FY 2022 Proposed Budget

Budget Workshop with the Selectboard will take place on Monday, March 1st, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, March 2nd, 20201 beginning at 3:00 p.m. These workshops will be virtual only, except for staff and the Selectboard.

 

This workshop will be available for anyone to join in and listen; however, this workshop will not be open to public comment.

 

FY 2022 Proposed Budget Packet

Notice of Road Postings- 2021

TOWN OF BRIDGTON NOTICE OF ROAD POSTING

The Town of Bridgton Roads are now posted in accordance with MRS Title 29-A Section 2395. This is done to protect our roadways from damage during the thaw cycle.

The following roads will be posted commencing March 1, 2021 through May 1, 2021.

For more information, please contact David Madsen, Public Services Director, at 207-647-1127 or dmadsen@bridgtonmaine.org

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SOUTH BRIDGTON

Burnham Road, Willis Park Road, Ingalls Road, Fosterville Road (to end), Winn Road, Swamp Road, North Road, Raspberry Lane, and Camp Pondicherry Road, Pinhook Rd, Wildwood and Moose Cove Lodge.

WEST BRIDGTON

Mountain Road, Hio Ridge Road, Sam Ingalls Road, Whitney Road, Highland Pines Road, Millbrook Road, Harmon Road, Issac Stevens Road, Kilgore Road, Cedar Drive, East Pondicherry Road, West Pondicherry Road and South Bay Road (Knights Hill Development).

NORTH BRIDGTON

Highland Road, Chadbourne Hill Road, Upper Ridge Road, Middle Ridge Road, Monk Road, Kimball Road, Highland Point Development.

VILLAGE AREA

Kansas Road, Lower Main Street, Pond Road, Dugway Road, Mt. Henry Road, Zion Hill Road, Smith Ave.

Notice of Intent to File – Maine Stormwater Law License

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE

MAINE STORMWATER LAW LICENSE APPLICATION

Please take notice that the Bridgton Sewer Department of 3 Chase Street Bridgton, ME intends to file a Stormwater Law permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (ME DEP) pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A § 420-D on or about March 15, 2021. The application is related to the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility and effluent disposal fields on Portland Road.

A request for public hearing or request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the Department, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found by the Department to be complete and is acceptable for processing. A public hearing may or may not be held at the discretion of the Commissioner or the Board of Environmental Protection. Public comment on the application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application.

The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Portland during normal working hours. A copy may also be seen at the municipal offices in Bridgton, Maine.

Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Portland where the application is filed for public inspection. MDEP, Southern Maine Regional Office, 312 Canco Road, Portland, ME 04103.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic – Bridgton Community Center

The Bridgton Community Center will become a vaccination clinic on Thursday, March 4th, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for individuals that are 70-years of age or older only. A pre-scheduled appointment is required.

To schedule an appointment please call The Southern Maine Agency on Aging at  207-396-6500, selection option 1 when promoted and then follow the instructions provided.

Second vaccination does for those who attend will be available on Thursday, April 1st, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Nomination Papers for 2021 Annual Town Meeting

Public Notice
 Nomination papers will made available on Friday, February 26, 2021 at the Town Clerk’s Office located at 3 Chase Street, Suite 1, in Bridgton for the following offices:
(2) Selectman/Assessor/Overseer of the Poor; 3-year term
(2) Planning Board Regular Member; 3-year term
(1) Planning Board Alternate Member; 3-year term
(1) Planning Board Alternate Member; 1-year term;
(2) MSAD #61 Director; 3-year term
(1) Water District Trustee; 3-year term
The nomination paper filing deadline is the close of business hours on April 9, 2021.

Notice of Public Hearing March 2, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Town of Bridgton

The Planning Board for the Town of Bridgton will hold a Virtual Public Hearing at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Public comments will be heard for Mountain Road Storage regarding a proposed Self-Storage/Outside Storage Facility.

A copy of the application can be viewed at the Town office by appointment. Agenda and instructions for Virtual Public Hearing will be posted at a later date.

Please direct any questions or make an appointment with Erin O’Connor, Administrative Assistant at eoconnor@bridgtonmaine.org or 207-803-9952

 

 

Notice of Public Hearing, March 9, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Town of Bridgton, Maine

The Town of Bridgton Select Board will hold a Public Hearing at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday March 9, 2021 via virtual meeting to accept oral and written comments on the proposed map amendment to the Land Use Ordinance. The proposed change will rezone 2 Cottage street known as Map 23 lot 0148 from the Downtown Village Neighborhood district to the Downtown Village Business I district.

Proposed map amendment can be viewed by clicking here , and a copy will be posted at the Town office.

Information on how to participate in the meeting will be published at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Rabies Positive Animal Confirmed

Maine’s Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory confirmed that a skunk from our town tested positive for rabies. Rabies is common in wild animals in Maine. Make sure to never touch an animal that is wild or unknown to you. You should also make sure your animals are up to date on rabies vaccine. For more information on rabies, please visit www.maine.gov/dhhs/rabies. Attached you will find the Maine CDC’s rabies fact sheet as well as Rabies in Maine.

Rabies Fact Sheet

Rabies in Maine

Winter Storm Parking Ban 02.16.21-02.17.21

PUBLIC NOTICE

Please be advised of the
following parking ban, per the MRSA 29A Section 2068-2069 and the Bridgton Traffic
Ordinance adopted January 10, 1995 and most recently amended December 13, 2016.

Beginning today, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at 12:00 a.m., and ending Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021
at 7:00am, no vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way so that the town can keep our
roads clear and keep up with snow removal.
Violators vehicles may be towed at owner’s expense.

