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.   

   

Board of Selectman


Melissa Patterson- Selectman

Doug Dixon-Selectman
Chair


Robin Cyr-Selectman



Road Commissioner
Todd Littlefield 314-6171

Animal Control Officer 
Connie Cummings- 660-3938

School Board Members
Roy White- 314-4651

Katie Flood-Gerow 314-7517
School Board info


Cemetery Info: Robin Patterson 540-3793


Code Enforcement

David Savage 649-4760







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Town Office Staff


Melissa Patterson-Senior Office Staff

Sue Rodrigue- Part Time Office Staff

RECYCLE

Karen Rancourt-Thomas:

Full-Time Office Staff






Assessors' Agent


Ryan Stinneford

TOWN OF BENTON, MAINE

Treasurer/ Tax Collector


James Mayo

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).




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:


TOWN OF BENTON BID INFORMATION:
Repair work on Gazebo & Sand Shed Quonset Building: Please call the town office 453-7191 for spec information. Due by August 30, 2019 4PM.


TOWN OF BENTON: Pump Station and Parking Area Bid Information. Crummett Street, Benton ME. Full description available at the Benton Town Office.


See Town Clerk page for 2019 Town Meeting Minutes.


Visit our new website for any real estate information:

www.axisgis.com/bentonme/


This Geographic Information System (GIS) provides access to geographic and tax record information currently maintained by the Town of Benton, ME. The information herein is updated periodically and may not always be current. Information is maintained for municipal and tax assessment uses, and provided for illustrative purposes only. The accuracy of this information is not and cannot be guaranteed, the Town of Benton assumes no liability, financial or otherwise, and is used at the recipient's own risk. Information contained in this system does not take the place of a professional survey or any other legal description and should not be used for site-specific decision making

ARTICLE 69 - Land Use Ordinance.pdf

ARTICLE 70 - Land Use Ordinance (1).pdf

ARTICLE 71 - Shoreland Zone Ordinance (1).pdf


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:

The EDC will meet the 1st and 3rd Thursday 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:

Wednesday, Aug 28 6PM: Appeals Board Meeting


Thursday, August 29th 7 PM LJHS. MSAD #49 Referendum Vote.


Thursday, September 12th 8-8. Benton Town Office MSAD #49 School Budget Vote.


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


Second Tuesday of each month:  Monthly Planning Board Meeting,New Time: 6:00 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.