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Posted on: April 13, 2020

July 14, 2020 Election Information

July 14, 2020 Election

At the July 14, 2020 election, residents will cast their votes in the State Referendum Election and the Municipal Referendum Election, which includes the School Budget Validation Referendum Election and a School Bond. Voters who are registered in either t...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Biddeford Vehicle Registration Deadline Set for June 30, 2020

Deadline for Vehicle Registrations

All vehicles owned by residents of Biddeford with expired registrations must be registered by June 30, 2020.

A recent Executive Order passed by Governor Janet Mills allows municipalities to set a deadline for the payment of excise taxes. At the June 2 City...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Current City Hall Hours

City Hall Hours as of June 22

City Clerk’s Office and Code Enforcement Open for all Walk-in Services

City Clerk’s Office and Code Enforcement Walk-In Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM

All Other Offices Open by Appointment Only

Hours for All Other Departments: Monday...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Approval

Revised FY21 Budget Timeline

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Information

On Tuesday, June 23, the City Council approved the following appropriation for the Fiscal Year 2021 budget:FY21 BudgetGeneral Government:   $11,189,158Public Safety:         &...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Lower Main Street Sewer Separation Project Update - Water Shutoff

To Whom It May Concern,

As you know, the City of Biddeford is completing sewer separation work in the Lower Main Street area. As part of the construction process, a water main will have to be relocated. During the relocation, some residents and businesses ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Biddeford Parking Enforcement Back in Effect as of June 18, 2020

All posted parking restrictions in Biddeford will be enforced as of June 18, 2020, including both time-limited spaces and pay-to-park lots. The Biddeford Police Department has taken a hands-off approach with parking enforcement in the downtown area over t...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Temporary Outdoor Restaurant and Retail Operation Permits

Temporary Outdoor Restaurant and Retail Permits Poster

The Biddeford City Council has passed an emergency ordinance allowing public space to be used for outdoor operations of retail businesses and restaurants.

The City of Biddeford will begin offering a temporary special event permit to both restaurants and re...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Statement from Mayor Casavant on George Floyd

The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, by a police officer, is horrifying, tragic, and incomprehensible. It is something that the people of Biddeford, as well as our police department, do not condone, as we all reject racial discrimination and all for...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

City of Biddeford Launches Job Retention Program

City of Biddeford COVID-19 Business Assistance Program Poster

The City of Biddeford’s Planning and Development Department is pleased to announce the CDBG Job Retention Program to assist local businesses facing financial difficulties.

The City of Biddeford received $250,000 in emergency Community Development...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Saco & Biddeford Memorial Day Video Tribute

In honor of the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the US Military, Saco and Biddeford collaborated to host this Live Stream ceremony on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th, 2020, at 10 a.m. The Live Stream begins with opening remarks fr...

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Biddeford Front Page News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Public Works Updates

Recycling Center Returns to Regular Operating Procedures

The Biddeford Recycling Center will return to normal operating procedures and hours on Wednesday, May 20. The Biddeford Recycling Center’s current operating hours as of May 20 are 7:00 a.m....

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

City Council Continuing Business Through Virtual Meetings

While City Hall remains closed to the public during Maine’s Stay Healthy at Home directive, we are not able to hold meetings the traditional way in the Council Chambers. Instead, we will be using Zoom, a video conference tool, so that our Counci...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Watch Q&A with Mayor and City Manager

On April 16, the Mayor and City Manager held an information session and Q&A about the City’s response to COVID-19. Click here to watch a replay of the Zoom conference.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Food Resources Available in Biddeford

If you are in need of food resources during this uncertain time, here are the options available in Biddeford that we are aware of as of April 27:

Food or Meal Distribution for All Ages

Seeds of Hope (35 South Street): Offering brown bag meals Monday-Friday ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Message from the Wastewater Department

A message from our Wastewater Department: We know that access to toilet paper has been limited recently, but please do not flush anything other than toilet paper down the toilet.

Products such as wipes (even "flushable" wipes), paper towels, napk...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Biddeford City Council Adopts Emergency Declaration

On Monday evening, the Biddeford City Council adopted an emergency declaration order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The preventative measures announced in the declaration were adopted in light of the need to practice social distancing in order to l...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Biddeford City Hall Clock Restored to Working Condition

Restored City Hall Clock in Tower

The Biddeford City Hall is ticking once again.

Balzer Family Clock Works reinstalled the E. Howard & Co. clock in the Biddeford City Hall clock tower on October 10 after making the necessary repairs to restore it to working condition.

The restoration pr...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

City Council Approves Parking Garage Financing Proposal

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At their September 17 meeting, the Biddeford City Council voted to authorize the City Manager to enter into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Treadwell Franklin Infrastructure Capital and James W. Sewall Company (“TFIC Sewall”) ...

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