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

The Town of Litchfield will accept sealed bids for the following tax acquired properties (land only except as noted):  1372 Hallowell Rd (Map R14, Lot 47); 2787 Hallowell Rd (Map R2, Lot 16); On Richmond Rd (Map R3, Lot 41); On Peacepipe Dr (Map U28, Lot 86); 13 Nutting Ln, trailer only (Map R4, Lot 46-ON-27). Bids accepted up to and including 4 pm, Mon, Dec. 12, 2022 at the Town of Litchfield, 2400 Hallowell Rd, Litchfield ME 04350, ph268-4721, to be opened at 7 pm. Bid packets available in person, or email taxinfo@litchfieldmaine.org. Tax maps viewable at www.litchfieldmaine.org/maps.

Upcoming Meetings :

Meetings may be attended in person at the Town Office, or via Zoom IF a link is provided.

Planning Board – Thursday,  December 1st, at 6:30 pm, or by video conference: Join Here
—-Dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586 (use *6 to mute and unmute if joining by dial-in) – Public

Ad Hoc RSU4 Withdrawal Investigation Committee – Monday, December 5th, at 6:30 pm, or by video conference: Join Here
—-Dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586 (use *6 to mute and unmute if joining by dial-in) – Public

Select Board – Monday, December 12th, at 6:30 pm, or by video conference:
Join Here
—-Dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586 (use *6 to mute and unmute if joining by dial-in) – Public

Canceled – Budget Committee – Monday, December 19th, at 6:00 pm, or by video conference: Join Here
—-Dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586 (use *6 to mute and unmute if joining by dial-in) – Public

Road Committee – Wednesday, December 21st, at 6:00 pm

Select Board – Tuesday, December 27th, at 6:30 pm, or by video conference:
Join Here
—-Dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586 (use *6 to mute and unmute if joining by dial-in) – Public

Select Board – Monday, January 9th, at 6:30 pm, or by video conference: Join Here
—-Dial-in: +1 (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 673 048 586 (use *6 to mute and unmute if joining by dial-in) – Public

 

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

Paid positions:

– Minute Taker for Select Board Meetings

Volunteer positions:

– Road Advisory Committee – 2
– Senior Advisory Commitee – 1
– Litchfield Academy Trustees – 1

– Appeals Board Permanent Member

– Conservation Commission

– Planning Board Associate Members – 2

– Woodbury Dam Committee Members – 2
– Recreation Committee Member – 2

Notices:

Town Office Closings:

The Town Office will be closed on Monday, December 26th, and will be opening back up on Tuesday, December 27th, at 8:30 am.

The Town Office will be closed on Monday, January 2nd, and will be opening back up on Tuesday, January 3rd, at 8:30 am.                                                 Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Transfer Station Closing Early:

The Transfer Station will be closing early on December 24th for Christmas Eve.

Property Tax Bills Mailed:

Property tax bills were mailed by Friday, November 17th.  First payments are due December 14th.  A detailed letter describing the reason for the delay that was mailed to property owners may be viewed here.

Property Tax Stabilization Program – TAXES FREEZE STARTING THIS YEAR:

The Property Tax Stabilization Program (applications due by Dec 1, 2022) freezes THIS YEAR’S taxes for next year, for Senior Citizens (65 and older), click here.

Rt 197 Bridge:

UPDATE: The Maine Turnpike Authority has told us the bridge will be open before the end of December 2022. However, additional paving work will be necessary in the spring, requiring single lane closures for a week or so. Monthly construction updates are available at https://www.maineturnpike.com/route197. Here is a copy of the detour route.

Transfer Station Winter Hours:

The Transfer Station will now be open Fridays and Saturdays from 8am – 4pm and closed on Sundays. The swap shop, as well as the leaf and brush piles, are closed until spring.

Election Results are posted on our Town Office Facebook page

Gardiner Public Library:

If you are looking for information regarding the Gardiner Public Library, you can click here to read their informational sheet or visit their website at https://gardinerpubliclibrary.org/digitallibrary.

Restore Sea-run Alewife fish capability to Cobbossee Stream. Good, bad, neutral?

The Department of Marine Resources is desiring to restore sea-run Alewives access to Cobbossee Stream. This one page summary from the Cobbossee Watershed District provides some background on their perspective.  An alternate view is offered by non-profit Upstream Cobbossee in this short video. If you are interested in finding out more, call the Town Office (268-4721) and we’ll provide you a point of contact for either side of the issue.

Transfer Station Passes Available at the Transfer Station: 

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).

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Litchfield Town Office

2400 Hallowell Road
Litchfield, Maine 04350

Telephone (207) 268-4721  —  Fax (207) 707-8485

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday 8:30 am – 6:00 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.