News and Updates

10/09/2019: In an effort to keep everyone informed, here is an update on the improvements needed on Carding Machine road and the estimated time table for completion. The work necessary includes drainage, multiple culvert replacements, adding materials to the road bed, grading and paving. Several things negatively impacted the progress of this project which had been slated for Fall 2019. One significant issue was that there was a change in Town Management which directly impacted the guidance of Public Works and momentum of the project.
09/27/2019: The Town of Bowdoinham is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Finance Director.    General Duties & Responsibilities:
09/27/2019: The Town of Bowdoinham is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Public Works Foreman.   This is a supervisory position that requires the candidate both supervise and work with employees engaged in public works operations. 
09/26/2019: The Town of Bowdoinham is soliciting quotations for demolition and clean-up of the former Public Works site at 8 River Road in Bowdoinham, Maine. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the Bowdoinham Town Office, 13 School Street, Bowdoinham, Maine 04008 on October 17, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. A Pre-bid meeting will be held onsite on October 3, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. The work includes building demolition and removal, removal of concrete slabs and foundations, collection and disposal of metals and miscellaneous solid waste, and general site clean-up activities.
09/20/2019: This is to follow-up on the memo on the back of your Tax Bill, (attached below). There has been a number of questions about the 20% increase on Building Values. Why? In order to maintain our certified ratio of 100% and comply with State Statues. This directly affects exemptions and reimbursements from the State. Shouldn’t the Mil Rate Come Down?