New to Litchfield? Please visit our welcome page!

_______________

Upcoming Meetings:

Select Board – Monday, Mar 23rd, 6:30 pm (will be available via online conference, see notice below)
Canceled – Broadband Internet Vendor Night, Tuesday, Mar 24th – will reschedule
Select Board – Monday, April 13th, 6:30 pm

Job Openings — Interested? Contact the Town Office (268-4721)

Paid positions:

None at this time
Volunteer positions:

Appeals Board Permanent Member
Conservation Commission Members & Associate Members

Planning Board Associate Members – 2

Woodbury Dam Committee Members -2

_______________

Notices:

The road posting ordinance has been approved:

Litchfield roads will begin being posted on Friday, March 27th.


Status of town office/activities during the Coronavirus crisis:

 – The governor has announced that non-essential businesses must close the public facing part of their business for the next 2 weeks. Therefore, the Town Office will be closed to foot traffic until at least Wednesday, April 8th. Customers may still call us during normal business hours. You may still re-register vehicles online, or by mail to the town office. Please include a copy of your valid insurance card, the current mileage and answers to the two questions 1) Is your registration or privilege to register under suspension; 2) Are you required to file a SR-22 form? If you wish to register a recently purchased vehicle please call us. Property taxes may be mailed-in, or you can use our drop box next to the front door. Please include your phone number with any submission so we may contact you if necessary. Transfer station passes may be obtained at the transfer station during this time.

Select Board meetings will be available for remote attendance — online video/voice attendance via phone or computer through Zoom.  If you wish to attend, please participate online or by dial-in.  In person meeting participants are limited to 10 total. Anyone who appears to be ill will not be allowed into the Town Office. The link/phone number and meeting ID for will be provided prior to the next meeting.  The March 23rd meeting went well.  A tutorial on how to join a meeting is here. *****

– The transfer station is open regular hours and the manager has worked hard to ensure containers are picked up so the transfer station can remain open during the crisis. Customers may now get transfer station stickers/passes at the transfer station.(3/26/20)

– The Food Bank has implemented extended hours and drive-up service during this crisis.  See this link Food Bank Temporary Changes for details.

– The Senior Center is closed.
– Fire permits are only available online through Warden’s Report.  Not at the Fire Department.
– Rec baseball sign-up deadline extended indefinitely.

 

Broadband Committee Web Page: 

The ad hoc Broadband Committee has a page here on the town website and has posted a lot of new material (3/19/20).

911 Callers Please Help Paramedics and Firefighters Take Precautions: 

When calling 911 for any reason, per the above graphic, First-Responders will be safer and better able to help you if you let the 911 dispatcher know if you are experiencing any flu-like symptoms.

CANCELED, will reschedule – Broadband Internet Vendor Night Mar 24th: 

The Litchfield Senior Center, located at the Litchfield Academy Community Building on 466 Academy Road will host a Broadband Internet Vendor Night on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from 6:30 to 8 PM. All community members (not just Seniors) are invited to come in, ask questions, and see what broadband options are available for their household in Litchfield and the surrounding communities. Both businesses and residents are encouraged to bring in their current internet bill to help the providers understand their current level of service, if any. Representatives from Litchfield incumbent internet service providers such as Spectrum, Consolidated, and TK Networks have been invited and are expected to attend the educational session.

New (Yellow) Transfer Station Passes Required: 

All Litchfield residents/property owners are required to have a yellow Transfer Station sticker to use the transfer station.  This sticker replaces the old blue one and must be attached to the lower right (passenger side) windshield.  Stickers may be picked up free of charge at the Town Office for each of your registered vehicles.

Mass Gathering Ordinance Web Page: 

The Mass Gathering Ordinance Committee minutes can be found here.

_______________

Litchfield Town Office

2400 Hallowell Road
Litchfield, Maine 04350

Telephone (207)268-4721  —  Fax (207)268-2196

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
CLOSED FRIDAY

For help or general information please visit our General Assistance Information page.

An application for employment with the Town of Litchfield is available here.

Get connected, get answers: Click here for Maine’s 211 Website.