Winter Newsletter Features:
|Vacating Paper Streets
||Revisting Comprehensive Planning
|China's Green Fence - Recycling US Waste
||CDBG Grant Opportunities
|New Data for Mapping Roads
||New Floodplain Maps for Hancock County
Water Quality Workshop Friday, March 14 Ellsworth City Hall 8:30 - 12:00 noon
- Glenn Angell (DHHS) - Maine laws and regulations impacting location, design, installation and maintenance of septic systems.
- Phil Garwood (DEP) - Overboard discharge lisencing and removal
- Keith Kanoti (DACF) - New statewide standards for timber harvesting in shoreland areas.
- Bill LaFlamme (DEP) - Nonpoint source impacts to water quality and municipal ordinance language that can address those impacts.
Attendance is free. Register by emailing or calling MacGregor Stocco (207) 287-4818. Leave a message wity our name, contact information and the location / Ellsworth) Four contact hours awared for CEO recertification.
HCPC Striking a Balance - THREATS TO PRIVATE WELLS: HOW TO IDENTIFY AND TREAT
March 27, 2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Storm date: April 3, 2014)
VFW Hall, 419 Main Street, Ellsworth(locally known as Washington Junction Road)
Dinner begins at 5:00 PM -- Workshop begins at 6:00 PM --
THIS SESSION QUALIFIES FOR 2 CEO/LPI SUBSURFACE WASTEWATER HOURS
Land for Maine's Future Request for Proposals
Deadline: March 28, 2014
The Land for Maine's Future Board announces a Call for Proposals for land conservation
projects using funding from approximately $10.4 million in Land for Maine's Future (LMF) bonds
approved by Maine voters.
Projects will be funded in the following categories:
- Conservation and recreational lands
- Farmland protection
- Working Waterfront access protection
- Public access to Maine Waters, for boating, fishing and swimming
Additional information will be updated on the LMF website www.maine.gov/dacf/lmf
Small Harbor Improvement Grants - March 31, 2014 Application period
MaineDOT Small Harbor Improvement Program is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for communities interested in SHIP funding to assist with local facilities for upcoming budget(s). The program requires a minimum 50% match.
To be realistically eligible for funding assistance for the next budget (calendar year 2015), a community will need to submit the Lette of Intent by March 31st. Local match for the proposed project will need to be officially approved in a budget by June 30th to be considered for the next round of funding.
MaineDOT will schedule site visits as needed once a Letter of Intent has been filed. Once a proposed project in a letter of intent has been deemed eligible, the community will be eligible to submit an application.
Contact Jim Fisher at HCPC for assistance.
Maine Department of Marine Resources Announces Grant Program for Working Waterfront Preservation. Dealine for Proposals, May 6, 2014. Contact HCPC if you need assistance. These grants can assist businesses, communities and non-profits in purchasing development rights for working waterfronts.
For more information and and application packages contact Dick Clime, CEI, P.O. Box 268, Wiscasset, ME 04578, tel. (207) 882-5191, email@example.com
New! HCPC Publishes new Water and Wastewater Brochure for Technical Assistance