ANNOUNCEMENTS

VETERANS DAY
The Town of Owls Head will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veteran's Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:00 A.M.

Dog licenses 
2020 dog licenses will be available starting October 15, 2019.  Deadline to register your dog is December 31, 2019.

Owls Head Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday October 14, 2019 to observe Indigenous Peoples Day (Columbus Day).  We will reopen on Tueday October 15, 2019 at 8 AM.

2019/2020 PROPERTY TAXES

The first installment is due and payable October 8, 2019 and the interest will be charged at 8.00% annually on all accounts unpaid November 8, 2019.

New Animal Control Officer

The Town has appointed, William Demmons as the new Animal Control Officer. His phone number is 207-542-3057.

The Cemetery Committee

The Cemetery Committee is looking for new members. Please contact (594-7434) the Owls Head Town Office if you are interested.

2019 Mooring Fees
$50.00 Year Round Resident per year
$100.00 Non-Resident per year
(Year Round Resident of Owls Head)
Cemetery Committee Request

There are unidentified veterans in the Town's cemeteries and the Cemetery Committee would appreciate your help finding them. If you have a relative who is a veteran or know of a veteran who is buried in one of the Town’s cemeteries who doesn’t have a veteran’s marker or whose headstone doesn’t have veteran identification, please notify William Gay at 594-2302 and the Cemetery Committee will make sure that these veterans will be recognized in the future. They’ve earned that honor and respect.

Stump Dump

OWLS HEAD BULK WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITY

Address:  Stellar Blossom Way
Owls Head, Maine  04854

(Behind the tennis courts) (effective October 1, 2017)

Hours:  Wednesdays & Saturdays 8:00 am to 4:00 pm – Closed Noon

Owls Head maintains its’ own Stump Dump which is available to the residents of the town.  Users of the stump dump must have a stump dump authorization sticker attached to the window of their vehicle, these free stickers can be picked up at the Town Office

MATERIALS ALLOWED IN THE DUMPSTER
Asphalt Shingles & Tarpaper, Sheetrock, vinyl Siding, Cardboard, Limited Amounts of Earthen Materials, Unclean Wood, Limited Numbers of Small Stumps, Household Furniture, Rugs, Mattresses, Porcelain and Fiberglass Plumbing Fixtures.

MATERIALS ALLOWED IN THE BURN PILE
Clean Wood (no paint), Trees and Logs cut not longer then 8 feet with limbs removed, Brush, and Un-Bagged Leaves and Grass.  (No other items shall be burned by State Law).

MATERIALS NOT PERMITTED IN THE FACILITY
Metals of any kind, Smaller Plastic Items, Tires, Batteries, Paper, Garbage, Trash, Paint or Paint Cans, Oil, or any other Toxic Material.

Universal waste items such as Thermometers, Thermostats, Light Bulbs/Tube, TVs and CRT Monitors.

All these items except batteries & oil go the solid waste facility in Thomaston.  Batteries and Oil may be recycled.  There are also several places in Owls Head who use drain oil for heating, and most scrap metal dealers will buy lead acid batteries.

CHARGES FOR MATERIALS DEPOSITED IN THE DUMPSTER

UP TO 3 CUBIC YARDS $10.00
3 UP TO 7 CUBIC YARDS $30.00
7 UP TO 12 CUBIC YARDS $200.00
OVER 12 CUBIC YARDS $350.00

(These charges may be accessed on a per load or a per day basis.)

Example:

Five 3 yard loads into the dumpster per day will be charged $350.00, not $50.00 for the five combined loads.  Four full sized pickup truck loads in one day will be charged as 7 to 12 yards of material.  We are physically limited to the amount of materials deposited per burn cycle.

Changes are necessary in order to make this facility at least partially support itself.  Users should also be aware that every item deposited in this facility, or any other place that it does not belong must be cleaned up with your tax dollars, and that illegal dumping, at this facility or on lands of another, is a Class E crime punishable by stiff fines and jail sentences.

NOTE:  Fee for dumping of burn pile items will be assessed by on-site attendant at time of dumping.

Burn Pile:
Clean wood with no paint, metal, plastic, glue & brush.

Compost Pile
Leaves, grass, pine needles and weeds from gardens are permitted.  Please remove from bags, they may not be bagged.  Please do not deposit rope, plastic, etc. because they will be in the finished compost used in gardens.

Dumpster
Building materials, wooden and upholstered furniture, radios, mattress & box springs, wooden & asphalt shingles, rope, wire, gutters, plumbing pipe & fixtures, fiberglass products, wallboard & paneling, rotten wood, small stumps, painted wood & wood with metal & nails, plastic & asphalt floor covering, carpeting.

Firewood Pile
Wood suitable for firewood.  Shall not be rotten or longer than 4 feet and must be limbed and able to be handled by one person.

Our license does not permit this facility to accept any amount of paper, cardboard, asbestos of any kind, anything in plastic, metal or glass containers, any liquids (paint, oil thinners, etc.), anything in paper or plastic pages, insulation, cardboard boxes or the bas and boxes themselves, microwave ovens, smoke detectors, anything wholly metal, fertilizers & pesticides, or any hazardous materials, garbage, trash or any animal wastes or remains.  It can also not accept wood or coal ashes unless they are tested first.  This facility does not accept fill of any kind.  It is strictly a transfer facility.

Notice
Brush and wood must be inside the 4 burn posts before you leave or the registered owner of the vehicle depositing it will be charged a $20.00 extra fee if you don’t put it on the pile.

Town Office

Physical Address:
Town of Owls Head
224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
207-594-7434
Fax 207-594-7598

Mailing Address:
Town of Owls Head
224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854

Cash or check only

Office Hours
Monday 8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday 8 am – 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am – 5 pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 8 am – 5 pm
Quick Contacts

Secretary:

Eleanor Stone

EMAIL

Tax Collector:

Susan Wilson

EMAIL

Town Clerk:

Susan Wilson

EMAIL

Treasurer:

Pamela Curtis

EMAIL

Holidays 2019

New Year's
January 1

Martin Luther King Day
January 21

President’s Day
February 18

Patriot’s Day
April 15

Memorial Day
May 27 

Independence Day
July 4- 5

Labor Day
September 2

Columbus Day
October 14

Veteran’s Day
November 11

Thanksgiving
November 28-29

Christmas
December 24 1/2 day
December 25

Contact Us

Physical Address:
Town of Owls Head
224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854
207-594-7434
Fax 207-594-7598

Mailing Address:
Town of Owls Head
224 Ash Point Drive
Owls Head, ME 04854

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