The 2020 U.S. Census Day is April 1, 2020.
For the 2020 Census you will be able to complete the Census online, by mail, or by phone.
There are also jobs available at the U.S. Census Bureau here in Maine. To learn more or to apply, please visit http://2020census.gov/jobs.
As of November 1st the Winter Parking Ban took effect. From now until April 1st between the hours of 12:01 am and 6:00am all vehicles are prohibited from parking upon any public way in the Town of Lincoln except in cases of emergency. Winter Night-Time Parking Permits may be issued to tenants of residential apartments located on Main Street between Lake St. and Burton St. where there is no off-street parking with the building. This permit allows night-time parking in a certain section of Veteran’s Memorial Square and vehicles must be removed by 7:00am to allow for snow removal. These permits are available at the Town Office for $10 per vehicle (2 allowed per apartment). Please bring your driver’s license, current vehicle registration, lease agreement (if current address is not on license or registration). The permit must be placed on the rear driver’s side window. If the window is tinted, or you have a removable top or cap- place in lower driver’s side corner of the windshield.
Request for Proposals LED light conversion Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 :The Town of Lincoln is seeking qualified electrical contractors to provide and install LED type lights including fixtures as needed in and outside every building the town operates or uses. The goal is to convert all lights the town uses to LED. The successful bidder must first complete and inventory of lights and fixtures that will be needed. Then the successful bidder must provide a contract to complete the work, net of all rebates. Interested providers may contact Rick Bronson, Town Manager at 29 Main Street, Lincoln or initially contact him by phone at 794-3372. To be considered, proposals must arrive prior to January 1, 2020. The Town of Lincoln reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals submitted.
Request for Proposal for Reuse or Redevelopment of Ballard Hill
The Town of Lincoln is seeking proposals for Reuse or Redevelopment of the former Ballard Hill School. The proposals may be for outright purchase or maybe for civic type of redevelopment proposals. To be considered, any proposal must include sale price being offered, details on what sort of development or use is proposed, and details as to how the buyer will fund the needed work with evidence of financial ability to return the building to fully meeting all current State and Local codes and ordinances. For consideration by the Lincoln Town Council, all proposals must be received by the Lincoln Town Manager prior to May 1, 2020.
With questions or to discuss possible proposals, contact Rick Bronson, Lincoln Town Manager at the Lincoln Town Office at 29 Main St. Lincoln, or by calling (207)794-3372.
The Lincoln Town Council may accept or reject any or all proposals presented. In any case wherby no proposals for sale or redevelopment of the former school are accepted, the Lincoln Town Council reserves the right to dispose of the building as they see fit.
Lincoln Lake Smart Meeting August 13th at the Lincoln Town Council Chambers at 5:30pm. Anyone interested in preserving the Lincoln Lakes Recreational area should attend this informational meeting.
Beginning May 1st the new ATV registrations will be available for purchase, but for an increased price. The pricing is as follows: Resident Season $45 Non-Resident 7 Day $75 Non-Resident Full Season $90 If you would like more information on this increase please see the attached LD 212 An Act to Provide a Source of Funding for ATV Recreational Management Fund that was recently passed.
The South Lincoln Boat Landing is closed until further notice due to minor flooding.
May 13th through May 16th will be the dates for this year’s spring clean up. Please see the attached schedule for when the crew will be in your area along with what is accepted and what will NOT be picked up. Clean Up Week Schedule
The schedule for the FY20 Budget Meetings is as follows:
Thursday April 18th
Thursday April 25th
Thursday May 2nd
Thursday May 9th
Thursday May 16th
Thursday May 23rd
Monday June 3rd
1st Public Hearing Monday June 17th
2nd Public Hearing and Vote
All meetings will begin at 6:00pm and not run later than 9:00pm.
Town Employees to participate in Mandatory Safety Workplace Training
Please be advised. The Town of Lincoln’s employees will be participating in Mandatory Safety Workplace Training on Thursday, September 27th, starting at 9 am. The Town Office, the Library, the Transfer Station, and the Rec Department will all be closed. The training is expected to take all day. The Public Safety department, (EMS, Fire, and Police) will still be on duty.
Special Presentation about Brownfields Program
On May 14th at 6:00 pm before the Town Council meeting in the Council Chambers, there will be a special presentation and slide show by Ransom Consulting Engineers and Scientists regarding the Brownfields Program. Chris Redmond and Nick Hodgkins of the Maine DEP will also be on hand for questions and discussion about the Brownfields Program. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Adopted Fireworks Ordinance
April 24, 2018- With the warmer weather finally upon us, everyone is enjoying the outdoors. With this comes, fireworks use. Please be advised of the new ordinance that the Council adopted in January. To see if you are in compliance with this ordinance, please read the attached document. While enjoying your fireworks please be mindful of those neighbors around you and be considerate. We all want to have fun but we should all respect each others privacy and noise limitations. Thank you for your cooperation and have a great season! Fireworks Use Ordinance
New Transfer Station Hours
Beginning May 1st the Transfer Station will open at 12:00 (noon) on the first Tuesday, every other month. For this year those dates will be May 1, July 3, September 4 and November 6, 2018. All of the other Transfer hours are the same. If you have any questions please call the Transfer Station at 794-2621.
Town Office Policy Changes
Due to budget restraints and minimizing overtime, the following lengthy transactions will have revised hours in order to begin the processing: As of April 30, 2018, NO NEW registrations (vehicle, ATV, Snowmobile, Watercraft) will be started after 4:45 pm. Marriage licenses (to get married) will not be started after 4:30 pm. For the couple’s convenience, the marriage intention paperwork is available on our website. Couples can fill out the paperwork ahead of time and bring it with them, unsigned, when they come to purchase their license. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
Take or Leave Pile Reopened With New Guidelines
As of April 7, 2018 the Take or Leave Pile at the Transfer Station has been reopened. There are a few guidelines that we respectfully ask the public to follow as listed below: Do Not Leave: Tires AC Units Refrigerators T.V.’s Paint Food Items Any broken items or items in disrepair Construction Materials: Please see attendant for inspection of these items. The attendant will decide if these items will go on the Take or Leave Pile or discarded in the appropriate disposal station. Thank you for your cooperation!
Are You Interested in Becoming a Poll Worker?
Have you ever wondered how the workers on Election Day received that privilege? Would you like to earn a little extra spending money and see your friends and neighbors at the same time? If you are a resident of Lincoln and are a registered voter 18 years old or older, you could be working the next election! Please stop by the Town Office between 8 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday to fill out a Citizen Participation Form. We would love to add you to our list of workers! Citizen Interest-Participation Form
Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market
Now is the time to start thinking about the Lincoln Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market. It will take place on Fridays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Veteran’s Memorial Square beginning on June 22 and ending on October 12, excluding July 20 and September 28. Stop into the Town Office to register, or call the Recreation Department at 794-6548 with any questions.