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Manager authorized to seek bids for safety, parking improvements near Portland Head Light

A plan for paving the central parking lot, delineating 98 spaces for passenger vehicles and up to 12 for tour buses, is approved by the Town Council, with construction expected to be completed before Memorial Day
- Published: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:10:23 GMT

Funds transferred to cover town's budget for legal expenses

Expenses, fueled mostly by the town's defense of paper-street rights, prompts an $80,000 move from undesignated funds to head off overexpenditure in the line for audit and legal services
- Published: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:20:18 GMT

Hearing Jan. 23 on petition calling for limits on sale, release of town shoreline access

The petition submitted by the Save Our Shore Access Coalition seeks an ordinance change to require a supermajority of the Town Council, or a public referendum, to approve disposition of town shoreland property
- Published: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:35:28 GMT

Officials working on preliminary-cost estimate for former Spurwink School renovation

Town Manager Matthew Sturgis says he expects to submit a funding request to the Town Council in February in preparation for leasing the building to the Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society
- Published: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:46:08 GMT

Dog licenses, renewals for 2019

Licenses for 2018 expired Jan. 31 - register online now to avoid late fee
- Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:54:04 GMT

Council to review policy prohibiting employees from serving on town boards, committees

With a few exceptions, employees may not serve on standing boards for committees, but one councilor would like to see those exceptions broadened
- Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:34:42 GMT

Senior tax-rebate program approved

Town councilors approve a program where qualifying senior citizens 65 and older can apply for a tax rebate of up to $500 - see story for link to application, due Feb. 15
- Published: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:28:54 GMT

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