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City Policies & Procedures
The following City of Lewiston Policy Manual contains city policies and procedures that have been approved and adopted by the Lewiston City Council. These policies define and outline the city's rules and regulations regarding a number of different topics ranging from the use of athletic fields to personnel matters and safety issues. This policy manual is maintained by the City Clerk's Department. Policy updates appearing on the city website have been approved by the City Council and are usually posted within one week after approval by the City Council.

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Policy Description Policy Number
AIDS Policy Statement 1
Athletic Fields, Use of 3
Building Permit Fee Schedule 4
Business Development Loan Program 9
Capital Improvement Program 5
City Council - Rules Governing 6
City Business Licenses
         Adult Amusement Device Licenses
8
         Fee, Inspection, and Approval Schedule
7
         Special Amusement Permit Holders
10
Claims Handling and Processing Policy 86
Community Development
        Commercial Program Guidelines 27

        Community Development Block Grant Program, Citizen Participation Plan

13

        Displacement Plan

14

        Homebuyer Loan Program Guidelines

12-1

        Homeowner Rehabilitation Loan Program Guidelines

12-2

        Homeowner Emergency Loan Program

12-3

        Rental Rehabilitation Loan Program

12-4
Multifamily Energy Efficiency Loan Program
12-5
Community Forest Program and Board
61
Demolition Policy 40
Downtown Rebuilding Assistance Program
80
Electrical Permit Fee Schedule
16
Employee Programs
 
         AIDS Policy Statement
1
         Catastrophic Leave
17
         Drug-Free Workplace Policy
22
         Employee Assistance Program
18
         Employee Health Promotion Program
19
         Employee Recognition Program
20
         Ethics Policy 94
         Fire - Appointment and Promotion
29
         Labor Relations Policy
37
         Nondiscrimination Policies
2
         Nonunion Employees Compensation Policy
49
         Performance Evaluation Program
21
         Personnel Policies
22
         Personnel Procedures
23
         Police - Appointment and Promotion, Physical Agility Test
44
         Safety Policy
47
         Substance Abuse Policy
24
         Suggestion and Award Program
25
         Whistleblower Protection and Reporting Policy 93
Energy Conservation Plan
26
Facility Use
28
Fire - Appointment and Promotion
29
Fire Alarm Systems 
30

False Fire Alarm Policy


Flag Display Policy
15
General Assistance Policy
31
General Fund - Fund Balance       91
Housing Assistance Plan
33
Housing Program Guidelines
40
Housing Rehabilitation Standards
34
Internet and Electronic Policy
41
Investment Policy - Municipal Funds
35
Joint Economic Development Protocol
36
Labor Relations Policy
37
Lewiston / Auburn Collaborative Agreements
11
        Automatic Aid Fire Protection Agreement
 
        Community Forest Program and Board
61
        Institutional Cooperation
 
        Joint Purchasing
 
Lewiston Shining Stars Program
32
Lewiston Vision and Mission Statements
51
Library Policies
39
        Endowment and Investment Policy
 
        Overdue Materials
 
        Registration Policy
 
        Videocassette Circulation Policy
 
Mailbox Replacement Policy
89
Miscellaneous Fees and Penalties
81
Municipal Volunteer Program
88
Nondiscrimination Policies
2
Nonunion Employees Compensation Policy
49
Park Use Policy
77
Parking Fees
42
Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule
43
Police - Appointment and Promotion, Physical Agility Test
44
Police Alarms - False Alarm Policy
45
Post-Issuance Tax Compliance Policy for Tax-Exempt Obligations and other Tax-Benefited Obligations  76
Properties with Matured Tax or Sewer Liens 92
Property Disposition    38
Purchasing Policy
46
Safety Policy
47
Scholarships - Alfred A. Plourde Memorial Scholarship
50
Service Animal and Pets Policy 96 
Solid Waste Disposal
 
        Adopt-a-Trash Can Policy
84
        Office Paper Recycling Policy
53
        Solid Waste Fee Schedule
52
 Special Events Policy 87
Sprinkler System Installations
54
Streets

        Complete Streets Policy     95
        Design and Construction of Streets and Sidewalks
79
        Excavation and Street Opening Fees and Charges
55
        Street Acceptance and Public Easements
57
        Street and Sidewalk Occupancy Policy
56
        Street Improvement Assessment Policy
58
        Street Lighting Policy
82
Surplus Fill Policy
59
Surplus Property, Disposition of

        Purchasing Policy - Section 3-10
46
Taxicabs - Rates and Zones
60
TIF (Joint Tax Increment Financing Policy)
48
Tree Planting Policy
62
Vacating of Proposed Ways
72
Water and Sewer
 
        Billing and Collection Procedures
63
        Cross-Connection Control
64
        Identity Theft Prevention Program
83
        Private Storm Water Elimination Policy
75
        Sanitary Sewer Assessment Policy
65
        Sanitary Sewer Impact Fees 66
        Sewer Assistance Loan Program Guidelines
85
        Sewerage System Use Charges
67
        Storm Water Utility Fee Schedule and Credit Policy
78
        Waste Water Billing Procedure - Summer Use
68
        Water and Sewer Budget Review Policy
70
        Water and Sewer Divisions Customer Service Procedures - Contact the City Clerk's
        Department at (207) 513-3124 or (207) 784-5999 TTY/TDD for more information
73
        Water Rates and Meter Installation Charges
69
Youth Advisory Council (LYAC)
74
Zoning and Land Use Code Application Fee Schedule
71


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