The Board of Selectmen on Monday adopted new fees for emergency medical services and transportation provided by the Public Safety Department, effective July 1.
The cost of providing basic life support will go from $420 to $600; advanced life support level 1 from $510 to $900; advanced life support level 2 from $685 to $1,200; responding to a scene in town from zero to $150; and meeting up with an out-of-town service from zero to $300. Keep reading Ellie Fellers’ story in the Sun Journal.
Polls will be open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 9, for the town election, which will be held at the New Gloucester Fire Station, 611 Lewiston Road.
There are two MSAD 15 referendum questions. Question 1 is a budget validation vote. Question 2 pertains to funding county sheriff services for the 2015-2016 school year.
There are two openings on the New Gloucester Board of Selectmen, two openings on the MSAD 15 Board of Directors, and one opening on the New Gloucester Water District Board of Trustees. Note that only citizens who reside within the town’s water district may vote for water board candidates.
Click on the “Elections” sidebar at www.newgloucester.com to view sample ballots and obtain an application for an absentee ballot.
The Land Management Planning Committee meets regularly on the 4th Wednesday of every month in the New Gloucester Meeting House located at 389 Intervale Road. Committee meetings are open to the public – we encourage you to attend and share your thoughts with us.
Peter Bradgon, Candidate for Selectman
Tuesday you will have the opportunity to elect two new members to the board of selectmen. This day could change the board significantly. I have tried my best to reach out to the townspeople with my view points and what I would do as selectman. I have compiled a summary outline of the areas I want to work on. Please note, I really care about New Gloucester; I have no intentions of changing what we have as a town or our government. We should always be looking at ways we can do better.
There are a number of misconceptions being circulated regarding
the Tuesday, June 11, 2019 vote on whether New Gloucester should create a
- Misconception: New Gloucester citizens are voting on a town
Fact: The question on the New Gloucester ballot is whether to create a charter commission. It is not a vote on the specifics of the structure, ordinances or procedures to be used by our town government.