Boards & Committees

Board of Selectmen
David Unger, Chair (2014)
Constantino “Gus” Basile (2015)
Peter Vogell (2016)
Elected positions with 3-year terms.
The Board of Selectmen meets regularly on the first and third Monday of each month at 4 pm in Emerson Hall. The agenda is posted on the Municipal Bulletin Board, on Public Access Cable Channel 7, and on this website. To contact the Board of Selectmen, please call the Town Office at (207) 326-4502, write to: P.O. Box 204, Castine, ME 04421, or email townoffice@castine.me.us.
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Agendas

School Board
Kathryn MacArthur, Chair (2015)
Temple Blackwood (2016)
Francis “Joe” Spinazola (2014)
Elected positions with 3-year terms.
The School Board meets regularly the first Wednesday of each month at 5 pm in Adams School. The agenda is posted on the Municipal Bulletin Board.

Board of Appeals (BOA)
Patrick Haugen, Chair (2016)
Renee Colson (2017)
Amy Gutow (2019)
David Jones (2018)
Jim Shanley (2015)
Tim Leach, Alternate (2015)
The Zoning Board of Appeals meets annually in Emerson Hall and schedules other meetings as needed.

Cemetery Association
Brad Tenney, Chair (2015)
Elizabeth Ballou (2016)
Kathy Eaton (2016)
Ruth Eaton (2015)
Lynn Parsons (2017)
Don Small (2017)
Brooke Tenney (2017)

Community & Economic Development (CED) Committee
Rick Armstrong, Chair
Pat Bishop
Jane Irving
Tony Politano
Mark Sawyer
Julie Van de Graaf
Scott Vogell
Jimmy Goodson, Ex Officio
The CED meets at least once each month in Emerson Hall.

Tree Committee
Tree Warden: Vacant
Kathy Eaton (2016)
Julie Van de Graaf (2016)

Harbor Committee
Bente Hartmann, Chair (2016)
J.T. Loomis (2015)
David Wyman (2017)
Marcia Mason (2016)
Scott Vogell (2015)
Barbada Fleck, Alternate (2015)
Josh Hatch, Alternate (2015)
Jimmy Goodson, Ex Officio
The Harbor Committee meets the second Monday of each month at 4:30 pm in Emerson Hall.

Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)
Kay Hightower, Chair (2015)
W G Sayre, Vice Chair (2017)
Thomas Mason, Secretary (2015)
Medan “Hank” de Raat (2016)
Deborah Neve (2017)
Peter Cooperdock, Associate (2015)
The Commission meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 4 pm in Emerson Hall. Application forms for building permits and historic preservation certificates are available to print from this website or can be obtained at the town office from the CEO.

Planning Board (PB)
Douglas Wellington, Chair (2019)
Tom Comicciotto (2017)
Robert Friedlander (2018)
Par Kettis (2016)
Doris Russell (2015)
Beverly Bishop, Alternate (2015)
Kathy Eaton, Alternate (2015)
The Planning Board meets the first and second Thursday of each month at 7 pm in Emerson Hall. The first Thursday is a work session to review applications for completeness. The second Thursday is the regular business meeting. The meetings are posted in the Castine Patriot several weeks prior to the meeting date and gives a deadline for the submission of any applications. The meetings and agendas are also posted on the Municipal Bulletin Board, Public Access Cable Channel 7 and the website. Application forms are available to print from this website or can be obtained at the town office from the CEO.

Recreation Committee
Terry Biggie (2016)
Karen Cukierski (2015)
Johanna Evans (2016)
Susan Macomber (2017)
Dianna Paine (2017)
The Recreation Committee meets at Emerson Hall.

Utility Board (UB)
Jurgen Engelhardt, Chair (2016)
William Carter (2017)
David Hassett (2017)
Adam Potter (2015)
Donald Small (2015)
Tristian Taber, Alt (2015)
Jimmy Goodson, Ex Officio
Karen Motycka, Ex Officio
The Utility Board meets at Emerson Hall.

Meetings