee Ballots Available
  • Main Street Sidewalk Project
  • Swim Lessons at Crescent Lake Beach

Election Day

 

Notice of State & Municipal & RSU #14 Election

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sample Ballot - State

Sample Ballot - Town

Sample Ballot - RSU #14

RSU #14 Budget Amounts

 

Voting Place Name Jordan Small Middle School 

Voting Place Location  423 Webbs Mills Rd

Polls Open at 7 A.M. and Polls Close at 8:00 P.M.

 

Absentee Ballot Processing:
            During Election Day (6/13/2017) - 10am, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm

 

State Question To Be Voted On:

Bond Issue – General Fund Bond To Stimulate Investment in Innovation by Maine Businesses To Produce Nationally and Globally Competitive Products and Services

 

Municipal Offices To Be Voted On:

Selectman – 2 seats for 3 years

Budget-Finance Committee Member – 3 seats for 3 years

RSU #14 Board Member – 1 seat for 3 years

 

Municipal Question To Be Voted On:

Non-binding, Informational Only Question:  Would the Town like to explore constructing a new Town Office building?

 

RSU #14 School Budget Questions To Be Voted On:

“Do you favor approving the Regional School Unit No. 14 budget for the upcoming school year that was adopted at the latest Regional School Unit budget meeting?”

 

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Table of Contents

  • Town Manager's Budget Proposal
  • Nomination Papers
  • Posted Roads
  • Public Hearing
  • Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce TV Campaign
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Tassel Top is hiring for the 2017 Season.

Town Manager's Budget Proposal

To view the Town Manager's budget proposal for the FY 2017-2018 please click HERE.

Nomination Papers

NOMINATION PAPERS will be available beginning 8:30 am, Monday, March 20, 2017

For the following positions:

Selectman – 2 positions for 3 year terms

Budget/Finance Committee – 3 positions for 3 year terms

RSU #14 Board of Directors – 1 position for 3 year term

Positions to be elected on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Jordan Small Middle School gymnasium

Nomination papers are available at the Raymond Town Office during regular office hours.  25, but not over 100, registered Raymond voter signatures are required for being added to the ballot.

The DEADLINE for submission of nomination papers to the Town Clerk is Monday, May 1, 2017, at 4:00 pm.

Posted Roads

PUBLIC NOTICE

Town of Raymond

Road Posting

This is to notify you that Raymond will be closing its roads to vehicles weighing in excess of 23,000 pounds on Friday, March 3, 2017 until May 31, 2017.  Routes 85, 121, 302 and the Egypt Road will be exempt from this closure because they are State maintained roads. 

29-A M.R.S.A. § 2395

Nathan White, Public Works Director

List of Posted Roads

Public Hearing

Town of Raymond Board of Selectmen

Notice of Public Hearing

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 6:30pm

Raymond Broadcast Studio

423 Webbs Mills Road

The Town of Raymond Board of Selectmen will hold 2 public hearings on Tuesday, April 11, 2017:

  • Malt Liquor License Renewal in accordance with 28-A MRSA §653(1) for consideration of the application for William Coppersmith, Jr., DBA Fisherman's Catch (1270 Roosevelt Trail).
  • Revision of Ordinances to be voted at Town Meeting on June 6, 2017, in accordance with 30-A MRSA §3002.

For more information contact the Town Office at 207-655-4742.

Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce TV Campaign

The Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce has put together a program highlighting the Lakes Region area.  To view the segment about Raymond you can click HERE.  The show will begin airing this month on some local networks and run through to June. To view the entire show you can click HERE which covers other towns in the area in additon to Raymond.

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Table of Contents

  • Rabies Clinic
  • Gateway to Raymond - Wreath Donation
  • Mailbox Identification Reminder

Rabies Clinic

 
Date: 
Saturday, January 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

 

At Jordan Bay Animal Hospital

207-655-3900

1242 Roosevelt Trail
Raymond, ME 04071

 

Cost is $10 CASH ONLY for rabies vaccinations.  Rabies vaccinations will be for 1 year, or for 3 years if documentation is provided that the dog is up-to-date.

 

The Raymond Town Clerk will be onhand to license dogs.  Cost is $6 for a spayed/neutered dog and $10 for a non-altered dog.  Cash or checks (made out to Town of Raymond).

 

Gateway to Raymond - Wreath Donation

 

The Raymond Beautification Committee and the Raymond Vitalization Committee would like to thank everyone who contributed to this year’s Business Corridor Wreath Project.

