Town Manager

  1. Stephen H. Burns

    Town Manager
    Phone: 207-363-1000, ext. 6021

  2. Melissa M. Avery

    Assistant to the Town Manager
    Phone: 207-363-1000, ext. 6022

  3. Brett Horr

    Director of GIS and Technology
    Phone: 207-363-1000, ext. 6043

  4. Reenie Johnson

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 207-363-1000, ext 6036

  1. 062 with USS California and volunteers
  2. 061 with Rozanna Patane
  3. 060 with Jim Dube
  4. 059 with Gunther and Jon Rogers
  5. 058 with retiring Brenda Bracy
  6. 057 with Greg Zinser
  7. 056 with Stella
  8. 055 with Katie and Mark of Connectivity Point
  9. 054 with Robin Cogger
  10. 053 with Terry Pirini
  11. 052 with Dave Rowland
  12. 051 With Patrick Moulton
  13. 050 With Holly Roberts
  14. 049 With Tim DePerrio
  15. 048 With Patience Horton
  16. 047 With Robin Kerr
  17. 046 With Joel Lefever
  18. 045 With Mary Costigan
  19. 044 With Jud Knox and Kathleen Kluger
  20. 043 With the Municipal Social Services Review Committee
  21. 042 With Chief Balentine
  22. 041 With Mary Indiano
  23. 040 With Kendra Amaral
  24. 039 With Liz Hayden
  25. 038 With Liz Cooper
  26. 037 With Gretchen Seaver!
  27. 036 With Michelle Sampson!
  28. 035 With Neil Rideout
  29. 034 With Jeremy and Loretta Prescott!

    Selfies with Steve
    Goodbye to Kettle Boys Popcorn

    Saying Goodbye to Jeremy and Loretta Prescott of Kettle Boys Popcorn Read on...
  30. 033 With Nick Marcisso 2018-10-12
  31. 032 With Kristie Bolton

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    Meet Kristie!

    Meet Kristie, our Payroll and Accounts Payable Specialist! Read on...
  32. 031 With James Kences

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    History Lesson with James Kencas

    Steve sits down with James Kencas for a History Lesson Read on...
  33. 030 With Tinker Newick

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    Talking with Tinker Newick!

    Steve learns something new about Tinker Newick! Read on...
  34. 029 With Lydia Blume

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    New Extension of Fishermen's Walk

    Checking out the new extension of Fishermen's Walk with Lydia Bloom Read on...
  35. 028 with Scott Randall

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    Officer Randall gets in the Picture

    Officer Randall gets in the picture with Steve while helping keep everyone safe in a different selfie! Read on...
  36. 027 With Old York Garden Club

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    Old York Garden Club

    How many Old York Garden Club members can we fit in a selfie? Read on...
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York Toll Plaza Replacement Project

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Special Event Permits

A Special Event Permit is required for any temporary use or activity that occurs on any Town Street, Town Park or other Town-owned Property that is outside the normal use of such, has any potential impact on motor vehicle or pedestrian traffic, parking or any other potential community impact, or that causes impacts beyond those associated with normal use. This includes but is not limited to: parades, group walks, road races, fundraising walk, bicycle tours, motorcycle tours, craft fairs, festivals, sidewalk sales, block parties, swimming events, surfing events, fireworks, and bonfires. Event organizers and participants will be required to adhere to any conditions and the General Requirements specified in the Special Event Permit Application and the Town of York Special Event Ordinance and Regulations.

Special Event Permit Application (PDF)     Special Event Permit Application (Word Form)  

Special Events Ordinance       Special Events Regulations


Applications must be completed and submitted to the Town Manager’s Office located at the Town Hall, 186 York Street, York, ME  03909 at least 45 days prior to the date of the event. Once a completed application has been submitted, the Town Manager’s Office will review the application for completeness and once determined complete will schedule the Board of Selectmen to take action (approval/denial) on the application; the applicant will subsequently be notified of the Board of Selectmen’s decision.


A completed application includes all of the following:

-           Signatures of all required departments (located on the second page of application) and any applicable Detail Request Sheets

-           Certificate of Liability Insurance naming the Town of York as an Additional Insured, and including coverage for contractual liability with a minimum of $,1,000,000 per occurrence

-           Events where a “route” is applicable, a street by street list of the route is required

-           A signed Release and Indemnity Agreement

-           Check or Cash for the Application Fee where applicable

Banner Policy

The Town Manager's Office may approve the placement of a banner for a not for profit group at the approved locations over York Street and Main Street. All organizations using the banner poles will be required to sign the Banner Release Form before their reservation is approved. For more information contact Missy Avery, Assistant to the Town Manager.

Banner Release Form               Banner Policy

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Town Reports

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