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NOVEMBER 2014

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Transition
November Sunset From Marjoram Park
Town Hall Holiday Hours | 11/26 Closed At Noon | 11/27 and 11/28 Closed
Holiday and Community Events Are Listed At The Bottom Of This Page
Trash and Recycle Pickup Will Be Saturday This Week | November 29th
MUNICIPAL MEETINGS, NOTICES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
COMMUNITY PRESERVATION COMMITTEE PUBLIC HEARING
GL You are cordially invited to a Public Informational Hearing with
Nahant’s Community Preservation Committee
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:00 P.M.
Nahant Town Hall
  • Meet the Committee members
  • Learn about the Community Preservation Act
  • Discuss recent changes to the Community Preservation Act
  • Learn about the grant application process
  • Discuss eligibility for funding grants of a variety of project scopes
  • Develop an appreciation of Nahant’s unfunded needs
  • Provide the Committee with citizen insight
TOWN ADMINISTRATOR ANNOUNCEMENT | TOWN OF NAHANT, MASSACHUSETTS
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The town of Nahant, population 3,592, seeks candidates for the position of Town Administrator. Appointed by an elected three member Board of Selectmen, the Town Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the town and is responsible for appointments, fiscal management, capital planning, collective bargaining, labor relations, public construction and procurement. The current operating budget for Nahant totals approximately $11 million. Education and experience requirements: at a minimum a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of municipal or private administration experience in performing the duties set forth in the Town Administrator Act of 1992 (text of the Act is available for download here).

Compensation and application: salary is open and commensurate with background and experience with a starting range of $86,700 to $104,900. The position is expected to be filled by April 1, 2015. To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and salary history to the Town Administrator Search Committee at nhtsearch@nahant.org .

Applications should be received by December 31, 2014. Further information about the position and Nahant can be found on this website. Nahant is an EOE/AA employer.

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
COMPOST AREA UPDATE | APRIL 2014
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.
ONLINE PAYMENT OPTIONS
online payment

New Online Payment Service | September 2013

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
town hall TOWN HALL  
Monday - Wednesday 8 AM - 4 PM
Thursday 8 AM - 7 PM
Friday 8 AM - 12:30 PM
INSPECTIONAL SERVICES
Monday - Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 4 PM - 7 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CLERKS OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday 8 AM - 12 PM
COMMUNITY NEWS | NOTES
HOLIDAY DECEMBER UPDATES!
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NAHANT HOLIDAY FAIR | Saturday, November 29th 9 AM to 3:30 PM
Nahant Town Hall

NAHANT VILLAGE CHURCH CHRISTMAS FAIR | Saturday December 6th 9 AM to 2 PM
27 Cliff Street

TREE LIGHTING | Saturday, December 6th at 5 PM
01908 and Lori Ballentine are hosting our 3rd annual Tree Lighting at Town Hall
Santa will be there!

We are collecting coats (all sizes) to donate to Warm Coats & Warm Hearts.
We will also collect Toys for Tots to go up to the Fire Station.

SANTA PARADE FUNDRAISER | Saturday, December 13th, 6 to 9 PM
Come join us for the annual parade fundraiser on Saturday Dec 13th  6pm to 9pm. at the Tides Restaurant.   June 12th 2015 Bermuda cruise raffle tickets are available now through the fundraiser. the winner will be drawn that night.  For info and tickets contact Roz at 781-581-1212  or members of 01908.

SANTA PARADE | Saturday, December 20th, 6 PM Start
The 2014 Santa Parade is on Saturday Dec 20th, 6 PM start, formation on Cliff Street. 4:45 to 5:45. 
Nahant Village Church will be serving  coffee and hot chocolate inside and a place to warm up before the start.,  Legal Seafood will have the Chowder Van out front serving hot chowder for all.    

At the end of the parade the Tides is open to all with pizza, hot chocolate, coffee & cold drinks for all who participate. Come along, decorate a truck, car or float and join in on the fun.

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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