NEW PORTLAND TOWN OFFICE

Phone: (207) 628-4441
Fax: (207) 628-4440
Mailing Address:
901 River Rd. New Portland, ME. 04961

Board of Selectmen: Andrea Reichert, Chair/Wayne Rundlett/Michael Senecal

Town Manager: Stacie Rundlett, Ext. 1

nwprtlnd@tds.net

Mondays-Wednesdays 11am - 5pm
Thursdays- 2 pm to 7 pm
1st Saturday of each month 8 am to 12 noon (except holiday weekends)

Town Clerk: Kristen Mitchell, Ext. 2

newportlandtownclerk@gmail.com

Mondays-Wednesdays 11am - 5pm
Thursdays- 2 pm to 7 pm
1st Saturday of each month 8 am to 12 noon (except holiday weekends)

CEO: Robert Dunphy, Ext. 5

First and third Tuesday 1-3pm

Assessor's Agent: Terriann Lamontagne, Ext. 3

By appointment only until further notice.

Animal Control Officer:
Lori Agren, 628-2919

Fire Department: Chief Kip Poulin, Ext. 4

*Any concerns regarding Winter Roads please call the Town Office at 628-4441*

TRANSFER STATION

Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 7:30-4:30
Friday 12:30-4:30
WINTER HOURS
*CLOSED FRIDAYS FROM NOVEMBER 15TH - APRIL 15TH*

NEW PORTLAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Phone: 628-6561
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 4-6
Saturday 10-12

The Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday May 25th

The Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. We hope you all have a safe and happy holiday weekend.

Selectmen’s Meeting May 18th will be held at the Town Office @ 6:30pm

The Selectmen will be meeting on May 18th at 6:30pm at the Town Office, not the Community Room.

Public Hearing Scheduled for June 9th 6:30pm at the Selectmen’s Meeting

There will be a Public Hearing at the June 9th, 2015 Selectmen’s Meeting to discuss the possible purchasing of a 2014 Toyne Stainless Steel Custom Pumper Fire Truck

The public hearing will be held at the Community Room at the Fire Station (911 River Rd) in New Portland on June 02, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comments on expenditure of funds on purchasing a new pumper Fire Truck.  All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and will be given an opportunity to be heard at that time.

A Special Town Meeting will be scheduled for Thursday, June 9th, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Details will follow after May 18th Selectmen’s Meeting.

Notice for all New Portland property owners

NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS IN NEW PORTLAND

This is a friendly reminder to all property owners in New Portland that  the town officials will be enforcing the New Portland Junkyard and Automobile Graveyard Ordinance as well as The State of Maine Statute, Title 17 Chapter 91 § 2851 Dangerous Building

Definitions are as follows:

1.   Junkyard- means a yard, field or other area used to store discarded or worn-out and unusable furniture, metals, appliances, lumber or other waste materials.

2.  Automobile Graveyard- means a yard, field, or other area used to store 3 or more powered construction, automotive, or other motor vehicles which are unserviceable, worn-out, discarded or junked, or parts thereof.  It does not include any area used for temporary storage by an establishment or place of business which is primarily engaged in doing auto body or other repair work to make vehicles serviceable, or season storage of serviceable agriculture equipment.

3. Dangerous Building- is structurally unsafe; unstable; unsanitary; constitutes a fire hazard; is unsuitable or improper for the use or occupancy to which it is put; constitutes a hazard to health or safety because of inadequate maintenance, dilapidation, obsolescence or abandonment; or is otherwise dangerous to life or property.

After June 30, 2015 violation notices will be going out giving property owners thirty (30) days to be compliant with the Town’s ordinance and State Statute.

Property owners that do not comply with these will be brought before the Board of Selectmen for possible legal action.

You can find a copy of the Town’s ordinance’s at newportlandmaine.org under the Government tab.  And you can find the State Statute at maine.gov.

Kingfield/New Portland Transfer Station Board is seeking a Manager

The Kingfield/New Portland Transfer Station Board is seeking a Transfer Station Manger.  Please click on the ad here http://newportlandmaine.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/ts-manager-ad.pdf.

Application for this position can be found here: http://newportlandmaine.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Kingfield-work-application.pdf