Shore Road Closure

8/9/2022 8:16AM: Due to a failed culvert, Shore Road will be CLOSED to through traffic from Pond Ave to Forrest Ave while public works crews work to replace it. This is in the vicinity of the Ellsworth Elementary Middle School. We estimate the road will be closed for the next day or two.

PUBLIC NOTICE for July 25, 2022

The Ellsworth Planning Board and Ellsworth City Council will conduct a joint workshop on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 6:00 pm in the Council Chamber at City Hall. The public is welcome to attend this workshop, though it does not include a public hearing. The purpose is to hold a work session between the City Council and Planning Board, along with City staff and consultants, to hear a presentation and general overview of potential amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance, with particular focus on the medium- and large-scale solar energy systems impacted by the current moratorium imposed on those developments. A quorum of the Planning Board and/or City Council may be present.


1. Call to Order

2. Staff Comments

3. Presentation on the Status of Renewable Energy Markets and Large-Scale Solar Developments – by City Planner Elena Piekut and George “Woody” Wood of Oak Point Energy Associates, LLC

4. Questions, Discussion & Next Steps

5. Adjournment