FEMA Disaster Assistance

Did the storms damage your property from Dec. 17-21, 2023? Did you have expenses? You may be eligible for FEMA assistance, including reimbursement. How to Apply: • Visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov • Call 1 (800) 621-3362 (FEMA) • Visit an in-person Disaster Recovery Center • Find one by visiting fema.gov/drc • Scan the QR Code to get started Eligibility may include homeowners and renters!

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RFP – Historical Society Project

Request for Proposal Historical Society Project 2024 The Town of Peru is accepting proposals for Independent Contractors. Proposal Packets are available at the Town Office. Proposals must be sealed and marked "Town of Peru Historical Society Project 2024 Proposal" and must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, March 1st, 2024 at the Town Office. Proposals will be opened in public at the Town Office on Monday, March 4th, 2024 at 6:00pm by the Board of Selectmen. The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. The Town of Peru is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Employer.

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Property Tax Stabilization Update 2023

LD 290 “Property Tax Stabilization for Senior Citizens” Repealed by State Legislature The “Property Tax Stabilization for Senior Citizens” program has been repealed by the Legislature in response to concerns regarding inequity and reimbursement costs. Any taxpayer whose application was submitted prior to December 1, 2022, and approved, will still receive the “freeze” on their 2023 property tax bill (due dates of September 2023 and February 2024). Since the program has ended, there will be NO RE-APPLICATION PROCESS. Taxpayers may qualify for the expanded Property Tax Fairness Credit and the Senior Property Tax Deferral programs. Information and applications for both…

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Available Positions

The Town of Peru has an opening for Health Officer. This is currently a volunteer position and requires State certification. Please contact Stephanie at (207)562-2150 for details. We are seeking volunteers for the following committees: Recreation Committee, Ordinance Committee, Cemetery Committee. These are volunteer positions.

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2023 Spirit of America Award

After a moment of silence for Angel Clifford at last night's Selectboard meeting, Dave & Brenda Gammon of the Gammon Family Farm were presented with this year's Spirit of America Award. In acknowledgement of their never-ending support of our community, the following was read:  M U N I C I P A L   R E S O L U T I O N The 2023 Peru, Maine, Spirit of America Foundation Tribute honors the Gammon Family Farm for commendable community service. Be It Resolved by the Selectmen of the Town of Peru as follows: Whereas, the Gammon Family Farm sponsors bottle drives by placing its large…

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