Boards & Committees

Board of Selectmen
Peter F. Vogell, Chair (2019)
Colin P. Powell, (2020)
Gordon B. MacArthur, (2021)
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 (2021)
Alyssa Radcliff, (2019)
Temple Blackwood, (2020)
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)
Renee Colson (2022)
Amy Gutow (2019)
David Jones (2023)
Jim Shanley (2020)
Bobby Vagt, Alternate (2019)
The Zoning Board of Appeals meets annually in Emerson Hall and schedules other meetings as needed.
*The BOA currently has one regular and one Alternate member vacancy.

Cemetery Association
Brad Tenney, Chair (2021)
Elizabeth Ballou (2019)
Kathy Eaton (2019)
Ruth Eaton (2021)
Don Small (2020)

Tree Committee
Tree Warden: Kathy Eaton (2021)
Julie Van de Graaf (2019)
Donald Tenney (2019)
Cathy Coughlin (2021)
Adam Potter, MMA Rep.
*The Tree Committee currently has two regular member vacancies.

Harbor Committee
J.T. Loomis (2021)
David Wyman (2020)
Zander Parker (2019)
Bill Corbett (2021)
Mike Coughlin (2019)
Liam Griffith, Alternate (2019)
Jimmy Goodson, Ex Officio
The Harbor Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 pm in Emerson Hall.

Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)
Kay Hightower (2021)
Medan “Hank” de Raat (2019)
Deborah Neve (2020)
Peter Cooperdock (2019)
Patrick Haugen (2019)
Arthur Layton, Alt (2019)
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 (2022)
Robert Friedlander (2023)
Par Kettis (2021)
Doris Russell (2020)
Beverly Bishop, Alternate (2019)
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
Karen Cukierski, Co-Chair (2021)
Dianna Paine, Co-Chair  (2020)
Terry Biggie (2019)
Raeann Hodgson (2020)
Susan Macomber, Alternate (2019)
Scott Vogell, Alternate (2019)
The Recreation Committee meets once a quarter at Emerson Hall.
*The REC committee currently has one Regular member vacancy.

Utility Board (UB)
David Avery, Chair (2021)
William Carter (2020)
David Hassett (2020)
Adam Potter (2019)
Gordon “Mac” MacArthur (2019)
Dale Abernethy, Alternate (2019)
Kirk Langford, Alternate (2019)
Jimmy Goodson, Ex Officio
Karen Motycka, Ex Officio
The Utility Board meets as needed at Emerson Hall.

Current News

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 27
  • Castine Green Up Day 9:00 am at   Meet at Emerson Hall
  • Book Sale at Witherle Library 11:00 am at  
  • Wild About Harry Hospice Supper Club 5:00 pm at   The Watermark
Monday, April 29
  • MMA Final Exam Week
  • Town Office CLOSED 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Curbside Trash pick-up 7:30 am at  
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
Tuesday, April 30
  • MMA Final Exam Week
  • Utility Board Mtg 9:00 am at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Shawl Ministry 1:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish
Wednesday, May 1
  • MMA Final Exam Week
  • Town Dock Floats in - weather permitting
  • 15 Sea Street Bar & Grill - Soft Opening (tentative date)
  • Town Floats Scheduled to be Put In 8:00 am at  
  • School board meeting 5:00 pm at   Adams School
Thursday, May 2
  • MMA Final Exam Week
  • Planning Board Mtg 7:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Friday, May 3
  • MMA Final Exam Week
Saturday, May 4
  • MMA Commencement
Monday, May 6
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up 7:30 am at  
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg 4:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Public Informational Mtg 4:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Tuesday, May 7
  • Curbside Recycling pick-up 7:30 am at  
  • CHPC Mtg 4:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Wednesday, May 8
  • TS State of Maine Ship Departs
  • Spring CMA meeting 4:00 pm at  
Thursday, May 9
  • Planning Board Mtg 7:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA