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MUNICIPAL MEETINGS, NOTICES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
COMPOST AREA OPENS ON APRIL 15, 2015 | CURBSIDE LEAF PICKUP DATES ANNOUNCED
compost area The Compost Area will open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Wednesdays:  Leaves and grass only.  Saturdays all acceptable material Acceptable material include: leaves, grass clippings, garden waste, weeds, hedge clippings and small brush. Trees and tree limbs, no larger than 8” in diameter will be accepted. Tree stumps of any size will not be accepted. Leaves and other yard waste must be in biodegradable bags. Please keep compost materials free of plastic, glass, cans, bottles, stones, metals, trash or other debris.

Curbside Leaf Pickup Days | April 21St and 27th, May 4th, 11th and 18th. Biodegradable bags only.
Out to curb by 7AM
DPW SUPERVISOR AND SUMMER JOBS AVAILABLE | NAHANT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

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SUPERVISOR
The Town of Nahant is accepting applications accompanied by a comprehensive resume, to fill the position of Public Works Supervisor. The purpose of this position is to provide leadership, fiscal management, operational administration, and in the field support of work crews. The Supervisor is responsible for the Town’s public ways, drainage structures, Town owned properties, public trees, cemetery, parks, beaches and grounds, and water and sewer departments.The position requires formulation of long term goals, grant writing, submitting applications for (DES) permitting, and understanding of FEMA procedures pertaining to Public Works.

This is a working supervisory position. CLICK HERE FOR JOB POSTING DETAILS | SUBMITTAL DEADLINE 4/20/15

SUMMER JOBS
Town of Nahant needs to fill two positions for at the Nahant Department of Public Works, for the summer, we are looking for newly graduated students.

The DPW has two positions available for summer seasonal laborers beginning on June 15, 2015. Candidates must have graduated from high school and be available to work full time.

Please contact the Town Hall for more information (781) 581-0088.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS NOW AVAILABLE

2015

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE 2015 ELECTION BALLOT

Massachusetts allows voters to vote by absentee ballot if they:
- Will be absent from your city or town on election day, and/or
- Have a physical disability that prevents your voting at the polling place, and/or
- Cannot vote at the polls due to religious beliefs.

Requesting an absentee ballot: To have a form mailed to you, you must apply in writing to your Town clerk. Submit your application early to allow sufficient time for the ballot to be mailed to you and be returned by the close of polls on election day.

An application form is available at your local Town Clerk's office and also on the Nahant website, under the Clerk's tab.
You may also make application by letter or note which must include your:
-  name,  address as registered, ward and precinct (if you know them), address where you wish the absentee ballot sent,  in a primary, the party ballot you want, and  your signature.

The deadline to apply for absentee ballots is noon time on Friday, April 24, 2015

Returning your absentee ballot: A family member may hand-deliver it to the Town Clerk.  To be counted, a completed  ballot must be received by the time the polls close on Election Day.

Any questions please contact the Town Clerk at 781-581-0018 or email me at mbarile@nahant.org

NAHANT RECREATION SUMMER TOT-LOT PROGRAM

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The Nahant Recreation Commission will once again have its annual summer Tot-Lot program at the Flash Road playground during the summer of 2015.  The Commission is looking for interested teens to work the program, Mondays through Fridays from 8:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m.  starting July 6th for 6 weeks.  We typically hire two teens to run the sports part of the program and two teens to run the arts and craft part.  Anyone interested should send a letter of interest to Nahantrec@hotmail.com by April 17, 2015.  FMI or if you have questions you can either send an email to the above email address or call Jen McCarthy at 781-592-5272
NAHANT WHARF LAUNCH DAYS ANNOUNCED

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Saturday 9 May 2015 (high tide 4:06 pm) AND Saturday 16 May 2015 (high tide 10:20 am)

Make reservations for hauling your boat directly with Jocelyn Marine
159 Bridge Road
Salisbury, MA 01952
978-462-9717

And notify the Wharfinger of your reservation.

STATE REP "MEET YOUR REPRESENTATIVE" | HELD LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH 8:30-NOON
State Representative Brendan P. Crighton will be holding “Meet your Representative” Sessions at Nahant Town on the last Friday of each month. from 8:30 until 12 Noon.  Stop by to meet him and discuss any concerns/issues.
2015 PARKING STICKERS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE | Stickers Are Not Available At Town Hall

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Click on the sticker to purchase your sticker online at your convenience 24/7.

