The Long Creek Watershed
Management District (LCWMD) was created by interlocal agreement among the
municipalities of South Portland, Portland, Westbrook and Scarborough. The
agreement was executed in August 2009. There are up to 16 Governing Board
members of the LCWMD as follows: Portland (2) - one municipal official or
employee and one private Participating Landowner or non-profit representative;
Scarborough (2) - one municipal official or employee and one public or private
Participating Landowner; South Portland (7) - two municipal officials or
employees, four private Participating Landowners and non-profit representative;
and Westbrook (3) - one municipal official or employee and two private
Participating Landowners; and one representative each from Maine Department of
Transportation and the Maine Turnpike Authority.
Bacon - President, Chair of the Board Scarborough municipal representative Dan
Bacon is the Town Planner for the Town of Scarborough and is
their municipal official representative. He is the director of
the Scarborough’s Planning and Code Enforcement Department and
is the current chairman of the Portland Area Comprehensive
Transportation System Planning Committee, is a member of the
Steering Committee of the Gorham East-West Corridor Study, and
is involved in the Red Brook Watershed Planning process in
Scarborough (the watershed directly to the south).
Russell - Vice-president, Vice-president of the Board South Portland private landowner representative
David Russell is the Staff Facilities Engineer for Fairchild
Semiconductor. He has been with Fairchild for more than 30
years and has been involved with Site Planning, Project
Management, Engineering Design, and Environmental Management.
He served on South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Chamber Board of
Directors for eight years. He served on the Planning Advisory
Committee for the Portland Jetport Master Plan.
Bohlen - Treasurer Portland nonprofit representative
Curtis Bohlen is Director of the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership.
He holds a PhD in Ecology from Cornell University and has served
on the Environmental Studies faculty of Bates and Colby
Colleges. He serves on Maine's Board of Pesticides Control.
Thomes - Secretary South Portland municipal representative
David Thomes is the Collection Systems Manager for the City of
John Branscom Maine Turnpike Authority representative John Branscom has been the
Environmental Coordinator for the Maine Turnpike Authority (MTA) since 2001. He
is responsible for managing all areas of environmental compliance. Prior to his
work at MTA, John worked as an Environmental Engineer at manufacturing facility,
the Environmental Section Chief for the Maine Army National Guard, and an
Environmental Specialist for the Maine DEP. John served in Operation Enduring
Freedom in Afghanistan from 2006-2007 and received a Bronze Star for his
Goldberg South Portland private landowner representative (real
estate development / property management)
Brian Goldberg is the President of the Bramlie Corporation,
which is located at 50 Foden Road in South Portland. Bramlie
Corporation owns and manages two properties within the district;
the multi-tenanted office building at 50 Foden Road and the
single tenanted Wright Express Headquarters at 225 Gorham Road
(Long Creek Park). Long Creek and one of its tributaries flow
directly through their property.
Gorris South Portland private landowner representative (large
Craig Gorris is the Senior General Manager for the Maine Mall, a
property owned by General Growth Properties.
Hughes South Portland municipal representative
Jim Hughes is South Portland City Councilor for District 5,
where Long Creek is located. He also serves on the South
Compensation Committee, Fair Hearing Board (General Assistance),
ecomaine Board of Directors (formerly RWS), and the West End
Trails Committee. Jim owns Hughes - Bérubé, Inc a
computer consulting business.
Jalbert South Portland nonprofit representative
Gerard Jalbert is a loan officer at Bank of America. He is a
former member of the Board of Appeals of the City of South
Portland, Maine and currently is chair of its Planning Board.
O’Hara Westbrook municipal representative
John O'Hara is employed at Port of
Portland as Maintenance Director. He currently serves on the Westbrook
City Council. He also participated in the following Westbrook committees:
Highways (Chairman for 4 years), Accounts & Claims (Vice President for 4 years),
Westbrook Environmental Improvement Corporation, Downtown Revitalization
Committee, Riverfront Revitalization Committee
– Westbrook municipal representative.
Palmer South Portland private landowner representative (hospitality
Ed Palmer is the General Manager of the Marriott Sable Oaks. He
has served on the board of the Portland Regional Chamber.
Adam Pitcher Westbrook private
Adam serves as the Director of Facilities for Sysco.
Raymond Scarborough public entity representative
Tom Raymond is the Landfill/Ashfill Manager for ecomaine. He is
a Licensed Professional Engineer and Licensed Surveyor with a
Bachelor of Science degree in geology from the University of
Southern Maine (USM). Tom joined
2007 and has more than 35 years of experience, including
projects where he was responsible for landfill operations,
groundwater monitoring, stormwater analysis, and sewer and water
mains. He is responsible for ecomaine's
240-acre site in South Portland and Scarborough, which contains
a $6.9 million state-of-the-art ashfill/landfill cell built in
Doug Roncarati Portland municipal representative Doug is the Stormwater Program Coordinator for the City of
Stephen Tibbets Maine Department of Transportation representative Steve serves as the Senior Environmental Engineer in the Surface Water
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