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Listing of upcoming events and recent postings - please check the Council on Aging page for other events that may be of interest.

Posted 12/18 - Senior and Veteran Property Tax Work Off Applications available

Posted 11/5 - November Stanton Hall calendar

Posted 10/31 - Legal notice, Winter Parking Ban (details)

Posted 10/31 - Job opening, snowblowing sidewalks (details)

Posted 10/31 - Job opening, snowplow operator (details)

Posted 5/26 - 2017 Annual Town Report

Posted 5/15 - Reduce Reuse Recycle (RRR) guides (details)

Posted 3/12 - Important notices from MassDOT

Posted 2/22 -2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection schedule (details)

Posted 9/11/17 - Town hall phone numbers have changed (details)

Posted 6/23/17 - Public Records Compliance Policy

Huntington town common, gazebo, town hall and Stanton Hall

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Events and Postings


Senior and Veteran Property Tax Work Off Abatement Programs

Applications are now available here and at the Huntington Town Hall for the FY2020 Senior and Veteran Property Tax Work Off Abatement Programs.  Completed applications are due by Friday, February 15, 2019.  Senior and Veteran taxpayers may receive up to a $500 off their FY2020 real estate taxes at a rate of $11.00 per hour worked under the programs.  Hours must be completed by February 24, 2020.  For more information, please call the Selectboard Office at 413-512-5200. 

Senior Workoff Application
Veteran Workoff Application


Legal Notice

Town of Huntington

Parking Ban

It shall be unlawful for any vehicle to park between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any street in the Town from November 15th to April 15th of each year, except parking shall be allowed in the parking area on Federal Street along the river side and the public parking lot on Prospect Street – on the side closest to Prospect Street.

The Police Department, and in the case of obstruction of snow removal, the Highway Superintendent, shall order all vehicles in violation towed at the owner's expense.

Violators shall pay a fine for each violation set in Chapter 90, Section 20A of the Massachusetts General Laws to the Parking Clerk

Job Posting

The Highway Department is seeking an individual to operate the sidewalk machine to snowblow sidewalks in the Town of Huntington.  Applicants must have a valid driver's license, pass a C.O.R.I check, and clean driving record.  Must be on call at all times and be willing to work long hours (days, nights, weekends, and holidays in the event of a storm.)  Applications are available here and at the Town Hall and the Highway Department.  Please mail applications to Huntington Highway Dept., P O Box 430, Huntington, MA 01050.

Job Posting

The Huntington Highway Department is seeking winter help to plow snow with the Town's one ton pickup truck.  Applicants must have a valid driver's license, pass a C.O.R.I check, have a D.O.T. medical card, and clean driving record.  Must be on call at all times and be willing to work long hours (days, nights, weekends, and holidays in the event of a storm.)  Applications are available here and at the Town Hall and the Highway Department.  Please mail applications to Huntington Highway Dept., P O Box 430, Huntington, MA 01050.


Foxwoods Christmas Show bus tour
November 27, 2018

$79/person or $59/per person for Huntington residents
Payments are due by 11/20/18

The luxury Silver Fox coach will depart Huntington at 8:00am (8:30am from Westfield). On arrival at Foxwoods Resort Casino, you'll receive a coupon for a buffet luncheon and $10 in slot play. At 2:00pm, you'll be treated to the 'Legends in Concert' Christmas Show featuring celebrity impersonators. Th coach will deliver you back to Huntington at about 6:30pm.

For more information, download the flyer or contact Helen - 413-512-5200 (Town Hall) or Jen - 413-512-5205 (COA phone)


HUNTINGTON WWTF ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
INVITATION FOR BIDS

Download the Invitation For Bids

The Town of Huntington, Board of Selectman, invites bids from qualified and experienced Instrumentation and Controls Contractors for the Huntington WWTF Energy Improvements Project.

The work consists of providing Dissolved Oxygen (DO) and Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP) instrumentation and associated wiring and programming. The work will shall be coordinated with the property owner and the Town's engineer.

See Section 2, Scope of Services and Appendix A of this Invitation For Bids (IFB) for the project specifications.

