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Telephone: 207 364-4576 Fax: 207 364-5642
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Town of Rumford, Maine

The present town of Rumford was settled as New Pennacook in 1774 as a farming community and became incorporated as Rumford in 1800. Since that time it has become the business center of the region with the Catalyst Paper Company as its largest employer. Rumford is a...

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Downtown Infrastructure Improvement

Please click here for the Invitation to Bid on the Downtown Infrastructure Improvements Project 2017/2018.  Sealed bids are due to Main-Land Development Consultants no later than 3:00 p.m. on March 30, 2017.  

Code Enforcement Officer Position

The Town of Rumford has an immediate opening for a full-time Code Enforcement Officer. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, inspection of plumbing, construction/maintenance, and enforcement of all code and zoning violations.  The CEO must become knowledgeable of the codes and ordinances of Rumford and the State of Maine.  Experience with the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code is preferred.  This position is the liaison to the Planning Board and Board of Appeals.  The CEO shall carry out responsibilities with initiative, independence, and confidentiality, while exercising sound problem-solving skills, professional judgement, good writing skills and the ability to work harmoniously with employees and the general public. 

Applicant must possess and maintain Code Enforcement Certification in the areas of Shoreland Zoning, Land Use and Building Standards/MUBEC or must achieve these certifications within 12 months of the date of hire.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  A full benefits package includes paid vacations, holidays and sick time. 

Application, cover letter and resume must be submitted to the Town Manager’s Office, Attn:  Linda-Jean Briggs, 145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME  04276, no later than March 3, 2017. Applications are available at the Town Manager’s Office or Town website at www.rumfordme.org.

 The Town of Rumford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Winter Parking Ban in Effect

The Winter Parking Ban is now in effect per Ordinance Chapter 19 Traffic Regulations

Section 1.  Interference with Snow Removal. No person shall allow, permit or suffer any vehicle under his control or registered in his name to stand or be parked in any public street or public right-of-way from November 1st to April 15th inclusive,  between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. for a period of more than two hours, but notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall such standing or parking between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. be legal if it interferes with or hinders the plowing, loading or removal of snow from such public street or way.  The Board of Selectpersons shall have the authority to change the date of November 1st to any day during the month of November but in no instance beyond the date of December 1st and also the date of April 15th but in no instance prior to March 1st.

General Assistance Notice

Effective November 2, 2015

Applications for General Assistance will be taken by “Appointment Only” on Tuesday and Thursday by contacting the Welfare Director at 207-364-4576, Ext 219.

General Assistance Office Hours are:
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.