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 most committees 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. The deadline for annual appointments is June 22, 2022.

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
One alternate with term expiring July 2025
One alternate with term expiring July 2023

Appeals Board
One member with term expiring July 2025

Board of Assessment Review

One member with term expiring July 2025
One member with term expiring July 2023

Communication and Technologies Committee
Two members with terms expiring July 2024

Conservation Commission
Two members with terms expiring July 2023
Two members with terms expiring July 2025

Cruise Ship Committee
Scientific industry representative with term expiring July 2025

Design Review Board
One member with term expiring July 2023
One member with term expiring July 2024
Two members with terms expiring July 2025

Harbor Committee
Two members with terms expiring July 2025

Parking Solutions Task Force
One member with term expiring July 2024
One member with term expiring July 2025
One Acadia National Park Representative with term expiring July 2023

Task Force on the Climate Emergency
One member with term expiring July 2025

Updated September 20, 2022