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Nahant Parking Stickers are available for purchase online. Our new, easy-to-use online service is available 24/7.  At your convenience, you simply complete the online application, and if all information is in good order, your order will be processed immediately. 

The cost of the sticker is $5 payable by debit/credit card. City Hall Systems will fulfill the order and mail your parking sticker to you within 3-business days.  Of course, you must be a resident of Nahant and your car must be garaged in Nahant (pay excise tax).  Further, all outstanding bills due the Town must be up to date and your annual census should be on file with the Town Clerk’s Office.

If you do not have access to a computer, you can pick up a Hard Copy of the Parking Sticker Application at the Treasurer’s Office.  Upon completion, we will forward the form to City Hall Systems for processing.

If you have any questions, see the Frequently Asked Questions (online), or call City Hall Systems at (508) 381-5455.  For general questions, the Treasurer’s Office is available at (781) 581-0018.  

FREE DROP OFF FOR SHARPS CONTAINERS AT TOWN HALL | CLICK BELOW FOR DETAILS

SHARPS

BEACH WATER TESTING | CLICK ON A BEACH TO VIEW LAB DATA
compost area Town of Nahant Beaches
Black Rock Beach

Canoe Beach
Forty Steps Beach 
Short Beach 
Tudor Beach 

Nahant Beach Reservation (DCR)  North of Bathhouse | Flagpole | Parking Section 9 | South Site 
AN IMPORTANT REMINDER ABOUT CONTROLLING YOUR DOG | NAHANT POLICE BY-LAW REMINDER
compost area SECTION 13. Control of dogs
SECTION A.
No person shall permit a dog owned or kept by him beyond the confines of the property of the owner or keeper, unless the dog is held firmly on a leash. No person shall permit a dog, owned or kept by him, to enter on or remain on any part of Johnson School property. (rev.4-27-02) Article 37.

No person shall permit a dog, owner or kept by him, to enter on or remain on any Town beach, from May through September 30 each year, except on the beach on Castle Road opposite the Coast Guard Station may be used year round for the exercise of dogs not on a leash.

SECTION B. Whoever violates this by-law will be punished as follows:
1. For the first offense, a ten dollar ($10) fine
2. For the second offense, a twenty-five dollar ($25) fine
3. For the third offense, a thirty-five dollar ($35) fine
4. For each subsequent offense, a fifty dollar ($50) fine
ONLINE BILL PAYMENT OPTIONS | PROPERTY DATA | PERMITTING LINKS
online payment

The Town of Nahant is excited to offer residents a new, secure and convenient method to pay your current Real Estate, Personal Property, Water/Sewer/Trash and current motor vehicle bills. We are now offering online payment using City Hall Systems Online Payment System.

We will continue to utilize the Kelley & Ryan Municipal ePayment System to pay your Current Overdue Motor Vehicle and Parking Tickets You may also visit our online Permitting Application for residential and commercial building permits.
ONLINE BILL PAYMENT GIS PROPERTY DATA ONLINE PERMITTING FOR
BUILDING | ELECTRIC | GAS | PLUMBING | SHEET METAL

HOW TO REPORT A STREET LIGHT OUTAGE
street light Visit National Grid's REPORT A STREET LIGHT OUT webpage and click the "Street Light Repair".

You will need to complete the online form including: Pole Number | House# | Street Name of a Near by Residence or Business Cross Street Reasons for Report: Light out, Multiple Lights Out, Light Cycling On/Off, Light Burning During the Day, etc. REPORT A STREET LIGHT OUT HERE
TOWN HALL AND INSPECTIONAL SERVICES HOURS HAVE CHAGED FEBRUARY 1ST
town hall NEW HOURS AS OF FEBRUARY 1ST 2015
TOWN HALL
Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
INSPECTIONAL SERVICES
Monday - Wednesday 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CLERKS OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday 8 AM - 12 PM
ASSESSORS OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 3 PM
Friday 9 AM - 12 PM
COMMUNITY NEWS | NOTES | EVENTS
WANTED - SENIOR SINGERS - THE NORTH SHORE SONGSTERS
NSS The North Shore Songsters welcomes senior singers to join our group. We perform at various locations on the North Shore from September through May. We rehearse every Wednesday at 10 AM in the COA room at the Nahant Community Center. No previous experience is necessary and there are no auditions. Come join a fun group of older adults who enjoy singing a wide repertoire of music.

Please contact Victor Dal Pozzal (781) 581-0620 or Mike Wade (781) 631-7213
 

 

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