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November 16th | GENERAL

For Sale Ford F550

The Town of Wiscasset is offering for sale by sealed bid a 2008 Ford F-550 with a 6.4 power diesel engine. Included with the vehicle is a Swenson sand spreader and 9-foot wing. No plow is included. The vehicle has 96,840 miles and is not currently inspected. It is being offered as is where is with no warranty written or implied. The Bids are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to: Town Manager, 51 Bath Road, Wiscasset ME  04578 and marked "2008 Ford F-550 Bid" on the envelope. Minimum bid is $5,000. Bids will be accepted until 2 p.m. on December 6, 2022. Bids will be opened during the December 6th meeting of the Wiscasset Selectboard meeting at 6:00 PM. Please contact Public Works Director Ted Snowden 882-8220 to make arrangements to inspect the vehicle.

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October 12th | GENERAL

Notice of Sale of tax-acquired property

The Municipal Officers of the Town of Wiscasset are accepting bids for the purchase of the municipality’s interest in three tax-acquired properties listed below. Each bid must be received in writing and in a sealed envelope marked “Tax-Acquired Property Bid Map____Lot____” listing the Map and Lot number on the outside. Each envelope may contain a bid for one property only; any person wishing to bid on several properties must submit a separate bid listing the Map and Lot number in a separate envelope for each property.

All bids must be received in the Town Manager’s office no later than 5 p.m. on December 1st, 2022. Late bids will not be opened or considered. Each bid must also include the bidder’s name, mailing address and phone number and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a certified check or money order, in an amount equal to or greater than 10% of the bid price. Each successful bidder’s deposit will be credited to the total purchase price for that parcel. Deposits will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders. Any bid which does not contain the proper deposit will be rejected.

Bids will be opened and reviewed by the Municipal Officers at the town office December 6th, 2022 at 6 p.m. The Municipal Officers reserve the right to reject any and all bids. Each successful bidder shall have 30 days from the date of the bid acceptance in which to complete the purchase. Extensions may be granted for good cause. Each property will be conveyed by a quitclaim deed without covenants. In the event that a successful bidder fails, for any reason, to complete the purchase in the time stated, the bid acceptance is void and the bidder’s deposit shall be forfeited to the municipality. The Municipal Officers may thereafter negotiate a sale of the property with any or all unsuccessful bidders.

The properties for sale are described on the Town Tax Maps as:

Map R03, Lot 080; 5 acres of land minimum bid: $3,500

Map R05, Lot 056; 31 acres of land with buildings minimum bid: $30,275   Update 11/15/2022. This property is no longer being offered for sale. 

Map R06, Lot 036A; 1.4 acres of land with a mobile home minimum bid: $25,725. This property is currently occupied and the successful bidder will be responsible for dealing with the tenants.

The tax maps and other public information concerning the properties may be reviewed at the town office during its normal business hours, which are: Monday – Thursday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Note that the municipality makes no warranties or representations of any kind whatsoever concerning the nature, extent, validity, value or utility of any rights to be conveyed. Bidders are strongly advised to consult an attorney prior to filing a bid.

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February 1st | GENERAL

Town Office Hours

Our Municipal office hours are:

Monday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed on Holidays
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November 15th | GENERAL

Winter Parking Ban

Winter Parking Ban in now in effect

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October 20th | GENERAL

Committee members needed

The Waterfront Committee is seeking town residents interested in working with them as part of a subcommittee to develop an overall plan for the harbor and waterfront that will benefit the Town and become part of the Town's Comprehensive Plan. Initial priorities are improvements to existing infrastructure and investigating and evaluating other possible uses and improvements of the harbor and waterfront areas. The WC is looking for people with diverse backgrounds and interests including: public waterfront opertations, recreational boating, tourism, commercial operations, municipal planning, marine engineering and design and familiarity with federal, state, and private resources. To apply stop by the town office and fill out a committee application. You may also apply online by going to the Boards tab on the website and clicking on the Boards & Committees Application link.

There are other openings on other committees as well, such as the Planning Board, Board of Appeals and Budget Committee

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August 8th | GENERAL

New Property Tax Law for Homesteads of Senior Residents

New Property Tax Law for Homesteads of Senior Residents

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May 3rd | GENERAL

YouTube Live Stream

Here is the link to YouTube live-streamed videos.

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