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
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
Bates, Cat Chair
Schaffer, Leah Vice Chair  
Edwards, Stephanie Secretary
Ortiz, Doris City Council Representative  
Bey, Ronda    
Turner, Loretta    

Biddeford Climate Task Force 

205 Main Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Biddeford, ME 0400


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

Biddeford Fire Advisory Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email 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
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
Angers, Roch Chair (207) 282-7274
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 Phone
Fleurant, Brian Vice Chair (207) 299-2797
Johnson, Jessica   (207) 219-1825
Brandstein, Ari   (413) 636-2608

Cable Television Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title 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
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
Gastelum, Chrystina Chair  
Rhames, Richard Vice Chair   (207) 282-2119
Rioux, Denis     (207) 286-7967
Hadler, Bryan     (631) 356-2663
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
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
Casavant, Alan Mayor/Chair (207) 286-9385
Clearwater, Amy Councilor Ward 5   (207) 558-1801
Whiting, Scott Councilor Ward 2   (207) 808-0752
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
Nadzo, Anne Chair (207) 289-7157
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
Messier, Renee     (207) 502-0050
Causey, Adam     (207) 468-3657
Brandstein, Ari     (413) 636-2608

Finance Committee 

Biddeford, ME 0400

Biddeford, ME 0400


Staff
Name Title Email 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
Tarpey, Sean Chair (207) 282-0408
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
Cabral, Jeff Chair (302) 858-8351
Schaffer, Leah Vice Chair   (757) 927-5324
Glynn, Catherine     (207) 831-7508
McGuire, Priscilla     (207) 282-4631
Ware, Erin     (207) 210-8288
Larry , Julie     (207) 710-2012

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
Ortiz, Doris Chair; Councilor-at-Large
Grohman, Martin Councilor Ward 3
Boucher, Daniel  
Bowen, Rev. Shirley  
Caldwell, Ciel  
Deschambault, Dominic  
Harkness, Seth  
Johnson, Jessica