Welcome to the Town of Northport, Maine

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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 bookkeeper@northportmaine.org.




ANNOUNCEMENTS



SPECIAL TOWN MEETING TO BE HELD DECEMBER 1, 2014:

There will be a Special Town Meeting on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Edna Drinkwater School to vote on the following articles:

1.  To Choose a Moderator to preside at said Town Meeting.

2.  To see if the Town will vote to appropriate and expend $15,000.00 from the Withdrawal Committee Fund along with $30,000.00 from Undesignated Fund Balance, for a total expenditure of $45,000.00 to fund the startup costs of the Northport Municipal School Unit.

3.  To authorize the School Committee, upon its election, to take the actions set forth in 20A MRSA Section 1461-A during the period between its election and July 1, 2015 to prepare for the operation of the Northport Municipal School Unit on July 1, 2015.

IF YOU ARE NOT A REGISTERED VOTER IN NORTHPORT, YOU MAY NOT VOTE AT THE TOWN MEETING.

The Registrar of Voters will be available 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. a the Edna Drinkwater School on Monday, December 1, 2014.

To view the Special Town Meeting Warrant, click here.



OPENINGS IN LAND USE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE:

The Town of Northport is seeking volunteers to fill openings on the Land Use Ordinance Committee as indicated in "Sec. 4.04 Paragraph B3" of the Administrative Ordinance.  Applicants must be a resident of, and registered voter in, the Town of Northport.

Letters of interest must be submitted to the Town Office as soon as possible.



SPECIAL ELECTION AND TOWN MEETING ON JANUARY 6, 2014:

On November 10th, the Town of Northport Select Board issued a Selectmen's Order calling for a Special Election and Town Meeting to be held Tuesday, January 6, 2015 for the purpose of electing a 3 person school board.

Nomination papers for the three positions are available at the Town Office during normal business hours and are for the terms as follows:

1 (one) School Board Director for a 1 (one) year term expiring June 30, 2015

1 (one) School Board Director for a 2 (two) year term expiring June 30, 2016

1 (one) School Board Director for a 3 (three) year term expiring June 30, 2017

Persons interested in campaigning for one of the three positions must have completed nomination papers turned in to the Town Office no later than 12:00 noon on Saturday, November 29, 2014.




TOWN OFFICE AND TRANSFER STATION CLOSED FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY:

The Town Office and Transfer Station will be closed on Thursday, November 27th in observance of Thanksgiving Day, and the Town Office will be closed on Friday, November 28th.  Both will reopen on Saturday, November 29th at 8:00 a.m.



NOVEMBER 4, 2014 GENERAL AND REFERENDUM ELECTION AND THE TOWN OF NORTHPORT WITHDRAWAL INITIATIVE RESULTS:

873 Voters came to the polls on Tuesday, November 4th, to cast the following ballots:

Withdrawal from RSU#20:

Yes - 762

No - 86

Blank - 18

FOR ADDITIONAL ELECTION RESULTS, PLEASE SEE THE ELECTION AND VOTER INFORMATION PAGE BY CLICKING HERE.



DOG LICENSE RENEWALS AVAILABLE OCTOBER 15TH:

The 2015 dog license renewals became available Wednesday, October 15th.  Licenses must be renewed no later than January 31, 2015.  The cost is $6.00 for an altered dog and $11.00 for an unaltered dog.  You must provide proof that the rabies vaccination is current.  



PRELIMINARY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS:

The Town Office has received copies of the Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps.  If you would like to view the maps, please stop by the Town Office on a Friday when the Code Enforcement Officer is available.




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?

State of Maine Unclaimed Property List

The Northport Warm Neighbors Fuel Fund

The Town Office Is Now Accepting Credit Card Payments

House Number Signs Available

Zero Sort Recycling



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To contact us, our telephone number is 207-338-3819,

fax 207-338-3596

or by email at bookkeeper@northportmaine.org.

The address of the Town Office is:

16 Beech Hill Road

Northport, Maine 04849

Office Hours

The 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.

There 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.