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EMERGENCY CITY-WIDE PARKING BAN IN EFFECT: The City of Rockland is declaring a snow emergency parking ban. This declared parking ban prohibits parking of any vehicles upon all of the city streets and municipal parking lots, starting at 12:00 AM on Sunday 1/20/19 to 8:00 AM on Monday 1/21/19, then again from 10:00 PM on Monday 1/21/19 to 6:00 AM Tuesday 1/22/19. During this timeframe, it shall be unlawful for any person to park or cause to be parked, or permit to remain parked, or to abandon or to leave unattended, any vehicle of any kind or description upon streets; provided, however, that vehicles may be parked for a period of no longer than ten minutes for actual loading or unloading of property, and provided further that no other ordinance restricting parking is thereby violated. Vehicles found in non- compliance with this Snow Emergency parking ban, which interfere with the operation of any snow removal equipment or any emergency vehicle will be towed. The City Manager or Director of Public Services shall effect such removal of vehicles through the Police Department of the city and the cost of removal and storage of any vehicle shall be paid by the owner or operator thereo
Main Street overflow parking during the Parking Ban will be at the Flanagan Community Center on Union Street.

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  • Rockland Public Library Endowment Association (R-PLEA) is a Maine non-profit corporation, organized exclusively for charitable purposes to benefit the Library. It is under the direction of an independent Board of Directors  comprised of public-spirited citizens who volunteer their time, energy, and expertise.

    Unrestricted donations are allocated to address special current needs as well as long-term goals of the Library. Restricted contributions are used as directed by the donor to support specific activities, such as expanding the collection or special programming.  Endowment funds are placed with the Maine Community Foundation for professional investment management.

    Mission Statement:

    • Encourage donations suitable for attaining the future goals of the Library.
    • Oversee the management of endowment funds in the best interests of the library.
    • Enrich library services by providing special funding for supplemental Library programs and activities.
    • Serve as a conduit for the proper disbursement of endowment income to the library.

    We welcome all inquires.  Contact: Amy Levine, Library Director, at (207) 594-0310. R-PLEA  /  P.O. Box 18  /  Rockland, ME  04841.

    How to Build a Library

    Your charitable contribution supports the love of learning and the search for information that is at the heart of the Library's mission.  Every gift--regardless of amount--helps the Library to provide the strongest resource possible  for the community.

    How To Donate?

    Donations to the Endowment may be of any amount and are fully deductible to the extent permitted by federal law.  They may be in the form of cash, gifts of securities, or in selected cases, other gifts of value.

    Honor a loved one with a Memorial Gift. Memorial gifts will benefit the endowment and place the deceased’s name on a special plaque within the Library reserved for that purpose.

    Leave a Legacy.  Bequests are a valuable means of enlarging the endowment and they have an enduring value for Rockland’s Public Library and the people it serves.

    Donations may be sent to: R-PLEA / P.O. Box 18 / Rockland, Maine  04841

    Board of Directors

    Barbara Klapprodt
     Brian Harden
     Lauren Hall
    Carol Maines, Esq.
    Vice President
    Lea Carver
    Assistant Treasurer 
    Pamela Kenniston
    Ed MillerMerlin Miller

    Lea Carver

    Tom Putnam
    Amy Levine, Ex-OfficioJudith Andersen

    Fine libraries exist with public funds,
    but through private gifts -- they flourish!

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