News and Announcements


Select Board Meeting Jan 20

posted Jan 17, 2020, 10:31 AM by Town Clerk   [ updated Jan 17, 2020, 10:31 AM ]

The Town of Somerville Select Board will meet on Monday, January 20 at 6 pm. 
All are welcome to attend. 

Planning Board Meetings January 23 & 30

posted Jan 17, 2020, 9:47 AM by Town Clerk   [ updated Jan 17, 2020, 10:38 AM ]

The Planning Board will hold two meetings on Thursday, January 23 and Thursday, January 30 at 6 pm at the Town Office. These are work sessions to review the Marijuana Ordinance and consider CMP's request for power line upgrades. 

Broadband Committee Meeting Jan 20

posted Jan 17, 2020, 9:44 AM by Town Clerk   [ updated Jan 17, 2020, 9:44 AM ]

The Broadband Committee will hold a meeting on January 20 at 2 pm at the Town Office. The purpose of this meeting is to work on grant technical partner RFP (request for proposals) and information for website

Interim Office Hours as of January 9, 2020

posted Jan 3, 2020, 11:20 AM by Town Clerk   [ updated Jan 3, 2020, 11:42 AM ]

Due to a temporary staffing shortage, the town office will be changing its hours beginning Monday, January 6. 
    Monday: 10 am - 6 pm
    Friday: 10 am -3 pm
We apologize for any inconvenience and are working to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.

Job Opportunity in Somerville!!!!

posted Dec 30, 2019, 2:02 PM by Town Clerk   [ updated Jan 17, 2020, 9:09 AM ]

Job Opening: Town Clerk, Town of Somerville. This is a permanent part-time position, working 20 hours/week with an opportunity of 21.5 hours/week.  This position involves extensive contact with the public and requires the ability to communicate courteously, fairly, effectively and keep accurate records. Municipal experience is preferred.

Applicants must submit an application; a resume may be attached. The application form and job descriptions are available below or call Somerville Town Office at 549-3828 for more information. Applications will be accepted until each position is filled.

The Town of Somerville is an equal opportunity employer.

Select Board Meeting Jan 8

posted Dec 30, 2019, 9:58 AM by Town Clerk   [ updated Dec 30, 2019, 9:59 AM ]

The Somerville Select Board will be meeting on Wednesday, January 8 at 6 pm at the Somerville Town Office, 72 Sand Hill Rd, Somerville. All are welcome to attend. 

2020 Rabies Clinic

posted Dec 18, 2019, 10:32 AM by Town Clerk   [ updated Dec 18, 2019, 1:11 PM ]

The Fee for this event will be $15


Special Selectmen's Meeting 11-25-19

posted Nov 18, 2019, 12:17 PM by Town Clerk


OPEN POSITION: SEXTON

posted Nov 8, 2019, 9:43 AM by Town Clerk

TOWN OF SOMERVILLE

SEXTON

Position Description

Nature of work:
The Sexton is a part-time position, appointed by the Board of Selectmen, for a renewable three-year term. The Sexton manages burials and interprets lot boundaries for current and prospective lot owners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Sexton will administer the Town of Somerville Cemetery Ordinance, ensuring compliance with the ordinance as well as Federal and State statutes. He/She will make recommendations for revisions to the Ordinance as needed to comply with changes in Federal or State statutes.
The Sexton will instruct all grave diggers, both professional and authorized lay persons of the deceased, on access routes, location, and standards for digging and repairing grave sites.
The Sexton will be the official with whom funeral parlors, vault companies, and authorized persons of the deceased make all burial arrangements.
The Sexton will also be familiar with Federal and State rules related to private burial grounds and advise townspeople upon request of their options and the procedures involved.
The Sexton shall keep a record of all lots selected and assigned and all transfer of lots in all town-owned cemeteries. The Sexton will make every effort to maintain current contact information for the owners of cemetery lots, requesting updated information at any time a burial or other activity is conducted.
The Sexton will receive payment for lot sales in accordance with the fee schedule. All amounts received will be turned in to the Town Treasurer for deposit to the reserve account for Sand Hill Cemetery. The Sexton will make suggestions to the Board of Selectmen for the amounts charged for cemetery plots and services.
The Sexton will maintain and update maps as needed.
The Sexton will ensure proper maintenance of the cemetery, including making arrangements for mowing, weeding, cleaning, veterans’ flags placement and removal

TOWN CLERK POSITION

posted Nov 8, 2019, 9:34 AM by Town Clerk   [ updated Nov 8, 2019, 10:58 AM ]

THE TOWN OF SOMERVILLE

POSITION AVAILABLE: TOWN CLERK      

The Town of Somerville is looking for a Town Clerk. This is a permanent part-time position, working 20 hours / week. Primary responsibilities include creating and maintaining town records, issuing licenses, records, and registrations, and running elections. The Town Clerk also serves as administrative assistant to the select board.

This position involves extensive contact with the public and requires the ability to communicate courteously, fairly, and effectively. Municipal experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right person. Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word is required.

Applicants need to submit an application; a resume may also be submitted. The application form and job description can be downloaded at  www.somervillemaine.org under “News and Announcements” or call Ashley Farrington, Town Clerk,  at 549-3828 to have one mailed to you. Application deadline will be November 22nd. Interviews will begin on November 23rd.

The Town of Somerville is an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

JOB APPLICATION

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