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MARCH 2015

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Good Bye Snow, and Wind, and Ice, and Cold... Good Bye February 2015!
2015 PARKING STICKERS AVAILABLE ONLINE. Click here to purchase your sticker online at your convenience 24/7. See you at the beach!
Invitation for Bids: Solid Waste and Recylcable Material Collection | CLICK HERE TO REQUEST THE BID PACKAGE
The Council On Aging Has A Job Opening | CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
MUNICIPAL MEETINGS, NOTICES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
LOCAL ELECTION NOTICE AND TIMELINE | ANNUAL TOWN MEETING IS SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015

Nomination papers for candidates running for Town Offices and Committee Members are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office. Anyone seeking nomination papers please see the Town Clerk. The Town election will be held on Saturday April 25, 2015.

Candidates must obtain at least 32 valid signatures. All nomination papers must be returned to the Town Clerk’s office.
Nomination papers must be submitted to the Board of Registrars for the certification of names by 5 p.m. Monday March 09, 2015
Nomination papers with certified names must be filed with the Town Clerk by 5 p.m. Monday March 23, 2015

TOWN POSITIONS TO BE FILLED BY BALLOT
Board of Selectman | 3 Year Term Town Moderator | 1 Year Term
Board of Assessor | 3 Year Term (2 positions available) Library Trustee | 3 Year Term (2 positions available)
School Committee | 3 Year Term (2 positions available) Planning Board | 5 Year Term
Housing Authority | 5 Year Term Town Clerk | 1 Year and Town Constable | 1 Year
ELECTION SCHEDULE
Nomination papers available Monday, January 5, 2015
Last day to submit nomination papers to Board of Registrars for Certification Monday, March 9, 2015 By 5 PM
Last day to submit nomination papers with Certified Names to the Town Clerk Monday, March 23, 2015 By 5 PM
Last day to object or withdraw (48 Hours After Filing Deadline)  Wednesday, March 25, 2015 By 5 PM
Last day to register to vote for Town Election / Meeting            Friday, April 3, 2015
Town Clerk’s office open from 8 AM until 8 PM
Post Warrant for Election Friday, April 10, 2015
Annual Town Meeting Saturday April 25, 2015
For more information on nomination papers, please call Peggy Barile at the Town Clerk's office
 
INVITATION FOR BIDS

Invitation for Bids: Solid Waste and Recylcable Material Collection and Transportation Solid Waste Doposal Recyclable Material Processing
Project FY2016-1 | CLICK HERE TO REQUEST THE BID PACKAGE


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

SHARPS

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 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 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
COMMUNITY NEWS | NOTES
JOURNEY ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL | WENDY JOHNSON AT THE NPL

Join Us For Wendy Johnson Nahant Public Library Guest Speaker
Journey on the Pacific Crest Trail | March 8th from 2:30-4:30 PM

From April to September of 2013, Wendy Johnston backpacked the entire 2,700 mile long Pacific Crest Trail from the US/Mexican Border to the US/Canadian border through California, Oregon, and Washington. Join Wendy for a powerful talk focusing on the reasons she hikes long trails, some of the adversity she has overcome (both in life and on the trail), and the universal lessons that she has learned on her long hikes, as well as a slideshow of photos taken along her PCT hike. A question and answer session will follow. It is Wendy’s hope that you will leave inspired and encouraged to follow your own dreams!

FORTY STEPS DANCE | SPRING CONCERT

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Click Above For Details!
Saturday, March 28, 2015 | NAHANT TOWN HALL | 8 PM
Tickets: www.fortystepsdance.org

CELEBRATE EVACUATION AND SAINT PATRICK'S DAY
DP Mortimer Giberson Robbins | American legion Post 215 | The Nahant Veterans Association
Sunday, March 15th, 10 A.M. to 4 p.m. at the Nahant Life Saving Station
Music provided By: Demijon Music Clan Featuring The 2nd generation Corcoran boys
Traditional Irish American Breakfast | $25.00 per person
Contact Bill Cullen @1.978.395.6078 | Anna Manzano @1.781.595.5815 | Or ask a Veteran!

CLICK HERE FOR OUR SPRING RAFFLE TOO!

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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