News and Updates

B. Hammy the Celebrate Duck
08/01/2023: If you have stopped by the Town Office recently you may have been greeted by the newest town icon, B. Hammy the Celebrate Duck.
07/26/2023: The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the part-time temporary position of Public Works Laborer.  This position is responsible for mowing, cemetery and park maintenance, and other duties as assigned.  The Town offers a competitive wage based on qualifications and experience.  
07/24/2023: Property Tax Stabilization for Senior Citizens, also known as the Property Tax Stabilization Program (the “Program”), is a State program that allows certain senior-citizen residents to stabilize, or freeze, the property taxes on their homestead. As a result of recent changes in the law, the Tax Stabilization Program will only apply to the property tax year beginning April 1, 2023 (applications were due December 1, 2022).
07/21/2023: Bedard Excavation is expected to start construction the week of July 24th!!! They will be constructing the new non-motorized boat launch and ADA-approved kayak launch, along with access road along with parking areas, and installing the underground drainage and utilities.   
07/12/2023: The Town of Bowdoinham is requesting bids for up to five thousand (5,000) cubic yards of screened winter sand.  Proposals will be accepted by the Bowdoinham Town Manager until August 3rd at 11:00 am.   Requirements & Conditions: 1.         Prices shall include the furnishing of all equipment and labor to supply the winter sand in accordance with the specifications stated herein.
07/12/2023: The Town of Bowdoinham is requesting bids for transportation and heating fuels for the 2023-2024 season. Bids are to be mailed or hand delivered to the Bowdoinham Town Office, 13 School Street, Bowdoinham, Maine 04008 in a sealed envelope clearly labeled by August 3, 2023, at 11:00am local time. Proposals are expected to be considered by the Select Board at its meeting convening at 6:30p.m. on August 8, 2023 at the Town Office. 
07/10/2023: 30-Day lien notices will be getting mailed out next Friday, July 21st for past due property taxes.  Reminder post cards were mailed on in the beginning of June.
07/03/2023: The Town is looking for volunteers to serve on the Board of Appeals and Planning Board.  Board of Appeals meets periodically, as issues come before the Board.  The Board of Appeals is responsible for reviewing and deciding on Administrative Appeals and applications for Variances, please refer to Article 12 (Appeals) of the Land Use Ordinance for detailed more about the requirements for each application. 
06/21/2023: Tax Club Enrollment Agreements are being mailed out to existing participants this week.  Please complete the Agreement and return it to our office as soon as possible.  If you have an outstanding balance on your FY23 taxes, you must pay that before we can enroll you for the new tax year.

We are Hiring:

The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for an on-call snowplow operator. The successful candidate must hold a valid Maine CDL license and be able to work long hours and be available during all winter storms. Previous plowing experience preferred. Successful applicant must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  Wages are negotiable based on qualifications.

The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Public Works Driver/Operator.  This position is responsible for snow removal and sanding/salting operations, road, sidewalk and drainage construction and maintenance, park and cemetery maintenance, vehicle maintenance and other duties as assigned.  Preference will be given to applicants that hold a… more