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Phase I Completed - Process Moves Forward

On February 9, results from the Saco Bridge:2025 citizen focus groups, community meetings and surveys were presented to the City Council. Those results will now be used to develop a plan to help guide the City over the next decade. Among the key focus areas that the council drew from the results:
  • Resolving traffic issues;
  • Collaborating with other towns for savings;
  • Developing an energy savings program;
  • Expanding intermodal transportation.

Key priorities for investing funds included:
  • Maintaining infrastructure;
  • Creating a recreation destination by the turnpike;
  • Expanding the tax base and adding jobs;
  • High speed internet access downtown.

You can view the complete findings on the Saco Bridge:2025 site

Fire Department Newsletter
Keep up with what's happening at the Fire Department. Learn about personnel and equipment, get valuable safety tips and also some amazing recipes!

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  • Road Postings
    Road Postings
    The tentative date to begin road postings for the 2015 season is March 16. We will be posting a list of affected streets on our Road Postings Page

    Request for Proposals: Replacement/Rehabilitation of Stone Arch Culvert on Simpson Road
    The City of Saco, Maine will receive sealed Technical and Price Proposals for Design-Build engineering and construction services for the replacement or rehabilitation of the stone arch culvert on Simpson Road over Stackpole Creek. Proposals will be accepted until 1:30 pm local time on March 23, 2015.

    The full proposal and related documents may be downloaded from the Stackpole Creek Bridge RFP Index Page.

    Heavy snow loads on roofs: An Important Message from the Saco Fire and Code Enforcement Departments
    Due to recent heavy snow there is a greater urgency to clear roofs of snow and ice that has accumulated.

    Emergency Management Director urges citizens to prepare for winter weather
    Above average snowfall, combined with below-normal temperatures have resulted in extremely dangerous conditions which can result in injury or loss of life and damage to property. The public needs to take preventive measures now to prepare and mitigate before the next storm arrives.

    Fire Department January Newsletter
    The latest issue of the Saco Fire Department Newsletter is available on our newsletter web page.

    Saco Police Department to hold Citizen Police Academy
    The Saco Police Department is pleased to announce it will be holding its fourth Citizen Police Academy. The Citizen Academy will begin on February 25, 2015 and run nine weeks.

    Attention contractors
    Are you certified to work near water bodies? As of January 1st of 2013, work within 250 feet of any water body (the shoreland zone) is required to have a certified contractor on site. You can get the training you need to be certified.

    Butterfly Survey
    During the summer of 2013, volunteers for the Maine Butterfly Survey surveyed the butterfly population at the former city landfill on Foss Road. Found 47 species of butterflies. You can download the full report here.

    Lower convenience fees for VISA and Mastercard payments of real estate property tax, personal property tax and sewer bills. You can also pay by e-check for only $3 per transaction. For more information, follow this link.

    GOT JUNK? SWAP IT! If you have unwanted items and you don't want to bother with a classified ad, try the Swap Shop. It's a free and easy way to get rid of that clutter you don't want, (but maybe your neighbors do). For more information, follow this link.

    FEEDBACK, REQUEST SERVICE We want to hear from the citizens of Saco. Do you have a problem? Praise? Need help with an issue? See our Feedback section.


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