Vacancies on Town Volunteer Boards and Committees

Vacancies on Town Volunteer Boards and Committees

  • BRUNSWICK BOARD COMMISSION AND COMMITTEE CURRENT & UPCOMING OPENINGS FOR 2017 
  • Town of Brunswick Boards and Committees Appointment PolicyThe Brunswick Town Council is seeking citizens wishing to volunteer their time to serve on Town Boards, Commissions and Committees. Below is a list of opportunities for 2017.  In order to be considered, citizens must complete an application and have a brief interview with the Town Council Appointment’s Committee. Deadlines for applications and interviews are listed after the vacancies list at the bottom of this page.  Copies of the application form are available in the Town Clerk’s Office, 85 Union Street or click here for a PDF fillable. You may email your completed application to egould@brunswickme.orgPlease apply no later than one month prior to the month the vacancy occurs, or, where indicated, by the stated deadline. Committee information below includes links to summaries of duties/responsibilities and links to those committees that have their own page.There may be additional committees that do not have current or upcoming 2017 vacancies; a full list of Town boards, commissions, and committees, their duties and links to individual pages can be found by clicking here.  Most committees’ meetings are televised on our local access channel (TV3 on cable channel 3) or if you do not have cable TV, you can access them through the TV3 webpage. A full list of people currently serving on Committees can be found at this link. (Vacancies for 2018 will be provided beginning in October 2017 for those occurring in January, February and March – the remainder will be posted in January 2018, along with the Appointments Committee interview schedule and application deadlines)Next application deadline is by 4:30 p.m. on October 24, 2017.Current and future vacancies: (listed alphabetically)Business Licensing Working Group (Link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

    This is a new committee with no set terms at this time (Apply now)

    • Citizen Downtown business owner
    • Citizen Business owner outside of the downtown area
    • Citizen Two non-business owners

    Board of Assessment Review (Link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

    • 2 members – 3 year term to begin on 01/12/2018 and to expire on 01/12/2021 (Appy by November 14th)

    Downtown & Outer Pleasant Street Master Plan Implementation Committee (Link to Committee’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

    • 1 member (Pleasant Street business owner) – 3 year term to begin 12/01/2017 and to expire 12/01/2020 (Apply by October 24, 2017)
    • 1 member (Resident-Downtown) – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on 12/01/2017 (Current opening – apply now)
    • 1 member (Downtown Business Owner) – 3 year term to begin 12/01/2017 and to expire 12/01/2020 (Apply by October 24, 2017)
    • 1 member (Creative Economy) – 3 year term to begin 12/01/2017 and to expire 12/01/2020 (Apply by October 24, 2017)
    • 1 member (BDA) – 3 year term to begin 12/01/2017 and to expire 12/01/2020 (Apply by October 24, 2017)
    • 2 members (Citizen at large) – 3 year terms to begin 12/01/2017 and to expire 12/01/2020 (Apply by October  24, 2017)
    • 1 member (Pleasant Street resident) – 3 year term to begin 12/01/2017 and to expire 12/01/2020 (Apply by October 24, 2017)

    Fair Hearing Authority (Link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

    • 2 members –  2 year terms to begin immediately and to expire on 10/01/2019 (Current openings – apply now)

    Marine Resource Committee (Link to Committee’s webpage and summary of duties including meeting schedule)

    • 1 member (Commercial harvester) – balance of 3 year terms to begin immediately and expire on 05/01/2018 (Current opening – apply now)
    • 1 member (Commercial Harvester) – 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 05/01/2019 (Current opening – apply now)

     

Personnel Board (Link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 3 members – 3 year terms to begin on 1/12/2018 and to expire on 01/12/2021  (Apply by November 14, 2017)
  • 1 alternate member – 3 year terms to begin on 1/12/2018 and to expire on 01/12/2021  (Apply by November 14, 2017)
  • Planning Board (Link to Committee’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)
    • 1 member – balance of 3 year terms to begin immediately and expire on 02/23/2018 (Current Opening – Apply  now)
    • 2 members – 3-year terms to begin 02/23/2018 and to expire on 02/23/2021 (Apply by November 14, 2017)

    Recreation Commission Link to summary of duties including meeting schedule.)

    • 1 member – 3 year term to begin on 7/01/2017 and to expire on 07/01/2020 (Current opening – Apply now)

    Recycling and Sustainability Committee (Link to Committee’s website and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule.)

    • 2 members – balance of 3 year terms to begin on now and to expire on 01/01/2020 (Current opening – Apply now)
    • 2 members – 3 year terms to begin on 01/01/2018 and to expire on 1/01/2021 (Apply by November 14, 2017)

    Tree Committee (Link to summary of duties)

    • 1 members – balance of 3 year terms to expire on 03/01/2020 (Current opening – Apply now)

     

     

    2017 Application deadline and Appointment Committee meeting schedule. Interviews by the Appointment’s Committee are held in the first floor conference room (RM 117) at Town Hall, 85 Union Street. Interviews last about 15 minutes and will be scheduled by the Town Clerk’s Office. Appointment time reminders will be provided by phone or email (or both) one to two days prior to the scheduled interview.  Applications are due on the deadline by 4:30 p.m.

    Application Deadline Appointments Committee Meeting Council Meeting when appointments are made
    October 24, 2017 October 26, 2017 November 6, 2017
    November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 December 4, 2017
    None in December