FY 2013 Annual Report
Penobscot ATV Off-Road Riders Application
March TC Meeting being held at NPT Region III
The March 10th Town Council meetings will be held at Northern Penobscot Tech Region III on West Broadway. A special meeting will be held at 6PM with a facility tour beginning at 6:30PM. The regular business meeting will be at 7PM and a series of public hearings will be held. To view the public notice, click here.
Lincoln to host Job Fair
The Town of Lincoln is hosting a job fair for the region on Thursday, April 24th from 9:00-4:00. Any businesses or employers who would like to participate free of charge may call the Town Office to reserve space. More details to come as plans develop.
TIPSOFT Program now available...
The Lincoln Police Department is collaborating with the Partnership for a Healthy Northern Penobscot (PHNP) to offer a TIPSOFT program for concerned residents to text into the department about crimes. To learn more about the program and how it works, please click here!
More updates for LP&T
There will be a financial workshop held at Region III on Wednesday, February 5th at 6PM for any laid off workers. In the event of cancellation, the workshop will be held the next day, same location and time. Also a Trade Informational (TAA) meeting for anyone who missed the previous meetings will be held on Wednesday, February 12th at 9:00AM. The location of this meeting will be Region III.
There is a free workshop on Starting a Business being held on Tuesday, February 18th at NPT Region III at 2:00PM. To view the details, please click here.
Revenue Sharing Letter from MMA
Today the Town received a letter from MMA Executive Director, Christopher Lockwood on the current Revenue Sharing issue facing cities and towns around the State of Maine. To view the letter, please click here. To visit the Revenue Sharing Campaign website, visit: http://www.mainerevenuesharing.com.
2014 Trash Passes available!
The 2014 Trash Passes for the Lincoln Transfer Station are available for a price of $20 per household. Additional passes are free with proof of registration. Passes must be displayed on the windshield of each resident who uses the facility by February 1st. To save time, residents should bring their motor vehicle registration or plate number with them. Businesses will purchase the same pass until the Town Council finalizes the commercial fees in February. To view the Transfer Station brochure which futher explains the facility use, please click here!
Bangor Daily News Article on Revenue Sharing
The Bangor Daily News released an article yesterday written by BDN Staff Mario Moretto. This article outlines the struggles facing municipalities in Maine to maintain essential services. To view the article, please visit the Bangor Daily News website and look under the Politics page or the Town of Lincoln Facebook page.
Contact Information for LP&T Workers
Meetings continue to be held for laid off Lincoln Paper and Tissue employees. To begin the unemployment process or have ask questions, please call 1-800-593-7660. To visit the unemployment website, please visit www.file4ui.com. A rapid response meeting has been scheduled to take place on Thursday, December 19th at 2:00PM at the high school. To view the latest schedule of meetings and information, please click here. For further information, please visit the mill's website at www.lpt.com.
Airport Enviromental Assessment Information
The Town of Lincoln is proposing projects in and around Lincoln Regional Airport to improve on it's services. To view the public notice detailing the timeframe and public participation guidelines, please click here.
Town Office RFP's being solicited...
The Town of Lincoln is soliciting RFP's for a new Town Office from contractors. To view the RFP (request for proposal) guidelines and submit an application, please click here!
2006 Crown Vic for Sale by bid...
The Town is selling one of it's retired police cruiser's. To view the invitation to bid, please click here...
Septic Systems Installers Workshop Info
The Town of Lincoln will be hosting a LPI training for Subservice Wastewater for Contractors on March 4, 2014 from 8:00AM - 5:00PM. Eight credit hours will be given for this training. For questions, please contact Amanda Woodard at 794-3372. To view the informational sheet, please click here. To download a registration form, please click here.
Snowsled Trails are ready to go!
For the latest information about snowsledding trails and recreation in Maine, please visit www.mesnow.com.
Heating Fuel Assistance Fund
The Town of Lincoln would like to express its sincere appreciation to the businesses and individuals who have donated to our Heating Fuel Assistance Fund. This fund allows for a one-time gift during the 2013-2014 heating season of 100 gallons to those who qualify. For those wishing to donate, please mail to: Town of Lincoln, c/o Heating Fuel Acct. 63 Main St. Lincoln, Maine 04457. To schedule an appointement for assistance, please call 794-3372.
Winter Rec Brochure is available!
Lincoln: Business Friendly
Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce and Ruth Birtz, Economic Development Assistant for the Town of Lincoln were successful in their application for designation by
Governor LePage as a "Business Friendly Community". This is the first round of designations and the Town and Chamber should be proud of this accomplishment.
Click here to view the official notification from the Department of Economic and Community Development.
Online Tax Records
On-line tax records will include a photograph of the property. Property owners who do not want their property displayed on-line may fill out a "Do Not Publish" form and submit it to the Tax Assessor's office. Click here to download a form.
Know Your Property Tax Exemptions
If you haven't already, you should file for your $10,000 Homestead Exemption reduction in the valuation of your residence--it's an average annual savings of $201.20. Also, if you haven't already, you should file for your $6,000 Veterans Exemption--it's an average annual savings of $120.72. To see if you qualify for either exemption, call or contact Ruth Birtz at the Town Office. Click here to view the online application forms that are available through the State of Maine.
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