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Updated Treasurer/Tax Collector Hours for July and August

Posted on 08/16/19

Updated Treasurer/Tax Collector hours for July and August as follows:  July 24 two sessions each day - 9:30-11 am and 5-7 pm.  August 1, 6, 15, 21 and 29 two sessions each day 9:30-11 am and 5-7 pm....

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Updated Town Clerk Hours

Posted on 08/16/19

The office of the Town Clerk will be closed Thusday, August 22, 2019.  See you at the fair!...

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Important Message from the Board of Health

Posted on 06/25/19

Please sort your trash appropriately, and be sure to discard sharps as if your neighbors’ safety depends on it, because it does!  A syringe is not a recyclable plastic. It is not household trash, and it can poke out of a trash bag. Hypodermic needles can be discarded for free ...

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Dog Licenses Available Beginning March 1, 2019

Posted on 06/25/19

Dog Licenses can be processed on Thursday nights 4-8 with the Town Clerk.

 Per our Dog By-laws, old licenses expire March 31 of each year and renewal begins March 1. ...

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Conservation Commission Hearing on 337 Berkshire Trail Continued to Monday, 9/9/19 @ 7 PM

Posted on 04/11/19

The NOI hearing for 337 Berkshire Trail project has again been continued.  The new continuance date is 9/9/19 at 7 PM in the Community House.

 Pursuant to Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, Chapter 131, Section 40 MGL  and 310 CMR 10.00, the Cummington Conservation Commission will hold a continuance of  the public ...

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Cummington Board of Health

Member Title Phone Term Start Term End
James Wettereau
John Earls
Chairperson
Member
413-634-5757
413-684-3030
2019
2018
2022
2021

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: Chairman - $1,000/year, Members - $500/year
Email: boh@cummington-ma.gov

Board of Health FY 2018 Annual Report

Click here for PDF of FY 2018 Board of Health Report 

 

2019 HRMC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

For dates and pre-registration information, click here.

 

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. 2/19

 Click here for a list of tips to recycle properly while shifting more of your household trash to the recycling bin.

 

A link to a website with helpful recycling and disposal information - 5/19

Click here for more recycling information 

 

Good to Know Information - Updated 5/19

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

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.

 

Annual Car Sticker/Bag Tag Information and Permit Renewal Form - Rev. 5/18

Click here for downloadable copy of Annual Permit Renewal Form.

 

"What Do I Do With?" info

For helpful trash/recycling/hazardous waste information visit the "What Do I Do With" link on the HRMC website at: www.hrmc-ma.org or call 413-685-5498.

 

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.

Fee Schedule for Large Items - Transfer Station - Rev. 8/7/18

Use this link to open or get a PDF of the fee schedule 

 

Fee Schedule, Misc (septic inspections, etc.) - Dated 10/14

Use this link to open or get a PDF of the fee schedule 

 

Recycling Guidelines from MRF - 2/15

Click here for info on recycling papers and containers.

Click here for  the "yes and no" of what can go in the recycling boxes.

Click here for recycling guidelines in the kitchen.

Click here for recycling guidelines in the bathroom.

Click here for recycling guidelines for the holidays.

Click here to access Springfield MRF's website for other useful information.

 

Outdoor Hydronic Heaters

Adopted 5/1/09; revised 3/5/13

Regulations for Outdoor Hydronic Heaters - Use this link to open.