Tuesday, July 21st is the first Bar Harbor Town Council Meeting after the new election, and the 1st item on the agenda is the election of the Council Chair and Vice-Chair for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

The Council Meeting will be held via Zoom, at 4 p.m.  and you can watch it on Spectrum channel 1303 or by live streaming on the town’s website, www.barharbormaine.gov

Town Clerk Sharon Linscott will assume the chair while the Council elects the Chair and Vice-Chair. Currently Jeff Dobbs is the Chair and Matthew Hochman is the Vice-Chair.

Also on the agenda is a possible Ordinance requiring everyone to wear a mask while out in public in Bar Harbor. This item was tabled from the July 7th meeting.

Also the Council will review the following policies

  •  1. Acquired Property
  • 2. Alcoholic Beverage
  • 3. Appointments
  • 4. Banking
  • 5. Cable TV Public Access
  • 6. Consent Agreement
  • 7. Cooperating Agencies
  • 8. Council – Staff Interaction
  • 9. Cruise Ship Fee
  • 10. Cruise Ship Tour Bus
  • 11. Curb Cut
  • 12. Debt Compliance
  • 13. Debt Management
  • 14. Fund Balance
  • 15. Grants
  • 16. Investment
  • 17. Land Acquisition
  • 18. Liquor Licensing
  • 19. Outside Water Discount
  • 20. Permit and Paid Parking
  • 21. Poverty Abatement
  • 22. Purchasing
  • 23. Road Acceptance
  • 24. Road and Sidewalk Opening
  • 25. Road Discontinuance
  • 26. Rules of Order
  • 27. Safety
  • 28. Severance Clause
  • 29. Snow Removal
  • 30. Speed Limit
  • 31. Storm and Sewer Backup
  • 32. Street Light
  • 33. Surplus Property
  • 34. Tax Payment
  • 35. Tobacco Free Recreation
  • 36. Utility Location Permits

If you're a policy wonk, you might be interested in reading these policies. It certainly gives you some insight in the workings of the Council and Municipal Government

You can find the entire agenda HERE