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 2019. 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 Elin Gould your completed application. There is also an on-line fillable application.

Next deadline is Tuesday, October 15th

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 2019 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 begin immediately and to expire on January 12, 2022 (Apply now)
  • 1 member - balance 3 year term to begin on January 12, 2020 and to expire on January 12, 2023 (Apply now)

View the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee

  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on June 1, 2022 (Apply now)
  • 2 members - 3 year terms to begin June 01, 2020 and to expire on June 1, 2023 (Apply by May 18, 2020)

Visit the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee page or view the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Business Licensing Working Group

This is a special committee with no set terms at this time (Apply now)

  • Citizen Business Owner Outside of the Downtown Area
  • Citizen Downtown Business Owner
  • Citizen Two Non-Business Owners

View the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Conservation Commission

  • 2 members - 3 year terms to begin May 01, 2020 and to expire on May 1, 2023 (Apply by April 13, 2020)

Visit the Conservation Commission page or view the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Davis Fund Committee

  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin on June 30, 2020 and to expire on June 30, 2023 (Apply by May 18, 2020)

Downtown & Outer Pleasant Street Master Plan Implementation Committee

  • 1 member (Creative Economy) - 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Pleasant Street resident) - 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Pleasant Street Business owner) - 3 year term to begin December 1, 2020 and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply by October 5, 2020)
  • 2 members (Citizens) - 3 year term to begin December 1, 2020 and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply by October 19, 2020)
  • 1 member (Downtown Resident) - 3 year term to begin December 1, 2020 and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply by October 19, 2020)
  • 1 member (BDA) - 3 year term to begin December 1, 2020 and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply by October 19, 2020)
  • 1 member (Downtown Business Owner) - 3 year term to begin December 1, 2020 and to expire on December 1, 2023 (Apply by October 19, 2020)

Visit the Master Plan Implementation page or view the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Fair Hearing Authority

  • 3 members - 2 year terms to begin immediately and to expire on October 1, 2021 (Apply now)

Housing Authority

  • 1 member - 5 year terms to begin June 3, 2020 and to expire on June 3, 2025 (Apply May 18, 2020)

View the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Marine Resource Committee

  • 1 member (alternate) - 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on May 1, 2020 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (alternative) - 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on May 1, 2021 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (non license holder) - 3 year term to May 1, 2020 and to expire on May 1, 2023 (Apply by April 13, 2020)

Visit the Marine Resources Committee page or view the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Personnel Board

  • 1 alternative member - 3 year term to begin on January 12, 2020 and to expire on January 12, 2023 (Apply now)
  • 1 full member - 3 year term to begin on January 12, 2020 and to expire on January 12, 2023 (Apply apply now)

Recreation Commission

  • 1 member - 3 year term to begin on July 1, 2020 and to expire on July 1, 2023 (Apply by May 18, 2020)

Rivers and Coastal Waters Commission

  • 1 member (Commercial Interest) - 3 year term to begin on May 1, 2020 and to expire on May 1, 2023 (Apply by April 13, 2020)
  • 1 member (Citizen Alternate) - 3 year term to begin on May 1, 2020 and to expire on May 1, 2023 (Apply by April 13, 2020)
  • 1 member (Citizen) - 3 year term to begin on May 1, 2020 and to expire on May 1, 2023 (Apply by April 13, 2020)

Sewer District Trustees

  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin on April 1, 2020 and to expire on April 1, 2023 (Apply by February 18, 2020)

Tree Committee

  • 1 members - 3 year term to begin on March 1, 2019 and to expire on March 1, 2022 (Apply now)
  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin on March 1, 2020 and to expire on March 1, 2023 (Apply now)

View the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Trust Fund Advisory Committee

  • 1 member - balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on May 10, 2021 (Apply now)
  • 1 member - 3 year term to begin May 10, 2020 and to expire on May 10, 2023 (Apply by April 13, 2020)

View the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Village Review Board

  • 1 member (District representative) - 3 year term to begin on October 20, 2019 and to expire on October 20, 2022 (Apply now)
  • 2 members - 3 year terms to begin on October 20, 2020 and to expire on October 20, 2023 (Apply by September 14, 2020)

Visit the Village Review Board page or view the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Water District

  • 1 member - 3 year term to begin September 13, 2020 and to expire on September 13, 2023 (Apply by August 17, 2020)

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 December 18, 2020 (Apply now)
  • 2 member (Associate) - balance of 3 year terms to begin immediately and to expire on July 1, 2022 (Apply now)

Visit the Zoning Board of Appeals page or view the Summary of Duties (PDF).

2019 Application Deadline & Appointment Committee Meeting Schedule

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 6, 2020 March 16, 2020 March 18, 2020
May 4, 2020 April 13, 2020 April 15, 2020
June 1, 2020 May 18, 2020 May 20, 2020
July 6, 2020 June 15, 2020 June 17, 2020
August 3, 2020 July 13, 2020 July 15, 2020
September 8, 2020 August 17, 2020 August 19, 2020
October 5, 2020 September 14, 2020 September 16, 2020
November 2, 2020 October 19, 2020 October 21, 2020
December 7, 2020 November 16, 2020 November 18, 2020
2021 Schedule will be posted late January 2021   No meeting for December