PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Town Meeting July 22nd, 2020 at Gov. Brann School House 6pm to discuss Article 12 (the sale of the picnic area and Aricle 14  to allow officers to expend for the paving of Laplante and Madore Rd . It was voted to table this for a special town meeting when more voters  could possibly attend.

Another Special Town Meeting  to be held early August at the American Legion Home in Van Buren  to discuss the Deorganizational Procedure. A special date will be set for the 2nd vote  7 days following this meeting date. Please refer back to the website and the outside bulletin board at the Cyr Plantation School House.

PUBLIC ALERT AND NOTICE

Effective immediately all public meetings and elections are cancelled until further notice. In light of the pandemic from the Coronavirus we have had to cancel any and all public gatherings in an effort to protect everyone.

Once this crisis is over we will notify the public and post the dates on the election and meeting dates. Check back here for updates or look for posting on the outside bulletin boards. We urge everyone to heed the warnings of our Gov. Officials regarding social distancing so we can ensure safety for everyone as best as possible.

Special Town Meeting

The Town of Cyr Plantation will be holding it’s 2nd “Special Town Meeting” to review and discuss the deorganization  procedure to become an unorganized township. If there is a favorable vote the effective date would be July 2022

The meeting will take place on May 19th, 2020 at the Van Buren Community Center at 6pm all registered voters are urged to attend.

Burn Permits

Burn Permits are required for ALL burning in Cyr Plantation.  You may contact Mike Lajoie at 868-2665  or our Clerk  Janet Lapierre at 868-5403 to request a permit.

Burning without a permit is in violation and could result in a fine.

Plumbing Inspector

Plumbing Permits are needed for all new construction and updates to systems. To ensure compliance contact our plumbing inspector as follows:

Steve Wentworth Cell: 551-1007

Permit costs as follows: Internal Plumbing is $10 per fixture with a minimum cost of $40

External permits such as septic systems, $265.00

State of Maine Inspectors office is Brent Larson   592-7376

 

Property Tax Policy

The Town of Cyr Plantation has set forth a policy regarding property tax payments.

A property tax discount of 4% will be given on payments made within 30 days of postmark with a cap of $5,000.

Interest  rate of 7% will  start to accrue 60 days after postmark date of mailing and  applied on all  unpaid taxes.

Payments made after the due date will be applied to the oldest tax year along with interest that has accrued.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grant Award

We are proud to announce a grant award from the Belvadere Family Foundation in the amount of $4,000 for renovations to our historical school house.

We are deeply grateful for this opportunity and want to thank the Belvadere Foundation for their generous donations.

Trail Grant:  Each summer, we are able to offer free tours of our Historical School House all thanks to the  Maine Acadian Heritage Council, without their help we would not be able to provide this service to the public. The school is open to the public starting 4th of July weekend and ending l labor day each year , Summer hours are  posted when the school is open for touring.

 

Election/Annual Town Meeting/Reports

Election of Officers will be held March 26th, 2020 at the school house from 3 to 7pm

Yearly Town Meeting will be held Saturday March 28th, 2020 at  9 am at the Gov. Brann School House. 

TOWN REPORTS will be available the last week of March. Those who have not received a copy and wish to have one,  should contact the clerks office at 207-868-5403 . Limited copies available.   Shipping costs apply if they need to be mailed out.

 

 

Council Meetings

Council meeting are held every 2nd Tuesday of  the  month. Anyone wishing to address the council must notify us in advance to be placed on the agenda.

Email: 1stassessor@myfairpoint.net  or call 868-5445. You may also  contact the clerk’s office at 868-5403

Our next council meeting will be held July 10th at 6:00 PM  in Cyr Plantation at the School House