Current Committee Members

Kevin Raday, Chair
51/63 Alpine Road
(215) 518-0795

Margaret “Maggie” Lynn, Vice Chair
15 Church Street

Beth Cossey
38 Highland Road
(207) 647-3724

Evan Miller
60 Sunset Road
(207) 647-9599

Amy Stone
1 Church Street
(207) 647-2472

Al Bottone IV
14 Conforte Hill Road

Mary Tworog
4 Hillcrest Avenue

James Kidder
63 Main Street

Michael Davis
12 North High Street

Robert J. McHatton Sr., Select Board Liaison
207 South High Street
(207) 647-4280

Victoria Hill, Town of Bridgton Staff/Community Development Director
(207) 595-3560

The Community Development Advisory Committee was formed when the Economic Development Corporation was privately created and the Town’s Economic Development Committee functions shifted to a different focus, that of development within the community.


The Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) acts an advisory committee to the Community Development Department.  Its mission is to identify and prioritize the goals of Bridgton’s Comprehensive Plan.


The Committee shall report to the Select Board at least quarterly, the work and progress they have achieved on various assignments and issues. As an advisory committee, the CDAC makes recommendations to the Board for consideration. The Committee may request volunteers to assist their efforts, however such persons are not considered voting members of the Committee. The Committee may request additional authorization from the Select Board for specific activities.


Every member of the Committee shall comply with existing state law and the policies and procedures of the town including but not limited to the conduct and notice of meetings, the Town’s Ethics and Guidelines Policy, conflict of interest laws and the Town Personnel Policies.


Remote Meeting Policy-Effective 11/24/2021


Members are appointed by the Select Board on an annual basis, usually in January of each year. The Board may also appoint members during the year as they deem necessary.


The Committee shall hold regular public meetings, be responsible for the creation and posting of all agendas and the creation of the public record of each meeting in accordance with the prevailing state law. Such records shall be forwarded to the Select Board and any other entities they are working with.


The Select Board may amend this Charge and Mission as they deem appropriate.


Arts & Culture Subcommittee

Under the Town of Bridgton Community Development Advisory Committee, The Arts & Culture Subcommittee exists to support and sustain a culturally rich community by creating opportunities for exhibition, performance, and artistic collaboration, and by offering workshops and arts education activities. Under the guidance of the Bridgton Community Development Advisory Committee and Community Development Department, the Subcommittee is led by Michael Davis (of the Bridgton Historical Society).

The Arts & Culture Subcommittee meets on the second Friday of each month at 8:00am in the Downstairs Meeting Room of the Bridgton Town Office. The meeting can be accessed in-person or remotely.

See agendas and meeting minutes –>

The Community Development Advisory Committee typically meets every other Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. in the Bridgton Meeting Room (downstairs meeting room) in the Municipal Building.

Upcoming Events

Wed 24

Community Development Committee Meeting

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
May 08

Community Development Committee Meeting

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
May 22

Community Development Committee Meeting

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jun 12

Community Development Committee Meeting

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jun 26

Community Development Committee Meeting

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am