Portland Food Bank 7 Waverly Ave, Portland, CT06480 The Portland Food Bank is run by volunteers and supported by donations. It is located in the Senior Center.
Portland Youth Services 265 Main St, Portland, CT06480 Portland Youth Services addresses the needs of the entire family with the many programs it offers. All its…More programs are designed to foster a connection with home, school and community. Its target population includes children up to age 18 and their families. Money for its programs comes from grants, as well as a financial commitment from the Town of Portland. Local businesses and private citizens play an important role with their donations.
United States Post Office 57 Main St, East Hampton, CT06424 The full-service United States Post Office located at 57 Main Street offers easy access and…More fast, convenient services that include shipping and mailing supplies, PO boxes and passport applications.
East Hampton Town Hall 20 E High St, East Hampton, CT06424 Located on Route 66, the picturesque East Hampton Town Hall along with its adjacent buildings including the Town Hall…More Annex, is the center for all business in town. The various departments provide residents with accessibility to records and other information.
East Hampton Police Department 20 E High St, East Hampton, CT06424 The goal of the East Hampton Police Department is to provide protection of life and property, preserve the peace,…More prevent crime, recover lost property, repress crime, regulate non-criminal conduct, apprehend offenders and perform miscellaneous service.
Chatham Health District 240 Middletown Ave, East Hampton, CT06424 The Chatham Health District, located in the rear of Salmon Park, serves the towns of East Haddam, East Hampton, Haddam,…More Hebron, Marlborough and Portland. Its public health programs include offering public health statistics, health education, nutritional services, maternal and child care as well as disease control. It also offers environmental services including permits for sewage systems and water wells, inspections of food establishments, rental housing and daycare facilities. Visit their website for more details and a full list of programs.
The Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) oversees the town's sanitary sewage collection system.…More Per state statute (chapter 103), the WPCA has the authority and the responsibility to plan, acquire, construct, equip, extend, enlarge, maintain, repair, reconstruct, operate, supervise and manage a municipal sewerage system. The WPCA also may have jurisdiction over community or private sewerage systems. The WPCA has the authority to levy assessments against properties which benefit from the sewerage system(s). The WPCA may establish fair and reasonable charges for connection with and for the use of a sewerage system. Billing in East Hampton is done through the tax office.</p>
"Since 1775 the U.S. Postal Service has connected friends, families, neighbors and businesses by mail. This…More tradition of public service brings with it a responsibility to be a good corporate citizen in every community in the United States. The Postal Service's many outreach activities give us an opportunity to use our resources to give back to the communities where we live and work." — <em>John E. Potter, Postmaster General of the United States </em></p>
<p>East Hampton has three post office locations. The main station is at 57 Main St. There are smaller branches in Cobalt (371 W. High St.) and Middle Haddam (77 Middle Haddam Rd.).</p>
East Hampton Housing Authority Gov. O'Neill Drive, East Hampton, CT06424 The Housing Authority of the town of East Hampton provides property management for affordable apartments for seniors and…More the disabled. The Authority currently administers a total of 70 assisted dwelling units (apartments) within East Hampton. These include the following housing developments: Chatham Acres, with 40 units (which opened with 4 handicap apartments in 1984) and Bellwood Court, with 30 units (which were built in 1976 and currently cannot accommodate wheelchair access). The rate of turnover is approximately 10 apartments per year.
Located in the former Central School, the more than 120-year-old building is the heart of Portland's government and…More its home since 2000. The various offices provide residents with accessibility to records and other information.</p>
<p>Portland's chief executive is the First Selectman, elected by the people every two years, along with the Board of Selectmen, which is responsible for fiscal management. Town meetings are held to decide special issues. A referendum is held to vote on the yearly budget.</p>
<p>The original Charter of the Town of Portland was approved in 1982 and implemented in 1983. It was amended in 1993, 1995 and 1997.</p>
<p>The offices at town hall include:</p>
<p>First Selectman, 860-342-6715; town clerk, 860-342-6743; assessor, 860-342-6744; building official, 860-342-6728; collector of revenue, 860-342-6737; planning, zoning and wetlands, 860-342-6720; finance department, 860-342-6726, board of education, 860-342-6790; environmental health, 860-342-6718; public works, 860-342-6733.</p>
<p>Parks and recreation, 860-262-7234, and youth services, 860-342-6758, are located in the Buck-Foreman Community Center.</p>
The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of the Town's infrastructure, which includes the…More following: sweeping improved roads, bituminous pavement repairs, cleaning catch basins, and maintenance of the Town's drainage system.</p>
<p>The department continually installs new street and traffic control signs, as well as handling the repair, replacement and cleaning of existing signs. Inspection of all new roads and driveways being constructed as well as work being performed in the town's right-of-way -- i.e., CL&P crossings, cable TV crossings, etc. -- are done by the Public Works Department.</p>
<p>In the spring and once again in the fall, the department grades unimproved roads, and touches them up after severe rainstorms.</p>
<p>The department is also responsible for the maintenance of seven local cemeteries and assisting the Park and Recreation Department in the maintenance of Sears Park.</p>
<p>Public Works operates the town's transfer station approximately 52 days per year. </p>
<p>In-house services are provided to the Board of Education, which includes sweeping parking lots, cleaning catch basins and plowing and sanding parking lots.</p>
<p>The department's primary objective in the winter months is snow removal. During storms, the department also plows and sands sidewalks and performs its own equipment maintenance. </p>
The East Hampton Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1923. In the 84 years since it was established, there…More have been only 10 Fire Chiefs. William Wall was the first Chief appointed back in 1923; Mert Weir, Pat O'Connell, Alfred Royce Sr., Charles Ottone, Roy Goff Jr., Phil Visintainer, Martin Swan, Gregory Voelker, Chuck Stickler and now Steve Palmer.</p>
<p>For emergencies, call 911.</p>
<p><b>Company #1</b><br />3 Barton Hill Road. Phone: 860-267-1012 (non-emergency). Fire Chief: Steve Palmer<br /><b>Cobalt Company #2</b><br />366 West High Street. Phone: 860-267-4226 (non-emergency)<br /><b>Company #3</b><br />99 White Birch Road. Phone: 860-267-8217 (non-emergency)<i><br /></i></p>
United States Post Office 320 Main St, Portland, CT06480 Located on Main Street in Portland , this post office offers fast, covenient services that include shipping and mailing…More supplies, mailbox rentals, and passport applications.
The mission of the Portland Police Department is to protect the life and property of its citizens in…More order to assure a superior quality of life. The police department strives to accomplish this by providing security and reliability to the public through just and unprejudiced law enforcement, partnerships within the community, and innovative problem solving.</p>
<p>The Portland Police Department has been located in the Portland Buck-Foreman Community Building since April, 2003. </p>
Firefighter of Portland Fire Department are always in harm's way while protecting the citizens of Portland, as well…More as surrounding towns.</p>
<p>The department consists of over 60 active volunteers responding to an average of 1,100 calls a year. Portland fire is well-equipped to protect residents, as well as 6 and one-half miles of cost line and six marinas along the Connecticut River.</p>