nomination papers are now available for the following positions:
- Two Selectpersons positions - both are for three-year terms
- Two RSU #9 Director postions - both are for three-year terms
Nomination papers are due by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, January 27, 2022. Questions may be referred to Town Clerk, Leanne Dickey at 778-6530
farmington falls bridge notice
MDOT will be closing alternate lanes on the Farmington Falls Bridge starting Monday, January 10th. If you have any questions you can call Wyman and Simpson Inc. Project Manager, Runar Schlosser at 207-446-5225.
the swap shop is closed until further notice.
Winter parking ban in effect
The Town of Farmington has a parking ban beginning November 15, 2020 until April 15, 2021 (See 12-3.13 of the Traffic Ordinance for more details). Click here to download the Traffic Ordinance. Click here to download the Public Works Winter Roads Plan.
Farmington's new town manager
We are pleased to announce that Christian Waller has been hired as the new Town Manager. Mr. Waller was the Director of Policy for the State of Indiana Department of Workforce Development. He has a Master’s of Public Administration from Indiana University SPEA and Bachelor of Arts History from Framingham State College, Framingham, Massachusetts.
The lobby is open to the public with no occupancy limit and masks must be worn at all times.
We have a drop box available for citizens who do not want to come into the building or would prefer to drop off their transactions. Citizens may also mail information to the Town of Farmington, 153 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938.
The Fire Rescue Department, Police Department lobby, Waste Water Treatment Facility, Public Works Garage, Transfer Station and Swap Shop are open to the public. However, masks must be wornat all times.
The Community Center (778-3464) will remain closed to the public until further notice, but citizens are encouraged to call with questions or concerns.
Citizens also have several options to conduct some of their municipal business online. If you have questions about these services, please call us at 778-6539.
town office online services
In keeping with the CDC and WHO’s recommendation to implement social distancing to help slow the spread of the virus, we want to share the following information. Citizens have the following options to conduct municipal business:
Renew Your Vehicle Registration: This can be done through a link on our website. Go to www.farmington-maine.org/motor-vehicle-registration and click on the Rapid Renewal link. You will need your old registration, insurance card and mileage.
Re-register Your ATV, Boats and Hunting & Fishing Licenses: This can be done on the State’s website at http://www.maine.gov/ifw/ and scroll down the page to “Information for Your Maine Outdoor Adventure” and there are links to buy your hunting and fishing license, register your ATV or Boat, etc. You will need your old license and a printer. The online boat registration link is https://www5.informe.org/online/boat/ . If you have questions on re-registering online, please give us a call at 778-6539.
New Registration: Dealer Sale Can be Emailed
- Blue Application for Title (MVT-2)
- Invoice showing Sales Tax Paid
- Color of Vehicle
New Registration: Private Sale Mailed Only
- Title or Blue Copy of Application for Title (from your lienholder)
- Bill of Sale (Original)
- Insurance (Can be emailed)
- Color of Vehicle
Pay Your Taxes and Sewer Bill: Although we cannot accept payments online, we do accept credit and debit card payments by phone during regular business hours. Please note that a convenience fee of 2.5% will be added to each transaction. We accept checks for your payment mailed to Town of Farmington, 153 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Documents and payments can be deposited in the secure drop box to the right of the main entrance of the Town Office. If you need a receipt sent to you, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment or you may include your email address for an email receipt. Please also include your phone number on your payment in case there are any questions. We also recently sent out Declaration forms.
Request an Absentee Ballot: This can be done on the State’s website at: www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl or by calling us at 778-6539 or emailing the Town Clerk at to request an application.
Although we enjoy seeing our community members in the office, in light of the current Coronavirus/COVID-19 recommendations, please take advantage of the options above to help us reduce the spread of the virus. As always, feel free to contact us at 778-6539 Monday – Friday 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. or email Mavis Gensel- Annie Tibbetts- Bonnie Baker- You can also go to our Administration page for further contact information.
Thank you for your cooperation during this public health emergency. We urge you to follow the CDC guidelines and stay well.
Farmington Welcomes new plumbing inspector
Andrew Marble is the new Plumbing Inspector for the Town of Farmington. He can be contacted at 779-4858 or Click here for more information.
Click here to see the current positions.
The State of Maine requires that dogs be licensed in the town of residence of the owner. Each dog six months of age or older must be licensed.
Dog licenses expire on December 31st of each year. An additional late fee of $25 will be imposed after January 31st of each year.
The cost at the City Clerk’s office is $6.00 for an altered dog, $11.00 for an unaltered one. To receive a license, dog owners must show a State of Maine rabies certificate, a spay or neuter certificate, and provide your dog’s veterinarian’s name and phone number (if this information isn’t already on file at the Clerk’s office).
To register your dog online, the following link will take you to the State's website: https://apps1.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/dog_license/index.pl
Western Maine Transportation Service (WMTS) has established a commuter bus route between Farmington and Lewiston-Auburn that runs Monday through Friday. Click here to see the schedule and fare information.
WMTS also has public bus service running between Rangeley, Phillips, Strong, and Farmington every 2nd Tuesday of the month. Click here for more information or call 800-393-9335.
Waltons Mill Dam
Click here to download a PDF of the Walton’s Mill Dam Removal and Park Improvement Project Update.
CREDIT CARD AND DEBIT PAYMENTS
The Town of Farmington is now accepting credit and debit card payments in person at the Municipal Building during regular business hours. Please note that a convenience fee of 2.5% will be added to each transaction. We hope that you find this service convenient and useful in your future transactions with the Town of Farmington.
Maine's Unclaimed Property Program
Unclaimed Property consists of money and other personal assets that are considered lost or abandoned when an owner cannot be located after a specified period of time. Unclaimed Property does not include real estate, animals or vehicles.
You can search the Treasurer's Unclaimed Property List at www.maine.gov/upsearch