FY 2013 Annual Report
Penobscot ATV Off-Road Riders Application
FY2015 Budget Process begins...
The FY2015 Budget Committee will begin meeting on Thursday, April 10th at 6:00PM to begin reviewing department budgets before it is presented to the full Town Council for approval in June.
Bangor Natural Gas Public Announcement
Bangor Natural Gas has released a public announcement about the pipeline project. To view their statements, please click here.
Lincoln's Job Fair underway with many vendors!
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 at 794-3372 to reserve space. One organization which has confirmed their attendance is the Bangor SCORE chapter. The Bangor SCORE chapter is funded by the SBA and provides free professional business advice, and support. This is a great resource for anyone looking to expand or grow their own business. To view the list of vendors attending, please click here!
Public Hearing Notice
The Town Council will conduct a Public Hearing on April 14, 2014 at 7:00PM for the purpose of hearing written and oral comments on the Municipal Code, Section 1700 Solid Waste, Appendix - Schedule of Fees for the Transfer Station.
Transfer Station Ad Hoc Committee Meeting will be held Thursday, April 3rd at 5:30PM in the Council Chambers.
Library Open House with Authors, John Ford and Mark Nickerson.
The Lincoln Memorial Library will be hosting an open house on Monday, May 5th from 5-6PM. Starting at 6:00PM Maine Authors, John Ford and Mark Nickerson will give a presentation about their past experiences as Law Enforcement Professionals; both men having published books. This night promises to be a great night out in Lincoln - Be sure to stop by to enjoy some treats prepared by the NPT Region III Culinary Students and hear the stories. You might even get a book signed!
Rec Dept. to sponsor lunch-time walks...
The Lincoln Rec Dept. is sponsoring lunch-time walks on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in April, starting with April 2nd. The walks will be for 30 minutes and will be from 12:15-12:45PM. The locations will be the following: Mondays - Hill at MacKenzie Ave., Wednesday - Behind Town Office, and Friday - Football Field at M.A. Anyone with questions, please contact the Rec Dept. at 794-6548.
Mattawnawcook Academy Adult Ed Hosts Free Class
The MA Adult Ed program will be sponsoring a free Small Business Internet Marketing Class on April 10th from 5:30-7:30PM at the high school. Doors open at 5:00PM and light refreshments will be served. Prior registration is required. To register, please call 794-6712 or the Bangor office at 992-5523.
Library Hours Changed
The Town Council approved a change in hours at the Lincoln Memorial Library during its regular business meeting on March 10, 2013. To view the approved change, please click here.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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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