Patrick Fox, Public Works Director
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CITY OF SACO HELPDESK
to report all problems.
Also please note that some issues are handled by other agencies:
- Street Lights Issues or Downed power lines
- Tree trimming around power lines
- Water Issues including shut off covers
Maine Water: 282-1543
- Trash and Recycling Curbside pick up
BBI Waste: 934-3880
Think Blue is the campaign to halt water pollution caused by stormwater which sweeps pollution on the ground into rivers, streams, lakes and the ocean. For more on this issue, go to the Think Blue site.
Simpson Road culvert proposals
The City of Saco has received four proposals for the rehabilitation/replacement of the culvert on the Simpson Road. You may view the proposals, as well as a third-party review of all four by CLD Engineers and related documents HERE.
City of Saco sale of surplus goods
Items can be viewed at the Public Works Department, 351 North Street on Thursday, May 28, Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30.
Public Works Department Open House
The Public Works Department will hold an open house on Saturday, May 30, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at its 351 North Street address. Come on by for tours, equipment displays, free electronics recycling and free shredding.
Commercial disposal of leaf and yard waste
Notice to contractors: As of May 1, there will be a $5/yard disposal fee for all leaf and yard waste.
Compost available as of May 1
Compost will be available for sale to residents beginning May 1 at the cost of $3/cubic yard at the Foss Road transfer station.
Road postings removed
All seasonal road postings have been removed.
Somesville Bridge Replacement
The Somesville Bridge spanning the Saco River between Pine Street in Biddeford and Market Street in Saco will be replaced beginning April 20. Construction is expected to last about a year.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days, 2015
Residents of Saco, Biddeford and Scarborough will have an opportunity to dispose of household hazardous wastes this summer on May 9, July 11 and September 19.
Seasonal Road Postings
Seasonal Road Postings will begin on Monday, March 16 for several city streets. See our road postings page for a complete list and updates.
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.
Concrete, asphalt and oil disposal changes
There are new procedures for citizens wishing to dispose of concrete, rock, asphalt or waste oil at the Public Works Department.
Recycling drop off container removed from train station area
Due to abuse, the "silver bullet" recycling container has been moved to the Public Works Department, 351 North Street. Access will be limited to normal working hours.
Seasonal road postings lifted
All seasonal road postings have been lifted as of April 17, 2014.
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City Council meetings can now be viewed live, online. Just follow this link. Note: This will take you off the City of Saco website.
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