Entries by Mary Grow

Vassalboro selectmen review mass gathering ordinance

by Mary Grow Vassalboro selectmen made decisions on two of the three major items on their July 14 agenda. They spent three-quarters of an hour on the third, reviewing a draft Mass Gathering Ordinance, and decided they should continue working on it at their next meeting. The ordinance is intended to make sure any such […]

China TIF committee hears financial reports

by Mary Grow China Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Committee members heard reports on how some of the town’s TIF money has been spent and approved a new $10,000 grant at their July 14 meeting. Four Seasons Club President Tom Rumpf reported his group spent more than $65,000 out of $75,000 allocated from TIF, mostly on […]

Transfer station to postpone revising fee schedule for special items

by Mary Grow China Transfer Station Committee members have postponed action on revising the fee schedule for special items – furniture, electronics, tires, fluorescent bulbs; the list is on the town website, china.govoffice.com, under Transfer Station – or adding a fee for brush disposal. At their July 13 meeting, Palermo committee member Robert Kurek suggested […]

China planners discuss ballot questions for November

by Mary Grow China Planning Board members used their July 13 meeting to continue to work on planned questions to submit to voters on a Nov. 2 local ballot. Board Chairman Randall Downer said the draft Solar Energy Systems Ordinance had been submitted to selectmen in advance of their July 19 meeting. Board members are […]

CHINA: Sheriff’s office to provide reports on patrol shifts

by Mary Grow China selectmen dealt with a miscellaneous agenda at their July 6 meeting, including meeting a representative of the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department. Staff Sergeant Frank Hatch described the type of reports town officials can expect under their contract for 10 hours a week of KSO service. Hatch said whenever a deputy finishes […]