Municipal Calendar
(from the November 2009 Maine Townsman)

ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 15 — Monthly/Quarterly expenditure statement and claim for General Assistance reimbursement to be sent to Department of Human Services, General Assistance Unit, 11 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0011 [22 MRSA §4311].

DECEMBER 25 — Christmas Day - a legal holiday (4 MRSA §1051, 20-A MRSA §4802).

DURING DECEMBER — Towns that elect officials by secret ballot under 30-A MRSA § 2528 must make nomination papers available 40 days before the filing deadline. The filing deadline must be at least 45 days before the election date. For most towns with March elections, papers must be made available beginning sometime in December, depending on the date of the election.

BY JANUARY 1 — Each owner or keeper of a dog or wolf hybrid at the age of 6 months or more shall obtain a license for that animal from the municipal clerk (7 MRSA § 3922).