The Town of Waldoboro

'Home of the Five-masted Schooner'

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Town Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Town Office Phone:
207.832.5369

Town Office FAX:
207.832.6061

We're located at:
1600 Atlantic Highway
P.O. Box J
Waldoboro, ME 04572

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The Select Board

Clinton E. Collamore, Chair (2020) 

Phone - 790.3114

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Jann Minzy, Vice-chair (2020) 

Phone - 832.4774

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Robert L. Butler (2019)

Phone - 832.4678

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Abden S. Simmons (2018)

Phone - 832.6586

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Katherine W. Winchenbach (2018) 

Phone - 832.5131

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A View of the Intersection of Routes 1 & 32. Photo by Jan Griesenbrock.
An Autumn Day in Waldoboro.
Our Public Library has Books, Computers, and more!
Wildflowers by the Medomak River.
A Beautiful Sunset over Waldoboro.
A Lobster Boat where the Big Schooners were Once Built.
Trees After a Snowstorm.
The Fire Department Demonstrating at Waldoboro Day.
Some of our Volunteer Firefighters.

June 10, 2008 - Election of Officials / School Referendum (950 Total Voters)
June 12, 2008 - Open Town Meeting (101 Registered Voters Present)


ANNUAL ELECTION OF OFFICIALS


Board of Selectmen - 3 Year Terms (Vote for Two):

  • Blamey, John T. 612
  • Butler, Robert L. 429
  • Ordway, Edward L., Jr. 332

S.A.D. #40 Board of Directors 3 Year Term (Vote for One):

  • Gallant, Thomas M. 676
  • O'Farrell, Sandra (write in) 23
  • Dow, Dana (write in) 19

S.A.D. #40 Board of Directors 1 Year Term (Vote for One):

  • Cunningham, Carl 683

Budget Committee

  • Norman Golden 3 year
  • Marilyn Hillman 3 year
  • Thomas Gallant 3 year
  • Paul Smeltzer 2 year
  • Dr. Ted Mohlie 1 year

Waldoboro Utility District Three Year Term (Vote for Two):

  • Bess, Frederick 666
  • Chapman, Samuel R. 741

MSAD #40 QUESTIONS


  • Question 1: Do you favor approving the Maine School Administrative District No. 40 budget for the upcoming school year that was adopted at the latest district budget meeting?
    • Yes - 535
    • No - 371

STATE REFERENDUM


  • Question 1: Bond Issue Do you favor a $29,725,000 bond issue for natural resource, agricultural and transportation infrastructure that will leverage $29,780,000 in other funds?
    • Yes - 505
    • No - 421

TOWN MEETING WARRANT


  • Article 1: To choose a moderator to preside at said meeting.
    • John Black

  • Article 2: To elect all necessary town officers by secret ballot (See Above). Two (2) - Selectmen, Assessors and Overseers of the Poor for a three year term. Two (2) - Directors of Maine School Administrative District #40 for a three year term. One (1) - Director of Maine School Administrative District #40 for a one year term. Two (2) - Trustees of the Waldoboro Utility District for a three year term.

  • Article 3: To see if the Town will vote to fix the fifteenth day of November and the fifteenth day of May when all 2009 taxes shall be due and payable in (semi-annual installments) and to instruct the Tax Collector to charge interest at 11.00% per annum on all taxes unpaid after said date(s).
    • Passed

  • Article 4: To see if the Town will vote to pay interest at 7.00% per annum on any amount overpaid on property taxes as noted in M.R.S.A. Title 36, § 506-A.
    • Passed

  • Article 5: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Tax Collector to offer a 2009 Tax Club Plan to taxpayers who enroll no later than July 31, 2008, who pay the total amount of 2009 taxes by monthly payments from July 2008 to June 30, 2009; who abide by the requirements of said plan; who shall receive from the Town, in return for such payments, full credit for such taxes paid without incurring any charge of interest.
    • Passed

  • Article 6: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Selectmen, on behalf of the Town, to sell and dispose of any real estate acquired by the Town for non-payment of taxes thereon, on such terms as they may deem advisable, and to execute quit claim deeds for such property. Property which, in the opinion of the Selectmen, best serves the interest of the Town by remaining Town-owned property need not be sold.
    • Passed

