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Animal Control Working Group

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Absentee Ballots Available Kittery

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Absentee ballots are now available for the November 3, 2020 Presidential and State Election & Town Election.

Town of Kittery COVID-19 Update

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Sample Ballots for the November 3, 2020 Presidential and State Election & Town Election:

 

Recent Updates from the Town Clerk's Office:

October 5, 2020 

Absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020 Presidential and State Election & Town Election are now available.

Voters can use the following options to request an absentee ballot:

  • In-person by visiting the Town Hall Customer Service Center, located at 200 Rogers Road, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM.
  • Online by completing an online absentee ballot request by clicking here.
  • Mail/drop off by printing and completing the absentee ballot request form located here, and mailing or delivering it to the Kittery Town Hall.
  • Phone by contacting the Town Clerk’s office at 207-475-1313 or 207-475-1312.
Completed absentee ballots must be received by 8:00 PM on Election Day.
 
A new, secure drop box has been conveniently located in front of the Town Hall for absentee ballot returns and will be monitored at all times.  Absentee ballots may also be mailed directly to Town Hall. If returning a ballot by mail, please do so with sufficient time for the ballot to be received.
 
Kittery Ballot Return

September 29, 2020 

The Town Clerk’s office would like to remind voters that it is necessary to update your voter registration card if you:

  • Move or change your address.
  • Have an updated address due to the Town changing your street name or street number.
  • Change your name.
    • When updating a voter registration card due to a name change, you must include a certified copy citing the change through Marriage, Death or Legal Name change through a court system.
  • Wish to change your party.

To make changes to your voter registration card, you can:

  • Visit Town Hall, located at 200 Rogers Road, Kittery, ME between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, and make the changes in person.
  • Complete a new card by clicking here, and either mailing, or dropping off the completed card to the Kittery Town Hall.
    • When mailing or dropping off a new voter registration card, you will be required to include proof of residency along with it.  Proof of residency can include a tax bill, utility bill, bank statement or lease/deed documentation.

September 28, 2020 

To track the status of your absentee ballot, click here to use the State of Maine's new absentee ballot tracking site.


 

Your Vote Counts

 

1st - BE REGISTERED

If you're not yet registered to vote, you need to submit a Maine Voter Registration Application.

Here are the links to the official State of Maine Secretary of State website for the necessary form:


2nd - ABSENTEE BALLOT

It is estimated that most Mainers will vote via absentee ballot this year.  Here's how you can too.

Being absent may have been a bad thing in school, but in the era of COVID-19, it is a safe alternative to voting in person. To do so, you must request an absentee ballot and return it to the Town Clerk, by 8:00 PM on Election Day. Absentee Voting

Absentee ballot applications for the November 3, 2020 Election are now available. 

  • To request an absentee ballot online, please click here.
  • To request an absentee ballot via PDF, please click here

Completed applications should be returned to the Town Clerk's office located at 200 Rogers Road, Kittery, ME 03904.

If returning an absentee ballot on Election Day, it must go directly to the polls.

Please note that absentee ballots are not available at this time.  They will be mailed to those who have completed an absentee ballot application when they are made available in October.


3rd - VOTING IN-PERSON

Maine State Law allows you to register and vote in person on Election Day.

The November 3rd Election will be held at the Kittery Community Center Gymnasium, located at 120 Rogers Road, Kittery, ME from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. 

 

Your Vote Matters


Rank Choice Voting Information:

Rank Choice Voting (RCV) has now been implemented for the upcoming June election.  Provided below is a link to additional resources offered by the Secretary of State's office regarding Rank Choice Voting.

Other Resources:

Town of Kittery COVID-19 Response

The Town of Kittery is actively monitoring updates from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with the Maine CDC regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Our first responders and public safety staff continue to receive information and participate in safety briefings with the Maine CDC. Town employees have been provided with guidance to pretect themselves and the public.

The Town of Kittery has protocols in place and is prepared to respond as conditions warrant.  The Town will be making decisions based on the most recent information available and will post updates regarding events, meetings and public activities as soon as new information is available.

Residents are encouraged to visit the Maine CDC page for the latest on the situation by clicking here.

Please visit the following links for additional information:

Recent Updates - September 23, 2020

Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program Phase II

The state of Maine has announced Phase II of the Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program, providing financial relief to small businesses and nonprofits in Maine. Eligibility for the grant program has been expanded. 

  • The new application deadline is October 23, 2020

For more information, please click here.


September 2, 2020

Fort Foster Seasonal Update

Effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020, Fort Foster will be open on weekends only.

  • Parking will be prohibited within 75 feet of the gate to provide safe turn-around space for vehicles.  
  • Parking will be available on the outbound side of Pocahontas Road.
  • Parking will be prohibited on the inbound side of Pocahontas Road.

Per CDC guidelines, dogs must be on leash at Fort Foster at all times.

Please observe all signage to insure safe social distancing in the parking lots, trails, and open areas. Face masks are recommended for all visitors.

For more information about protecting yourself and others from COVID-19 while visiting parks and recreational facilities, please click here.


August 25, 2020

Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program

The state of Maine has announced the Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program, providing financial relief to small businesses and nonprofits in Maine. Businesses with 50 employees or fewer are eligible to apply. The application deadline is September 9, 2020. 

For more information, please click here.


August 17, 2020

The Town of Kittery is Open for Business

The Town of Kittery has launched a brand new PSA, in collaboration with the York Region Chamber of Commerce and the Town of York. 
 
Watch the video below to see how restaurants and businesses in Kittery and York are practicing social distancing and serving customers and diners safely.
 
 
To view the PSA on Youtube, please click here.