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Town Council Sends Affordable Housing Amendments to Ordinance Committee


After numerous public comments with varied perspectives on the proposed Town Center Affordable Housing Amendments, the Town Council deliberated for over an hour before ultimately voting 6 to 1 in favor of sending Option 1 to the Ordinance Committee.…

Library and Town Hall Will Re-Open Doors June 1


During the Monday, May 10, 2021 Town Council meeting, Town Manager Matt Sturgis announced that Thomas Memorial Library and Town Hall will open their doors to the community without requiring an appointment.  Sturgis indicated that the reopening of th…

School Budget goes to referendum June 8, 2021


On Monday, May 10, 2021 the Town Council voted unanimously in favor of approving both the Municipal General Fund Fiscal Year 2022 expenditure budget in the amount of $16, 857,021, not including overlay, and the Cape Elizabeth School Department's Fis…

Town Manager's Report


I would like to optimistically  report that on June 1 we are looking to reopen up Thomas Memorial Library, as well as reopen Town Hall for more than an appointment-only purposes.  We will still be offering curbside availability at the library, for t…

Temporary closure of Greenbelt trailhead as Public Safety Communications Tower project begins


Contractors for the town's Public Safety Communications Tower are scheduled to begin work on the project Monday, May 17, 2021.  At that time, the Greenbelt trailhead's gravel parking area located on Dennison Drive will be closed to users during cons…

Town Council set to vote on Fiscal Year 2022 Budgets


Following a Public Hearing on May 3, 2021 in which one resident spoke, the Town Council is poised to vote on the Fiscal Year 2022 General Fund Budgets on Monday, May 10 at 7:00 p.m. [Article].  The Town Council will vote to approve the Municipal Gen…

Extended Dog Registration Ends June 2, 2021


Governor Janet Mills' Executive Order of March 2020 which temporarily suspended dog licensing laws and which was renewed monthly, has been replaced by a new Executive Order dated February 2, 2021 which reinstates the state's dog licensing requiremen…

2020 Town-wide revaluation update


The following is an update on the 2020 Town-wide revaluation from the Cape Elizabeth Town Assessor, Clinton Swett. I’m sure many of you are wondering what happened to our 2020 Town-wide revaluation that was planned? Like so many other things, it was…

Increase in vaccination opportunities


Northern Light Health has announced additional openings and opportunities for Maine residents over the age of 16 to receive COVID-19 vaccinations at the Portland Expo clinic.  In addition, Northern Light will be offering vaccinations on a walk-in ba…

Planning Board augmenting Town Center Affordable Housing recommendations


The Planning Board will hold its usual, "first Tuesday of the month" workshop on May 4th, followed by a "special meeting." The Planning Board will be refining its supplemental recommendations to the Town Council on the Town Center Affordable Housing…

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