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After meeting in the middle of last month and discussing the possibility of having a Memorial Day celebration and parade at the town-center village green, the committee has decided not to recommend having a celebration and forego until next year.  W…

Finance Committee Reviews Municipal and Community Services Budget for Fiscal Year 2022


Town Manager Matt Sturgis delivered a draft Municipal and Community Services Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 to the Town Council on Friday, March 5, 2021.  To date, the Finance Committee has held two meetings on March 15 and March 18 reviewing the budge…

Town Manager's Report


Community Services' “Cape Explorer” brochure for the spring and summer season is now  available online.  The brochures have also been mailed and are anticipated to arrive in mailboxes on Friday, March 12.  There is a l…

Town annual audit report receives high marks despite the pandemic


On Wednesday, February 10, 2021 the Town Council and School Board met with Jennifer Conners, a Principal of Runyon Kersteen Ouellette, to review the independent auditor’s annual report on the Town of Cape Elizabeth’s financial statements…

Crescent Beach Boat Access Repair Public Information Meeting*


Updated 1/13/2021 * Previously posted as "Kettle Cove Boat Launch Public Information Meeting" Town Manager Matt Sturgis will host a public information meeting to discuss the Kettle Cove Boat Launch on Thursday, January 14, 2021 …

Town Manager's Report


January 11, 2021 The Town departments are all working on the Fiscal Year 2022 Municipal Budget. I am happy to report that our police department and emergency medical services personnel have received the first round of the COVID vaccine.  …

Town Manager's Report


December 14, 2020 Our battle against COVID-19 continues, as recent reports have shown increases in the positive cases, while last week Cumberland County was officially placed on the watch list by the Maine CDC.  With that information in mind…

Planning Board Approves Site Plan for Public Safety Telecommunications Tower


Following a Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, the Planning Board voted unanimously in favor of granting the Town of Cape Elizabeth’s request for a Site Plan Review of a new 180' tall public safety telecommunications tower and a…

Town Council Progresses Sustainable Community Goal


The Town Council is forging ahead in their efforts to ensure a sustainable future for the town as outlined in the Town Council Goals 2020 and the 2019 Comprehensive Plan.  At the November 9 Town Council meeting  the council voted …

Town Council Selects Garvin as Chair for 2021


Jamie M. Garvin was elected to serve as Town Council Chair for 2021 at the council's annual caucus November 10, 2020.  Garvin was elected to a second term in November 2018 and served as Chair in 2017 and 2019.  Garvin served as Finance…

As COVID-19 Cases Increase, Town Manager Stresses Continued Safety Practices


Updated: November 10, 2020 Per Govenor Janet T. Mills November 5, 2020 Executive Order, face masks must be worn in public settings at all times regardless of how far apart one is from other people. The Office of Governor Janet T. Mills release…

Town Manager's Report


Town Manager’s Report October 14, 2020 Over the past couple of days the Town has received requests for expanded in-person absentee voting. In response to those requests we have added an additional hour and a half per day, with …