The Town of Huntington estimates that the cost of the requested scope of work will not exceed the $50,000 threshold and the Town will be soliciting bids from at least three companies customarily providing these services.
All bids for this project are subject to applicable public bidding laws of Massachusetts, including, but not limited to G.L. c.149, §§44A-44H, as amended.

Download the Invitation For Bids


Important notices from MassDOT
March 12, 2018

Massachusetts RMV Announces New Requirements:
Lawful Presence and REAL ID

BOSTON - The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is reminding the public that as of March 26, 2018, to get or renew any driver's license, ID card, or learner's permit, customers will need documentation showing United States citizenship or lawful presence as required by federal and state law.

Download the full details here


2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

In 2018, the HRMC has agreements with the following communities to allow HRMC member Town residents to participate in their events. In all cases, pre-registration is required. If you are an HRMC resident, please contact Kathleen Casey at 413-685-5498 or hrmc@hrmc-ma.org to inquire about attending one of the following regional events:

Regional Reciprocal HHW Collection Events – 2018

  • 4/28/18 9 am-noon Chicopee
  • 5/5/18 8 am-noon South Hadley/Granby
  • 5/19/18 9 am-noon Northampton
  • 9/8/18 9 am-noon Agawam
  • 9/15/18 9 am-1pm Wilbraham (E. Longmeadow, Hampden,
    Longmeadow, Ludlow, Palmer and Wilbraham)
  • 9/22/18 9 am-noon Greenfield (FCSWMD Towns)
  • 9/22/18 9 am-noon Orange (FCSWMD Towns)
  • 9/23/18 9 am-noon Amherst
  • 10/6/18 9 am-noon Chicopee
  • 11/3/18 9 am-noon West Springfield
  • 11/3/18 9 am-noon Westhampton (HRMC Towns)

Download the schedule

The Springfield MRF Advisory Board’s 2018 Reduce Reuse Recycle (RRR) guides, produced each April in honor of Earth Day, are both now available:

The link for the Gazette version is https://view.publitas.com/p222-4389/reduce-reuse-recycle-2018/page/1

The link for the Republican version is http://sections.masslive.com/the-republican/special-section/Reduce-Reuse-Recycle/04-20-2018/Page-1

The link for the radio ads is http://springfieldmrf.org/news

Both versions of the RRR Guide contain the "What To Do With...? Disposal Guide but there are differences in the articles as we in the "North" version get to write our own articles, in the Republican, the Republican staff writes the articles:

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Repair,” 11th Edition, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Greenfield Recorder, Athol Daily News, April 17 2018, pp. 1-32.

The “RRR North” guide features the Repair movement. It also includes the “What Do I Do With…?” disposal guide, plastic bag recycling guide, “Room by room” recycling guide, “Why Compost?,” local Household Hazardous Waste Collections, local recycling info, and more. 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” 10th Edition, Springfield Republican, April 20 2018, pp. S1-S20.

The “RRR South” guide highlights the green efforts of Hartsprings’ textile recycling, Springfield STEM Academy’s Green Team, and Big Y® Supermarkets. The newspaper insert also includes the “What Do I Do With…?” disposal guide, “Recycling’s Most Unwanted,” local recycling info, and more. (20 pages)

If you recognize an advertiser, be sure to give them a big Shout Out of Thanks for their support of this valuable, annual, guide.


Town Hall Phone Numbers Have Changed

The Town of Huntington has switched to a Voice Over Internet Phone (VOIP) System.  There are now different phone numbers for all departments.

(413) 667 3500                  Town Hall – General Number

512 5200                  Selectboard Office
512 5201                  Assessors
512 5202                  Treasurer
512 5203                  Accountant
512 5204                  Highway Dept.
512 5205                  Council on Aging
512 5206                  Library
512 5207                  Water & Sewer
512 5208                  Collector
512 5209                  Town Clerk
512 5210                  Building Commissioner
512 5211                  Board of Health
512 5212                  Fire Dept.
512 5213                  Police Dept. (non-emergency)
512 5214                  Planning Board & Conservation Commission

Download the list here.


Town of Huntington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.