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Updated Planning Board Hours

Posted on 11/20/19
The Cummington Town Planning Board has changed it's monthly meeting day intervals to 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, at least through the end of the calendar year.
With this change, we can better conduct town business through the holiday season and new year..
 On matters that require immediate attention outside the
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Road Closings 12/1/19 to 5/1/20 or from first snow until mud season is over

Posted on 11/15/19

See below for road closings for the Town of Cummington beginning 12/1/19 (or first snow fall) until mud season is over.

STAGE ROAD from House number 200-132

TROW ROAD from House number 43 – 88

TIRRELL HILL from House number 3 – 34

BUG HILL from House number 6 – 51...

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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.) - Rev. 11/19

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.