  • Article 7: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for General Government: OFFICE OF THE SELECTMEN $17,217.00 Board of Selectmen recommends Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 ADMINISTRATION $97,487.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 7, Opposed 1, Abstain1 ASSESSMENT SERVICES $75,624.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 8, Opposed 0, Abstain1 FINANCE $124,451.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 LEGAL SERVICES $7,000.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 TOWN CLERK $33,916.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends $37,622. Vote: In Favor 8, Opposed 1 MUNICIPAL BUILDING $57,625.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 CONTINGENCY $9,550.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 Total $422,870.00
    • Passed

  • Article 8: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Public Safety: Emergency Medical Services $467,709.00 Board of Selectmen recommend. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 FIRE DEPARTMENT $110,774.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends $117,774. Vote: In Favor 7, Opposed 2 POLICE DEPARTMENT $428,074.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 8, Opposed 1 ANIMAL CONTROL $13,604.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 FIRE HYDRANTS $80,160.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 STREET LIGHTS $17,525.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 Total $1,117,846.00
    • Passed

  • Article 9: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Public Works: ROADS & BRIDGES $501,746.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 0, Absent 1 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 1, Absent 2 WASTEWATER TREATMENT $2,398.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 0, Absent 1 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 6, Opposed 0, Abstain 1, Absent 2 PARK MAINTENANCE $10,772.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 0, Absent 1 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 7, Opposed 0, Absent 2 Total $514,916.00 
    • Passed

  • Article 10: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate to the Transfer Station Fund to fund Waldoboro's share of the transfer station budget. TRANSFER STATION $249,948.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 0, Absent 1 Budget Committee recommends Vote: In Favor 6, Opposed 0, Abstain 1, Absent 2
    • Passed

  • Article 11: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Human Services: GENERAL ASSISTANCE $22,652.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 0, Absent 1 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 0,Abstained 1, Absent 4
    • Passed

  • Article 12: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Social Service Agencies: American Red Cross of Eastern Maine $2,500.00 Coastal Trans $1,250.00 Kno-Wal-Lin Community Health $5,180.00 Mid-Coast Children’s Services $525.00 Mid-Coast Mental Health Center $1,000.00 Miles Health Care, Inc. $1,000.00 Mobius $900.00 New Hope for Women $1,655.00 Spectrum Generations $4,444.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 0, Absent 1 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 3, Opposed 2, Abstain 2, Absent 2 Total $18,454.00
    • Passed

  • Article 13: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Community Services: RECREATION DEPARTMENT $51,364.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 6, Opposed 1, Abstain 1, Absent 1 FRIENDSHIP STREET SCHOOL $22,097.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 7, Opposed 0, Absent 2 Total $73,461.00 
    • Passed

  • Article 14: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Community Service Agencies: Memorial Day $1,000.00 Waldoboro Day Committee $1,000.00 Waldoborough Historical Society $3,500.00 Waldoboro Little League $1,000.00 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 2, Absent 2 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 1 Total $6,500.00
    • Passed

  • Article 15: To see what sum the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Lincoln County Television (LCTV). LINCOLN COUNTY TELEVISION (LCTV) $8,334.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 1 Budget Committee recommends $4,000 Vote: In Favor 3,Opposed 2,Abstain 2, Absent 2
    • Passed

  • Article 16: To see what sum the Town will vote to appropriate from snowmobile registration fees to support the Waldoboro Sno-Crawlers Club for snowmobile trails. WALDOBORO SNO-CRAWLERS CLUB $406.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 1 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 2, Absent 2
    • Passed

  • Article 17: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for the Waldoboro Public Library: WALDOBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY $72,381.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 4, Opposed 1 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 2, Absent 2
    • Passed

  • Article 18: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Planning & Development: PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT $64,875.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 7, Opposed 0, Absent 2 SHELLFISH MGT PROGRAM $23,739.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 7, Opposed 0, Absent 2 Total $88,614.00
    • Passed

  • Article 19: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Property and Liability Insurance: PROPERTY & CASUALTY RISK POOL $53,298.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 6, Opposed 0, Abstain 1, Absent 2
    • Passed

  • Article 20: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Employee Benefits: EMPLOYEE BENEFITS $484,463.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 6, Opposed 0, Abstain 1, Absent 2
    • Passed

