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Welcome to the Town of Jackson, Waldo County, Maine, USA. Settled in 1798 and incorporated on June 12, 1812, Jackson is a small town of about 548 people. Here you can find useful information like upcoming events, phone numbers, and town office hours.

Announcements

The Town Ofice will be closed for vacation on the following dates
 July 30  Aug 4  Aug 6  Aug 13  Aug 18

Congratulations to our 2020 Mount View Graduates:
Theo Dodge     Jasmine Klein     Justin Landers
Mallory Stacey     Alphonse Williams     Jessica Worden

Primary Election: Governor Mills has ordered the primary election moved to Tuesday July 14. There will be a new emphasis on absentee voting this year. There are 3 ways to get an absentee ballot:

1.      Request your absentee ballot directly from your town office.

2.      Go online to request an absentee ballot:
         
https://www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl. 

3.      Print, fill out, and mail in this absentee ballot request form.
Ballot clerks are needed for the July 14th  Election from both political parties, we work in shifts then come back at 8:00 p.m. to count votes. The state is supposed to be sending PPE which includes face shields and this is a paid position. If interested please call 722-3439 or email the office at jacksonme@fairpoint.net

The Jackson Food Pantry is having Drive Thru food distributions every other Monday from 11:15AM until 12:30PM. If someone else is picking up your box for you, YOU MUST CALL 722-3205 or 722-3373 and make arrangements THE DAY BEFORE pickup!

The Library, swap shop, and recycling will be closed until further notice.


NOTICE

The Town Office lobby will be open for 1 person at a time. If  a couple, only 1 will be allowed in. Leave your children in vehicle or at home You must wear a mask inside—as you stand higher than me at the counter. If you choose not to wear a mask I will wait on you at the walk-up window My phone will not be available for you to use so please have all your information ( insurance cards etc).

If you have questions regarding vehicle registrations please call  722-3439 as the rules are changing daily. If your vehicle registration has expired during March or in the coming months you are okay and will not be cited.  You will have 30 days after the emergency order is lifted. If your vehicle registration expires during this time you do not need to worry, you will not be cited.  Now I cannot say this will happen if your registration expired in 2019 and you just failed to register it. Boat and ATV registrations must be renewed.

Taxes

You can mail a check.  If you call me, I can give you your payoff and if mailed that day I will not charge additional interest due to delays in the mail.

Take care, be patient and kind

Brenda



The Unity Area Regional Recycling Center will continue to be closed to the public through this COVID-19 State of Emergency. This is why we have gone to no recycling at this time.  The Transfer Station is open for your bagged trash only and are asking you to throw your own bags into the dumpsters.  The metal dumpster is also still available. The swap shop is closed. We will be scheduling a Brown Goods Day in May, depending on the COVID-19 State of Emergency.
The Jackson Town Meeting previously posted for March 21st has been postponed until further notice.
Selectmen’s meetings will be canceled until further notice.  The selectmen will be in to sign warrants so that bills can still be paid. The Maine Legislature has enacted LD 2167 which provides that in the event that Town meetings are postponed municipalities are allowed to continue to fund government operations at the budget levels approved for the previous year and allows the treasurer to disburse funds on the authority of a warrant signed by the selectmen outside of a public meeting.

The monthly meetings of the Jackson Planning Board will be postponed until further notice. If you have a need to address the Board please contact Jackson Town Clerk Brenda Dennison at 207-722-3439.