Boards & Committees

Board of Selectmen
Constantino “Gus” Basile, Acting-Chair (2018)
Peter Vogell, (2019)
Colin Powell, (2020)
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 (2018)
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 (2018)
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.

News and Events

Town Calendar

Tuesday, November 20
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up 7:00 am at  
Thursday, November 22
  • Town Office & Transfer Station CLOSED - Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 23
  • Town Office & Transfer Station CLOSED - Thanksgiving Holiday
Sunday, November 25
  • Flying Santa 10:25 am at   Fort George
Monday, November 26
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up 7:30 am at  
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
Tuesday, November 27
  • Shawl Ministry 1:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish
Wednesday, November 28
  • Castine Town Band Christmas Concert 7:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine
Monday, December 3
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up 7:30 am at  
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
  • German Christmas Horn Concert: Remembering the Hessians at Fort George 3:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Church
  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg 4:00 pm at   Emerson Hall, 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Tuesday, December 4
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up 7:30 am at  
Wednesday, December 5
  • School board meeting 3:00 pm at   Adams School
Friday, December 7
  • Holly Berry Fair 4:00 pm at   Emerson Hall
Monday, December 10
  • MMA Final Exam Week
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up 7:30 am at  
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
  • A Castine Christmas Celebration 7:00 pm at   Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Tuesday, December 11
  • MMA Final Exam Week
  • Shawl Ministry 1:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish
Wednesday, December 12
  • MMA Final Exam Week
  • MMA Holiday Open House 3:30 pm at   Leavitt Hall
  • MMA / Sodexo's Holiday Dinner 4:30 pm at   MMA Dining Hall
Thursday, December 13
  • MMA Final Exam Week
  • Adams School Winter Concert 5:30 pm at   Emerson Hall, 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Friday, December 14
  • MMA Final Exam Week
Saturday, December 15
  • MMA Winter Break Begins
Monday, December 17
  • 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   Emerson Hall, 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Tuesday, December 18
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up 7:30 am at