Bath Housing Updates
- Seacliff Residents – Maine Housing will be conducting their annual inspection on November 2nd between the hours of 2PM and 5PM. Due to COVID-19, the inspector will not be entering any occupied apartments. She will be inspecting building exterior, vacant units, and interior common areas. The inspector and a member of the Bath Housing team will be masked, wearing gloves, and carry sanitizer.
- The Salvation Army has announced some important changes to their Holiday Assistance program for families with children age 18 and under. They are scheduling 15-minute appointments through November 5 only. Evening appointments are available on October 26. Appointment sign-ups are available through a link on the Salvation Army facebook page. Their Facebook page also provides details on what information you will need to take to your appointment. Masks must be worn during all appointments. The Salvation Army phone number is 443-3611.
- Are you worried about how you would manage if you all had to quarantine due to a COVID-19 diagnosis? Please know that you would not need to handle this on your own. In our area, Midcoast Maine Community Action would offer to coordinate services, including medication and food deliveries.
- The Lifetime Connections Without Walls Fall Catalog is now available. Copies of the catalog offering free online and by phone activities and programs have been left on the resource tables for each Community Room. Check out these fun ways to stay connected.
The voting clock is ticking!
- If you’re not registered to vote, call the City Clerk’s office at 443-8332 with any questions about how to register.
- In-person voting will be Tuesday, November 3 at Bath Middle School 8am-8pm. You can vote early and in-person at City Hall through October 30. The City strongly encourages masks for voting.
- Absentee Ballots are available by submitting a request form to the City Clerk, calling the City Clerk, or online at https://apps.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl. Allow 5-7 days for ballots to arrive by mail.
- Completed ballots can be mailed, delivered in-person to the City Clerk’s office, or dropped in the secure ballot box outside City Hall. If mailed, allow 5-7 days for your ballot to be received by the November 3 deadline.
- Eligible voters who have a print disability (a few examples include a vision impairment, dyslexia or a learning disability) that prevents you from filling out a paper ballot can visit https://apps.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl, call 624-7650 or e-mail to request an accessible Absentee Ballot.
- A free online safety program, GETTING AROUND IN WINTER, is being offered on Thursday, October 22nd. Details are posted in a flyer on the resource tables.
- Please make time to review the COVID-19 Notice that was delivered last week, as it contains lots of important information about keeping our community as safe as possible.