Office Hours


Monday-Wednesday:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Phone: (207)-453-7191  


Fax: (207)-453-4428

Email: Bentonstaff@gmail.com

Address: 1279 Clinton Ave
Benton, ME 04901



ANNOUNCEMENTS:

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:

The EDC will meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6PM at the Benton Town Office. 



2018 Comprehensive Plan Executive Summary can be found here.


2018 Comprehensive Plan Section I can be found here.


2018 Comprehensive Plan Section II can be found here. 


2018 Comprehensive Plan Section III can be foundhere.


2018 Comprehensive Plan Section IV can be foundhere.



CALENDAR OF EVENTS:


CLINTON/BENTON Transfer Station Fall Clean-Up: Saturday, October 20, 2018.


**PUBLIC HEARING - Thursday, Sept 27 at 6.

The purchase of land on Siding Street, Benton.

Immediately following public hearing will be a Special Town Meeting to vote on the purchase.


Second Monday of each month:  Monthly Selectmen's Meeting, 6:00pm Benton Town Office. 


Second Tuesday of each month:  Monthly Planning Board Meeting, 7:00 PM, Benton Town Office.


For information on the Strategic Planning Board's Comprehensive Plan click here.

 


​​TRANSFER STATION: The Clinton/Benton Transfer Station is 6.3 miles north of the Benton Town Office on the Bangor Rd-Rte 11 through the Town of Clinton on the right hand side of the road. Hours are Wed-Thur-Fri-Sat 7 AM to 5 PM. 


**PLEASE NOTE: All Benton Resident's will be required to present their Benton Vehicle Registrations at the Transfer Station. If you own land in Benton you may obtain a single day permit at the Benton Town Office, but will not be issued a permanent pass until you are a Benton Resident. ALL PERMANENT TRANSFER STATION PASSES are issued at the transfer station only.




Treasurer/ Tax Collector


James Mayo

Any veteran who entered the service while living in Benton and served in a period of conflict is eligible for inclusion on the Memorial.   Anyone with names or information regarding veterans who qualify for inclusion on the Memorial should contact the Benton Park and Veterans Committee through the Town Office.   

   

Karen Rancourt-Thomas:

Full-Time Office Staff






Town Office Staff


Melissa Patterson-Senior Office Staff

Sue Rodrigue- Part Time Office Staff

Board of Selectman


Melissa Patterson- Selectman

Assessors' Agent


Ryan Stinneford

RECYCLE

Doug Dixon-Selectman
Chair

Robin Cyr-Selectman



Road Commissioner
Todd Littlefield 314-6171

Animal Control Officer 
Kathy Ross 441-7121

School Board Members
Ronald Liberty - 314-4996

Katie Flood-Gerow 314-7517
School Board info


Cemetery Info: Robin Patterson 540-3793


Code Enforcement

David Savage 649-4760







For local news visit the Town Line Newspaper:
townline.org

FIREWORKS. 
Benton has no ordinance. State laws apply.  In general, "consumers" may use fireworks between 9 AM and 10 PM with exceptions on/around July 4th and Dec 31st.   To view the law, click here.   Noise complaints should be directed to dispatch at 624-7076. 

VEHICLE EXCISE TAX EXEMPTION FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL  The Commanding Officer's certification form for personnel stationed outside of Maine is here.  

For information about BURN/FIRE PERMITS, click here

FOOD PANTRY.  Benton uses the Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry located at 23 Lawrence Ave., Fairfield (behind the Fairfield Town Office).

TOWN OF BENTON, MAINE


​​​​​​​​Hours are 9 AM to Noon the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.  Point of contact is Nancy Marcoux at 509-9972.   CLOTHING.  The Lamb's Clothes Closet provides clothing, one bag per visit per person.  Adult, child and baby clothes are available every Tuesday, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.   For more info, click here


SELECTMEN'S MINUTES:

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JANUARY 2017 -

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MARCH 2017- 

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APRIL 2017

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MAY 2017

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JUNE 2017

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July 2017


Selectmen August 14,2017


Selectmen August 16,2017


Selectmen September 11,2017


Selectmen September Special Meeting 2017


Selectmen October 9, 2017


Selectmen November 13, 2017


Selectmen Ex. Session Nov. 22, 2017


Selectmen December 11, 2017


Special Selectmen December 13, 2017


Special Selectmen December 22, 2017


SelectmenJanuaryMinutes2018.pdf


SelectmenFebruary2018.pdf


SelectmenMar18.pdf


SelectmenApr18


Selectman May18.pdf


Selectman June 18.pdf


SelectmanJuly18.pdf


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