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Short Term Rental Amendments approved by Town Council


After nearly two years in review, the Town Council voted to approve the Short Term Rental Amendments on Monday, April 12, 2021 [Article].  The approved amendments included a new amendment suggested by Chair Jamie Garvin during the April 12 meeting. …

Town Manager's Report


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…

Flags officially raised at town center


Town Council Chair Jamie Garvin commemorated the recently relocated War Veterans Monument and new yardarm flagpole with an official flag-raising ceremony at twilight, Monday, April 12, 2021.    The monument and flagpole, located at the center of the…

Civil Rights Committee steps towards permanency


Updated on April 13, 2021On June 20, 2020, the Town Council voted to approve the formation of a Civil Rights Committee to address issues related to racism and inequality [Article].  The ad hoc committee, consisting of seven citizens, one Cape Elizab…

Recycling Center Adds Four Extra Days for Yard Spring Cleaning


The Recycling Center will be offering four additional days for the disposal of residential leaf and yard wastes on the Sundays listed below.  Regular Transfer Station items will not be accepted during these dates. Fees will be assessed on all applic…

Short Term Rental Amendments set to a vote Monday, April 12


Town Council is poised to vote on Short Term Rental Amendments at the Monday, April 12, 2021 Town Council Meeting.  This vote will culminate a nearly two-year review of the Short Term Rental Amendments.  On June 8, 2019 Town Council directed the Pla…

Recycling Committee Holds Community Conversation


Updated, April 15, 2021Click here to access a recording of the conversation.On Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. the Cape Elizabeth Recycling Committee and representatives from ecomaine will offer a webinar to discuss the trash and recycling pr…

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…

TD Beach to Beacon 10K adds virtual component for 2021


The following public announcement was released by TD Beach to Beacon 10K on March 23, 2021:Based on the guidance and recommendations of state and local health organizations, as well as the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the TD Beach to Beacon 10K…

Planning Board Will Hold Public Hearing on Town Center Affordable Housing Amendments


The Planning Board spent over two hours on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 discussing Town Center Affordable Housing Amendments associated with a proposed multi-family development project developed by The Szanton Company (article).  On February 8 the Town C…

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