Marine Resources Committee

Marine Resources Committee in River

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st Wednesday of every month
  • Brunswick Town Council Chambers
    85 Union Street
    Brunswick, ME 04011

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members

  • Ms. Susan Olcott, Chair - Non-License Holder
    Term Expires: May 1, 2021
  • Mr. Anthony Yuodsnukis, Vice Chair - Non-License Holder
    Term Expires: May 1, 2020
  • Mr. Cody Gillis - Commercial Harvester
    Term Expires: May 1, 2022
  • Mr. Scott Hawkes - Commercial Harvester
    Term Expires: May 1, 2021
  • Mr. Blaine Lund - Commercial Harvester
    Term Expires: May 1, 2021
  • Mr. Marko Melendy - Non License Holder
    Term Expires: May 1, 2020
  • Vacancy - 2 Alternate Members
  • Vacancy - Recreational Harvester

Overview

The Brunswick Marine Resource Committee consists of seven members and two alternates to be appointed by the Town Council. The members must include three town licensed resident commercial shellfish harvesters, three residents of the community who do not possess a town or state shellfish license, and one town licensed resident recreational shellfish harvester. One alternate must be a town licensed resident commercial shellfish harvester and one alternate must be a member of the community who does not possess a town or state shellfish license.

Licensed Commercial Shellfish Harvester

A licensed commercial shellfish harvester must obtain a total of ten conservation credit points between May 1 and February 15 in order to remain eligible to obtain a license for the next licensing year. Participation in any of the following activities results in the granting of conservation credit as specified.

Two Conservation Credit Points

Participation in any one of the following activities shall deem a harvester eligible to receive two conservation credit points per event attended:

  • Documented attendance at a Brunswick Marine Resource Committee meeting or Brunswick Marine Resource Committee public hearing
  • Documented attendance at a regional or state shellfish committee meeting
  • Documented attendance at a shellfish conference (i.e. Fisherman's Forum)

Five Conservation Credit Points

Participation in any one of the following activities shall deem a harvester eligible to receive five conservation credit points per event attended:

  • Participation in a Brunswick Marine Resource Committee sponsored shellfish reseeding project or green crab trapping program
  • Participation in a Brunswick Marine Resource Committee sponsored experimental shellfish enhancement project
  • Participation in Town of Brunswick shellfish surveys
  • Participation in Town of Brunswick water quality monitoring event
  • Participation in an organized coastal or environmental remediation along within the Town of Brunswick
  • Participation in non-point pollution identification or pollution abatement projects within the Town of Brunswick