MEETING CANCELED - Auditor Meeting:
The question and answer period with the Town's Auditor scheduled for tomorrow evening, December 4 is being rescheduled. If you were one of the 5 people who submitted a total of 30 questions, the Town Administrator has personally emailed you.
Due to the extensive nature of some of the questions, and the amount of them, she is asking for more time to prepare. A new date will be posted soon.
*General Assistance is by appointment only. If you are in need of assistance please call the Town Administrator at 207-636-3131, ext 401 during regular office hours (General Assistance Hotline After Hours is 207-459-4256; this number should not be used for any other purpose and is for emergencies only)
The Town of Acton is currently looking for a resident to serve on the Planning Board, as alternate members. Anyone interested should contact the Town Administrator.
The Town of Acton
is currently looking for an independent contractor to clean the Acton Town Hall on a weekly basis. Cleaning will consist of light household
chores, such as vacuuming, trash removal, window washing, mopping, and
dusting. Additionally, there are 3
public bathrooms and a meeting hall area that will need to be cleaned. Cleaning must be done on Monday mornings or
Thursdays afternoons. Interested parties
should submit their weekly bid to the
Town Administrator no later then
Town of Acton
Job Opportunity - The Town of Acton
is currently accepting resumes for a Deputy Town Clerk/Tax Collector and Deputy
Treasurer. This position will require
multitudes of cross-training and an impressive ability to multi-task. The ideal candidate will have strong Word,
Excel, and PowerPoint skills. Candidates
with municipal experience including TRIO, will be given first
consideration. In addition, he or she will possess excellent
communication and customer service skills. The position will be 25-28 hours to start and pay will commensurate with
experience. The Town of Acton
offers paid time off and Maine PERS contribution. A complete resume, with a cover letter, and 3
references must be delivered to the Town Administrator, no later than on
Holiday Closures Notice: The Town Hall will be closing at 12:00noon on Tuesday, December 24, and will be closed Wednesday, December 25 and Thursday December 26. The Transfer Station will be closed on Wednesday, December 25. The Town Hall and Transfer Station will be closed on Wednesday, January 1st.
Welcome to the Acton, Maine official website. Acton is a small town in Southern Maine situated along the New Hampshire border that offers many wonderful activities with it's miles of lakes and forests.
Acton is a town in York County, incorporated on March 6, 1830; it ceded land to Shapleigh in 1831. It was part of a much larger tract of land in purchased in 1661 by Francis Small from Chief Sunday of the Newichawannock Tribe.
Settled in 1776, the town's first mill, a grist mill, was built on the Salmon Falls River in 1779 by Joseph Parsons.
Prior to incorporation it was the western part of the plantation of Hubbardstown; in 1789 it became the eastern part of the town of Shapleigh. The town was named for Acton, England, now a part of greater London.
Silver was discovered in 1877, followed by a decade of mining and prospecting, after which the mines were abandoned.
Acton's western border is with New Hampshire and is defined by the Salmon Falls River. The town has substantial frontage on several lakes: Mousam, Wilson, Great East, and Square Pond.
The town lies northwest of Sanford on Route 109, which continues into New Hampshire.
School Dist/Dept: Acton School Department
Senate District: 34
House District: 20
Congressional District: 1
Area: 41.8 sq miles
Pop. Density: 57/sq mile
Longitude: W 70:54:57
Latitude: N 43:32:01