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

Tuesday, June 2
  • CHPC Mtg = CANCELLED Tuesday, June 2  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    No applications received.

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Monday, June 8
Wednesday, June 10
  • Harbor Committee Wednesday, June 10  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Thursday, June 11
  • Planning Board Mtg Thursday, June 11  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    To consider the following application(s):
    1) Stephen & Elizabeth Lieser; 121 Battle, M20 L4; Building a single family home & earthwork estimate for project in excess of 120 CY.

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Monday, June 15
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, June 15  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, June 15  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, June 15  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Tentative Agenda:
    1) Approve Renewal Liquor License - The Pentagoet Inn

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