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 (2024)
David Jones (2023)
Jim Shanley (2020)
Bobby Vagt, Alternate (2020)
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 (2022)
Kathy Eaton (2022)
Ruth Eaton (2021)
Don Small (2020)

Tree Committee
Tree Warden: Kathy Eaton (2021)
Julie Van de Graaf (2022)
Donald Tenney (2019)
Cathy Coughlin (2021)
Carl Olson, MMA Rep.
*The Tree Committee currently has two regular member vacancies.

Harbor Committee
Mike Coughlin, Chair (2022)
J.T. Loomis (2021)
David Wyman (2020)
Zander Parker (2022)
Bill Corbett (2021)
Liam Griffith, Alternate (2020)
Shawn Blodgett, Ex Officio
The Harbor Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 pm in Emerson Hall.

Castine Historic Preservation Commission (CHPC)
Kay Hightower (2021)
Medan “Hank” de Raat (2022)
Deborah Neve (2020)
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 (2024)
Tom Comicciotto (2022)
Robert Friedlander (2023)
Doris Russell (2020)
Beverly Bishop, Alternate (2020)
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 (2022)
Raeann Hodgson (2020)
Susan Macomber, Alternate (2020)
Scott Vogell, Alternate (2020)
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)
Carl Olson (2022)
Gordon “Mac” MacArthur (2022)
Dale Abernethy, Alternate (2020)
Kirk Langford, Alternate (2020)
Shawn Blodgett, Ex Officio
Karen Motycka, Ex Officio
The Utility Board meets as needed at Emerson Hall.

Current News

Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 20
  • Adams School Winter Break Monday, February 17 - Friday, February 21  
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Friday, February 21
  • Adams School Winter Break Monday, February 17 - Friday, February 21  
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Friday, February 21  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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Monday, February 24
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, February 24  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Monday, February 24  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, February 24  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Castine Shawl Knitting Ministry Monday, February 24  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    The ministry meets in the vestry of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 1 - 3 pm.

     

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  • GSA Tuition Forum Monday, February 24  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    GSA Tuition Forum in Castine

    GSAtrustees and Head of School Tim Seeley will host a town tuition forum inEmerson Hall on Monday, Feb. 24, from 6-7:30 P.M. to provide all residentswith accurate information, answers to questions, and a venue to expressthoughts and ideas with one another and with GSA. 
    Please attend and encourageothers to do so as well.

    Visit https://www.georgestevensacademy.org/towntuition2019 formore information about the GSA tuition proposal. 

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Wednesday, February 26
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Wednesday, February 26  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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Friday, February 28
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Friday, February 28  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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Monday, March 2
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, March 2  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Monday, March 2  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, March 2  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg Monday, March 2  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Tuesday, March 3
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, March 3  7:30 am - 8:00 am
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  • Presidential Primary & Special Referendum Election Day Tuesday, March 3  8:00 am - 8:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Absentee Ballots are now available for the March 3rd Presidential Primary & Special ReferendumElection until Thursday, February 27th.
    If you will be out of Town forthe Election please contact the Town Office or stop in to get your absenteeballot.

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  • CHPC Mtg Tuesday, March 3  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Application deadline is Monday, February 24th.

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Wednesday, March 4
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Wednesday, March 4  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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