Town Manager

  1. Stephen H. Burns

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

  2. Melissa M. Avery

    Administrative Assistant
    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. 066 with Julie Ethridge
  2. 067 with Ken Churchill
  3. 064 with Clementine at YPL
  4. 065 with Peg Scamman
  5. 062 with Victor Manougian
  6. 062 with USS California and volunteers
  7. 061 with Rozanna Patane
  8. 060 with Jim Dube
  9. 059 with Gunther and Jon Rogers
  10. 058 with retiring Brenda Bracy
  11. 057 with Greg Zinser
  12. 056 with Stella
  13. 055 with Katie and Mark of Connectivity Point
  14. 054 with Robin Cogger
  15. 053 with Terry Pirini
  16. 052 with Dave Rowland
  17. 051 With Patrick Moulton
  18. 050 With Holly Roberts
  19. 049 With Tim DePerrio
  20. 048 With Patience Horton
  21. 047 With Robin Kerr
  22. 046 With Joel Lefever
  23. 045 With Mary Costigan
  24. 044 With Jud Knox and Kathleen Kluger
  25. 043 With the Municipal Social Services Review Committee
  26. 042 With Chief Balentine
  27. 041 With Mary Indiano
  28. 040 With Kendra Amaral
  29. 039 With Liz Hayden
  30. 038 With Liz Cooper
  31. 037 With Gretchen Seaver!
  32. 036 With Michelle Sampson!
  33. 035 With Neil Rideout
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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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