Comprehensive Planning Committee

For more information on the current status of the 2035 Comprehensive Plan, visit our Comprehensive Plan webpage!


  • The regular monthly meeting of the Comprehensive Planning Committee takes place on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 PM.
  • This is a public meeting in the Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 93 Cottage Street.
  • The Committee will engage in the activities in preparation for a future session for public involvement. Members of the public may attend the meeting, observe and offer comment during one of the two the public comment periods.
  • An agenda and packet for the meeting are available here.
  • All meetings are hybrid and have a Zoom participation option. The Zoom link is below.
  • You can watch the meetings on Town Hill Streams.

Next meeting:

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 6:00 PM — Comprehensive Planning Committee & Planning Board

This is a hybrid meeting. Members of the public can participate in-person or via Zoom webinar

Zoom Webinar Link:

  • This will be a joint workshop with the Planning Board to continue discussing the land use goals, policies, and strategies of the 2007 Comprehensive Plan.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View all Agendas and Minutes

Link to external Comprehensive Plan page

Remote Participation

The Comprehensive Planning Committee has adopted a policy allowing for remote participation, as allowed under state law. A copy of that policy is available here.

Elissa Chesler
Jacquie Colburn
Greg Cox, Chair
Kevin DesVeaux
Cherie Galyean
John Kelly
Jim Mahoney
David Woodside
Mike McKernan
Kristin Murphy
Misha Mytar
Valerie Peacock
Allison SasnerKyle Shank

Contact the Comprehensive Planning Committee via email:

Please note: Sending an email to this address will go to all members of the committee listed above, as well as town staff members in the Planning and Code Enforcement office: Planning Director Michele Gagnon, Code Enforcement Officer Angela Chamberlain, Deputy Code Enforcement Officer Mike Gurtler, Staff Planner Cali Martinez, and Administrative Assistant Tammy DesJardin.

If the message relates to a particular application before the committee, that email will also be provided to the applicant. Any message sent to this email address is also considered a public record and may be subject to a request under the Maine Freedom of Access Act. Information that you wish to keep confidential should not be included in email correspondence to this address.

Contact information for individual members is not provided, as anything sent to individual member(s) of the board and not all parties involved in the review of a particular application would constitute ex parte communication.