Oxford County, Maine

Officials say drug agents
   needed in Oxford County

• Interest shown in leasing       vacant buildings

• Stairs, repairs bulk of    increases in budget

Registry of Deeds office    going digital

County given land near    regional airport

County switching deeds    records company

Commission Meeting    schedule Aug-Dec 2014

Airport future discussed

Commissioners okay    electronic timekeeping

County takes over airport

 2014 final budget OK'd

 911 dispatch - the glue    that  binds emergency    services

County tax levy by towns

2015 Oxford County Budget

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2015 Oxford County Budget Proposal

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Oxford Aviation hazardous waste cleaned up, commissioners told

by Leslie Dixon, Staff Writer Sun Journal Oct. 23, 2014

PARIS — All bulk hazardous waste was removed from the former Oxford Aviation facility this week, Oxford County commissioners were told.

On Tuesday, Glen Holmes, executive director of the Western Maine Economic Development Council, handed the commissioners a bill for $27,737 to pay for the consolidation and removal of hazardous waste.

Commissioner Steve Merrill

Oxford County Commissioner Steve Merrill speaks to fellow commissioners Tuesday about the former Oxford Aviation facility at the Oxford County Regional Airport in Oxford.

The two-day process to bag and remove thousands of gallons of chemical compounds and paint used in the aircraft refinishing business was completed Monday.

The doors of Oxford Aviation at the Oxford County Regional Airport on Number Six Road in Oxford were locked by the county earlier this year.

The business was served a two-day notice of eviction on April 1 after 25 years of leasing the building from the county. The writ of possession was the culmination of a six-month legal battle between the company and commissioners. The writ gave former owner Jim Horowitz 48 hours to remove the company's possessions and vacate the 40,000-square-foot building.

Thousands of gallons of chemical compounds and paint were left behind before the facility's doors were locked by the county. The chemical compounds in 55-gallon drums and paints were inventoried and stabilized.


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