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June 11, 2024 - State Primary Election and Municipal Referendum Information

  • Absentee ballots for the June 11, 2024 State Primary and Municipal Referendum are now available.
  • If you request an absentee ballot online through Maine’s Absentee Ballot Request service, your request will be rejected under Maine law if you are not enrolled in a party and did not select a party primary to participate in OR there is no primary ballot for the party in which the voter is enrolled.
  • May 24, 2024 is the last day to withdraw or change enrollment in time for the June 11, 2024 State Primary.  Voters changing their enrollment after this date will be within the 15-day pending period and ineligible to vote in a Primary Election.  §144(2); §145(3)


The chart below illustrates the ballot options for the State Primary based on voter enrollment:

Voter Enrollment Status 
Ballot Options
Unenrolled May select either a Democratic or Republican ballot 
Democratic Must receive a Democratic ballot 
Green Independent No ballot selection - Party not participating in State Primary
Libertarian No ballot selection - Party not participating in State Primary 
No Labels No ballot selection - Party not participating in State Primary
Republican Must receive Republican ballot

2024 Surry Comprehensive Plan

Surry’s 2024 Comprehensive Plan (Draft)
Introduction

Surry’s 2024 Comprehensive Plan is intended to express the vision of residents for the Town’s future over the next decade, and to propose strategies to achieve that vision.
In 2022, Surry’s Select Board established a Comprehensive Plan Committee (CPC) composed of residents who had been nominated by a variety of active community committees and organizations.

The predominant opinion of residents is that the Town must balance “attainable” residential growth, as well as compatible commercial development with preservation of the existing rural beauty and small-town atmosphere of Surry.  Residents recognize the need to address pressing concerns such as climate change impacts while controlling property tax increases.

While the Plan recommends goals and specific strategies for the Town, it is not legally binding.  If approved by the voters in November, the “responsible” organizations shown will determine a timeframe for implementation of the strategies. It is possible that some strategies will be modified for a number of reasons. Select Board approval is required for implementation of some strategies.  Where those strategies recommend additions or changes to the Surry Code of Ordinances (SCO), the Planning Board and/or an Ordinance Committee will develop appropriate language to be voted on by the Town’s legislative body.

Surry’s Select Board has expressed interest in holding annual reviews of progress toward achieving the strategies shown.
The CPC hopes the strategies will support the Town’s efforts to obtain grant funding to tackle some of the major issues.
Questions?  Suggestions?  Please contact us at:  compplanforsurry@gmail.com

The following are draft chapters from the 2024 Comprehensive Plan, additional chapters will be posted as they become available.
Climate Change
Historical and Archaeological Resources

TOWN OF SURRY, ME

741 North Bend Road
Surry, ME. 04684

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