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Our office hours are changing beginning Monday, July 16
Our new hours will be 7:30 am -4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
The Town Office will still be closed on all Federal and State Holidays.
Thank You
Maine State Outdoors LawsNEW:  The Town Office will no longer receive paper copies of Regulations books for Hunting, Fishing, Snowmobiles, and ATV's.  The link below will direct you to the website where you can dowload your own digital copies.  

Laws of the Maine Outdoors

Fort Fairfield, Maine

The Town of Fort Fairfield, Maine, is currently soliciting resumes for the position of Town Manager.  Fort Fairfield is a community of 3500, with a Council/Manager form of government, an annual budget of $3.0 million excluding schools, and 20 full-time employees.  The Town Council is seeking an individual with personnel management and labor relations experience, strong successful economic development experience, strong financial management and budgeting skills, and good communications skills.  The successful Manager candidate should be a creative problem solver with the ability to work as a team member, and demonstrate flexibility and openness in the performance of their job.

Candidates should possess at least 5 years of progressively responsible management experience.  The Town Council would prefer a candidate with municipal management experience and a degree in Public or Business Administration, however, individuals with equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply. 

Salary is negotiable based on experience and training.  Correspondence may be submitted by email: PersonnelServices@memun.org; by fax (207) 624-0118; or by U.S. mail. Resume, cover letter and salary history must be received by Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.  Please send materials to:

Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME  04330
Fort Fairfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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The Code Enforcement Officer manages the development of the Town of Fort Fairfield by utilizing the adopted ordinances, codes and statutes of the municipality and the state. The Code Enforcement Officer is responsible for administrative and techinical work in carrying out land use, building and plumbing permitting and inspections and securing compliance with the Town's ordinances, codes and zoning regulations.  This person is the Town's authorized Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Shoreland Zoning Officer and Land Use Regulator


The Town code enforcement officer is responsible for issuing building, development, plumbing and demolition permits; conducting building, land use and plumbing inspections; enforcing municipal zoning ordinances, municipal building codes, the municipal floodplain management ordinance and certain specific State adopted Codes and Laws.  This person maintains liaison with appropriate state and local agencies, and maintains departmental records and reports. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Town Manager with considerable independent judgement and discretion in accordance with applicable laws and ordinances.  Work is reviewed through reports, discussions and results achieved. 

2014 Code Enforcement Annual Report

Fort Fairfield Zoning Ordinance

2014 Urban Zoning Map

2014 Rural Zoning Map

Town of Fort Fairfield Comprehensive Plan

For More Information, Please contact:

Code Enforcement Officer:
Richard A. (Tony) Levesque, Jr. (207) 472-3805
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Address: 18 Community Center Drive 

              Fort Fairfield, ME 04742

Tax Assessor: Richard A. (Tony) Levesque, Jr. (CMA#462) 

Contact: tlevesque@fortfairfield.org

           Phone: (207) 472-3805

            Fax: (207) 472-3801

Automobile Registration - Rapid Renewal

Fast, easy, convenient - we now offer residents the opportunity to renew your vehicle registration online with Rapid Renewal.

Rapid Renewal is a new service that makes it possible for you to renew your motor vehicle registration with the State of Maine and to pay your local excise tax to the Town of Fort Fairfield in one simple online transaction.

To get started, click the Rapid Renewal icon below.

Town Office

Contact Information:
Fort Fairfield Town Office
18 Community Center Drive
Fort Fairfield, ME 04742 (207) 472-3800
(207) 472-3810 fax

Town Manager: Jim Risner
Town Manager Annual Report
Town Manager Responsibilities
Town Tax Assessor: Richard A. Levesque - Town Tax Assessor’s Report
Town Code Enforcement Officer: Richard A. Levesque - Town Code Enforcement Year End Report
Town Clerk: Billie Jo Sharpe
Deputy Clerk: Neadra E. Deschesne
Tax Collector: Ella Leighton

Town Office Hours
Day Hours
Monday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed
Federal & State Holidays Closed


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Town of Fort Fairfield - Town Manager Responsibilities

The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council and is responsible for administering the policies as established by the Town Council. The Manager serves as the chief administrative officer and head of the administrative branch of the Town Government. The duties include complete executive direction of the administrative services of the Town.

The administrative services of the Town are divided, under the Town Manager, into the following areas: Finance Department, Town Clerk's Office, Police Department, Fire Department, Recreation Department, Community Library, Public Works Department and Human Resources/General Assistance Department as well as a Community and Economic Development Department.

In addition to the day to day administrative responsibilities the Manager's office is also responsible for compiling and submitting the Municipal Budget to the Council. Once the Budget is adopted the Manager is responsible for the administration of the budget.


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Fort Fairfield Maine Town Councilors


2018 Town Council

Back Row:(left to right)
Robert Kilcollins - January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2021
Mitchell Butler - January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2019
Scott Smith - January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018

Front Row:
Jason Barnes - January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018
Melissa Libby - January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2019


Directory of Department Heads and Town Officials

Town Manager:

Jim Risner

Community Development Director:

Richard Levesque, Jr

Tax Assessor:

Richard Levesque, Jr.


Ella Leighton

Deputy Treasurer:

Billie Jo Sharpe

Tax Collector:

Ella J. Leighton

Deputy Tax Collector:

Billie Jo Sharpe

Town Clerk:

Billie Jo Sharpe

Deputy Town Clerk:

Theresa Greenleaf

Deputy Registrar of Voters:

Billie Jo Sharpe

Registrar of Voters:

Theresa Greenleaf

Fire Chief:

Vince Baldwin

Police Chief:

Shawn Newell


Dale Keegan
Ryan Eagles
Ed Dubie

Reserve Officers:

David Lown
Cody Fenderson
Scott Delong

Health Officer:

Jim Risner

Emergency Management Director:

Shawn Newell

Road Commissioner:

Darren Hanson

Public Works Director:

Darren Hanson

Code Enforcement Officer:

Richard Levesque, Jr.

EEO/ADA Coordinator:

Richard Levesque, Jr.

Building Inspector:

Richard Levesque, Jr

Plumbing Inspector:

Richard Levesque, Jr.

Electrical Inspector:

Todd Maynard

General Assistance Administrator:

Theresa Greenleaf

Animal Control Officer:

Shawn Newell

Personnel Director:

Ella Leighton

Recreation Director:

Thomas Towle


Jennifer Gaenzle

Take the Town With You!

The Town of Fort Fairfield's website is mobile friendly!  Access vital services and information, and stay up-to-date on events and meetings on your phone or mobile device.  Now, no matter where you are, the Town of Fort Fairfield is just a click away at www.fortfairfield.org 

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