Town of Brownfield, MAINE
Effective 3/17/2020 - UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE TO DUE COVID -19 OUTBREAK:
The Town Office is CLOSED to the public till April 30th. Office Staff will still be working so please call or email us and we can do our best to assist you.
The Town Office will be CLOSED on Saturdays until further notice.
Sec. F-1. Registrations issued by a municipality. This section affects certain registration and licensing performed at the municipal or county level.
1. Vehicles and trailers. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 29-A, chapter 5 or any other law or municipal charter provision or ordinance to the contrary, a registration, including a temporary registration, of a vehicle, including, without limitation, a motor vehicle, all-terrain vehicle, watercraft or snowmobile, or a trailer required to be registered in this State that expires during the period of a state of emergency declared by the Governor in accordance with Title 37-B, section 742 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 is deemed extended until 30 days following the termination of the state of emergency.
2. Renewal of licenses for sale of liquor. Notwithstanding Title 28-A, section 653, subsection 1 or any other law or municipal charter provision or ordinance to the contrary, during the period of a state of emergency declared by the Governor in accordance with Title 37-B, section 742 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and 30 days following the termination of that state of emergency, the municipal officers or, in the case of unincorporated places, the county commissioners may grant the request for a renewal of a license issued pursuant to Title 28-A, Part 3 without a hearing; this subsection does not prohibit the municipal officers or county commissioners, as applicable, from denying a renewal of a license issued pursuant to Title 28-A, Part 3 based upon a finding specified in Title 28-A, section 653, subsection 2 or 3.
3. Dog licenses. Notwithstanding Title 7, chapter 721 or any other law or municipal charter provision or ordinance to the contrary, a license of a dog required to be licensed in this State that expires during the period of a state of emergency declared by the Governor in accordance with Title 37-B, section 742 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 is deemed extended until 30 days following the termination of the state of emergency.
4. Registration or license fees due. The extensions granted pursuant to subsections 1 and 3 of this section do not change the registration or licensing interval for any vehicle or trailer or dog for which the registration or license period was extended, and all registration or licensing fees that would have been due but for the extension are due within 30 days of the termination of the state of emergency.
Sec. F-2. Access to online registration. The Secretary of State, Bureau of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, during the period of a state of emergency declared by the Governor in accordance with the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 37-B, section 742 due to the outbreak of COVID-19, shall allow a resident of this State to renew the registration of a motor vehicle, trailer, all-terrain vehicle or watercraft online, regardless of whether the municipality in which that resident resides participates in the online registration service maintained by the bureau or department, for the duration of the state of emergency and 30 days following the termination of the state of emergency.
The Fire Department is CLOSED to the public. If you need assistance, please call Chief Perreault at 207-935-2885.
The Public Works Department is CLOSED to the public - if you need assistance from the Road Commissioner, please contact Brian Fortier at 207-935-2152.
The Community Center and Fitness Center will be CLOSED.
The Planning Board will be postponing all meetings and workshops until further notice.
Burnt Meadow Hiking Trail - In an effort to protect public safety and first responders, The Town of Brownfield, with landowner permission, will be closing public access to this trail effective 4/4/2020 at 7pm - 4/30/2020 at 7pm. This closing may be extended and will be noted if so.
For the most up to date information, please visit Maine CDC's website.
For more information or if you have questions, please call 2-1-1.
Continue to check our website for the latest updates in Brownfield!
The roads will be posted March 6th for vehicles over 23,000lbs. Please contact Public Works Director, Brian Fortier, 207-935-2152 with questions.
NOMINATION PAPERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
POSITIONS OPEN ARE AS FOLLOWS:
SELECTMAN EXP 6/30/23
PLANNING BOARD MEMBER EXP 6/30/23
PLANNING BOARD MEMBER EXP 6/3021
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER EXP 6/30/23
SCHOOL BOARD ALTERNATE EXP 6/30/22
BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBER EXP 6/30/23
BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBER EXP 6/30/23
BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBER EXP 6/30/24
COME SEE MICHELLE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ONE OF THESE POSITIONS!!!!
We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our fax machine - we are unable to send or receive faxes. As an alternative, you can email us - email@example.com
Thank you and we apologize for the inconvenience!
Valley Pride Day will take place on May 2nd this year. We had a great turnout last year and are hoping for an even better one this year! Please consider helping clean up your community! A cookout at the Brownfield Community Center will be offered to participants. Stay tuned for more information!
The Salvation Army Drop boxes have been moved to the transfer station. They are available for donations during transfer station hours Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday 9am-4pm.
It's not to early to start thinking about Brownfield Old Home Day on August 8th!
We are looking for vendors and parade participants - if you are interested in joining this fun-filled family day, please click here for more information.
Beginning April 1, 2020 transfer station stickers will be MANDATORY to dump. No sticker = no dumping.
Residents of Brownfield will NO longer be able to go to The Town of Denmark for Motor Vehicle Registrations
The Town of Brownfield will NO longer process Motor Vehicle Registrations for other Towns
We apologize for this inconvenience!!
Fire Permits are now available for free online!
Visit www.wardensreport.com select the county and town to request your burn permit. Please call Chief Perreault
at 207-935-2885 with any questions.