Boards & Committees

Board of Selectmen
Constantino “Gus” Basile, Chair (2015)
Peter Vogell (2016)
David Unger (2017)
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 Agendas and Minutes

School Board
Kathryn MacArthur, Chair (2015)
Temple Blackwood (2016)
Francis “Joe” Spinazola (2017)
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 (2019)
David Schoonover, Alternate (2016)
The Zoning Board of Appeals meets annually in Emerson Hall and schedules other meetings as needed.
*The BOA currently has one Alternate member vacancy.

Cemetery Association
Brad Tenney, Chair (2018)
Elizabeth Ballou (2016)
Kathy Eaton (2016)
Ruth Eaton (2018)
Lynn Parsons (2017)
Don Small (2017)
Brooke Tenney (2017)

Community & Economic Development (CED) Committee
Rick Armstrong, Chair (2016)
Pat Bishop (2017)
Jane Irving (2016)
Tony Politano (2018)
Mark Sawyer (2016)
Julie Van de Graaf (2018)
Scott Vogell (2017)
Bev Bishop, Alternate (2016)
Jimmy Goodson, Ex Officio
The CED meets at least once each month in Emerson Hall.

Tree Committee
Tree Warden: Kathy Eaton (2017)
Kathy Eaton (2016)
Julie Van de Graaf (2016)
Donald Tenney (2016
Adam Potter, MMA Rep.
*The Tree Committee currently has two regular member vacancies.

Harbor Committee
Bente Hartmann, Chair (2016)
J.T. Loomis (2018)
David Wyman (2017)
Marcia Mason (2016)
Scott Vogell (2018)
Barbada Fleck, Alternate (2016)
Zander Parker, Alternate (2016)
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)
W G Sayre, Chair (2017)
Kay Hightower (2015)
Medan “Hank” de Raat (2018)
Deborah Neve (2017)
Peter Cooperdock (2017)
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.
*CHPC currently has two Alternate members vacancies.

Planning Board (PB)
Douglas Wellington, Chair (2019)
Tom Comicciotto (2017)
Robert Friedlander (2018)
Par Kettis (2016)
Doris Russell (2020)
Beverly Bishop, Alternate (2016)
Kathy Eaton, Alternate (2016)
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 (2018)
Johanna Evans (2016)
Susan Macomber (2017)
Dianna Paine (2017)
Raeann Hodgson, Alternate (2016)
The Recreation Committee meets once a quarter at Emerson Hall.
*The REC committee currently has one Alternate member vacancy.

Utility Board (UB)
Jurgen Engelhardt, Chair (2016)
William Carter (2017)
David Hassett (2017)
Adam Potter (2018)
David Avery (2018)
Dale Abernethy, Alternate (2016)
Jimmy Goodson, Ex Officio
Karen Motycka, Ex Officio
The Utility Board meets as needed at Emerson Hall.
*The UB currently has one Alternate member vacancy.

Town Calendar

10:00 am Witherle Memorial Libray
7:00 pm Witherle Memorial Library Reading Room
12:00 pm Backshore Beach
1:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish
2:00 pm The Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street, Castine, ME 04421, United States