South Portland Community Newsletter

Issue 214

This City of South Portland Community E-Newsletter includes information about City sponsored events, projects and special announcements from South Portland's non-profit community.    Sign up if you would like to receive the newsletter directly to your inbox.

Employment Opportunities

Looking for a career?  The City of South Portland is hiring for several positions.  View the current job openings and learn how to apply online here.  

Saturday, October 22 - Tour of Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (South Portland Historical Society, 11:00am)

Thursday, October 27 - State House Candidates Forum Districts 31, 32, 33 (City Hall Council Chambers, 7:00;pm)

Sunday, October 30 - Love Went A-Riding Concert (United Church of Christ, 3:00pm)

Friday, November 4 - The Daytime Writers' present "Act Your Age!" (First Congregational Church, 7:00pm; 2pm on Saturday & Sunday Nov. 5-6)

Friday, November 11 - VFW Post 832 & American Legion Post 35 Veterans Day Parade (SMCC to Broadway, 10:00am)

For a schedule of all City Meetings, Public Hearings & Current Notices, please visit the City's website.

The South Portland City Council is pleased to announce it has narrowed the field of candidates for the City Manager position to two finalists. The finalists are James (Ty) Ross of Dalton, Georgia and Edward Collins of South Portland, Maine formerly of Lehi, Utah.
 Both candidates will be in South Portland on Wednesday and Thursday November 2nd and 3rd to participate in the second part of the interview process.
On Wednesday, November 2nd the public is invited to an informal gathering from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Senior Wing of the Community Center to meet both candidates and their spouses. On Thursday afternoon, November 3rd, each candidate will meet with the City’s Department Heads and Superintendent of School and, Thursday evening, each candidate will have a second interview with the City Council.
The City Council anticipates announcing the new City Manager and his starting date the following week.


6 weeks prior to an election, campaign signs may be placed in public rights of way in accordance with State Law.  The unauthorized removal or destruction of lawfully placed political signs is a civil violation under Maine law (Title 23 MRSA, Section 1917-A), and may carry a fine of up to $250. 

Please note that other signs, such as advertising for yard sales, fundraisers, or businesses, are not granted permission to be posted in public rights of way without a sign permit from the City. 

If you have questions or concerns about a campaign sign or other sign placed in a public right of way, please contact the City Clerk's office at (207) 767-7627.

Mayor Blake's "Where Is This?"  If you think you can identify the location of where this photo was taken, send an email to news@southportland.org.   The list of winners will be posted in the next issue! 
The leaves are beautiful!   Thanks to Russ Lunt (left) and Adrian Dowling (right) for sharing some photos!
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