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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).
Karen Rancourt-Thomas Brandy Sloan Sue Rodrigue
Full-Time Office Staff Senior Office Staff Part-time Office Staff / Town Clerk
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- Selectman
Todd Littlefield 314-6171
Animal Control Officer
Connie Cummings- 660-3236
School Board Members
Roy White- 314-4651
Katie Flood-Gerow 314-7517
School Board info
Cemetery Info: Robin Patterson 540-3793
David Savage 649-4760
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.
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
Upcoming Holiday Closures:
Monday January 20th, 2020
You can now reregister your vehicle or trailer online. Follow the link here to do so.
Dogs Need to be registgered by January 31st to avoid the $25.00 late fee. $6.00 spayed / $11.00 non-spayed
Public Hearing: February 11th, 6:00pm at the Benton Town Office. Averill Mobile Home Park Expansion.
Special Selectmen's Meeting: January 23rd, 6:00pm
Selectmen will be in the office January 23rd @ 5:00pm for Executive Session Personnel Matter in accordance with 1 MRSA405(6)(A)
Public Hearing: February 3rd, 6:00pm. Ordinance Changes
Economic Development Committee Meeting: Thursday, January 16th, 6:00pm
Exciting news! Your Library Card Just. Got. Better.
We are participating in Maine State Library's new Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program! Anyone with a library card from one of 67 participating libraries can visit any of the other participating libraries and check out materials in person. MRBP essentially turns your Waterville Public Library card into a "statewide" library card! For more info contact the Waterville Public Library at 872-5433 or follow the link here
TOWN OF BENTON:
Budget Committee Meetings: All Meetings are at the Benton Town Office at 6PM: Tuesday, January 21st.
See Town Clerk page for 2019 Town Meeting Minutes.
Visit our new website for any real estate information:
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
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.
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.