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NOW HIRING: Firefighter/EMT - City of Bath Fire & Rescue Department


The City of Ships is currently accepting applications for the position of a full-time Firefighter/EMT. Our small, family- friendly city has recently been celebrated as one of the best small cities in America and a distinctive destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This positio…

Full-time Custodian - Parks & Recreation


The City of Bath Parks & Recreation Department is looking for a full-time, hardworking, dedicated, and motivated custodian that’s able to work independently for the Parks & Recreation Division. This person would perform a variety of skilled and minor semi-skilled tasks involving general mai…

City of Bath Hires Director of Sustainability & Environment


 The City of Bath has hired Roderic Melanson as Director of Sustainability and Environment. Melanson comes to the position from the Topsham Planning Office where he focused initially on natural resource planning for 10 years, and served as the Director of Planning, Codes and Development for eight y…

2020-2021 Annual Report Now Available


The latest Annual Report for the City of Bath is now available. For questions, please contact us or call us at 207-443-8330.2020-2021 Annual Report

2022 Notification of Weed Control on Pavements & Sidewalks


As part of our program to control vegetation emerging from pavements and sidewalks, the City of Bath will be completing pavement crack and crevice herbicide applications this season. Herbicide applications will start in June and continue as necessary through early October. A state-certified, licens…

91 Court Street


The City of Bath is soliciting sealed bids for the purchase of property at 91 Court Street, designated as Lot 090, on City of Bath Tax Map 28. The property, according to the Assessor’s records, is approximately .05 acres in size, with a single-family residence and is serviced by City sewer and Bath…

17 Bailey Street


The City of Bath is soliciting sealed bids for the purchase of property at 17 Bailey Street, designated as Lot 139, on City of Bath Tax Map 25. The property, according to the Assessor’s records, is approximately .09 acres in size, with a single-family residence and is serviced by City sewer and Bat…

Storm Water Separation Project on Meadow Way


The City of Bath will be starting a storm water separation project on Meadow Way, beginning the week of May 16 and continuing, weather permitting, for 4-5 weeks. Any necessary repaving should be completed by the end of the summer. Our crews will only be digging in the street, and residents will hav…

City Awarded $500,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant


The City of Bath was awarded a $500,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant from the EPA on Monday as part of a record $24.2 million investment in Brownfields’ work in the state. These grant dollars will help facilitate the clean up of hazardous materials and petroleum from sites around the City for futur…

Free Compost Bins


The City has purchased 100 compost bins we are giving away free to interested residents who agree to take a survey once a month to report back their success or failure with the bin. The bins were purchased with a grant from the Maine DEP which requires us to report these results. To request a bin f…

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