Council and School Board approve citizen appointments to the School Building Advisory Committee

The Town Council unanimously approved the Joint Appointments Committee's recommendations to appoint five public members to the ad-hoc School Building Advisory Committee during the February 13, 2023 council meeting.  The School Board voted 5-0 in favor of accepting the committee's recommendation at the February 14 School Board meeting.  The five public members who will serve on the School Building Advisory Committee are:

  1. David Andrews
  2. Corinne Bell
  3. Patrick Cotter
  4. Michael Hussey
  5. Larry Benoit

There were 26 residents who applied to serve on this committee [Article].  Three alternates were also selected in the event that the first five nominees were unable to accept their appointment.

Councilor Susan Gillis, Chair of the Town Council Appointments Committee, said, "We greatly value the time all the applicants put in to applying to this committee and their willingness to jump into a project that would be challenging, time consuming, and we hope, ultimately, very satisfying.  We had an extraordinary range of professional and personal backgrounds reflected in this applicant group."

The ad-hoc School Building Advisory Committee will hold their first meeting on Thursday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cape Elizabeth Middle School.

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