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Town Hall mailing address is PO Box 26, Shapleigh, ME  04076

Physical address is:  22 Back Road, Shapleigh, ME  04076

Shapleigh News:

Help Wanted - Office Assistant - Pay Range - $12.00 - $15.00

The Town of Shapleigh is currently seeking candidates for a part-time Office Assistant from 21 - 25 hours per week to clerically support the Town Administrator. This position is responsible for administrative and clerical support to the offices of the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering the phone, data entry, typing of reports, filing and other general office duties. Knowledge of Municipal Government is a plus but not necessary to apply for the position.

For more information, contact the Town Administrator at 207-636-2843 ext. 0. To apply, please email ( or mail your letter of interest, resume to the Town of Shapleigh, Town Administrator, PO Box 26, Shapleigh, ME 04076 by Friday, November 6, 2020.

Transfer Station - Beginning today the upper level will be open for two lanes for residents to dispose of their refuse/upper level. Please keep in mind 6 feet social distancing while at the Transfer Station.

Transfer Station Stickers - Strict enforcement has been implemented. Anyone who does not have a Transfer Station sticker will have one week from today to obtain a sticker from the Town Hall. Starting Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - no Transfer Station Sticker on your vehicle you will not be allowed to use the Transfer Station.

Absentee Ballots Available - For More Information - Click here The Town Clerks’s office will have extended hours Saturday October 24th from 9am-12 for the purpose of Absentee voting and Voter Registration.

State of Maine Sample Ballot For November 3, 2020 - District 20 - Click here

State if Maine Sample Ballot for November 3, 2020 - District 21 - Click here

ELECTION DAY - The Town Clerk's office will be closed due to the election and will reopen on Wednesday 11am - November 4, 2020.  Voting is to take place at the Shapleigh Memorial School.  

Planning Board  Tuesday, October 27, 2020                             This meeting is being conducted via Zoom ~

To attend the meeting, you may connect via the following:

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If calling in: Find your local number:

Zoom Meeting ID: 848 9586 5996 Password: 479754  (For all links)

• You may send an email by noon on the day of the meeting to and the link to the meeting will be emailed to you, or you can find that link on under Planning Board

Mousam Watershed Dam Coalition - Committee Member Needed:

Town of Shapleigh is seeking 1 individual to serve on the Mousam Lake Dam Coalition Committee. This committee meets with other representatives from the Towns of Acton, Shapleigh and Sanford. The Town of Acton, Sanford and Shapleigh recognize their mutual interests in maintaining the Emery Mills and Square Pond Dams in a good and serviceable condition. The City of Sanford owns and has all responsibility for the maintenance and managements of these two dams. This committee approves an operating budget each year along with reviewing any capital improvement plans needed.
Needed a rep from the Square Pond Area. If you live on Square Pond and have an interest please, contact the Town Administrator at 636-2843, ext 0 or email:


Fire Permits - To call regarding obtaining a fire permit please call, Steve Fiske, Fire Warden at 207-636-1553 or the Public Safety Building 207-636-2211

Animal control issues please contact the Shapleigh Animal Control Officer, Jim Driscoll at 207-206-6065 until further notice

TOWN MEETING - Results - click here Town Results for the Municipal election see the Town Clerk's page.

 Trees in the Shoreland Zone may require a permit prior to beginning the project. Please contact the Shapleigh Code Enforcement Officer - Mike Demers at 207-636-2843 ext 3.

Town of Shapleigh's contract Deputy is Deputy Gregg Sevigny.  He can be reached at 324-1113.  

Williams Property - Information and map - click here

Town Forest Nature Trail - Information and map - click here

Notice is hereby given:  At any given time there may be more than one Selectman working at Town Hall.  This does not constitute a meeting but more or less a work session
General Assistance is by appointment only.  If you are in need of assistance please call the Town Administrator at 207-636-2843 ext 0 during regular office hours.  General Assistance Hotline After Hours is 207-432-7390

Codes & Ordinances - Shapleigh Codification - click here

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