CONTACT: Sherry Churchill
Hancock County Planning Commission
395 State Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
667-7131 (Voice)
667-2099 (Fax)

DATE: February 25, 2005

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

The second forum of the Striking a Balance Series focuses on the topics of affordable housing and cluster development and is scheduled to be held from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 at the White Birches Motel in Ellsworth. The cost is $22 per person ($19 each additional person from a municipal board/organization) which includes a buffet meal and printed materials. Doors will open at 5:15 for those dining.

Panelists include:

Opening remarks will be made by Fay Lawson, Hancock County Commissioner. Time has been scheduled to include a question/answer session. Participants will be asked to provide feedback on a development tracking form proposed by the HCPC to better gauge the rate and type of development occurring in Hancock County.

Agenda and Registration Form (200K pdf)

Partners in this ambitious effort include the Down East Resource Conservation and Development Council, Gouldsboro Planning Board, Ellsworth Planning Department, and Union River Watershed Coalition. To register for the forum, please contact the HCPC at 667-7131 or