JUNE 14, 2022 ELECTION RESULTS
TOWN COUNCIL RSU 22 BUDGET ARTICLE 1.
475 COOPER, STEPHEN YES 463
411 ENGLISH-FLANNAGAN, MARGARET NO 218
BOARD OF ASSESSORS' RSU 22 BUDGET ARTICLE 2.
534 BERLIN, MARK YES 476
SCHOOL COMMITTEE - THREE (3) YEAR TERM
309 COLLINS, CATHERINE
366 HOLMES, JOHN
SCHO0OL COMMITTEE- TWO (2) YEAR TERM
107 HUMPHREY, KENYON
220 KRESGE, LEAH
322 MILLER, BROOKE
206 MILLS, JANET T. 312 LEPAGE, PAUL R.
REPRESENTATIVE TO CONGRESS (DISTRICT 2) REPRESENTATIVE TO CONGRESS (DISTRICT 2)
203 GOLDEN, JARED 103 CARUSO, ELIZABETH M.
229 POLIQUIN, BRUCE
STATE SENATOR (DISTRICT 11) STATE SENATOR (DISTRICT 11)
193 CURRY, GLENN CHIP 290 KINNEY, MARYANNE
REPRESENTATIVE TO LEGISLATURE (DISTRICT 37) REPRESENTATIVE TO LEGISLATURE (DISTRICT 37)
199 ENGLISH-FLANAGAN, MARGARET D. 98 KELLEY, KEVIN J.
227 PAUL, REAGAN L.
REGISTER OF DEEDS
190 GRANT, STACY L.
186 TRUNDY, JASON W. 281 BOISVERT, TODD A.
DISTRICT ATTORNEY (DISTRICT 6)
189 IRVING, NATASHA C.
TRANSFER STATION PERMITS
The new 2022-2023 transfer station permits will be available for purchase starting Monday, June 21, 2022. The Town Council voted to increase the fee of the permit from $5 to $20 for the 2022-2023 fiscal year in an effort to help offset the rapidly increasing costs of solid waste disposal. The permits this year are designed to allow the Town to write license plate numbers on them. This will allow residents to be able to purchase multiple permits, if they own multiple vehicles. Permits may be obtained at the Transfer Station and the Town Office during regular business hours. The Town is asking you to please bring your vehicle registration with you when you go to purchase a permit so that the town's staff can verify the plate number and residency before issuing a sticker.
TOWN OFFICE CLOSING EARLY
The Winterport Town Office will be closing at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 30th, 2022, to allow staff time to close out the current fiscal year and set up for the new 2022-2023 fiscal year. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
TOWN OFFICE & TRANSFER STATION CLOSURE
The Winterport Town Office and Winterport Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, July 4th, 2022 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy 4th of July.
PLANNING BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE
The Planning Board meeting regularly scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2022 has been postponed until Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. in the Meeting Room of the Winterport Town Office. Please contact the Chairperson of the Planning Board, James Gilbert, at email@example.com, if you have any questions regarding the change in date or the Winterport Planning Board in general.
TAX ACQUIRED PROPERTY BID
The Town of Winterport is currently accepting bids for one tax acquired property. This property is being offered on an as is/where is, and with all faults basis. A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for noon on Monday, June 27th, 2022, to allow all individuals interested in bidding on the property an opportunity to enter the property to determine the condition of the property. Individuals interested in bidding on the property must obtain a copy of the Town of Winterport Real Estate Foreclosure Bid Property Information Packet from the Town Office at 44 Main Street Winterport, Maine or you can email your request to the Town Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. This packet includes additional details about the property as well as specific requirements for bidding on the property.
Bids will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2022. Bids are scheduled to be opened at the town office at 5:01 p.m. on Thursday, July 7th, 2022. Late bids will not be accepted. Bids should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to:
Town of Winterport
Tax Acquired Property Bid
Attn: Michael Crooker
P.O. Box 559
Winterport, ME 04496
The Town of Winterport reserves the right to reject any or all bids; waive any defects, informalities, and minor irregularities; to accept exceptions to these specifications; and make such award or act otherwise as it alone may deem is in the Town's best interest. If you have any questions regarding this bid, please contact Michael Crooker at 223-5055.
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The town is looking for volunteers to serve on the Land Use Ordinance Review Committee; the Fire Truck Committee and the Board of Appeals. If interested, please contact the Town Manager at the Town Office to discuss the purpose of each committee as well as to discuss how to obtain an application to apply.
INTERNET ACCESSIBILITY/BROADBAND COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED
The Town of Winterport is looking for individuals to serve on the Internet Accessibility/Broadband Committee. The committee is tasked with gathering information regarding the availability of broadband internet within the Town of Winterport; Identifying deficiencies in coverages. reliability and/or speeds; providing residents with that information; and providing guidance to the Winterport Town Council regarding possible future investments in broadband infrastructure within the Town of Winterport. If you are interested in serving on the committee, then please fill out the board and committee application that can be found at the following link on the Town of Winterport's website https://winterportmaine.gov/boards-committees.php and return it to the Winterport Town Manager at the town office at 44 main street or email it to the town manager at email@example.com Please contact the town manager at 223-5055 if you have any questions regarding the committee or the application process.
BROADBAND COMMITTEE MEETING
The next meeting of the Broadband Committee is scheduled to occur at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 27th, 2022 in person at the town office and on Zoom. Individuals that wish to participate in the meeting using Zoom may use the following link to join the meeting; https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8283582698. The following link may be used to find your local call-in number; https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keysbQAsej The public is welcome to attend the meeting in person but individuals that wish to attend the meeting in person must wear a mask.
WINTERPORT CONSERVATION COMMITTEE- ADOPT A ROAD CAMPAIGN
EVERY STREET, EVERY ROAD, EVERY HIGHWAY, LITTER FREE
We live in a beautiful riverside community with miles upon miles of geographically diverse land. The Winterport Conservation Committee is sponsoring this campaign to make our travels around our community liter free and watch for items in the public setback that need removal. We invite you to adopt a section of our highways and byways, keep it litter free and watch for items in the public setback that need removal. You can sign up as an individual, a family, an organization. And you can see who and where your neighbors are working to keep Winterport the beautiful community it is. You can sign up by emailing the section of road (from and to markers) you are adopting to firstname.lastname@example.org.
RECREATION BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED
The Town of Winterport is searching for members to serve on the Town of Winterport's Recreation Board. There are two regular and one alternate position open. The purpose of the board is to recommend leisure time programs and facilities for the residents of Winterport. The board shall provide advice to the Town Council, Town Manager, Recreation Director and other organizations dealing with recreation.
If interested, please fill out the board and committee application that can be found at the following link on the town of Winterport's website https://www.winterportmaine.gov/boards-committees.php Please fill out the entire application and return it to the town manager at the town office at 44 Main Street in Winterport or email a copy to the town manager at email@example.com Please contact the town manager at the town office at 223-5055 if you have any questions regarding the committee or the application process.
INTENT TO BUILD APPLICATION FORM NOW AVAILABLE
The Winterport Town Council approved the use of a new application form to be filled out by anyone who is looking to build a new structure or dwelling over 100 square feet or that will increase the footprint or add an additional 100 square feet of gross living space to an existing dwelling or structure. Applications can be obtained from the Code Enforcement Officer or on the Town's website in the Codes & Permits folder under the Government Tab.