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 Policy

The 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 2016.  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.org

* Currently we are updating the on-line option – once completed we will update this page

Please 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 2016 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 2017, along with the Appointments Committee interview schedule and application deadlines)

For positions listed as “current opening apply now” – the deadline is Monday, March 20, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

Current and future vacancies: (listed alphabetically)

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (Link to Committee’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 2 members – 3 year terms to begin 06/01/2017 and expire on 06/01/2020 (Apply by April 18, 2017)

Conservation Commission (Link to Committee’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 2 members – 3 year terms to begin 05/01/2017 and expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by April 18, 2017)

Davis Fund Committee (Link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 2 members – 3 year term to begin 06/30/2017 and expire on 06/30/2020 (Apply by May, 23, 2017)

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) – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on 12/01/2017 (Current opening – apply now)
  • 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 October24, 2017)

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

  • 2 members –  2 year terms to begin immediately and to expire on 10/01/2018 (Current openings – apply now) 

Fire Station Task Force (Link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 4 members –  This is a new committee with no set terms at this time (Apply by April 18, 2017)

Housing Authority (Link to Authority’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 2 members – 5 year terms to begin 06/03/2017 and to expire on 06/03/2022. (Apply by May 23, 2017) 

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

  • 1 Alternate member (Commercial Harvester) – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 05/01/2017 (Current opening – apply now)
  • 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)
  • 1 member (Non-license holder) – 3 year term to begin 05/1/2017 and to expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by March 21, 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 (Apply by May 23, 2017)

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

  • 1 members – 3 year term to begin on 01/01/2017 and to expire on 01/01/2020 (Apply now)

Rivers and Coastal Waters Commission (Link to Commission’s website.)

  • 1 member (Citizen Alternate) – 3 year term to begin on 05/01/2017 and to expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by April 18, 2017, )
  • 1 member (Commercial interest) – 3 year term to begin on 05/01/2017 and to expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by April 18, 2017)
  • 1 member (Citizen) – 3 year term to begin on 05/01/2017 and to expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by April 18, 2017)

Sewer District Trustees (Link to Board’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  •  1 member – 3 year terms to begin 04/01/2017 and to expire on 04/01/2020 (Apply by March 20, 2017)

Trust Fund Advisory Committee (Link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 1 member – 3 year term to begin 05/01/2017 and to expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by April 18, 2017)

Village Review Board (Link to Board’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 2 members – 3 year terms to begin 10/20/2017 and to expire on 10/20/2020 (Apply by September 19, 2017)

Water District (Link to Board’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 1 member – 3 year term to begin 09/13/2017 and to expire on 09/13/2020 (Apply by August 22, 2017)

Zoning Board of Appeals (Link to Board’s webpage and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule)

  • 1 Associate member – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 12/18/2017 (Current opening – apply now)
  • 1 Associate member – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 07/01/2018 (Current opening – apply now)
  • 1 Full member – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately  (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
March 20, 2017 (Update) March 21, 2017 (Updated)  April 3, 2017
April 18, 2017 April 20, 2017 May 1, 2017
May 23, 2017 May 25, 2017 June 5, 2017
June 20, 2017 June 22, 2017 July 17, 2017 (no meeting July 3rd)
July 25, 2017 July 27, 2017 August 7, 2017
August 22, 2017 August 24, 2017 September 5, 2017
September 19, 2017 September 21, 2017  October 2, 2017
October 24, 2017 October 26, 2017 November 6, 2017
November 14, 2017 November 16, 2017 December 4, 2017
None in December