05/21/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/21/2019 16:29
BAR HARBOR, MAINE - The Acadia National Park Advisory Commission will meet at park headquarters (20 McFarland Hill Drive) in Bar Harbor at 1 - 3 p.m. on Monday June 3, 2019. The meeting is open to the public and will include an opportunity for public comments.
Superintendent Kevin Schneider will provide reports on the overall park status including the Acadia National Park Transportation Plan, Bass Harbor Head Light acquisition, and the Acadia Workforce Housing Initiative. Select park staff will present on climate change and partnership initiatives.
Congress created the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission in 1986 to consult with the National Park Service on matters relating to the management and development of the park, including, but not limited to, the acquisition of lands and interests in lands. The Commission is comprised of 16 members with three members appointed by the Secretary of Interior, three members appointed by the Governor of Maine, and one member appointed by each of the following towns: Bar Harbor, Cranberry Isles, Frenchboro, Gouldsboro, Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, Swans Island, Tremont, Trenton, and Winter Harbor.
The next meetings of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission, published to the Federal Register, is planned for September 9, 2019 (Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor).