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We post information about upcoming meetings, parking bans, and other citywide updates on an electronic sign on Alfred Street near the Biddeford Ice Arena.
City of Biddeford Suspends Search for Next Police ChiefThe City of Biddeford has put the search for its next Chief of Police on hold. The search is set to resume within the next six months and it is expected that a new invitation for qualified candidates will be issued. Read on...
Biddeford Climate Task Force PhotoVoice ContestWhat does climate change look like to you? Are you concerned? Are you taking action? Submit a photo to the Biddeford Climate Task Force's PhotoVoice Contest to be entered for a chance to win a prize and have your image displayed in the Engine art gallery! Read on...
New Deputy Director of Planning and DevelopmentDavid Galbraith has been named the City of Biddeford’s next City Planner and will serve as the Deputy Director of the Planning and Development Department. Read on...
Mayor's Affordable Housing Task Force Final Report and RecommendationsThe Mayor's Affordable Housing Task Force issued their Final Report and Recommendations to the City Council on January 24, 2023. Read on...
Comprehensive Plan Chapters Available for Public ReviewThe Planning Department wants to hear your thoughts on draft chapters of the upcoming Comprehensive Plan. Read on...
A Statement from Mayor CasavantMayor Casavant issued a statement on January 27, 2023. Read on...
Mayor Casavant Appoints New Ward 5 CouncilorThe Biddeford City Council approved Mayor Alan Casavant’s nomination of Julian Schlaver as City Councilor for Ward 5 at the January 24 City Council meeting. Schlaver will serve for the remainder of the current term, which will expire in December 2023. Read on...
New Recycling Center Hours Begin February 8Beginning on February 8, 2023, the new operating hours at the Recycling Center/Transfer Station will be Wednesday - Saturday from 7:00 AM - 4:45 PM. Read on...
City Seeks Information from Commercial Property Owners for Valuation AdjustmentsThe Assessing Department is in the process of performing property valuation adjustments for Fiscal Year 2024 and is seeking information from commercial, industrial and mixed-use property owners. Read on...
Historic Preservation Commission Architectural StudyThe Biddeford Historic Preservation Commission is about to embark on an Architectural Survey that will document historic buildings in the downtown and surrounding areas of the city. Read on...