 

 

 

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Table of Contents

  • Absentee Ballots Available Next Week
  • Election Day
  • Mill Street Closure Notice
  • Drug Take-Back Event
  • Raymond Fire Rescue Citizen Academy
  • Loans for Drought Related Costs
  • Board of Assessment Review Openings
  • Planning Board Member Needed
  • Columbus Day - Office Closed
  • Veterans' Day - Office Closed
  • Thanksgiving - Office Closed
  • Christmas Day - Office Closed
  • Christmas Holiday Observed - Office Closed

 

Absentee Ballots Available Next Week

 

Absentee ballots will be available next week here at the Town Office.  You can either request one be mailed to you or come in to pick yours up and vote here if you would like.  The deadline for absentee voting is November 3rd. For more information please contact the Town Clerk, Sue Look at 655-4742 x 121 or sue.look@raymondmaine.org

Election Day

 
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -
7:00am to 8:00pm

 

Jordan Small Middle School Gymnasium

423 Webbs Mills Rd

Raymond  ME  04071

 

Mill Street Closure Notice

 

Please be advised that Mill Street will be closed to thru traffic starting Monday October 3rd to Friday October 7th from 7:00am to 4:00pm daily for paving. For more information please contact the Public Works Director, Nathan White at 653-3641.

Drug Take-Back Event

 

The Cumberland County Sheriffs Office will be conducting a Drug Take-Back event on October 22, 2016, from 10am to 2pm at the Raymond Public Safety Building (1443 Roosevelt Trail, Raymond, ME 04071).

 

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Table of Contents

  • June 14, 2016 Primary, Municipal & RSU #14 Elections Results
  • Town Office Closed for Year-End Processing & Independence Day
  • Trash Pick-up & July 4th
  • Everyone Loves Raymond, ME - August 6, 2016
  • Raymond Woman Crowned Miss Maine 2016

Town Office Closed for Year-End Processing & Independence Day

The Town Office will be closed Friday, July 1st, and Saturday, July 2nd, for Fiscal Year End processing and in observance of Independence Day.

 

Trash Pick-up & July 4th

There will be no trash pick-up on Monday, July 4th.  Please put your trash out on Tuesday, July 5th instead.

 

Thank you!

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Table of Contents

  • Raymond's Elected Positions
  • Posted Roads
  • Street Sweeping Begins April 5, 2016
  • Town Scholarships Application Now Available
  • New Basketballl Court at Sheri Gagnon Memorial Park
  • Retired Public Safety Truck: For Sale
  • Tassel Top Park Summer Employment Opportunities
  • Raymond Recreation Association Hiring a Lifeguard

 

Raymond's Elected Positions

Nomination papers will be available at the Town Office beginning Monday, March 21, 2016, for the following positions (each for a 3 year term):

  • 2 members of the Board of Selectmen
  • 3 members of the Budget-Finance Committee
  • 1 member of the RSU #14 Board of Directors

Nomination papers are due back to the Town Clerk by Monday, May 2, 2016, at 4:00pm.

For more information contact the Sue Look, Town Clerk via email or at 207-655-4742 x121.

 

Posted Roads

PUBLIC NOTICE

Town of Raymond

Road Posting

 

This is to notify you that Raymond will be closing its roads to vehicles weighing in excess of 23,000 pounds on Monday, February 29, 2016 until May 31, 2016.  Routes 85, 121, 302 and the Egypt Road will be exempt from this closure because they are State maintained roads. 

29-A M.R.S.A. § 2395

Click HERE for list of roads.

 

Street Sweeping Begins April 5, 2016

The street sweeping will begin on April 5th on the East side of Raymond and will work through the week toward the Village.

Please call Public Works Director Nathan White with any questions or concerns at 653-3641.

 

Town Scholarships Application Now Available

The deadline for applying for the Town Scholarships is April 30, 2016.

For more information click HERE.  For Application click HERE.

 

New Basketballl Court at Sheri Gagnon Memorial Park

A new basketball court will be built at Sheri Gagnon Memorial Park on Mill Street beginning March 28, 2016.

This has been made possible by funds raised at the U-Can-5K.

For more information contact Brenda Cowette at 615-2379.

 

Retired Public Safety Truck: For Sale

Town of Raymond

 For Sale

2005 FORD F-150 XL 4x4 Extended Cab w/ 5.4L V-8, 151K miles, work truck package, receiver hitch.  Retired Public Safety vehicle, always garaged.

$5500

For more information call Public Works Director

Nathan White

207-653-3641