Thank you for your cooperation,
David Madsen
Public Services Director
Town of Bridgton

Wastewater Project – Directional Drilling Information

As the construction of the new sewer system begins this spring many residents and businesses will have new sewer services to their property installed. To minimize the disruption when the new sewer will be on the other side of the road from your property a technique that is sometimes used to install the sewer service is directional drilling. This process allows you to install a pipe beneath the road without having to dig up the road. You can bore under the road and connect to the main sewer line without having to trench across the road. The one impact to property owners is that the equipment used will need to set up on your property for a brief period of time to allow for the work to be done. This normally will be for no longer than a day, will require a temporary easement from the owner and the ground will be restored afterwards. The video below will show you how the work is done.

Directional Drilling Video

Any residents who have received Temporary Construction Easement Letters and still have questions about the process please feel free to reach out to Nikki Hamlin, Executive Secretary at nhamlin@bridgtonmaine.org or at 207-647-8786 for more information.

Winter Storm – Parking Ban – 2.1.2021 to 2.3.2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

Given the expectation of a heavy winter storm beginning this evening, please be advised of the
following parking ban, per the MRSA 29A Section 2068-2069 and the Bridgton Traffic
Ordinance adopted January 10, 1995 and most recently amended December 13, 2016.

Beginning this evening, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 at 11:00pm, and ending Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021
at 7:00am, no vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way so that the town can keep our
roads clear and keep up with snow removal.
Violators vehicles may be towed at owner’s expense.

Thank you for your cooperation,
David Madsen
Public Services Director
Town of Bridgton

 

Posted 2/1/21, Rev. 2/3/21

Notice of Pubic Hearing, March 9, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Town of Bridgton, Maine

Regarding The Designation of a Municipal Development and Tax Increment Financing District to Be Known As “Woodlands Senior Living Municipal Development and Tax Increment Financing District” And the Adoption of a Development Program, therefore:

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Bridgton will hold a public hearing at its Board of Selectmen Meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. via REMOTE HEARING described below.  The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comments on the proposed tax increment financing (“TIF”) district and development program pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 206 of Title 30-A of the Maine Revised Statues, as amended.

The Town invites public comments on the designation of a new TIF district called the “Woodlands Senior Living Municipal Development and Tax Increment Financing District,” located at North High Street and identified on the Town tax maps as Map 14, Lots 80 and 80A, and the adoption of a development program therefor.  Such development program will include authorizing a credit enhancement agreement with the developer of the Woodlands Senior Living facility.

A copy of the proposed development program and the credit enhancement agreement are on file with the Town Office and available during normal business hours of 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, they can also be found at Woodlands Memory Care TIF Informational Packet – Town of Bridgton, Maine or one can call 207-647-8786 during normal business hours to request that a copy be mailed to you. All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and will be given an opportunity to be heard at that time.

Public comments will be taken at the hearings and written comments should be submitted to Laurie Chadbourne at lchadbourne@bridgtonmaine.org or Linda LaCroix at llacroix@bridgtonmaine.org. Written comments will be accepted until Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

The Bridgton Board of Selectmen will hold this public hearing remotely using GoToMeeting.  Virtual public proceedings are authorized by emergency legislation, PL 2019 ch. 617 § G-1; 1 M.R.S. §403-A, enacted March 18, 2020. Allow your computer to install the free GoToMeeting app to get the best meeting experience. To access the public hearings, please use the following link: https://www.gotomeet.me/BridgtonMaine/bos
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679
United States: +1 (571) 317-3116
Access Code: 189-387-141

Notice of Intent to File- Waste Discharge and Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Application

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE

MAINE WASTE DISCHARGE LICENSE/MAINE POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION

SYSTEM PERMIT APPLICATION

Please take note that, pursuant to 38 MRSA, Sections 413 and 414-A, the Bridgton Sewer Department of 3 Chase Street Bridgton, ME intends to file a wastewater discharge permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (ME DEP). The application is for the discharge of 116,250 gallons per day of treated municipal wastewater into the a below ground disposal system on the WWTF property.

The application will be filed on or about February 15, 2021 and will be available for public inspection at DEP’s Augusta office during normal business hours. A copy may also be seen at the municipal offices in the Town of Bridgton, Town Office.

A request for public hearing or request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the DEP, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found acceptable for processing, or 30 days from the date of this notice, whichever is longer. Requests shall state the nature of the issue(s) to be raised. Unless otherwise provided by law, a hearing is discretionary and may be held if the Commissioner or the Board finds significant public interest or there is conflicting technical information.

During the time specified above, persons wishing to receive copies of draft permits and supporting documents, when available, may request them from the ME DEP. Persons receiving a draft permit shall have 30 days in which to submit comments or to request a public hearing on the draft.

Public comment will be accepted until a final administrative action is taken to approve, approve with conditions or deny this application. Written public comments or requests for information may be made to the Division of Water Quality Management, Department of Environmental Protection, State House Station #17, Augusta, ME 04333-0017. Telephone: (207) 287-3901.

A public meeting and information session will be held at 5:00 p.m. on February 9, 2021. We appreciate your attention to this matter.  Please contact the Town of Bridgton at 207-647-8786 should you have any questions or require additional information.

Public Hearing Notice- January 19, 2020

Town of Bridgton

The Planning Board for the Town of Bridgton will hold a Virtual Public Hearing at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Public comments will be heard for Mountain Road Storage regarding a proposed Self-Storage/Outside Storage Facility.

A copy of the application can be viewed at the Town office by appointment. Agenda and instructions for Virtual Public Hearing will be posted at a later date.

Please direct any questions or make an appointment with Erin O’Connor, Administrative Assistant at eoconnor@bridgtonmaine.org or 207-803-9952