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Boards, Commissions & Committees
Board of Assessment Review
Get information about the Board of Assessment Review including a list of its members.
Board of Selectmen
Discover the Board of Selectmen and review their meeting documents.
Budget Review Committee
Learn about the responsibilities of the Budget Review Committee.
Comprehensive Plan Update Committee
Committee tasked with the review and workshop of the proposed Comprehensive Plan Re-Write.
Economic Development Advisory Committee
A nine (9) member advisory committee to Wells Economic Development Advisory Committee (WEDAC) to develop a five-year strategic plan for economic development.
Energy Advisory Committee
This committee advises the Town Manager and the Board of Selectmen on energy programs, projects and policies which, through conservation and alternative energy use, work to achieve a reduction in Wells’ reliance on fossil fuel. Meetings are held monthly and are project driven.
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Wells Public Library group has been in existence since the library was built.
Harbor Advisory Committee
The Harbor Advisory Committee shall consist of nine members, seven appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Two of the members shall be Selectmen, and the other 7 members shall be from the public at large, composed of four persons having an interest and knowledge of recreational boating and one commercial fishman.
Library Board of Trustees
The Wells Public Library Board of Trustees is comprised of nine officials elected by the residents of Wells. The Board serves as the governing body of the library for the public to whom the library belongs. As such the Board is delegated both legal and practical responsibilities which deal with the operation of the library. These delegated duties are a public trust. It is the obligation of each Trustee, therefore, to know the library, its basic mission, its strengths, and needs, and to plan for the library’s future. The Board’s single purpose, as advocates of the library, is to meet the needs of the community. Their meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm in the meeting room of the library. The public is welcome to attend.
Lodging Facility Advisory Committee
The Board of Selectmen authorized the re-establishment and appointment of a nine (9) member Lodging Facility Advisory Committee to develop specific recommendations to the Board of Selectmen during the period of the COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation by the Governor of the State of Maine.
Parking & Traffic Committee
The Board of Selectmen establishes an ad hoc, advisory Parking and Traffic Committee to review and recommend parking and traffic control changes in the coastal areas of Wells (Drakes Island, Wells Beach and Moody Beach). The purpose of the committee is to review the seasonal coastal parking and high traffic areas from Route One to the ocean regarding 1) adequate handicap parking and locations; 2) traffic congestion abatement ideas and pedestrian – vehicle safety concerns and recommendations including signage and pavement marking; 3) overnight parking issues on public beach roads; and 4) Chapter 212 (Vehicles and Traffic) amendment recommendations.
Personnel Advisory Board
The Personnel Advisory Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Human Resources Director and / or Town Manager in the establishment and administration of personnel policies.
The Planning Board participates in overall planning for the town and is involved in all proposed changes to the Land Use and Subdivision Ordinances.
Recreation Commission Board
See who serves on the Recreation Commission Board.
Staff Review Committee
The Staff Review Committee consists of representatives for the Road Commissioner, the Fire Chief, the Police Chief, the Code Enforcement Officer, and the Planning Director.
Zoning Board of Appeals
Find information about the Zoning Board of Appeals including meeting documents.