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Town Council Meeting
will be held on June 19, 2019 at 6:00pm in Council Chambers!

Ambulance Service Town of Fort Fairfield MaineEffective May 1, 2019, at 7:00 AM, the Town of Fort Fairfield will now have ambulance services provided to the Town by the City of Presque Isle. You will experience no interruptions of care or delays in service. The Town of Fort Fairfield will continue to have 24-hour emergency services.

We believe this change will help the Town maintain a high quality of service at a cost-effective rate to our citizens. You will continue to dial 9-1-1 to receive emergency services in the Town of Fort Fairfield.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Chief Shawn Newell, Director of Public Safety, at 472-3808.

Fort Fairfield Maine Recreation Department Program

Public Notice of Public Hearing
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The Town of Fort Fairfield is proud to announce these recent recipients of our Community Spirit Awards.

COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD

Presented To:

Fort Fairfield Public Works Department

This plaque is presented with much Affection and Appreciation to
the Employees of the Fort Fairfield Public Works Department
for their outstanding work on:

The Elm Street Sidewalk Project
The Main Street Light Retrofit Project
The Riverside Park Project
 
   These projects would never have been completed without the support,
 commitment and dedication of our Public Works Employees.

September 29th, 2010




COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD

Presented To:

J C Construction
(d.b.a. - Public Works Dept)

This Plaque is presented with Affection and Appreciation to:

Bob Jarvis
Darren (Cub) Condon

For your Creative Problem Solving Abilities, your Willingness to Tackle any Project and your Quality of Work
 
Your efforts and dedication are appreciated by the
Citizens of Fort Fairfield.

September 29th, 2010




COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD
Presented to:

The Fort Fairfield Boy Scout Troop # 194


In recognition of your outstanding commitment to the Town of Fort Fairfield for your many civic projects completed in 2010

The Quantity and Quality of Projects Truly Exemplifies the Scout Oath “To do my duty and to help others”

Your Efforts on behalf of the Citizens of Fort Fairfield
are greatly appreciated.

September 29, 2010

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The Town of Fort Fairfield while being cognizant of their obligation to provide care for stray animals and meet the requirements of the State of Maine, also has an obligation to the taxpayers of the community.  Striking a balance between these responsibilities has necessitated establishing a temporary shelter to house dogs and a protocol to reunite them with their owner or find them a new home. The protocol below outlines how citizens of Fort Fairfield should handle stray or nuisance dogs and cats.

 

Dog at Large/Stray Dog Protocol for Fort Fairfield

  1. Upon observing a stray or nuisance dog, citizens will need to call the police department and an officer will come to their home or place of business to retrieve the dog.                                                                                
  2. The officer will then attempt to identify the dog and it’s owner and if successful, the officer will reunite the dog and owner.                                                                                                  
  3. If the dog is not registered and a positive identification of the dog is not possible, then the dog will be placed in the municipal canine holding facility. The dog will be held there for 24 hours in a further attempt to identify the dog and it’s owner and return the animal to them. At this time notification will also be made to the media with breed information, location where the animal was found and how the owner may go about retrieving their animal. Also, this information with photography will be provided to webmaster for display on homepage of FortFairfield.org.                                                                                      
  4. If the dog or its owner is not identified then the dog will be treated as a stray and held for adoption. The media will again be notified that Fort Fairfield has a dog available for adoption and a brief description of how an interested party may achieve adoption of the pet.                                                                                           
  5. During the holding period, attempts will be made to find the dog a new home with another family. The adopting family, will be responsible for registering and paying for any required vaccinations before the dog is released to them by the animal control officer.                                                                                                   
  6. The Town has retained the services of Dr. Victoria Swanson from County Veterinary Clinic to provide basic health care needs for dogs that come under our care. Her practice is located in New Sweden and she is available to provide services in our area.         She can be reached at 521-4618.

 

Stray Cats

Though the law does not require an obligation on the community's part to accommodate for cats, we have made arrangements with an organization to take strays that our animal control officer picks up. In an effort to utilize our limited resources efficiently and effectively we ask citizens who have come in contact with stray or nuisance cats, to aid the animal control officer by:

     • Attempting to find the rightful owner of the cat.

     • Consider taking in/adopting the cat for yourself, or

        finding a home for the stray.

In the event neither of these options are achievable or practical, the Town of Fort Fairfield has established a fund for citizens to donate to, that will be used on a case by case basis, to defray cat placement costs. The animal control officer has made arrangements with a local organization to process and put up for adoption our community's stray cats.

If a Fort Fairfield citizen owns a cat they would like to put up for adoption they will need to make their own arrangements at their own expense.

This new policy was not arrived at in a frivolous manner. The cost to the Fort Fairfield taxpayer was such that it necessitated review. The Animal Control Officer welcomes the opportunity to work with volunteers within Fort Fairfield to establish a program that deals with stray animals in Fort Fairfield in a humane and loving manner.

To donate to the Stray Animal Fund, please contact the Town Office at 472-3800 or click on the Donate button on the side and process your donation through PayPal.com.

 

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Click for info on the Stray Animal Fund

 

Stray Animal Fund

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In an effort to utilize the community's limited resources in a more efficient manner, Fort Fairfield town management and the Fort Fairfield Town Council, has decided to provide its own care and placement for our stray animals. We are in hopes that volunteers and donations will be sufficient to cover costs. Your donation will help defray cost and allow the community to bring our strays to a local pet rescue facility. Please join us and volunteer your time or make a donation to the Stray Animal Fund. To do so, you can mail or drop off a check to: Stray Animal Fund, 18 Community Center Drive, Fort Fairfield, ME 04742. To make a secure donation online click on the Donate button below. The Town of Fort Fairfield is committed to providing for our stray animals in a loving and caring manner.

 

 

                                                                  Stray Animal Policy Link

 

Found! 

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Our newest resident was found on the Boundaryline Road Tuesday night.  It's a tan male pitbull that's not fixed.  It's wearing a black collar that says "Bad to the Bone."  If you would like to own him or if he looks familiar and might be yours or you know the owner, please call the Fort Fairfield Police Department, 472-3808. 

 

Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 194, Fort Fairfield, Maine

Of America

Troop 194

Fort Fairfield, ME

The Purpose

The purpose of scouting is to provide an educational program for boys, to build desirable qualities of character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and to develop mental and personal fitness.

The Mission

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Key Points

* All events are supervised
* Parents are encouraged to attend any and all activities, including campouts and summer camps
* Leadership skills are taught in a proven program
* Good values are promoted
* Troop 194 is an all-volunteer organization

Boy Scouts

* Is a year-round program for boys age 11-17
* Is scout-run, which means the Scouts assume leadership roles to run the Troop with adult supervision
* Outing oriented - The boys suggest activities and the adult leaders try to organize what is possible, keeping safety in mind
* Attend one-week long summer camp each year
* Attend seasonal weekend campouts
* Work on rank advancement during weekly meetings
* Work on Merit Badges during the year

Troop Meetings

Thursday 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

@ Fort Fairfield Fish and Game Club

550 Dorsey Rd, Fort Fairfield, ME 04742

For More Information Contact

Scoutmaster - Travis Norsworthy
(207) 551-8050

Asst. Scoutmaster - Philip Long
(252) 481-5664

Troop 194 Proudly Serving The Community For Over 45 Years

Take the Town With You!

The Town of Fort Fairfield's website is mobile friendly!  Access vital services and information, and stay up-to-date on events and meetings on your phone or mobile device.  Now, no matter where you are, the Town of Fort Fairfield is just a click away at www.fortfairfield.org 

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