Vacancies on Town Volunteer Boards & Committees

The Brunswick Town Council is seeking citizens wishing to volunteer their time to serve on Town Boards, Commissions and Committees. Provided is a list of opportunities for 2021. In order to be considered, citizens must complete an application and have a brief interview with the Town Council Appointment’s Committee. 

Copies of the application form (PDF) are also available in the Town Clerk’s Office. We request that you type or use the PDF fillable form. You may email Fran Smith your completed application. There is also an on-line fillable application.

Committee Information

Please apply no later than one month prior to the month the vacancy occurs, or, where indicated, by the stated deadline. Committee information 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 2021 vacancies. View a full list of Town boards, commissions, and committees, their duties and links to individual pages.

Meeting Video

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 Agenda Center Page

Current & Future Vacancies (Listed Alphabetically)

Board of Assessment Review

  • 1 member - balance of 3 year term to expire on January 12, 2022 (Apply now)
  • 1 member - balance 3 year term to expire on January 12, 2023 (Apply now) 

Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee

  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin on June 1, 2021 and to expire on June 1, 2024 (Apply by May 17)

Cable TV Committee

  • 4 members - 3 year term to begin on September 6, 2021 and to expire on September 6, 2024 (Apply by August 16)

Comprehensive Plan Committee

  • 2 members (citizens) not set term as special committee (Apply now) 

Conservation Commission

  • 1 members - 3 year term to begin on May 1, 2021 and to expire on May 1, 2024 (Apply by now)

David Fund Committee

  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin on June 30, 2021 and to expire on June 30, 2024 (Apply by May 17)

Downtown & Outer Pleasant Street Master Plan Implementation Committee

  • 1 member (Pleasant Street resident) – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Pleasant Street Business owner) – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Downtown Resident) - balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (BDA) - balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Downtown Business Owner) - balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply now)
  •      Marine Resource Committee
  • 1 member (alternate) - 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on May 1, 2023 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (alternative) - 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on May 1, 2024 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (commercial harvester) – 3 year term to begin on May 1, 2021 and to expire on May 1, 2024 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Recreation Harvester) - – 3 year term to begin on May 1, 2021 and to expire on May 1, 2024 (Apply now).

  • Personnel Board 
  • 1 member (alternate) – balance of term to expire on January 12, 2023 (Apply now)

  • Recreation Commission
  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin on July 1, 2021 and to expire on July 1, 2024 (Apply by May 17)

Tree Committee

  • 1 member – balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on March 1, 2022 (Apply now)
  • 1 member – 3 year term to begin on March 20, 2021 and to expire on March 20, 2034 (Apply by February 16)

 Trust Fund Advisory Committee

  • 1 member –  3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on May 10, 2024 (Apply now)

Village Review Board

  • 1 member (District representative) - 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on October 20, 2022 (Apply now)
  • 2 members – 3 year terms to begin on October 20, 2021 and to expire on October 20, 2024 (Apply by September 13).

Water District Trustees

  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin on September 13, 2021 and to expire on September 13, 2024 (Apply by August 16)


Zoning Board of Appeals

  • 1 member (Full) - 3 year terms to begin now and to expire on December 18, 2020 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Associate) – balance of the 3 year term to expire on July 1, 2022 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Associate) - balance of the 3 year term to expire on December 18, 2020 (Apply now)
  • 2 member (Full) - 3 year term to begin on November 20, 2021 and to expire on November 20, 2024 (Apply by October 18)
  • 1 member (Full) 3 year term to begin on July 1, 2021 and to expire on July 1, 2024 (Apply May 17)


2021 Application Deadline & Appointment Committee Meeting Schedule

 

Currently interviews are being done via Zoom

Interviews by the Appointment’s Committee are held in the:
Town Hall
85 Union Street
1st Floor Conference Room 117
 Brunswick, ME 04011

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.

Deadlines/Schedule

Council Meeting Appointment Date Deadline for Application Appointment’s Committee Meeting Date
     
April 5, 2021 March 15, 2021 March 17, 2021
May 3, 2021 April 20, 2021 April 21, 2021
June 7, 2021 May 17, 2021 May 19, 2021
July 5, 2021 June 14, 2021 June 16, 2021
August 2, 2021 July 19, 2021 July 21, 2021
September 7, 2021 August 16, 2021 August 18, 2021
October 4, 2021 September 12, 2021 September 13, 2021
November 1, 2021 October 18, 2021 October 20, 2021
December 6, 2021 November 15, 2021 November 17, 2021
2022 Schedule will be posted late January 2021   No meeting for December