Road Postings List – 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.
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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

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.

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

Public Notice – Cemeteries Prep & Clean Up

PUBLIC NOTICE

CEMETERIES PREP & CLEAN UP

Please be advised that all baskets, pots & flowers must be removed from all Bridgton town-maintained cemeteries by Thursday, October 15th, 2020 so that we may begin the process of cleaning up our cemetery grounds and preparing for the winter season.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

David Madsen, Public Services Director

Public Notice – Highland Lake Lowering Notification

PUBLIC NOTICE

Highland Lake Lowering Notification

Starting Friday, October 30, 2020, we will begin Highland Lake’s water lowering process, which will allow lakefront property owners to perform their dock repairs, place rip rap, clean the exposed lake bottom along the shoreline, and perform other waterfront improvements. This process will cease by November 30th.

Lakefront property owners should take actions necessary to protect their personal property. This includes, but is not limited to, adjusting pontoon retaining lines and/or properly securing or removing all boats, canoes and kayaks.

Owners planning improvements to their docks or shorelines are advised to consult the DEP and Brenda Day, Code Enforcement Officer, for allowed improvements or permits required prior to doing so. If you have any questions regarding which improvements require approval, please contact Brenda at bday@bridgtonmaine.org or call (207) 803-9963.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

David Madsen, Public Works Director

Public Notice – Cemeteries Prep & Clean Up

PUBLIC NOTICE

Cemeteries Prep & Clean Up

Please be advised that all baskets, pots & flowers must be removed from all Bridgton town-maintained cemeteries by Thursday, October 15th, 2020 so that we may begin the process of cleaning up our cemetery grounds and preparing for the winter season.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

David Madsen, Public Services Director

Municipal Officers’ Notice of Public Hearing on Secret Ballot Referendum

The Municipal Officers of the Town of Bridgton will hold a Public Hearing at the Municipal Building located at 10 Iredale Street in Bridgton at 6:00 P.M. on October 13, 2020 to hear public comment on the following question that will be presented to the voters via referendum ballot on November 3, 2020:

Question 1. Shall the Town enact an ordinance entitled, “Amendments to Town of Bridgton Victualers Licensing Ordinance to Require Marijuana Establishments to Obtain a Local License”?

 

Municipal Officers’ Notice of Public Hearing

Municipal Officers’ Notice of Public Hearing

 

The Municipal Officers of the Town of Bridgton will hold a Public Hearing at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the Bridgton Town Hall located at 26 North High Street in Bridgton to hear public comment on the following question that will be presented to the voters at a Special Town Meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 6:00 P.M.:

 

(Affordable Housing TIF)   Shall the following vote be adopted:

 

Shall the voters of the Town of Bridgton, Maine designate an affordable housing development district to be known as the “15 Harrison Road Municipal Affordable Housing Development and Tax Increment Financing District” and adopt the Development Program for the District such designation and adoption to be pursuant to the following findings, terms and provisions?

 

WHEREAS, the Town of Bridgton (the “Town”) is authorized pursuant to Chapter 206,

Subchapter 3 of Title 30-A of the Maine Revised Statutes, as amended, to designate specified areas within the Town as Affordable Housing Development Districts and to adopt a development program for such Districts; and

 

WHEREAS, it has been proposed that the Town designate certain land located at 15 Harrison Road as the “15 Harrison Road Municipal Affordable Housing Development and Tax Increment Financing District” (the “District”) and adopt a development program for the District (the “Development Program”); and

 

WHEREAS, the Town has held a public hearing on the question of establishing the District

and adopting the Development Program, in accordance with the requirements of 30-A M.R.S.A.

Subsection 5250, upon at least ten (10) days prior notice published in the Portland Press Herald, a newspaper of general circulation within the Town; and

 

WHEREAS, it is expected that approval will be sought and obtained from the Maine State

Housing Authority (the Authority) approving the designation of the District and the adoption of the Development Program for the District; and

 

WHEREAS, at least 25% of the property within the District is suitable for residential use,

and in need of rehabilitation or redevelopment; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE TOWN:

 

  1. The designation of the District and pursuit of the Development Program will create affordable, livable housing within the Town of Bridgton, and therefore constitutes a good and valid public purpose.

