Vacancies on Town Volunteer Boards and Committees

Vacancies on Town Volunteer Boards and Committees

BRUNSWICK BOARD COMMISSION AND COMMITTEE CURRENT & UPCOMING OPENINGS FOR 2019 

 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 2019.  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 fillableWe request that your type or use the PDF fillable form.  You may email your completed application to egould@brunswickme.org.

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 2018 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 2019 will be provided beginning in January 2019, along with the Appointments Committee interview schedule and application deadlines)

Next application deadline is by 4:30 p.m. on TBD in 2019

Current and future vacancies: (listed alphabetically)

Board of Assessment Review  (Link to summary of duties)
1 member – 3 year terms to begin immediately and to expire on 01/12/2022 (Apply Now)
1 member – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 01/12/2020 (Apply now)

Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (Link to committee webpage and link to summary of duties)
2 members – 3 year terms to begin 06/02/2019 and to expire on 06/01/2022 (Apply by April 16, 2019)
1 member – balance of 3 year term to begin now and to expire on 06/01/2021 (Apply now)

Business Licensing Working Group (Link to summary of duties) This is a special 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

Cable TV Committee  (Link to summary of duties)
2 members – balance of 3 year terms to expire on 09/06/2021 (Apply Now)

Conservation Commission (Link to committee webpage and link to summary of duties)
2 members – 3 year term to begin on 05/01/2019 and to expire on 05/01/2022 (Apply by March 18, 2019)
1 member – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 05/01/2021 (Apply now)

Davis Fund Committee (Link to summary of duties)
1 member – 3 year terms to expire on 06/30/2021 (Apply now)
1 member – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 06/30/2019 (Apply now)
1 member – 3 year term to begin on 06/30/2019 and to expire on 06/30/2022 (Apply by April 16, 2019)

Downtown & Outer Pleasant Street Master Plan Implementation Committee (Link to Committee’s webpage and link to summary of duties)
1 member (Creative Economy) – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on 12/01/2020 (Apply now)
1 member (Citizen at large) – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on 12/01/2020 (Apply now)
1 member (Pleasant Street resident) – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on 12/01/2020 (Apply now)

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 (Apply now)
1 member – 2 year terms to begin immediately and to expire on 10/01/2020 (Apply now)

Fence Viewer
1 person with for a 3 year term to begin on 04/01/2019 and to expire on 04/01/2022 (Apply now)

Housing Authority (Link to Committee’s webpage and link to summary of duties)
1 member Brunswick Housing Authority resident -5 year term to begin on 06/06/2019 and to expire on 06/06/2024. (Apply by April 16, 2019)

Marine Resource Committee (Link to committee webpage and link to summary of duties)
1 member (commercial harvester) – to begin immediately and expire on 05/01/2021 (Apply now)
1 member (alternative) – 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 05/01/2021 (Apply now)
1 member (recreational harvester) – 3 year term to immediately and to expire on 05/01/2021 (Apply now)
1 member (non license holder) – 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 05/01/2022 (Apply now)
1 member (commercial harvester) – to begin 05/01/2019 and to expire on 05/01/2022 (Apply now)

Personnel Board  (Link to summary of duties)
1 member – 3 year terms to begin 01/12/2019 and to expire on 01/12/2022 (Apply now)

Recreation Commission (Link to summary of duties)
2 members – 3 year terms to begin on 07/01/2019 and to expire on 07/01/2022 (Apply by May 13, 2019)

Recycling and Sustainability Committee (Link to Committee’s website and link to summary of duties including meeting schedule.)
4 members – 3 year terms to begin on 01/01/2019 and to expire on 01/01/2022 (Apply now)
2 members – balance of 3 year terms to begin on now and to expire on 01/01/2020 (Apply now)
2 members – 3 year terms to begin on 01/01/2018 and to expire on 1/01/2021 (Apply now)

River and Coastal Waters Commission (Link to Committee’s website and link to summary of duties )
2 members (citizen) – 3 year terms to begin on 05/01/2019 and to expire on 05/01/2022 (Apply now)
1 member (alternate) – 3 year term to begin on 05/01/2019 and to expire on 05/01/2022 (Apply now)

Sewer District Trustees (Link to committee webpage and link to summary of duties)
2 members – 3 year terms to begin on 04/01/2019 and to expire on 04/01/2022. (Apply now)

Tree Committee (Link to summary of duties)
2 members – 3 year terms to begin on 03/01/2019 and to expire on 03/01/2022 (Apply now)

Trust Fund Advisory Committee (Link to summary of duties)
1 member – 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on 05/10/2021. (Apply now)
1 member – 3 year term to begin on 05/10/2019 and to expire on 05/10/2022 (Apply by April 16, 2019)

Village Review Board (Link to committee webpage and link to summary of duties)
1 member (Pej. Historic Society) – 3 year term to begin on 10/20/2019 and to expire on 10/20/2022 (Apply by Sept 16, 2019)
1 member (District rep) – 3 year term to begin on 10/20/2019 and to expire on 10/20/2022 (Apply by Sept 16, 2019)

Water District (Link to committee webpage and link to summary of duties)
1 member – 3 year term to begin on 09/1/2019 and to expire on 09/12/2022 (Apply by August 19 2019)

Zoning Board of Appeals (Link to committee webpage and link to summary of duties)
1 member (Full)– 3 year terms to begin now and to expire on 12/18/2020
1 member (Associate) – balance of the 3 year term to expire on 12/18/2020
2 members (Associate) – 3 year terms to begin on 07/01/2019 and to expire on 07/01/2022 (Apply by May 13, 2019)
2 member (Full) – 3 year terms to begin on 11/20/2019 and to expire on 11/20/2022 (Apply by October 14, 2019)

2019 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.

 

Council Meeting Appointment Date Deadline for Application Appointment’s Committee Meeting Date
April 1, 2019 March 18, 2019 March 20, 2019
May 6, 2019 April 15, 2019 April 17, 2019
June 3, 2019 May 13, 2019 May 15, 2019
July 1, 2019 June 17, 2019 June 19, 2019
August 5, 2019 July 15, 2019 July 17, 2019
September 3, 2019 August  16, 2019 August 18, 2019
October 7, 2019 September 16, 2019 September 18, 2019
November 4, 2019 October 14, 2019 October 16, 2019
December 2, 2019 November 18, 2019 November 20, 2019