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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).
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.
JANUARY 2017 -
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Karen Rancourt-Thomas: Full-Time Office Staff
Melissa Patterson- Selectman
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
David Savage 649-4760
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.
Melissa Patterson-Senior Office Staff
Sue Rodrigue- Part Time Office Staff
Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Address: 1279 Clinton Ave
Benton, ME 04901
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
The EDC will meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6PM at the Benton Town Office.
ISO 2 Benton Resident's, as well as a Benton Business Owner to participate. For additional info please contact the town office 453-7191.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: 2018 Tax Bills have been mailed.
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.