Household Hazardous Waste Collection
August 2 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
at Ellsworth High School
- Residents of participating towns: free disposal of 10 gallons and/or 40 lbs of Household Hazardous Waste and Universal (Electronic) Waste. Please pre-register with your town office before August 2.
- Residents of non-participating towns: disposal fee $26 per 5 gallon or 20 lbs units.
Details - Click Here or contact Sheri Walsh at 667-7131 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hancock County Drug Free Communities
Monday, July 14th 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Ellsworth City Hall - Auditorium
- Drug Free Communities Coalition update
- Emerging themes from recent events
- Presentation and community discussion facilitated by Acadia Family Center staff.
"Positive and Resilient Youth" Presented by Kip Young, LAD
This meeting is open to all who live in our communities. Parents, grandparents, and youth are encouraged to attend.
July 19, 2014 7:00 AM - Noon *** Free E-Waste Collection
The Noon-time Rotary Club of Ellsworth is sponsoring a free e-waste collection at the Home Depot parking lot 56 Myrick Street in Ellsworth. This event is free and open to households throughout Maine. They will be accepting electronic items including televisions, computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, copiers, lead-acid batteries. FMI- Jen Saunders, 266-1553.
Recreational Trails Program Funding
Presite Visit Request (Recommended) by July 25; Applications Due November 14, 2014
The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds trail improvements in communities throughout the state each year. RTP is a federal assistance program to help states provide and maintain recreational trails for both motorized and non-motorized use. It provides funds for a variety of trails including those for walking, bicycling, in-line skating, water activities, equestrian use, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, off-road motorcycling, all-terrain vehicle use, four-wheel driving, and other off-road vehicle use.
Deadline for the application is November 14, 2014; Presite Visit Request (Recommended) by July 25, 2014. See here for more information and the application. Please contact Mick Rogers, Supervisor of Outdoor Recreation with any questions at email@example.com
MaineDOT Transportation Survey
Please fill out the MaineDOT Public Opinion Survey on long-range transportation needs. This is your opportunity to help shape the future of transportation in Maine!
The Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) is asking for input for their statewide long-range transportation plan. Your answers will affect the way the Department sets goals, objectives, and strategies for future transportation projects in Maine.
ENVIRO-GRANTS - Application Deadline August 29, 2014
The City of Ellsworth is offering grants for protecting water resources from pollution within the Union River watershed including Ellsworth, Otis, Mariaville, Waltham, Lamoine, Orland, Surry and Fletcher's Landing. Eligible activities include:
- Replacement of home
- Upgrading septic
- Land conservation
To learn more visit or contact: www.ellsworthmaine.gov
Michele Gagnon firstname.lastname@example.org 669-6608
Elena Piekut email@example.com 669-6615
Maine Department of Transportation Drafts Request for Proposals for Planning Partnership Initiative (Proposal Deadline: Not Applicable) A new program is under design for transportation planning that encourages towns to apply for funding of specific planning projects that can be completed in four to nine months. As proposed, towns would be responsible for 50% of the total project cost. See the draft guidelines here. Contact Jim Fisher at HCPC if you have questions. We will post the final announcement when it is available.