FEMA Mobile Vaccination Clinics Coming Soon!

FEMA Mobile Vaccination Clinics are coming to our area!

April 18th – April 22nd at the Windham Mall – 795 Roosevelt Trail, Windham

April 30th – May 3rd at the Fryeburg Fair Grounds – 1154 Main Street, Fryeburg

 

The goal is to vaccinate up to 250 people per day at the mobile clinic.  Vaccinations will be free. Please note that appointments are required in advance of the mobile clinic.  To check availability of appointments at specific clinics, please call the State’s Community Vaccination Line at 1-888-445-4111. Information on scheduling appointments at all sites will become available on a rolling basis on the state vaccination website in the coming days. For more information about the mobile vaccination clinic please click Here to be redirected.

 

Planning Board Public Hearing- April 28, 2021

Town of Bridgton

The Planning Board for the Town of Bridgton will hold a Public Hearing at 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Public comments will be heard for the proposed Solar Farm project located on North High Street, known as Tax Map 11 Lots 1A, 3, & 4

Planning Board meetings will resume as in person meetings with a room capacity of 15 people. Please note that the standard Zoom Meeting will still be available. This login information can be found at the bottom of each agenda.

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

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

Office Closure Reminder for Today Tuesday March 30th

The Municipal office will be closed today, Tuesday March 30th for staff administration of the election. We will resume regular business hours tomorrow, Wednesday March 31st .

If you are looking to vote, please proceed to the election location at the Old Town Hall at 26 N. High Street, Bridgton.

Department Heads Available by Appointment:

Town Manager – Robert Peabody Jr – 207-803-9958

Deputy Town Manager- Georgiann Fleck- 207-803-9959

Code Enforcement Officer- Brenda Day- 207-803-9963

Community Development – Linda LaCroix – 207-803-9956

Financial Officer- Charisse Keach- 207-803-9957

Fire Chief- Tom Harriman- 207-803-9955

Police Chief – Phil Jones- 207-803-9976

Public Services- Diane Kiriaji- 207-803-9999

Recreation Director Gary Colello 207-803-9960

Town Clerk Laurie Chadbourne 207-803-9950

 

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Wastewater Hookup Information

Wastewater Collection System Upgrade Important Notice

Representatives from the Town of Bridgton will be making their way around town over to course of this week to deliver important Wastewater Collection System Upgrade information to those residents who are able to connect to the new wastewater system.

Please note that any property owners who do not reside at the physical address of the affected property will have the information mailed to them at their mailing address on file. This information is also available on our Website and Facebook.

Should you have any questions or concerns about this delivery, please feel free to reach out to the Town Office at 207-647-8786.

 

 

 

Upper Main Street Parking Lot Bid – Bids Due By 04/09/2021

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

UPPER MAIN STREET PARKING LOT

BRIDGTON, ME

Sealed Bids for the construction of the Upper Main Street Parking Lot, located on Main Street in Bridgton, ME will be received by the Town of Bridgton, at the Town Hall (mailing address: 3 Chase Street, Suite 1, Bridgton, ME 04009), until 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday, April 9, 2021, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read in the Downstairs Meeting Room / Municipal Complex (10 Iredale Street, Bridgton, ME 04009).  The Project generally consists of:

Construction of a new parking lot on Upper Main Street.

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.  Bids shall be on a lump sum basis, with an additive alternate, as indicated in the Bid Form.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: HEB Engineers, Inc. (207-803-8265).  Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents on www.constructionsummary.com and www.worksinprogress.com.

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office electronic format (.pdf only) at no cost. Paper copies may be obtained from the Issuing Office either via in-person pick-up or via mail, upon receipt of payment for the Bidding Documents.  The non-refundable cost of printed Bidding Documents is $85 per set, payable to HEB Engineers, Inc.  An additional charge of $15 for regular postage or $30 for overnight postage will be applied to requests for mailed documents.  The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

To be considered a responsive Bidder, the Contractor shall have obtained at least one set of electronic or paper plans and specifications from the Issuing Office. The Bid will not be awarded to a Bidder unless a record for the request of at least one set of electronic or paper plans and specifications exists in the Issuing Office. To meet this requirement and to be added to the official list of plan holders, a prospective Bidder must request electronic copies or purchase paper plans and specifications using the name that is to appear in the Bid Documents.

A pre-bid conference will not be held.

Bid security in the amount of 5% must be provided with each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. The Successful Bidder shall furnish 100 percent Performance and Payment Bonds in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders (Section 00200). Notice to Proceed is expected to be April 30, 2021, and construction is expected to start May 10, 2021Project is subject to easements and revisions.  The Work is to be substantially complete by June 30, 2021, and completed and ready for final payment on or before July 30, 2021Liquidated damages of $500 per day will commence on June 30, 2021, for failure to complete the Work within the stipulated contract times.

Along with the Bid, the Bidder shall supply Certificates of Insurance to the Owner, as defined in the Supplementary Conditions. The Owner and Engineer shall be named as additionally insured prior to the execution of the Contract.

The Bidder shall submit to the Owner and Engineer a list identifying all Subcontractors, Suppliers, and other persons and organizations that are to furnish principle items of material and equipment.  The list shall be submitted with the Bid.  The contractor shall also complete the Bidder Qualification Statement with supporting data (00410-B) and submit with the bid.

The apparent Successful Bidder shall submit a Qualifications Statement for each Subcontractor, Supplier and other person and organization requested, if any.  The Qualification Statement(s) shall be submitted within five days of the Owner’s or Engineer’s request. Any such Subcontractor, Supplier, or other person or organization so identified may be revoked on the basis of reasonable objection after due investigation, in which case Contractor shall submit an acceptable substitute, without an increase in Bid price.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive any and all informalities not involving price, time or changes in the Work, and to negotiate contract terms with the Successful Bidder, and the right to disregard all non-conforming, non-responsive, unbalanced or conditional Bids.  Also, Owner reserves the right to reject the Bid of any Bidder if Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Project to make an award to that Bidder, whether because the Bid is non-responsive, or the Bidder is unqualified or of doubtful financial ability or fails to meet any other pertinent standard or criteria established by Owner.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic – Tuesday, April 6th

The Bridgton Community Center will become a vaccination clinic on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for individuals that are 50-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, select option 1 when promoted and then follow the instructions provided.

Notice of Public Hearing- March 16, 2021

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 16, 2021. Public comments will be heard for the proposed Land Use Ordinance Amendments

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

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

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