TOWN OF BREMEN
Public Hearing
September 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm
To Adopt the new General Assistance Ordinance
Guidelines and Yearly Appendices A – H for
October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021
Title 22 MRSA §4305(4)

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TOWN OF BREMEN
Annual Town Meeting
Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Bremen Fire House, 564 Waldoboro Road

Limited Seating, Reservations Suggested
Call Town Office, 529-5945

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The request for an absentee ballot is now available for the November General Election; the link below will take you to the electronic request form.
https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/voter-info/absent.html

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The Bremen Conservation Commission will meet on zoom at 5PM Wednesday, September 2nd. Guests are welcome!
Part of the charge of Bremen Conservation Commission is to work with town citizens, government agencies and natural resource organizations to conserve undeveloped land in Bremen that will maintain the rural character of the town, protect its water resources, preserve wildlife habitat and provide recreational opportunities.
Please let us know if you are interested in becoming a member.
join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81411580321?pwd=U1pPL0gwVFp6Mkl2WmxsV0JHcmJyZz09

Meeting ID: 814 1158 0321
Passcode: 427093

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Notice for Bremen residents:

The Bremen Broadband Committee will not meet on Thursday, August 27th, but will resume remote meetings on the last Thursday of each month with the next meeting scheduled for September 24th at 5:30pm. Updates on the Tidewater Telecom O.P.E.N. fiber network build-out will be coming soon. (http://www.bremenmaine.org/bremen-broadband-committee/)


from the Bremen Conservation Commission:

Part of the charge of Bremen Conservation Commision is to work with town citizens, government agencies and natural resource organizations to conserve undeveloped land in Bremen that will maintain the rural character of the town, protect its water resources, preserve wildlife habitat and provide recreational opportunities.  Our monthly trail work days help to preserve town trails for public enjoyment and are a good opportunity to explore our trails.  Saturday August 22nd is our trail work day this month (from 9-11AM).   Volunteers will meet in the Town House parking lot at 9AM.  Please bring weed wackers, clippers, loppers and appropriate protection.  (For insurance reasons no chain saws are allowed.)   Volunteers are very welcome!


The following is offered as a friendly reminder to all Bremen residents who are contemplating any construction-related activity on their property including but not limited to new construction, expansion, relocation, replacement, demolition, clearing, change of use, and road building.  Under those circumstances, residents should do the following to see what is allowed, what ordinances apply, and what might require a permit:

  • Consult the appropriate Town ordinances, which are on the Town’s website.
  • Consult the Town Code Enforcement Officer; the Town office can supply contact information.

The following options also are available:

  • Apply for an informal, non-binding pre-application conference with the Planning Board.

In sum, the Town and its staff stand ready to help residents through any construction-related activity.  Prospective applicants must take the first step to consult the appropriate ordinance before construction begins.  After-the-fact permits are not automatically granted and are very expensive to acquire.  If an after-the-fact permit is not granted and a violation has occurred, the applicant may be required to undo what has been done at his or her expense.

Thank you.


The next meeting of the Bremen Conservation Commission will be Wednesday, August 5th at 5PM on Zoom. It is open to all. The link is included below.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83859709625?pwd=TUwvZnR1YU5tM0pMMW9odmkzTWJ0Zz09
Meeting ID: 838 5970 9625
Passcode: 129316
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdkRVRKRc

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BREMEN POSTPONES CELEBRATION
 
The Town of Bremen has postponed the Bremen Celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial. The celebration will now be taking place in August 2021 as Bremen celebrates Maine’s Bicentennial Plus One.  The Bremen Town Center Project Committee, the point organization for the celebration, will resume planning for this event in the winter or early spring of 2021.  The various organizations and individuals who were to be involved in the 2020 celebration will be contacted at that time.
Any other organizations and individuals who wish to take an active part in the celebration, please call The Town of Bremen (529-5945) to register your interest.


COME TAKE A STROLL
 
Paths and a circle have been mowed on the Bremen Town Center Property, just off the library parking lot, to indicate the location of and paths to the future children’s play area of the Bremen Town Center Project. All are welcome to take a look and walk the paths.  The circle path shows the general space for the  children’s play area.  Plans for the play area are now being made and will be displayed in 2021 when work will begin on this area.  


Bremen Broadband Committee Announcements

The Broadband Committee meets virtually the last Thursday of each month from 5:30 – 6:30. Please see videoconference and call-in information below. Meetings are open to the public.

The Bremen Broadband Committee meets remotely the last Thursday of each month at 5:30pm, and meetings are open to the public.
WebEx Meeting Link: https://cisco.webex.com/cisco/j.php?MTID=mdddd72034ef9380eefca56c96fb217a0
Meeting number (access code): 207 335 407
Meeting Password: kPiezVNd (57439863 from phones)
Join by phone
Tap to call in from a mobile device (attendees only)
+1-866-432-9903 Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)

Join by video system, application or Skype for business
Dial 207335407@webex.com
You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

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Committee Documents:

Broadband Committee Meeting Minutes:

Broadband Committee Meeting Minutes Sept 19-June 20


At this time, all office hours are by appointment only.  Please call 207-529-5945.

Masks Required.

Town of Bremen

Office Hours

Tuesday         8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Wednesday   7:00 am to 12:00 pm

Thursday     8:00 am to 6:00 pm (1st & 3rd Thursday)

Thursday       8:00 am to 2:00 pm (2nd & 4th Thursday)

Friday             8:00 am to 2:00 pm


Large Culvert Replacement

0.44 Miles North of Biscay Road

(see attached)

Large Culvert Replacement


 


The Bremen Conservation Commission welcomes visitors to our meetings and would love to get more members of the community involved. We are looking for a new regular voting member to bring the size of the group to seven. We also welcome associate members. Thanks! Contact the Town Center for more information.


The Bremen Fire Department and First Responders need Members.  If you can help, please contact the Town Office.