  • Article 21: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for Debt Service: DEBT SERVICE $63,812.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 7, Opposed 0, Absent 2
    • Passed

  • Article 22: To see what sums the Town will vote to raise and appropriate to the Capital Reserve Fund for capital improvements: Land & Buildings Friendship Street School Reserve $2,500.00 Fleet & Equipment EMS Equipment Reserve $26,348.00 Fire Equipment Reserve $21,647.00 Public Works Equipment Reserve $51,926.00 Administrative Equipment Reserve $5,000.00 Transfer Station Equipment Reserve $15,000.00 Shellfish Management Equipment Reserve $1,500.00 Transportation Improvements Sidewalk Reserve $15,000.00 Highway Construction Account $82,716.00 Solid Waste Management Inert Landfill Closure Reserve $49,161.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 6, Opposed 0, Abstain 1, Absent 2 Sub-Total $270,798.00 Less transfers from other sources - 21,776.00 Total $249,022.00
    • Passed

  • Article 23: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate from the Estimated Revenues Account $2,095,380.00, to be applied to reduce the 2009 tax rate. LOCAL TAXES (other than property taxes) $794,483.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 LICENSES AND PERMITS $61,062.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVENUES $534,608.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 CHARGES FOR SERVICES $620,720.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 FINES & FEES $50.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 OTHER REVENUES $84,457.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0 Total $2,095,380.00
    • Passed

  • Article 24: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate from the Local Road Assistance Program Block Grant Fund the sum of $82,716 and transfer to the General Fund to be applied toward the Transportation Program. LOCAL ROAD ASSISTANCE BLOCK GRANT $82,716.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0
    • Passed

  • Article 25: To see what sum the Town will vote to appropriate from the Undesignated Fund Balance to be applied to reduce the 2009 tax rate. UNDESIGNATED FUND BALANCE $275,000.00 Board of Selectmen recommends. Vote: In Favor 5, Opposed 0 Budget Committee recommends. Vote: In Favor 9, Opposed 0
    • Passed

  • Article 26: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate $252,716 to the Surface Paving Capital Reserve Fund and to increase the property tax levy limit of $40,464 established for the Town of Waldoboro by State law for this purpose.
    • Yes - 70
    • No - 29

  • Article 27: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate $49,359 to fund an additional patrol officer and to increase the property tax levy limit of $40,464 established for the Town of Waldoboro by State law for this purpose.
    • Yes - 59
    • No - 31

  • Article 28: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into leases for agricultural purposes for the Quarry Hill property as they deem appropriate.
    • Passed

  • Article 29: To see if the Town will vote to support economic development efforts and authorize the Board of Selectmen to move forward with forming an economic development committee to further develop a plan of action.
    • Passed

  • Article 30: To see if the Town will vote to accept nominations and elect from the floor members of the Budget Committee to fill the current vacancies. (see above)

  • Article 31: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the transfer of all unexpended balances to fund balance and to authorize the overdrafts that may occur in the Town operations in the 2008 budget to be taken from fund balance.
    • Passed

  • Article 32: To see if the Town will authorize the Selectmen and Treasurer, on behalf of the Town, to accept gifts, real estate, and certain funds, including trust funds, that may be given or left to the Town.
    • Passed

  • Article 33: To see if the Town will authorize the Treasurer to waive the foreclosure of tax lien mortgages pursuant to 36 M.R.S.A. Section 944 upon a finding by the Board of Selectmen that ownership of the property subject to the lien would be contrary to the Town’s best interest.
    • Passed

  • Article 34: To see if the Town will authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into boundary line agreements with abutting property owners to establish the boundary line of any property of the Town, including the boundary lines of the rights-of-ways.
    • Passed

  • Article 35: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the municipal officers to make final determinations regarding the closing or opening of roads to winter maintenance pursuant to 23 M.R.S.A., § 2953. 
    • Passed

  • Article 36: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to spend funds from various reserve funds as they deem necessary in accordance with the capital improvement program.
    • Passed

  • Article 37: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to notify the Commissioner of the Department of Marine Resources that they wish to exercise their rights to alewives in the Medomak River for the year 2009 and close all waters to the harvesting of alewives for 2009.
    • Passed

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