Welcome to the Town of Northport, Maine
On behalf of the Town of Northport, welcome to our website. This website is dedicated to the citizens of Northport. It offers residents and visitors ready access to information concerning municipal government departments, the services they provide, ordinances and a schedule of events.
If you have any questions or comments, we would like to hear from you. Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - NORTHPORT PLANNING BOARD:
There will be a Site Walk at the Blake Veterinary Hospital on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at 66 Atlantic Highway, Northport; immediately followed by the Public Hearing of the Planning Board at the Town Hall, located at 16 Beech Hill Road, Northport, or or about 7:00 p.m. to hear public input on an expansion of use and structure at the Blake Veterinary Hospital to include the Canine Inn kennel and shelter uses on Tax Map R8 Lot 52. Copy of the application is available at the Town Hall.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS:
The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold an Administrative Appeal on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Office Meeting Room.
Appellants George and Judy Metcalf and Patricia Wright are appealing the decision made by the Code Enforcement Officer to issue a building permit to Michael Lannan for construction of a residence at 8 Main Street and 7 Maple Street on Map U05, Lots 95 and 103.
HEARINGS AND ELECTIONS ON THE RSU #20 WITHDRAWAL:
The hearings and voting on the RSU #20 Withdrawal are as follows:
May 29, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. - Drinkwater School - This hearing will be held by the Northport Withdrawal Committee.
June 11, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Town Hall - This will be the voting on the Withdrawal from RSU #20.
CONDITIONAL APPROVAL GRANTED FOR WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT
On April 16, 2013, Commissioner of Education Stephen Bowen granted conditional approval of the Withdrawal Agreement between RSU #20 and the Town of Northport. He has set a hearing on the matter on May 6, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Belfast Area High School to discuss the merits of the proposed agreement of withdrawal. All residents are encouraged to attend this meeting. To view the letter from Commissioner Bowen granting his conditional approval, click here.
The entire agreement may be viewed on this website and copies are available at the Town Hall.
To view the Withdrawal Agreement, click here.
To view the list of staff for the withdrawing municipalities, click here.
To view the list of continuing contract teachers and probationary teachers with years of service, click here.
To view the buses and vehicles to be transferred to the new SAU, click here.
PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE ORDINANCE:
To view the proposed changes to the Administrative Ordinance, click here. The changes will be voted on at the annual Town Meeting on June 3, 2013, which begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Blue Goose Reception Center.
MUNICIPAL ELECTION AND ANNUAL TOWN MEETING:
Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Town Hall - The Annual Town Meeting Election will be held for the positions of:
One Selectmen/Overseer of the Poor for a three year term, and
One RSU #20 School Board Director for a three year term, and
One Road Commissioner for a two year term.
Absentee ballots are available at the Town Office during normal office hours. If you are in need of a ballot but are unable to pick one up in person, you may request one by calling the office at 207-338-3819.
If you are not registered to vote, it is not too late to do so. You will need to register in person and bring in a photo identification with you as proof of residency and something showing your current physical address.
Monday, June 3, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. - Blue Goose Reception Center - The Annual Town Meeting will be held to vote on articles in the Town Meeting Warrant.
RSU #20 SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER NEEDED:
There were no nomination papers taken out for the RSU #20 School Board member. This position could be filled by a write in candidate.
NOMINATIONS BEING SOUGHT FOR THE SPIRIT OF AMERICA TRIBUTE:
The Selectboard is seeking nominations for the 2013 Spirit of America Tribute. This tribute recognizes residents who give freely of their time and talents within their community. If you would like to nominate a resident who demonstrates outstanding community service, please contact the Town Office.
INTERESTED IN SERVING ON A COMMITTEE?
The Selectboard is always looking for community members to serve on town committees. If you are interested in serving you community and would like to serve on a committee, please contact the Town Office and let us know what your interests are.
MOORING PERMIT RENEWALS HAVE BEEN MAILED.
The 2013 Mooring Permit renewals have been mailed. If you do not receive one and think you should, please contact Harbormaster Lora Mills or the Town Office. For a new Mooring Application, click here.
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To contact us, our telephone number is 207-338-3819,
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The address of the Town Office is:
16 Beech Hill Road
Northport, Maine 04849
town office is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m., Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays from
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Transfer Station Hours
The transfer station is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
is a $1.50 per bag disposal fee and you may purchase your trash
stickers either at the town office or at the transfer station.