Economic Development Committee

The Economic Development Committee was established by the City with a mission to promote and strengthen the local economy.  The Committee assists and encourages existing and new business and commerce in South Portland and advises and makes recommendations to City officials and staff.  The Committee meetings are posted on the City Calendar two weeks in advance, and are open to the public.

Economic Development Committee Members:

 There may be no more than three members from any one voting district

Name Appointee District Appointed By Term Expiration
Ross Little District One Rose (District Three) 03/23/22
Mark Reuscher District One Morgan (District One) 03/23/21
Martha Riehle District One Henderson (At-Large) 03/23/20
Ellen Clancy District Two Caricchio (District Four) 03/03/22
Stephen Bushey District Three          Beecher (At-Large) 03/23/20
  District Two Lewis (District Two) 03/23/21
Bruce Bennett District Five Dowling (District Five) 03/23/21

Current projects and documents:

  • Micro- and Emergency- Loan Program descriptions
  • Way Finding Signs description
  • Growth area TIF description


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