Board Openings

If you are interested in serving on one of the following boards, please fill out, sign and return the Boards and Committees Application to the Town Clerk's office. If you are already a member and seek re-appointment, please use the Update Form.

The enabling ordinance for a standard committee is viewable at: Municipal Code, Chapter 31, Boards and Committees.

Bar Harbor Town Council appointment policy is viewable at: Town Council Policies, Appointment Policy.

All Board and Committee members should be familiar with the town's Social Media Policy.

Applications are accepted until the membership is full, except the (re) appointments annually in July. 


All appointed and re-appointed members must be sworn in by the Town Clerk's office prior to participating in any meeting. 

In addition, the Town of Bar Harbor requires all members take the online Ethics Ordinance training.  The training is a brief list of multiple choice questions on the Ethics Ordinance to assist members in determining if a member has a conflict of interest in accordance with State statute and Town Code, if the question should arise by the board or public.


Board Vacancies


Age Friendly Committee
Two members with term expiring July 2022
One alternate with term expiring July 2020
One alternate with term expiring July 2021

Appeals Board
One member with term expiring July 2022

Assessment Review Board

One member with term expiring July 2021
One member with term expiring July 2022

Communication & Technologies Committee (formerly the Task Force, effective 12/19/2019)
One member with term expiring July 2020
Two members with term expiring July 2021
Two members with term expiring July 2022

Conservation Commission
One member with term expiring July 2021
One member with term expiring July 2022

Cruise Ship Committee
One Acadia National Park Representative with term expiring July 2020
One Taxi and Tours Representative with term expiring July 2020
One Scientific Industry Representative with term expiring July 2022

Design Review Board
One member with term expiring July 2020
One member with term expiring July 2021

Housing Authority
Two members with term expiring July 2024

Marine Resources Committee
One member with term expiring July 2021
 
Parking Solutions Task Force
One member with term expiring July 2021
One member with term expiring July 2022
One Acadia National Park Representative with term expiring July 2020

Parks & Recreation Committee
One member with term expiring July 2020




Updated November 25, 2019