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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Deadline Extended - City Seeks Applicants for Vacancies on Several Boards & Committees

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The City Clerk is seeking applications for several vacancies on various boards and committees. The vacancies are listed below. Additional information is available on the Boards & Committees vacancies page or by calling 207-874-8677. Deadline to apply is now Friday, August 20, 2021.  Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Nominating Committee Chair, c/o City Clerk, 389 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101 or klj@portlandmaine.gov. Applicants will be contacted for interviews.


  • Board of Appeals – 3 positions

  • Board of Assessment Review – 2 alternate positions

  • CDBG Allocation Committee - 3 positions

  • Creative Portland Corporation - 1 position

  • Fair Hearing Officer – 2 positions

  • Portland Fish Exchange - 3 positions; 1 Class A, 1 Class B, 1 Class C

  • Harbor Commission - 2 positions

  • Historic Preservation – 1 position

  • Parks Commission - 2 positions

  • Pesticide Management Advisory Committee - 1 position (Licensed applicator)

  • Planning Board - 3 positions

  • Portland Development Corporation – 6 positions

  • Rent Board – 1 position (Must live in District 2)

  • Rental Housing Advisory Board - 1 position (Must be a tenant)

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