Committees A to M

 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400



Airport Commission 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


The airport commission shall consist of seven commissioners. Commissioners shall be resident of the city. The commissioners shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation of the council. Commissioners shall serve for terms of three years. At the beginning of each fiscal year, the Mayor shall elect a chairperson; and the commission shall elect a vice-chairman and
secretary.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Laverriere, Rick Chair (207) 282-5272  
Bernier, Carmen Vice Chair   (207) 351-5869  
Oliver, Frederick     (207) 282-7184  
Bernier, Gerald     (207) 229-5508  
Bryand, Thomas     (207) 282-6931  
Pelletier, Roland     (207) 283-4479  
Montano, Parker     (207) 329-6380  

Biddeford Citizens Advisory Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Whiting, Scott Ward 2 Councilor    
Bates, Cat Chair    
Schaffer, Leah Vice Chair      
Edwards, Stephanie Secretary      
Bey, Ronda        
George, Kaily        
Turner, Loretta        

Biddeford Climate Task Force 

205 Main Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Emhiser, William Council Representative    
Reiter, Steve Chair    
Zakian, Max Secretary    
Daly, Meaghan      
Thorpe, Beverly      
Soucy, Junelle      
Aman, Jacob      
Boston, Tim      

Biddeford Fire Advisory Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Cantara, Roger Chair (207) 282-7363  
Hurtubise, Roger     (207) 282-284-6480  
Laverriere, Rick     (207) 282-5272  
Pendleton, Kenneth     (207) 284-7731  
Drapeau, Charles     (207) 710-1854  

Biddeford Police Advisory Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Southwick, Carolyn Chair (207) 229-3016  
Barrs, Andrew Chad Vice Chair   (508) 965-1761  
Olson, Frederick     (207) 423-7070  
Seiler, Kelly     (207) 282-8953  
Sutherland, George     (508) 274-9867  

Biddeford Housing Authority 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


The Housing Authority shall consist of six (6) commissioners, two being tenants. All shall serve a five-year term.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Hurtubise, Roger   (207) 284-6480  
Clearwater, Amy     (207) 558-1801  
Deschambault, Dominic     (207) 590-6301  
Blanchette, Mildred Tenant Representative   (207) 284-1781  
Daly, Anne     (207) 282-2003  
Shinkel, Al     (207) 282-5893  

Board of Assessment Review 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Fleurant, Brian Vice Chair   (207) 299-2797  
Johnson, Jessica     (207) 219-1825  
Brandstein, Ari     (413) 636-2608  

BSOOB Transit Committee 

Biddeford, ME 04005

Biddeford, ME 04005


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Grooms, Matthew City Planner   (207) 282-7119  
Ortiz, Doris Council Member   (207) 292-8988  
Atlas, Maya        

Cable Television Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Belanger, Lucien     (207) 710-3033  
Mills, Bobby Council Member   (207) 205-7977  
Emerson, James     (207) 209-7254  
Rhames, Richard     (207) 282-2119  

Capital Projects / Operations Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Lessard, Marc Chair - Council Member (207) 229-8322  
Grohman, Martin Council Member   (207) 423-8260  
Mills, Bobby Council Member   (207) 205-7977  
Boucher, Daniel P.     (207) 590-3883  
Mininni, Vito     (207) 229-3500  

Conservation Commission 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Rhames, Richard Vice Chair   (207) 282-2119  
Rioux, Denis     (207) 286-7967  
Heumiller, Erik     (207) 494-5556  
Lowell, Michael     (207) 283-3056  
Atlas, Maya     (303) 918-2341  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee 

205 Main Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

PO Box 586
205 Main Street
Biddeford, ME 04005


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
LaFountain, Liam Chair; Ward 7 Councilor    
Brackett, Irene      
Hammer, Jacob      
Jacques, Martha      
Leighton, Florence      
Lovley, Andrew      
Morrissey, Anne      
Nikiforova, Bistra      
Wolf, Sydney      

Downtown Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Whiting, Scott Chair/Councilor Ward 2   (207) 808-0752  
Casavant, Alan Mayor (207) 286-9385  
Mills, Bobby Councilor Ward 4   (207) 205-7977  
Ortiz, Doris Councilor - At-Large   (207) 292-8988  

Downtown Development Commission 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Schlaver, Julian Chair, Ward 5 Councilor (207) 494-4156  
Emhiser, William Council Representative (978) 821-0602  
White, Camille     (207) 632-0721  
Mourmouras, Patrick     (207) 710-4265  
Foley, Victoria     (207) 409-5115  
Cyr, Robert     (207) 423-6891  
Swanton, Susan     (207) 281-2453  
Brandstein, Ari     (413) 636-2608  
Beaudette, Stephen     (207) 749-6797  

Eastern Fire/EMS Substation Committee 

Biddeford, ME 04005

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Emhiser, William Chair; Ward 1 Councilor    
Boucher, Daniel      
Emerson, James      
Greene, Jeffrey      
Gregory, Karin      
Noble, Kyle      
Swanton, Michael      
Boston, Patricia      
Labrecque, Paul      
McPheeters, Peter      
Riggs, William      

Finance Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Casavant, Alan Mayor   (207) 286-9385  
Belanger, Norman Chair - Council President (207) 871-7500  
Emhiser, William Council Member   (978) 821-0602  
Lessard, Marc Council Member   (207) 229-8322  

Harbor Commission 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Murphy, Sean     (207) 282-3148  
Ganz, Graham     (207) 423-7357  
Hennedy, John     (207) 284-5614  
MacKeil, William     (207) 272-0533  

Historic Preservation Commission 

Biddeford, ME 04005

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Cabral, Jeff Chair (302) 858-8351  
Schaffer, Leah Vice Chair   (757) 927-5324  
Glynn, Catherine     (207) 831-7508  
Ware, Erin     (207) 210-8288  
Larry , Julie Regular Member   (207) 710-2012  
Flint, James Associate Member   (207) 590-0458  

Mayor's Affordable Housing Task Force 

205 Main Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

PO Box 586
Biddeford, ME 04005

207-571-0700

Link: https://www.biddefordmaine.org/3295/Mayors-Affordable-Housing-Task-Force

This short-term Task Force was created to review and make recommendations on the housing issues facing the community. The work of the Task Force shall include: 

  1. Reviewing the historical housing data; 
  2. Reporting on the actual change in affordability within the community over the last five years; 
  3. Making recommendations on the definition of ‘affordable’ should mean for Biddeford; 
  4. Providing a housing inventory within Biddeford; 
  5. Identifying the housing shortages within the community; 
  6. Providing a forecast of the likely changes in affordable housing over the next five years without any intervention; 
  7. Identifying the current and projected impact on homelessness within the community; 
  8. Reviewing the current Housing Goals adopted by the City Council and making any recommendations on changes, if appropriate; and 
  9. Making any recommendation(s) the Task Force deems appropriate to address the challenges that are identified through the work of the Task Force.

The Task Force shall consist of nine members. The membership shall consist of a cross section of the City, including the desire to include representatives of the City Council, a citizen that rents within the community, and a person that owns rental property within the community. 

The Task Force shall issue a preliminary report to the City Council by June 30, 2022, with a final report issued by August 15, 2022. 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Ortiz, Doris Chair; Councilor-at-Large    
Grohman, Martin Councilor Ward 3    
Boucher, Daniel      
Bowen, Rev. Shirley      
Caldwell, Ciel      
Deschambault, Dominic      
Garcia-Grant, Ian      
Harkness, Seth      
Johnson, Jessica