This Week’s Public Notices: April 24, 2022


The City of Sanford City Council will hold two public hearings on Tuesday May 3, 2022, pertaining to the maintenance and assessing of costs to maintain and operate the midtown mall parking lot.  All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and will be given an opportunity to be heard at the hearing. 

The public meeting will begin at 6:00 pm, held by remote methods, pursuant to 1 M.R.S. § 403-B(2)(D) and Section 6 of the City Council Rules of Procedure.  The City Council may also hold the public hearings in Council Chambers, 919 Main Street, Sanford, Maine; however, in such a case, the remote method of attending will still be available.  Information on how to attend by remote method including video and teleconference login information will be published and available on the City website at before Saturday April 30.

The purpose of the first public hearing is to receive public comments on the designation of the Midtown Mall Municipal Development District (the “District”) and adoption of a development program (the “Development Program”) for the District, pursuant to 30-A M.R.S. § 5226.  The purpose of the second public hearing is to receive public comments on the adoption of “An Ordinance Establishing the Midtown Mall Maintenance Assessment” (the “Ordinance”), pursuant to 30-A M.R.S. § 5228.

The proposed District is located in the area of the intersection of St. Ignatius Street and Riverside Ave. This image contained in this Notice is a legal description of the District and properties subject to the proposed Ordinance Establishing the Midtown Mall Maintenance Assessment in the yellow shaded area (Tax Map-Lot K29-36, K29-64, K29-65) and red shaded area (K29-66) and located within Saint Ignatius Street, Main Street, Washington Street and Riverside Ave.

All interested persons owning real estate or taxable property located within the District will be given an   opportunity to be heard at the hearings and an opportunity to file objections to the amount of the assessment and Ordinance.  Copies of the proposed list of properties to be assessed and the estimated assessments against those properties; copies of the District and Development Program; and copies of the Ordinance are available at the City Clerk’s office at 919 Main Street, Sanford Maine, during normal business hours or can be found at 

The maximum total assessment in any one year applicable to all property to which the assessment relates in the District is $23,500.00 for repair, maintenance, and operation of public facilities within the District.