Climate Adaptation Committee

The Climate Adaptation Committee will seek options to make Kittery more resilient in the face of risks associated with warming temperatures and rising seas. 

The Committee consists of two Town Councilors, one representative from each of the following: Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Economic Development Committee, Parks Commission and School Committee; five citizen members, two local business owners of which one must be from the fishing industry and the Town Manager or designee.  Citizen and business representative members are appointed for three year terms.

The Committee may:

  • Make recommendations for ordinances, policies, projects and objectives to address actions to make Town properties safer and more energy efficient.
  • Establish and coordinate the work of three subcommittees: Built and Natural Landscape Impacts, Energy Efficiency and Public Health and Safety.
  • Collaborate with surrounding communities and the State on climate adaption matters.
  • Provide a report one year after its forming, and every five years thereafter to Town Council on progress and accomplishments.
NameTitleTermPhone

Town Council

439-0637

Town Council

752-2223

Conservation Commission

439-4484

Conservation Commission

439-1169

Parks Commission

439-5393

Planning Board

439-2492

Schools Representative

Business Owner/Resident

12/31/22

451-4021

Resident

12/31/22

439-4316

Resident

12/31/22

439-0619

Resident

12/31/22

Julia O'Connell

Resident

12/31/22

Resident

12/31/22