The Comprehensive Plan Committee oversees implementation of the 2015-2025 Kittery Comprehensive Plan. The committee includes 10 voting members and 3 non-voting members. Voting members include the Town Council Chair and Vice Chair, one representative from each of the following boards: Board of Appeals, Economic Development Committee, Planning Board, Port Authority and School Committee, and 3 citizen members appointed for 3 year terms. Non-voting members include the Town Manager, Superintendent of Schools, and the Director of Planning and Development.
The committee may:
- Review and assess the priorities, goals, and action steps of the Comprehensive Plan, and the Town's progress in achieving the goals and implementing the action steps.
- Specify revisions to the priorities, goals and objectives and recommend options to address challenges in implementation.
- Identify specific issues in the Comprehensive Plan that require further exploration, and recommend to the Town Council strategies to address those issues.
- Provide a written report to the Town Council each January summarizing the Comprehensive Plan progress, identifying challenges and recommending strategies to achieve goals.