Town Hall mailing address is PO Box 26, Shapleigh, ME 04076
Physical address is: 22 Back Road, Shapleigh, ME 04076
The Town Hall has a new phone system. All extension have been updated. Please click on the contact page for the updated phone extensions.
HOMESTEAD Exemption Applications - Update: Governor Extends Application Deadline
For Certain Property Tax Exemptions
Effective March 31, 2020, Governor Janet Mills signed an Executive Order extending the April 1, 2020 application deadline for certain property tax exemptions. The Executive Order was signed pursuant to the civil emergency proclamation, signed by the Governor on March 15, 2020.
Ordinarily, applications for certain property tax exemptions would be submitted by April 1 to be effective for a municipality’s property tax commitment. Now, the Executive Order extends the April 1, 2020 deadline to either the commitment date of the municipality or 30 days after the termination of the declared emergency, whichever occurs first. The extended application deadline includes the following property tax exemptions: Property of Institutions and Organizations (36 M.R.S. § 652); Estates of Veterans (36 M.R.S. § 653(1)(G)); Solar and Wind Energy Equipment (36 M.R.S. §§ 655(1)(U) and 656(1)(K)); Exemption of Homesteads (36 M.R.S. § 684(1)); and Exemption of Business Equipment (“BETE”) (36 M.R.S. § 693(1)).
The Executive Order remains in effect until amended or rescinded. If you have any questions about the extended deadline, please contact your municipal assessor or the Property Tax Division of Maine Revenue Services at (207) 624-5600.
TOWN MEETING - Results - click here Town Results for the Municipal election see the Town Clerk's page..
Coronavirus Response from the State of Maine - See attached information from the Governor regarding the Coronavirus and how best to combat this virus. Click here for the letter from the Governor. A page has been created with more information. Please click on the link to the left of this page.
The decision has been
made the Town Hall will be closed next week to the public. All committee meetings have
been cancelled until further notice.
The Town Clerk's office
will remain closed to the public. You can email her at
firstname.lastname@example.org with your
questions or call her at 636-2843 ext 1.
CEO - you can email at
email@example.com or call 636-2843 ext 409. At this time only emergency inspections will
Planning Board - No
meetings at this time.
Board of Selectmen - you can email firstname.lastname@example.org - The Board will be meeting on Tuesday, at 5:00 pm. Please go to the link Boards - Board of Selectmen to review the agenda.
Town Administrator - you
can email her at email@example.com or call 207-636-2839 ext 0 with any questions
you may have.
We will update you as
necessary. The Selectmen is trying to take every precaution
necessary to ensure the safety and health of staff and residents
at this time.
The following measures will be implemented as
of Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until further notice. If circumstances warrant, that
time period will be extended:
Public Safety –
Access to the Public Safety Building will be closed to all except emergency
needs. Emergency needs for police, fire, and EMS should be treated as normal by
calling dispatch for assistance.
Transfer Station – The
transfer station will remain open for normal hours; however, personnel will
practice social distancing of at least six feet, will be wearing gloves and
masks, and will not be able to assist with unloading trash or other items.
Public Works – Persons
with road concerns or questions should call their Road Commissioner. North, John Burnell 207-793-4353 and South,
Jeff Goodwin 207-432-0566.
General Assistance –
Persons seeking general assistance should call the Town Office at 432-7390 and
we will process applications over the phone.
Registrations UPDATE: A registration,
including a temporary registration, of a Motor Vehicle,
all-terrain vehicle, watercraft or snowmobile or trailer is deemed
extended until 30 days following the termination of the State of
Shapleigh Roads are posted today until April 10, 2020 - this limits vehicle weight on Shapleigh roads. If you have any questions please, call the Road Commissioner, North is John Burnell 207-793-4353 or Road Commissioner, South is Jeff Goodwin - 207-432-0566
Animal control issues please contact the Acton Animal Control Officer, Jim Driscoll at 207-206-6065 until further notice.