Community Calendar: January 10-16, 2022

Tuesday, January 11

Municipal Operations and Property Subcommittee, 8:30 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes a report on maintenance at the Midtown Mall, renumbering of Sherburne St. (Sanford), proposed new bus shelter location, and draft of a proposed temporary emergency policy for masking at City Hall.

Red Cross Blood Drive, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., City Hall, 919 Main St.

Public Safety Subcommittee, 11:00 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes considerations of safety improvements at the intersection of Pioneer and Emery Sts., Police Department updates, update on Deering Neighborhood Rd. safety, and Covid update.

Zoning Subcommittee, 1:00 p.m. via Zoom. There is only one item on the agenda, review of the proposed amendment for zoning retail adult-use marijuana sales.

Solid Waste Subcommittee, 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. There is only one item on the agenda, a dDiscussion on containers used for curbside pick-up of residential single-sort recycling.

Bingo, Sanford Elks Lodge, 13 Elm St. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. and games start at 6:00. Must be 18 to play.

Matthew Meal to Go, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Ignatius Hall, 25 Riverside Ave. Pasta dinner with meat or meatless sauce, salad, bread, cookies and water. Free and open to all.

Wednesday, January 12

Land Bank Authority, 8:45 a.m. via Zoom. The agenda includes a report on the order authorizing the City Manager to take court action against the owner(s) of 8 York St. for violations; and update on Maine Redevelopment Authority legislation.

Design Review Committee, 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. Agenda TBA.

Thursday, January 13

A Seal’s Journey: Zoom Presentation from Mammals of Maine, 5:00 p.m., presented by Goodall Library. This program will take you through a seal’s journey from stranding to release, and all of the obstacles in between. Starting with seal basics such as: whether it’s normal for them to be out of the water and why you might see a baby on its own, and then dive into when and why seals need our help. You will learn what MMoME is, what they do, the animals they care for, and how you can help. Includes videos of some adorable seals! Recommended for ages 7 and up. Zoom link.

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