Planning & Development News

Vulnerability Assessment & Climate Adaptation Strategies


The City is seeking proposals from qualified environmental consultants (hereinafter to provide professional services to perform a vulnerability assessment and develop climate adaptation strategies. The City has recently adopted a climate action reso…

Request for Proposals: Brownfields Assessments


RFP has been issued to determine the eligibility and capacity of responding individuals or organizations to develop, implement, and manage the City of Bath's Brownfields Environmental Site Assessment Program. The RFP and attached exhibits describe t…

RFP Released for Updating City Land Use Code


The City of Bath recognizes the important role of zoning and land use policy in its ability to shape the future development of housing. The City is seeking services from a consultant firm to comprehensively update its land use code in a way that sup…

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 …

Bath City Council Approves Second Economic Relief Loan Program for Small Businesses


BATH, Maine (January 27, 2020) – The City of Bath will offer a second round of one-time loans through its Economic Relief Bridge Program, an initiative which provided $300,000 in loans to 39 small Bath businesses in 2020. This year’s pro…

Community Development Block Grant Statement Now Available


The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development recently released its 2021 program statement for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Each year the State of Maine receives a formula allocation of funding from the Depar…

Morse Reuse Study: Survey Results Released from Second Virtual Workshop


The City of Bath is preparing for the future redevelopment of the existing Morse High School, located at 826 High Street. The public feedback component of the Morse High School Reuse Study was completed on November 13, 2020, and the results were com…

City of Bath Invites Second Round of Public Feedback on Morse High School Reuse Study


11/9/2020 UPDATE: The deadline for participating in the virtual workshop and survey has been extended to Friday, November 13. The City of Bath is seeking its second round of public feedback as part of the Morse High School Reuse Options Study wit…

Applications OPEN for Maine's Economic Recovery Grant Program


Applications are open for the second phase Maine's Economic Recovery Grant Program. Phase 2 will make available approximately $95 million in remaining funds from Phase 1 and expand access to the program by increasing the number of eligible busin…

2021 Facade Improvement Grant Program


Applications are now available for the City of Bath’s Façade Improvement Grant Program 2021 grant period. The deadline to apply for 2021 grants is Dec.31, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.  The program promotes economic development and stimula…

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