New to Litchfield? Please visit our welcome page!

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Request for Bids (link below or visit the Town Office):

Winter Sand 2020 — Due Monday, August 24th by 6 pm

Upcoming Meetings:

Planning Board – Thursday, Aug 6th, 6:30 pm, in Town Office conference room OR by computer: Join Here
—-Dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586 (use *6 to mute and unmute if joining by dial-in)
Select Board – Monday, Aug 10th, 6:30 pm, in Town Office conference room OR by computer: Join Here
—-Dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586 (use *6 to mute and unmute if joining by dial-in)

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

Paid positions:

Volunteer positions:

Appeals Board Permanent Member
Conservation Commission Members & Associate Members – 3

Planning Board Associate Members – 2

Woodbury Dam Committee Members -2

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Notices:

Soccer Registrations Available for fall:
Litchfield Recreation is accepting soccer registrations from now until September 3rd, they can be picked up during business hours at the town office on the porch or downloaded off of the town’s web page. There will be no fee due at this time as we are going to wait until the program begins to collect any fee’s. As usual we are always looking for parents willing to coach. Forms are available on the Recreation page and are also on the Town Office porch.
Planning Board Public Hearing for Site Plan Review:
The Planning Board will hold a public hearing for site plan review of Birches Campground RV sales at 7pm on Thursday, August 6th.
Senior Center Schedule Change due to Storm:
Because of the pending storm the Senior Center has changed the date for Tai Chi and CB Band practice from Wednesday 8/5 to Friday 8/7 . It will still be at the Fairgrounds in the Red Barn. Bring water and a chair. The Senior Center will be closed on Wednesday 8/5 and open at the Center Friday 8/7 after 12:30.
Tuesday’s Election Results:
Municipal election results from July 14th may be viewed on our elections page.
Woodbury Pond Park is now open:
Effective 1 July, Woodbury Pond Park is open for the summer. Season passes are available at the Town Office or at the Park.
Conservation Commission featured video:
See the Conservation Commission page for a featured video . (6/28/30)

– Fire permits are only available online through Warden’s Report.  Not at the Fire Department.
– If you choose to use any of the town public spaces (parks, rec fields) use at your own risk, and please practice social distancing (minimum 6 feet separation) or we will be forced to close those areas.

 

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.

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 (6/28/20).

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

A Broadband Internet Vendor Night [will be held at a futuer date]. 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 Transfer Station for each of your registered vehicles (show your registration).

Mass Gathering Ordinance Web Page: 

The Mass Gathering Ordinance Committee minutes can be found here.

Status of town office/activities during the Coronavirus crisis:

– The Town Office is open to walk-ins, serving one customer at a time.  To see the CEO, alert the front counter and wait for the CEO to come to the side door. See the flyer here for details.
– Select Board meetings will open to the public again, beginning Monday, July 13th.  Remote attendance will still be available — online video/voice attendance via phone or computer through Zoom –If you wish to attend, please participate online or by dial-in.
** By computer: join here  or dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586.  A tutorial on how to join a meeting is here. (Also use *6 to mute and unmute your phone if joining by dial-in)**
– You may still re-register vehicles online, or by mail to the town office. A mail-in form is available on our vehicle registration page. (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.
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.(6/28/20)
– 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.

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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.