April 30, 2020
Re: COVID-19 Update
On March 18, 2020 the Town of Bridgton closed all Municipal buildings to the public until April 30, 2020. On April 29, 2020 a new Executive Order, No. 49, issued by Governor Mills, extended the April 30th “Stay Safer at Home” order, through May 31, 2020. The Town of Bridgton Municipal Buildings will be closed to the Public until May 31, 2020 at which time the situation will be further assessed. Town Staff will continue to work remotely and, on a staggered schedule, from the office. The Town Office phones are being actively answered Monday – Friday 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
Updates will be provided via our web-site http://bridgtonmaine.org and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bridgtontown. This situation is ongoing, and subject to change pending additional information and updates.
Board and Committee Meetings will be limited. However, if necessary, essential meetings will be conducted utilizing the services of LRTV and/or virtual meetings. Virtual meetings will be advertised in advance with a phone number and access code allowing the public to participate.
A secure drop box is located at the main entrance of the Town Office and can be used for payments, applications and General Assistance documents.
General Assistance applications will be processed by phone only, Tuesdays and Thursdays during the hours of 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. For more information on the application process and program requirements, please visit: https://bridgtonmaine.org/week-assistance or call Laurie Chadbourne, Town Clerk at 207-803-9950
Bridgton Recreation Department and Old Town Hall – The Town Hall is closed to the public until May 31, 2020 at which time the situation will be further assessed. Information regarding spring summer programs will be forthcoming. You can Pen Pal with Bridgton Rec Staff by simply sending them an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit https://bridgtonmaine.org/bridgton-recreation/ for on-line registration. For additional questions, please contact Gary Colello, Recreation Director, 207-647-1126 or by email: email@example.com.
Bridgton Public Safety: The Iredale entrance will remain locked. If you have an emergency please call 911. For more information call the non-emergency number at 207-647-8814: https://bridgtonmaine.org/police/
Bridgton Public Services, 31 Willett Road: The facility is closed to the public. Public Services Personnel will be performing essential services as needed or necessary. Please contact David Madsen with questions or concerns at 207-647-1127 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Transfer Station, 118 Sandy Creek Road, will remain open regular hours, 7:00 a.m.– 5:00p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Staff has implemented measures to limit potential exposure – staff have been directed not to assist in unloading vehicles. The store and bottle redemption donation area is closed to the public. Any questions call David Madsen, Public Services Director, 207-647-1127 or by email: email@example.com.
Town Staff are monitoring calls and emails and responding regularly. A full list of staff and department phone numbers can be found on-line at: www.bridgtonmaine.org and are listed below:
Robert A. Peabody, Jr., Town Manager Georgiann M. Fleck, Deputy Town Manager
Todd Perreault, EMA Director Catherine Pinkham, Health Officer
Richard Stillman, Police Chief Tom Harriman, Fire Chief
Laurie Chadbourne, Town Clerk Brenda Day, Code Enforcement Officer
Charisse Keach, Finance Officer Linda LaCroix, Community Development
David Madsen, Public Services Director Gary Colello, Recreation Director
211 Maine provides free, confidential information and referral services, by phone, text or email.
- Dial 211 (or 1-866-811-5695) / • Text your ZIP code to 898-211
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Visit www.maine.gov/dhhs/coronavirus
Additional COVID-19 information, updated daily, is available from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCov/
General information regarding Governor Janet T. Mills, including executive orders: https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/
If you have questions, please contact Robert A. Peabody, Jr. at 207-803-9958 or by email: email@example.com