Shelter Task Force

Shelter Task Force

Task Force Members (Town Councilors):

James Mason, Chair (District 7)   207-415-2491
Kathy Wilson (At-Large)               207-725-0179
Alison Harris (At Large)                207-729-0787

Task Force Meeting Schedule:


Date of Meeting Agenda/Packet Minutes Location
 April 20, 2018 Minutes  Room 217
 May 2, 2018 Minutes Room 206
 May 9, 2018 Agenda Minutes Room 206
 May 16, 2018 Agenda Minutes Room 206
 May 23, 2018 NO MEETING
 May 30, 2018 Agenda Minutes Council Chambers
 June 6, 2018 Site Visit at Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter (1:00 – 4:00) Waterville, Maine
 June 13, 2018 Agenda Minutes Council Chambers
 June 15, 2018 Site Visit at Tedford Housing (4:30 – 6:30) 49 Cumberland Street
 June 27, 2018 Agenda Minutes Council Chambers
 July 18, 2018 Agenda Minutes Council Chambers
July 25, 2018 Agenda Minutes Council Chambers
August 1, 2018 Agenda Minutes Council Chambers
August 15, 2018 Agenda Agenda Materials
Council Chambers
August 29, 2018 Agenda Agenda Materials

Draft Minutes

Council Chambers
Sept. 12, 2018 Agenda Agenda Materials

Draft Minutes

Council Chambers

The Task Force typically meets at 4:00 PM on Wednesdays.  Check the Town Calendar to confirm the meeting and its location.
Shelter Housing Task Force Responsibilities

Task Force Cover Memo to Town Council Re Recommendations
Task Force Recommendations to Town Council plus Packet

Shelter Task Force – Joint Planning Board Workshop Memo – 102518

Brunswick Shelter Moratorium (approved)
Extension of Shelter Moratorium (recommended)

Town of Brunswick Planning Documents

Brunswick Zoning Ordinance
Brunswick Comprehensive Plan

Action Plan for Housing in Brunswick:  2003

Task Force Working Drafts

Working Definitions of Shelter 051618
Suggestions for Consideration re  Zoning of Shelters 061318
Planning Staff  Homeless Services Review_June 2018_REVISED
Planning Staff Homeless Services Review_071818
Planning Staff – Final Recommendations – 081518
Services Density – 081518
Communities Comparison Spreadsheet

Reports and Documents

Task Force Questions for Tedford Housing
Tedford Responses to Task Force Questions
Tedford Responses to Pleasant Hill Coalition
Tedford Housing FAQs About Center at Tedford Place
Tedford Program Committee Shelter Reveiw
Tedford Calls for Police Services
Planning Decisions – Homelessness in Southern Midcoast

Reference Materials and Links

APA Zoning Practice – Social Services
Maine State Housing Authority- Shelters in Maine
Maine State Housing Authority Homeless Initiatives
American Planning Association Policy Guide
Portland Planning Board Report to City Council – Emergency Shelter Amendments

Correspondence to Task Force

Correspondence to Task Force

Links to Municipal Zoning Ordinances

City of Portland Zoning Ordinance
City of Lewiston Code of Ordinances
City of Augusta Zoning Ordinance
City of Waterville Zoning Ordinance
City of Auburn Zoning Ordinance
City of Bangor Zoning Ordinance
City of Westbrook Zoning Ordinance