Donations Form

Park Donation Form 1

Park/Trail Donation Form

Town of Lisbon

Do you wish to have a plaque or inscription?

Yes / No

Do you have a preference of item type?

Yes / No

General donations for public use (circle preference): $_______________

Water Fountain

Waste Services



Dog Park

Wood Chips/Mulch






Water Access






Trail Construction

Performance Area


Please provide an explanation of the intent of your donation here or an attached letter:

If you have a preference, please describe or provide a picture, plan or sketch of the desired item on attached page.

Consideration will be given for your preference of location or design. Placement and design must meet the guidelines and locations listed in the Donations Rules and Park Plan.


Do you wish to be anonymous: Yes / No

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Donations Policy

The Lisbon Trails Commission is in the process of establishing a formal process for accepting donations and placing amenities along park trails and public areas. Please visit the Donations page to review the document and provide feedback.

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Trail Management

The Trails Commission is conducting ongoing maintenance and enhancements to the trails, pedestrian, bike and park facilities around Lisbon. Anyone interested is is encouraged to offer input and provide assistance. If you wish to assist in Japanese Knotweed management you will need to know appropriate procedures.

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Trail Meeting Agenda 3rd Thursday 7pm

Town of Lisbon Trails Commission



7pm Lisbon Town Offices

  • Minutes, agenda, attendance
  • Welcome visitors
  • Donation Policy
  • Donation Plan
  • Donation request and design
  • Review of events – clean-up – 196 Master Plan – bridge letter
  • Bus – Seniors bus – Bus Route – Bus bike rack
  • Kiosk management
  • Updates on trail construction
  • Maps and guides
  • Bike and pedestrian planning – Classification – Modifications
  • Trail planning, grant applications and budgets
  • Blog, logo and website
  • Additional funding? partnerships?
  • Council, boards and departments coordination
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Visit the Lisbon Trail System


The Lisbon Trail System welcomes you to visit and enjoy the experience with others who are celebrating the beauty, and you can bring your pet.  If you wish to share your experience or have suggestions, send a comment.

We suggest you explore the Androscoggin riverfront area to consider possibilities for the trail system to promote the many great experiences Lisbon has to offer.  Beaver park, Lisbon Village and and the rail line to Lewiston are connections for future trail expansion. The rail corridor connection from Lisbon Falls to Summer Street Park and Topsham also offer great possibilities for getting around and appreciating the environment.

For more information be sure to visit the kiosk at the Papermill trail head.  You will find maps, guides and educational items to check out. A portable restroom is provided for your comfort.

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                        Lisbon Trails Commission Bylaws 
• In the case of extenuating circumstances, the Board may waive any 
provision of these bylaws by majority vote. The reason or reasons for waiving any portion of the Bylaws 
shall be properly recorded in the minutes of the meeting where such waiver occurs. 
• The Lisbon Trails Commission is duly established by the Town of Lisbon Charter. 
• The Commission members shall consist of up to seven members appointed by the Town Council for 
unlimited terms. − The Secretary will record attendance at each meeting. − A member who fails to 
attend three consecutive meetings without acceptable reason, fails to attend 75% of all regular 
meetings in a calendar year may be removed.
 • The Board shall elect annually by majority vote, one of its members as Chairman and another member
 to serve for a one-year term from the first regular meeting after the beginning of the Town of Lisbon
 Fiscal Year.
 • In the temporary absence or disability of the Chairman, the Board shall elect by a majority vote a
 Chairman pro tem from among its members.
 • Any Commission member shall not vote on an issue in which there is an appearance of conflict of
 interest due to substantial personal financial interest, including that of a close family member.
 • The Commission shall designate a Secretary whom shall record discussion minutes, to be made publicly
 • The Board shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as are provided by town ordinance.
 The Lisbon Trails Commissions shall:
 (a)Evaluate public needs and interest in bicycle, pedestrian, and non-motorized recreational trails.
 (b)Provide public forums for developing and gaining interest in bicycle and pedestrian trails.
 (c)Seek public funding, including federal and state grants, and advise the town council of any funding
 (d)Coordinate volunteers and provide a maintenance plan for any trails constructed.
 (e)Coordinate any pedestrian and/or bicycle trails in Beaver Park or Summer Street Park with the parks
 (f)Meet publicly at least quarterly and provide minutes and advise the town council on trail needs and
 Reference Town of Lisbon, Maine, Code of Ordinances: Part I, Chapter 2 (Administration), Article V 
(Boards and Commissions), Sec. 10
 • Regular meetings shall be held on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month at 7PM in the municipal meeting
 room of the Town Office Building unless otherwise designated.
 • All meetings and workshops shall be open to the public except for executive sessions.
 • A quorum is required in order to conduct a meeting in all matters except for postponement and
 adjournment. A quorum shall consist of three members for the transaction of all official
 business. Board decisions shall be voted by a majority vote of those present after a motion has been duly
 made and seconded. The secretary shall record all motions and the vote thereon.
 • No motion shall be considered passed in any case unless at least three affirmative votes are cast.
 • Additional agenda items may be introduced by any member of the Board during the “New Business”
 portion of a regular meeting. Such item may be considered upon unanimous consent of all of those
 members attending.
 • All Board meetings shall be conducted in an orderly manner.
 • Orderly procedure shall be maintained by the Chairman. 
 • Comments or questions by other interested people in the audience will be allowed as appropriate
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Donations Gained and RailRoad Regulations

Thank you for visiting this site to explore further the activity of the Lisbon Trails Commission.

Please take your time to explore our sanctuary Management Plan currently under additional review to include a more comprehensive look at the corridor the trail travels. Review news articles about the trail and its progress to complete a 10 year project to create a one of a kind trail system to connect the villages of Lisbon through the varied terrain that Lisbon has to offer.

Generous Donation for Trail and Riverfront Park!
Exciting news come to our attention of additional land donated to the Town of Lisbon to further the utilization of recreation and conservation projects within Lisbon. Lisbon is very fortunate to accept this donation and the Lisbon Trails Commission is anxious to plan its utilization for recreation and conservation activities. Further information to recognize this donor for this generous donation is still waiting additional permissions.

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