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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 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

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: June 2, 2020

South Street Sidewalk Improvement Project

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING TO RECEIVE COMMENT ON THE SOUTH STREET SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Community Development Block Grant

City of Biddeford Entitlement Program

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

5:00 PM ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Phased Reopening of City Hall

Phased Reopening of City Hall

City Clerk’s Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 3 PM

All Other Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 4 PM

 

Biddeford City Hall will begin a phased reopening process on May 26, 2020 with ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Revised Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Information Now Available

Revised Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Information

The Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Process first began on Thursday, March 5 when the City Manager presented the budget proposal to the City Council. 

Due to the current public health crisis, our Councilors and s...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

July 14, 2020 Election Information

Absentee Ballot Requests

The City Clerk’s Office is now taking ABSENTEE BALLOT REQUESTS for the upcoming July 14, 2020 State Primary & Municipal Referendum Election, including the School Budget Validation Referendum Election. &nb...

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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: March 6, 2020

Lottery Results for 2020 Non-Resident Recreational Shellfish Licenses

On Friday, May 22, 2020, 60 names were drawn and selected for 2020 Non-Resident Recreational Shellfish Licenses. Individuals will be contacted by postcard if their name is drawn. Anyone whose name is drawn will have until June 15, 2020 to appear in the Ci...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Lower Main Street Sewer Separation Project

Please expect delays as sewer separation work begins on lower Main Street in Biddeford the week of May 4, 2020. All construction will take place on Main Street between Alfred Street and Water Street.

This sewer separation work is required by the Department...

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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 31, 2020

Latest Updates to the City of Biddeford's COVID-19 Response

Financial Relief for Residents

At a City Council Special Meeting held virtually on Tuesday night, the Council voted to waive interest on Fiscal Year 2020 property and personal property tax payments for sixty days. Interest will now begin accruing after Jun...

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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: February 3, 2020

2019 Year in Review Video

Our community has accomplished so much in 2019! Here is our "Top 10" list of Biddeford accomplishments, by City government and beyond, to celebrate.

10. New Technologies Improve Efficiency and Safety in City Departments

One of our most important j...

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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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Biddeford Front Page News
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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