Community Calendar August 9-15

Tuesday, August 10

Municipal Operations and Property Subcommittee, 8:30 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes updates on the Capital Improvement Plan and Public Works projects including the Westside Village reconstruction and Mousam Promenade.

Public Safety Subcommittee, 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes discussion of an ordinance prohibiting commercial vehicles, tractors, trailers, boats, campers/recreation vehicles, all terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, or unregistered vehicles from parking overnight on any public way; and updates from the Police Department.

Zoning Subcommittee, 1:00 p.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes discussion of the proposed zoning change for the Lenox School property in Springvale, and a moratorium on mineral extraction lagooning and/or creation of ponds.

Solid Waste Subcommittee, 2:00 p.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes a review of the proposed scope and fee from Drumlin Environmental Consultants for improvement work on the Rushton Street landfill, and an update on EcoMaine’s Recycling Tagging Program

Wednesday, August 11

Land Bank Authority, 8:45 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes discussion of properties of concern, and an update from the Community Outreach Coordinator.

CDBG Advisory Committee, 11:00. The agenda includes discussion of the bid for the Midtown Mall parking lot improvement project.

Kids Read to Dogs, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Goodall Library. Preregistration required, call 324-4714.

School Committee, 6:00 p.m. in-person at City Hall and via Zoom. The agenda includes presentation and approval of the Sanford School Department’s Safe Return to School and Continuity of Instruction Plan for 2021-2022.

Thursday, August 12

Senior Food Mobile, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Crossroads United Methodist Church, 15 Grammar Rd. For anyone over 60 years old in need of food assistance: produce for all, commodities for those who meet income eligibility requirements.

Sanford Backpack Program Food Distribution, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Willard School, Breary Farms and Meadow Creek. Open to all Sanford/Springvale residents.

Friday, August 13

Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament, 8:30 a.m., Sanford Country Club.

Saturday, August 14

Sanford Farmers’ Market, 8:00 a.m. to noon, Central Park.

Art in the Park, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Gateway Park, 11 Riverside Ave. Paintings, photography, pottery and more, all by local artists. More info here.

Craft & Vendor Fair, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., St. George’s Episcopal Church, 3 Emerson St.

Distribution of Free Backpacks Containing School Supplies, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Bowl-a-Rama, 1217 Main St. For ages 6-16. Child must be present.