Community Calendar: February 8-14

Westside Village - area to be reconstructed

Monday, February 8

Red Cross Blood Drive – 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Nasson Community Center

School Committee Budget Workshop – 4:00 p.m. The Special Education budget is on the agenda. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

School Committee Meeting – 6:00 p.m. Among the items on the agenda is a presentation by Sanford’s school counselors. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

Tuesday, February 9

Municipal Operations & Property Subcommittee – 8:30 a.m. The agenda includes a discussion of the Midtown Mall, and acceptance of a grant from the Maine DOT’s Safe Routes to School Program. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

Public Safety Subcommittee – 11:00 a.m. The agenda includes an update on Covid-19 data and vaccinations; and a presentation by Diane Gerry of York County Community Action on an Envision Center to address homelessness in Sanford. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

Zoning Subcommittee – 1:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion of possible retail marijuana sales, and permitting of outdoor dining for food establishments. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

Solid Waste Subcommittee – 3:00 p.m. The agenda includes discussion of trash collection and recycling contracts with Casella and EcoMaine. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

Wednesday, February 10

Land Bank Authority – 8:45 a.m. The agenda includes discussion of properties of concern, and the Land Bank Commission’s order. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

School Committee Budget Workshop – 4:00 p.m. The Technology budget is on the agenda. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

Design Review Committee – 6:00 p.m. The agenda includes a discussion with the Code Enforcement Director. The full agenda, with instructions for public access by computer or phone is here.

Thursday, February 11

Free Food Distribution – 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Sanford High School. Open to all residents of Sanford/Springvale and surrounding areas. Sponsored by the Sanford Backpack Program and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. They will have fresh produce, peanut butter, dairy, beef stew, flour and more.

Final public hearing on Westside Village reconstruction – 6:00 p.m. A live, interactive online meeting to review the 85% design plans for the reconstruction of Shaw St., Prescott St., and parts of Kimball St. and Twombley Rd. The meeting will discuss the current designs and schedule, and residents may offer questions, comments, and concerns about the plans. The public notice, with instructions for access, is here. The meeting will be recorded and made available on the city’s website afterward.

Friday, February 12

Sanford Maine Stage Zoom Performance – 7:00 p.m. “Where’s the Clicker?” will be performed live. Email Mary Anne at FloreyMareProductions@outlook.com for a Zoom invite.

Saturday, February 13

Winterfest at Number One Pond & Gowen Park – sledding, skating, ice fishing derby, BBQ & more! All the details are here.

Red Cross Blood Drive – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Preble Lodge #143, 16 Elm St.

Sanford Maine Stage Zoom Performance – 7:00 p.m. “Where’s the Clicker?” will be performed live. Email Mary Anne at FloreyMareProductions@outlook.com for a Zoom invite.

Sunday, February 14

Winterfest sledding and ice skating – all day at Number One Pond and Gowen Park.

Sanford Community Forest Walk – 1:00 p.m. More info and register here.