Office Hours
Monday-Wednesday 9:00-4:00pm
Thursday 11:00-6:00pm
Friday 9:00-4:00pm

Phone: 453-7191   Fax: 453-4428

Email: Bentonstaff@gmail.com

Address: 1279 Clinton Ave
Benton, ME 04901

2017 Tax Commitment Click here

2017 Personal Property Tax Commitment
 Click here



Announcements:



Land Use Permit Application: Click here

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING. 
The MINUTES for the March 11, 2017 TOWN MEETING are here. All Articles passed as written with the exception of Article 11, which was amended from a maximum of $75k to $60k for Maine Municipal Employee Health Trust. Article 29, was amended to use money from TIF. Article 89 was defeated. 


TOWN AUDIT.   The 2016 Town Audit Report is here

The Bridge on the Bog Road is limited to 3 tons until further notice.

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 towards Burnham on the right side of the road.  Open Wed-Thur-Fri-Sat, 7 AM to 5 PM.  RECYCLE.

For More Information on
Zero Sort Recycling click here.

2017 TAXES.  The mill rate is 14.4.  To view original 2017 real estate taxes, click here . Bills were mailed and are due now; interest begins accruing Sept 30th.  Payments are applied to oldest tax bill (if any past years are not paid). 

For local news visit The Town Line:
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 personnel stationed in Maine, the CO's certification 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.





CALENDAR OF EVENTS:


Second Monday of each month:  Monthly Selectmen's Meeting, Benton Town Office, 6:00 PM.  July agenda click here.

Second Tuesday of each  month:  Monthly Planning Board Meeting, 7:00 PM, Benton Town Office.

August 2nd: Absentee Ballots for the Municipal Election will be available until August 10th. Ballots need to be returned by August 15th, 6:00pm.
 
August 15th: Municipal Election, 1:00pm-6:00pm



Selectmen's Minutes:


JULY16.PDF
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JULY 2016

AUG16.PDF
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AUGUST 2016

SEPT16.PDF
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SEPTEMBER 2016

OCT16.PDF
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OCTOBER 2016

NOV16.PDF
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NOVEMBER 2016

DEC16.PDF
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DECEMBER 2016


SelJAN17.PDF
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JANUARY 2017
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SelFeb17.PDF
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FEBRUARY 2017-
                          


MAR17.PDF
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MARCH 2017-

April2017.PDF
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APRIL 2017

May_2017.PDF
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MAY 2017

June2017.PDF
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Board of Selectman

     Melissa Patterson- Selectman


Robin Cyr-Selectman




Town Office Staff


Melissa Patterson, Senior Office Staff

Brandy Meader- Full Time Office Staff


Susan Rodrigue- Part Time Office Staff



Planning Board
Leo Caron- Chair

Patricia Lanning- Co-Chair
Darcy Dow- Alt, Secretary
Kathy Bolster
Lance Shores
Daniel Bealieu-Alt, Co-Secretary

 The Benton Planning Board meets at 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday of every month at the Benton Town Office.  The meeting is open to the public.  General concerns or questions will be handled by the Board.  However, anyone with business for the Planning Board including permits and conditional use applications should contact the Code Enforcement Officer, Ross Nason 478-1813 to be put on the agenda for the meeting.  Requests to be on the agenda must be made at least 7 days prior to the meeting date.

For statistical information (from KVCOG) about the Town of Benton, click here.

         BENTON VETERANS MEMORIAL

 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.   

 

 
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Treasurer/ Tax Collector
James Mayo



Code Enforcement Officer/ Licensed Plumbing Inspector/ Health Officer: 
Ross Nason
Phone: 478-1813 Email: rnason@kvcog.org
Office Hours: Tuesdays 8:00-12:00pm


Assessors' Agent

Ryan Stinneford


Road Commissioner
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

                          BOSTON POST CANE. 

For photos/info, click
here.

BRIAN L. BUKER / FRANK W. HASKELL   
      
MEDAL OF HONOR BRIDGE.

For info and photos of the July 20, 2011 event, click here.

               SPIRIT OF AMERICA AWARD. 
                
  
For information and photos, click here.