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

For positions listed as “current opening apply now” – the deadline is Monday, May 22, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

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 by May 22, 2017)

  • 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)

  • 1 members – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 01/12/2018 (Apply by now)

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

  • 1 members – 3 year terms to begin 05/01/2017 and expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by now)

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) 

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 22, 2017)
  • 1 member  (housing authority resident) – balance of 5 year term to expire on 06/03/2019 (Current vacancy 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)

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

  • 1 members – balance of 3 year terms to begin immediately and expire on 02/23/2018 (Apply by now)

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 22, 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 (Commercial interest) – 3 year term to begin on 05/01/2017 and to expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by now)
    • 1 member (Citizen) – 3 year term to begin on 05/01/2017 and to expire on 05/01/2020 (Apply by April 18, 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 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
    May 22, 2017 (New date) May 23, 2017 (New date) 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