News tagged: Marine Resources Committee

To see a description of the committee’s charter, recent news, and upcoming meetings (if any) one one page, click Marine Resources Committee.


Harbor Dredging Meeting Notes

A public meeting was held on August 11 to educate the Blue Hill community on the proposed project to dredge Blue Hill Harbor to create an all-tides channel and turning basin in the harbor.

A public meeting was held on August 11 to educate the Blue Hill community on the proposed project to dredge Blue Hill Harbor to create an all-tides channel and turning basin in the harbor. 

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Harbor Dredging Public Meeting

A public meeting has been scheduled for August 11 at 5:30pm in the Gordon Emerson Auditorium in the Blue Hill Town Hall. It is hoped that this meeting will be useful to inform the Select Board as to how to proceed with the process of putting the project to a vote of the Town–including specifics as to what the Town will be asked to consider as it votes on the project (expected at the next annual Town Meeting).

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MRC Meeting Agenda

The Marine Resources Committee’s monthly meeting will be held on August 1, 2022 at 6:30pm in the Select Board Room in Town Hall.

The following topics are to be discussed:

  • Harbormaster report on facilities (Village and South Blue Hill wharves)
  • Village wharf crane repair
  • Preliminary results of inventory of Blue Hill moorings; discussion about future enforcement and treatment of unpermitted moorings
  • Preliminary discussion of mooring permit fees for 2023
  • Preparation for Harbor Dredging public meeting–scheduled for August 11

Todays Meeting Changes

Select Board

The Select Board will meet at 1:30pm to discuss the search process for a new Town Administrator.  It is anticipated that the meeting will be held primarily in executive session and that no action will be taken. The meeting will not be available to remote users.

Marine Resource Committee

This evening’s scheduled Marine Resource Committee meeting has been canceled. It is anticipated that the MRC will meet on April 18.

2022 Town Meeting Warrant Posted

The Warrant for the Town’s 2022 Annual Town Meeting was posted on Thursday, together with a copy of the proposed amended and restated Shoreland Zoning Ordinance, in the lobby of the Town Hall and at the entrance of Tradewinds Marketplace. The Warrant is unchanged from the version printed in the 2021 Town Report; there have been some changes to the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance previously posted.

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Draft Harbor Ordinance Posted

The Select Board, in coordination with the Marine Resource Committee, has drafted a significant update and amendment to the Town’s Harbor Ordinance.

A copy of the draft amendment is available here.

The proposed next steps are a public hearing to provide further information on the ordinance and to take any comments from the public (to be scheduled in the next four weeks) and to seek Town approval of the amended ordinance at this year’s Annual Town Meeting.