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York commits to energy efficiency

At its Nov. 28, 2011 meeting, York’s Board of Selectmen approved a proposal to improve the energy efficiency of five municipal buildings. From the Portsmouth Herald:

YORK, Maine — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Monday night to send out requests for proposals to complete an estimated $92,800 in energy upgrades for five municipal buildings.

The board’s approval represents the culmination of two years of work by the town’s Energy Efficiency Steering Committee to determine which town and school buildings would benefit the most from the upgrades and result in the greatest dollar payback.

The buildings chosen by the steering committee are Town Hall, the York Village Fire Station, the York Beach Fire Station, the Recreation Department’s Grant House, and the York Police Station and Senior Center, said Wayne Boardman, the steering committee’s interim chairman.

Requests for proposals will go out this week and are due to be returned by Dec. 20. It is unknown when work is expected to start…

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This postcard image of Town Hall from 1920 shows the building much as it is today.

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