Personal Property Rights and Subdivision Development: Striking a Balance in Hancock County

Second Forum of “Striking a Balance” Series Scheduled for March 31, 2005

The second forum of the “Striking a Balance” forum series has been tentatively scheduled for Thursday evening, March 31, 2005 (time/location to be announced). Major subdivision-related topics included in this forum will be cluster development and affordable housing.

The first forum, held at the White Birches in Ellsworth on September 30, 2004, was funded by a grant through the Maine Community Foundation and attracted nearly 120 participants. The series is a collaborative effort of the Hancock County Planning Commission, Downeast Resource Conservation and Development Council, City of Ellsworth Planning Department, Gouldsboro Planning Board and Union River Watershed Coalition.

Major goals of the “Striking a Balance” forum series are to:

Towns will be notified once an agenda for the evening program has been finalized. For more information, please contact the Hancock County Planning Commission at 667-7131 or