WELCOME TO THE TOWN OF GREENBUSH, MAINE
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This sign is in memory of Pamela Carroll McLaughlin a life long resident.
Photo courtesy of Elizabeth McLaughlin Evans.
Landfill is closed now until May 4, 2019
Curbside pickup of household trash on Fridays
Please have your trash put out by 7:00 AM as occasionally substitute drivers unfamiliar with the 'normal' route may be covering. Also the trash crew is only responsible for trash contained in bags or trash receptacles and is not required to clean up broken open bags or cans tipped over by animals.
May 5, 2018 - October 27, 2018
Saturday only 7:30 am -4:30 pm
Yearly Landfill Stickers $2 purchase at Town Office or at landfill.
Universal Waste/E-waste: dispose of at Landfill-transfer station.
Nov 1st thru April 30th E-waste may be brought to the town office during regular business hours or call to make arrangements for weekend drop off until the landfill re-opens in May.
Town Office closes for the following holidays:
New Year's Day
M.L. King JR. Day
Thanksgiving Day & day after
Christmas Eve & Day
TOWN OF GREENBUSH
INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIDDERS
TAX-ACQUIRED PROPERTY SEALED BIDS – 2018
The Town of Greenbush is accepting sealed bids on the attached list of tax-acquired properties to sell the Town’s interest on these properties acquired through the tax lien foreclosure process. The list of tax acquired properties for sale is attached and includes the Map/Lot, Account number, Former owner information, location/address of property, whether the property is land only or has a building and whether the building is currently occupied, land and/or building value, and minimum bid required amount. The packet of information will also include the tax detail sheet showing the amount of taxes due and a copy of the tax map showing the property location on the tax map.
Sealed bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018. All sealed bids will be opened and read at the Board of Selectmen meeting on Thursday, November 8, 2018. If a bidder is going to bid on more than one property, the bidder must submit a separate bid for each property is a separate envelope with separate 10% deposit check included with each bid and marked on the outside envelope as “Tax Acquired Property Bid”.
All bids must include the following information: Bidders name and address, telephone number, the account number and map/lot information to identify which property the bid is submitted for and the bid offer/amount. A deposit check for 10% equal to your bid amount must be included with the bid in the sealed envelope. Any bid received without the 10% deposit check will be rejected. The deposit check will be credited towards the total bid amount for only the winning bid. The winning bidder must submit the remaining balance due within 30 days after award by the Board of Selectmen to finalize the bid. If the winning bidder fails to complete the bid requirements by not submitting the remaining balance due within 30 days, the bid will be considered voided and the Town of Greenbush will keep the deposit check. All other deposit checks for non-winners will be returned to the bidders once the bid process has been completed. The Board of Selectmen will issue a quitclaim deed without covenants to the winning bidder upon receipt of the total bid price. If the winning bidder fails to complete the bid and pay the full amount of the bid within the 30-day period, the Board of Selectmen may thereafter negotiate a sale of the property with any unsuccessful bidder or other party.
Note: The Town of Greenbush makes no warranties or representations concerning these properties of any kind whatsoever concerning the nature, extent, validity, value or utility of any rights to be conveyed. Bidders are strongly advised to consult with your attorney prior to filing a bid.
It shall be the responsibility of the winning bidder to pay the State of Maine Real Estate transfer tax, the cost to be determined at the closing. The Town of Greenbush will file the quitclaim deed and the transfer tax form at the Penobscot County Registry of Deeds.
Sealed bids must be submitted in person or by mail to the Town of Greenbush, ATTN: Tax Acquired Property Bid, PO Box 230, 132 Military Road, Greenbush, ME 04418 by the deadline noted above. The board of Selectmen reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. For more information contact the Town Office at 207-826-2050 or email – firstname.lastname@example.org or the town’s website at townofgreenbushmaine.org.
Thursdays at 7:00 PM Town Office conference room - Upcoming Dates:
November 8, 2018
December 6, 2018 and December 20, 2018
January 3, 2019 and January 17, 2019 and January 31, 2019
The public is welcome to attend. Open Forum is available for public comment.
P.O. Box 230 Phone: 207-826-2050 Hours: Mon & Thur 12:00 Noon - 6:30 pm
132 Military Road Fax: 207-826-2190 Tues Wed & Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Greenbush, Maine 04418 email: email@example.com
tax information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Town Office will be closed for upcoming holidays:
Monday, November 12, 2018 Veterans' Day
Thursday & Friday, November 22 and 23, 2018
Monday & Tuesday, December 24 and 25, 2018
Monday & Tuesday, December 31, 2018 and January 1, 2019
Happy New Year
GREENBUSH RECREATION BOARD - TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2018
GREENBUSH TOWN HALL
There will be games, hot chocolate, coffee and cookies to be enjoyed by all!
GREENBUSH CRAFT FAIR
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2018 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM
AT HELEN S DUNN SCHOOL GYM
Christmas gifts and decorations, baked goods and crafts of all kinds! Silent Auction items to bid on and Gingerbread House Contest
Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at approximately 10:30 AM
The Tax Acquired Property Bid Results are located on the Tax Acquired Property Bid Page