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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: August 11, 2020

City and Project Partners Break Ground on Biddeford’s First Parking Garage

Photo Courtesy: The Knight Canney Group

The City of Biddeford, Treadwell Franklin Infrastructure Capital (‘TFIC’), Amber Infrastructure Group (‘Amber’) and PC Construction broke ground on a 640-space parking garage o...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Public Hearing on Potential Bond Referendums

The Biddeford City Council will hold a public hearing at its City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., to consider the following matters:

Order Authorizing $10,000,000 of City of Biddeford General Obligation Bonds for Separating and...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Clam Flat Closure

Per the Maine Department of Marine Resources, all Biddeford clam flats are closed for the months of August, September and October 2020.

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

City Council Supports Nomination of City’s New Finance Director

The Biddeford City Council has confirmed City Manager James Bennett’s nomination of Alison Garrison to become Biddeford’s next Finance Director.

“I am confident that Alison will be an asset to our leadership team,” B...

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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: 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 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 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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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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Biddeford Front Page News
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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