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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Boards and Committees Ordinance Amendment adopted 11/17/2020

On November 17, 2020, the Bar Harbor Town Council adopted the following amendment to the Municipal Code. The amendment takes effect December 17, 2020. A copy has been filed with the Town Clerk.


Boards and Committees Ordinance Amendment
Town of Bar Harbor



An amendment to change the qualification from registered voter to resident.


The Town of Bar Harbor hereby ordains that Chapter 31, Boards, Committees and Commissions, Article X: General, of the Town Code is amended as follows:


[Please Note: Old language is stricken.  New language is underlined.]



Article X: General


§ 31-136 Residency a prerequisite to voting. 

All voting members of all boards, committees and commissions that are appointed by the Bar Harbor Town Council, or that are appointed to any subsidiary board, committee or commission of said Council, shall be persons who are registered to vote residents in the Town of Bar Harbor who have no other residence and are physically present. If permitted by this chapter or by other chapters of this Code, or by the Charter of the Town of Bar Harbor, persons who are not registered to vote residents in the Town of Bar Harbor may be appointed to such boards, committees or commissions, but they shall not be permitted to vote on any business that comes before such boards, committees or commissions.

     [End of Ordinance]

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