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 Monday, October 7th

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

View the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee

  • 1 member - 3 year term to begin June 2, 2019 and to expire on June 1, 2022 (Apply now)

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

  • 1 member - 3 year term to begin on May 1, 2019 and to expire on May 1, 2022 (Apply now)

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

Downtown & Outer Pleasant Street Master Plan Implementation Committee

  • 1 member (Creative Economy) - balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on December 1, 2020 (Apply now)
  • 1 member (Pleasant Street resident) - balance of 3 year term to begin immediately and expire on December 1, 2020 (Apply now)

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)

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 (recreational harvester) - 3 year term to immediately and to expire on May 1, 2021 (Apply now)

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 by November 18)
  • 1 full member - 3 year term to begin on January 12, 2020 and to expire on January 12, 2023 (Apply by November 18)

Planning Board

  • 2 members - 3 year term to begin on February 12, 2020 and to expire on February 12, 2023 (Apply by November 18)

Tree Committee

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

View the Summary of Duties (PDF).

Trust Fund Advisory Committee

  • 1 member - 3 year term to begin immediately and to expire on May 10, 2021 (Apply now)

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 by September 16, 2019)
  • 1 member  - 3 year term to begin on October 20, 2019 and to expire on October 20, 2022 (Apply by September 16, 2019)

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

Zoning Board of Appeals

  • 1 member (Full) - 3 year terms to begin now and to expire on December 18, 2020
  • 1 member (Associate) - balance of the 3 year term to expire on December 18, 2020
  • 2 members (Associate) - 3 year terms to begin on July 1, 2019 and to expire on July 1, 2022 (Apply by May 13, 2019)
  • 3 member (Full) - 3 year terms to begin on November 20, 2019 and to expire on November 20, 2022 (Apply by October 14, 2019)

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
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