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Town Offices Closed on Thursday, August 18


All town offices will be closed on Thursday, August 18, 2022 for the annual Town Employee Training and Recognition event.  Closures include the following:Town Hall offices CLOSEDThomas Memorial Library CLOSEDCommunity Services CLOSEDPublic Works CLO…

Consultant for Ad-Hoc Housing Diversity Study Committee approved; Six committee members approved


During the council meeting on August 8, 2022, the Town Council unanimously approved the recommendation of the Ordinance Committee to accept the proposal from K&J Strategic Solutions of Arlington, Virginia, to provide consultant support to the Ad…

Council approves updated contracts with Police and Pubic Works


On August 9, 2022 the Town Council voted unanimously to approve the updated collective bargaining agreements with the Teamster Local Union No. 340 Public Works and The Cape Elizabeth Police Benevolent Association as recommended by the Town Manager, …

Goodwill donation receptacle closed at transfer station


Until further notice, Goodwill has suspended accepting donations at donation drop-boxes.  This includes the donation receptacle at the Cape Elizabeth Transfer Station.  Donations may be taken to various Goodwill locations in the region.  The closest…

School Board votes to reduce bond for new schools; approves fundraising efforts


Updated 08/11/2022: The resolution has been updated to reflect amendments approved by the board during the August 9 meeting; paragraph four, third sentence was amended to include "and potential enhancements."On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, the School Bo…

Council approves $50,000 appropriation to Safe in Maine Fund


On Monday, August 8, 2022 the council voted 5-2 in favor of appropriating $50,000 to Safe in Maine Fund from excess Fiscal Year 2022 revenues in account R0898 – State Revenue Sharing.  Councilors Timothy Reiniger and Susan Gillis voted against the m…

Council sets school building project bond to public hearing; School Board poised to vote on bond amount


During the August 8, 2022 council meeting, the Town Council voted unanimously in favor of setting the school buildings project and bonding to public hearing for August 22.  The approved bond language includes authorizing up to $121,659,305 to design…

Caitlin Jordan takes out nomination papers for 5th term on council


Caitlin Jordan has taken out nomination papers for a fifth term on the Town Council.  She has served consecutive terms since 2010.Nomination papers for two seats on the Town Council and two seats on the School Board are available at the Office of th…

Town to launch new subscription service


The Town of Cape Elizabeth is pleased to announce that we will be implementing a new email subscription service to make it easier for you to stay connected and learn about updates on topics which interest you.  Current subscribers to Headlines of th…

Nomination papers for Town Council and School Board available


Nomination papers for Town Council and School Board are now available at the office of the Town Clerk.  There are two seats available for both Town Council and School Board.  The signatures of between 25 and 100 registered voters of Cape Elizabeth a…

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