 

  1. Pursuant to Chapter 206, subchapter 3 of Title 30-A of the Maine Revised Statutes, as amended, the Town hereby designates the 15 Harrison Road Municipal Affordable Housing Development and Tax Increment Financing District as more particularly described in the documents presented to the Town Meeting in the form attached hereto.

 

  1. Pursuant to the provisions of 30-A M.R.S.A., Subsection 5250-A, the percentage of captured assessed value to be retained in accordance with the Development Program is to be established as set forth in the Development Program.

 

  1. The Town Manager be and is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to submit the proposed designation of the District and the proposed Development Program for the District to the Maine State Housing Authority for review and approval pursuant to the requirements of 30-A M.R.S.A. Chapter 206, subchapter 3.

 

  1. The Town Manager be and is hereby authorized and empowered at his discretion from time to time to make such revisions to the Development Program for the District as he/she deems reasonably necessary or convenient in order to facilitate the process of review and approval of the District by the Maine State Housing Authority, or for any other reason so long as such provisions are not inconsistent with these resolutions or the basic structure and intent of the Development Program.

 

  1. The foregoing designation of the District and the adoption of the Development Program shall automatically become final and shall take full force and effect upon receipt by the Town Board of Selectmen of approval of the designation of the District and adoption of the Development Program by the Maine State Housing Authority, without requirements of further action by the Town, the Board of Selectmen or any other party. Upon approval of the District and Development Program by Maine State Housing Authority, the Town Manager is further authorized to execute and deliver a Credit Enhancement Agreement between the Town and the owner of all land in the District in form and substance substantially identical to that attached as an exhibit to the Development Program.

 

  1. The Town Manager be and is hereby authorized to create a Municipal Project Cost Account, as contemplated by the Development Program in the name of and on behalf of the Town, such Account to be in such form and to contain such terms and provisions, not inconsistent with the Development Program and this Order, and a percentage of the proceeds of the Municipal Project Cost account, as specified in the Development Program, shall be used to defray operating expenses for eligible projects within the District, consistent with the Development Program. Said Development Program and Account to be reviewed and approved by the Town Solicitor or his/her designee.

 

  1. The Town Manager is authorized to file the yearly reports required by 30-A M.R.S.A. § 5250-E and otherwise to take all lawful actions required in the administration of the District and Development program.

 

For more information click below:

Maine State Housing Authority Application for Affordable Housing Tax Increment Financing click here 

August 11, 2020 Special Town Meeting Warrant click here

 

**UPDATE** NOTICE OF ROAD POSTING

**UPDATE** As of 4/8/2020 roads are no longer posted.  Please use best judgment practices regarding the safety of large loads on saturated roads.

The Town of Bridgton Roads will be posted in accordance with MRS Title 29-A Section 2395 effective March 4, 2020.

This is done to protect our roadways from damage during the thaw cycle.

**PLEASE NOTE -PAVED ROADS LISTED BELOW & ALL DIRT ROADS WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE **

For more information please contact the Town Office, 207-647-8786 or David Madsen, Public Services Director, 207-647-2326 or 207-647-1127

SOUTH BRIDGTON

Burnham Road, Willis Park Road, Ingalls Road, Fosterville Road (to end), Winn Road, Swamp Road, North Road, Raspberry Lane, 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.

Select Board Public Hearing, April 7, 2020 5:00pm (virtual)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Municipal Officers of the Town of Bridgton will hold a Public Hearing at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 via virtual meeting to accept oral and written comments on the proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding projects for Program Year 2020-2021.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/302555885

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): 1 877 309 2073
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129

Access Code: 302-555-885

You can view the applications here.