Lincolnville citizens will decide whether to donate a parcel of land on Greenacre Road to Waldo County Habitat for Humanity when they go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

At their Oct. 24 public hearing, the Lincolnville Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to put the article on the municipal ballot.

The parcel is on a list of town-owned properties.

According to its website, Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing ministry that welcomes all people to build simple, decent, affordable houses with those who lack adequate shelter.

Habitat affiliates work locally in communities around the world to select and support homeowners, organize volunteers and coordinate house building.

Homeowners are selected based on their need for housing, their ability to repay a mortgage and their willingness to work in partnership with Habitat.

Habitat does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity or any other difference.

Habitat is able to make housing affordable to low-income families through the use of no-profit mortgages and financial support from individuals, corporations, faith groups and others. Prospective homeowners and volunteers build under trained supervision.

Polling in Lincolnville will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 pm. at the Lincolnville Central School. For more information, call the Lincolnville Town Office at 763-3555.

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