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.
FIRST TAX PAYMENT DUE:
The first payment of the 2013/2014 real estate taxes was due on November 23, 2013, and interest began accruing on November 24, 2013. If you would like to find out the interest that has accrued, please contact the Town Office.
WITHDRAWAL COMMITTEE MEETING:
The next Withdrawal Committee meeting will be on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at the Town Hall.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - NEW OFFICE HOURS:
Beginning Wednesday, September 11th, the Town Office hours will be as follows:
Tuesday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Note - this is a change - the office will now open at 8:00 a.m. instead of 2:00 p.m., and will close at 6:00 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m.)
Thursday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (Note - this is a change - the office will open at 8:00 a.m. instead of 9:00 a.m.)
COLLECTION BOX AT TOWN OFFICE FOR WINGS OF LOVE:
WINGS OF LOVE, a charitable organization, is accepting donations of new toys and clothing for needy children in Waldo County. There is a collection box now located in the lobby of the Town Office if you would like to drop off an unwrapped new toy or clothing. Monetary donations are also gratefully accepted. Items collected with be distributed to families before Christmas.
Families in Waldo County wishing to take advantage of this program should contact John Bryant at (207) 338-3110 for an application.
GREATER WALDO COMMUNITY NETWORK FORUM - COMMUNITIES FOR CHILDREN:
The Greater Waldo Community Network Forum provides a list of resources available to families in the Waldo County area. To find out more information, click this link.
NORTHPORT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT RECEIVED S.H.A.P.E. AWARD:
The Northport Volunteer Fire Department was awarded the Safety and Health Award for Public Employers (S.H.A.P.E.) by the Department of Labor Standards. This is a two year certification. The Northport Volunteer Fire Department was the first to receive this award in Waldo County in 2011.
The award is presented only after a thorough inspection and review of the employer's safety and health policies and procedures, review of training records and programs, and inspection of the employer's facility and equipment. The award recognizes public sector employers who are striving to provide a safe and healthy workplace for employees.
Congratulations Northport Volunteer Fire Department!!
CHANGES TO THE MAINE RESIDENTS PROPERTY TAX AND RENT REFUND (CIRCUITBREAKER) PROGRAM:
The Maine Residents Property Tax and Rent Refund (Circuitbreaker) Program has been repealed as part of the recently enacted State Budget and has been replaced with the refundable Property Tax Fairness Credit that is claimed on the Maine Income Tax Form beginning in January, 2014. A worksheet will be included with the 2013 Maine Individual Income Tax Form 1040ME. For more information, please visit the Maine.gov website at www.maine.gov/revenue/taxrelief/tnr.htm
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.
What's new in Northport?
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 8:00 a.m.. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 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.