Warming Center – Bridgton Community Center

Warming Center at Bridgton Community Center

A warming center has been set up at the Bridgton Community Center, 15 Depot Street, Bridgton, beginning Tuesday, January 11, 2022  through Wednesday, January 14, 2022 opening at 9:00a.m. and closing at 5:00p.m., for people to take refuge from the cold.

For more information please call the Bridgton Community Center at 207-647-3116.

Town of Bridgton – Recreation Department Summer Programs (Seasonal)

The Town of Bridgton, Maine Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for the following summer seasonal positions:
•  Lifeguard (Highland Lake, Woods Pond, Salmon Point) {Contingent on Approval}
Applicants must be certified through the American Red Cross Lifeguard/Waterfront certified or become certified before June 15, 2021. Seasonal Full-Time, must be able to work from June 22, 2022 through August 13, 2022.
•  Water Safety Instructors (Swim Lessons)
Applicants must be certified through the American Red Cross Water Safety Certification program or become certified before June 15, 2021. Seasonal Full-Time, must be able to work from June 22, 2022 through August 13, 2022
•  Youth Development Professionals (Summer Rec & Teen Summer Rec)
Applicants must be at least 16 years old and have desire to work with teens and/or elementary children. Seasonal Full-Time, must be able to work from June 22, 2022 through August 13, 2022.

Contact Gary Colello, Recreation Director for more information. Assistance in finding certification locations, reimbursements for certifications available! All applicants should submit application at bridgtonmaine.org and submit to: Gary Colello, Recreation Director 3 Chase St. Suite 1 Bridgton, Maine 04009.

The Town of Bridgton is an EOE/AAE

** Important WINTER Reminders **

** Important WINTER Reminders **

 

  As previously published on this page, just a reminder that from November 15th to April 15th, no vehicle shall be parked on the public street or way, from 11pm to 7am, per the Bridgton Traffic Ordinance.

As per MRSA 17A Section 505 and MRSA 29A Section 2396, no person(s) shall plow, shovel, or otherwise deposit snow, into the limits of any traveled public way.

It is important to keep your driveways and private roads cleared and sanded, so that if the need arises, emergency personnel can safely access your property.

Regarding weather events … please be aware that we post information on the Town’s Facebook page, the Town’s website, and all of the local television channels are notified, if and when, the Town Office is closed.

Public Hearing Notice – Ordinance Review Committee Remote Participation Policy

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Ordinance Review Committee will hold a joint Public Hearing at 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 to accept oral and written comments on the proposed Ordinance Review Committee Remote Meeting Participation Policy, to continue to allow remote participation in Ordinance Review Committee meetings.

The new policy can be viewed 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.

Please direct any questions to Linda LaCroix, Community Development Director. llacroix@bridgtonmaine.org or 207-803-9956.

 

 

Used Fire Truck – Up for Bid

The Town of Bridgton is selling the following piece of used fire equipment:

* 1991 International 7400 Fire Truck

* Darley 1250 midship pump

* 1000 gallon tank

* 330 hp L-10 Cummins engine

* 7 speed Spicer transmission

VIN: 1HTGKGDR4LH251901

To view the truck, you can reach out to Fire Chief Glen Garland at 207-803-9955 or contact Scott Smith at the Town of Bridgton Garage at 207-803-9998.

All offers are to be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the outside “Used Fire Truck.”.

Proposals must be received at the Town Office, at the following address: 3 Chase Street, Suite 1, Bridgton, Maine 04009 by 4 p.m., on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at which time the bids shall be opened and read publicly.

Any proposal received after the deadline stated above shall not be considered.

The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Minimum bid $2,500.00.

Public Hearing- January 4, 2022

Town of Bridgton

The Planning Board for the Town of Bridgton will hold a Public Hearing at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday January 4, 2022. Public comments will be heard for the proposed Lakewood Commons Subdivision project located on Portland Road, known as Tax Map 10 Lots 10-1, 10-2, 10-3, 10-4, 8A and 58A

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

 

Reminder – Parking Ban in Effect

PUBLIC NOTICE

** November 15, 2021 – April 15, 2022**

* 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.*

During the timeframe noted above, no vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.,

as per MRSA 29A Section 2068-2069 and the Bridgton Traffic Ordinance adopted January 10, 1995,

and amended August 27, 1996, and October 25, 2005.

Any vehicle violating this parking ban may be fined per the Town of Bridgton Fee Schedule or may be towed at the owner’s expense.

 

At any time, a town-wide parking ban may also be called for with notification.

Any vehicles violating the parking ban may be fined per the Town of Bridgton Fee Schedule or may be towed at owner’s expense.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Public Services Department – Town of Bridgton

Intersection of Route 302 & Willett Road

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Please be advised that we are looking at options/repairs to the lights at the intersection

of Route 302 & Willett Road. Currently, the lights are operating on a timer as opposed

to the motion detection that used to operate the changing of these lights.

This is something that we are actively working on, but it could take some time.

There have been numerous questions, so just wanted to give an update.

We will notify of any further changes, as they arise, here on this page.

Thank you for your patience.

Community Development Block Grant Program 2022

TOWN OF BRIDGTON AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM 2022

Please be advised the Town of Bridgton is soliciting applications for the TOWN OF BRIDGTON AND CUMBERLAND COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM for fiscal year 2022. Applications are due January 11, 2022 on or before 4:00 PM. Applications shall fall under the following types of projects/programs: Public Service, Public Infrastructure/Facility, Housing, Downtown Revitalization, or Economic Development. Applications must meet one of two national objectives: serving those with low to moderate income or for the elimination of slum and blight. Applications will be reviewed by staff and forwarded to the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) for a recommendation, and then forwarded to the Selectboard for approval. For Infrastructure project applications click here. For Public Service applications click here. For the Excel budget spreadsheet for Infrastructure Projects click here. For the Excel budget spreadsheet for Public Services Projects please click here  Applicants are encouraged to attend a public workshop with CDAC staff to review requirements and project eligibility. The workshop will take place December 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM. Any questions may be directed to Linda LaCroix, Community Development Director for the Town of Bridgton via email to llacroix@bridgtonmaine.org or by calling (207)-595-3560.

Public Hearing Notice-Wednesday, November 24th

TOWN OF BRIDGTON, NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


The Community Development Advisory Committee of the Town of Bridgton will hold a Public Hearing at 9:30 A.M. on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 to accept

oral and written comments on a proposed Community Development Advisory Committee Remote Participation Policy.

Road Closure – Smith Ave.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Please be advised that there will be a road closure on Smith Ave

on November 22nd & 23rd.

 

Detours will be in place redirecting traffic.

From the Kansas Road entry Maple Street will be accessible.

From the Portland Street entry the road will be closed before Maple Street.

Bi-Weekly Wastewater Collection System Upgrade Notice

At this time residents can expect that the roads will remain unpaved for at least the next several weeks. Sargent plans to come back through and pave each road once the sewer has been completed on multiple streets.

Area that have ongoing sewer work is: Church Street

Areas that has ongoing paving work are: Gage Street, Fowler Street, Walker Street, Cottage Street, Nulty Street, Park Street, Hilcrest Avenue, and Mechanic Street

 

Click here to view the PDF Version of Map Updates for 11.01-11.12

Cemetery Clean Up

PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF BRIDGTON

 

Cemeteries

Please be advised, that all baskets, pots, flowers, wreaths, and any other temporary grave decorations

must be removed from all Bridgton town-maintained cemeteries

by Monday, November 15, 2021.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Public Services Department – Town of Bridgton