Pest Management Advisory Committee (PMAC) 

Members

Ann Morril, resident *Chair
Cathy Chapman, resident
Bret LeBlue, resident
Fred Dillon, South Portland Stormwater Program Coordinator *Secretary 
Jesse O'Brien, practicing Agronomist
Mike Hughes, landscape professional
Dave Melevsky, landscape professional (NOFA accredited)

Duties:

The PMAC serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council and the Sustainability Coordinator to oversee this ordinance through the following:

  1. Advising the City Council and the Sustainability Coordinator of any problems encountered or amendments that may be required to achieve the full and successful implementation of this ordinance;
  2. Reviewing and acting upon waiver applications when applicable;
  3. In coordination with the Sustainability Coordinator, developing and implementing outreach and education as specified in this ordinance;
  4. Seeking the participation, advice and counsel of experts in the fields of organic turf and landscape management, maintenance of trees and shrubs, and organic pest protocol;
  5. Encouraging broad community participation, from parents, schools, advocates, and local arboriculture and landscaping businesses, in the activities of the PMAC;
  6. Reviewing annual data and issuing a summary report annually to the City Council;
  7. On or before May 1, 2019, and every three years thereafter, conducting an evaluation of this ordinance, including a review of pilot project results and reporting data, and providing recommendations to the City Council and the Sustainability Coordinator for any ordinance amendments it deems appropriate; and
  8. Additional responsibilities as may be deemed necessary by the City Council.

Agendas & Minutes: 

File Name Date Added File Size
4-10-17 PMAC Meeting Agenda.pdf 4/7/2017 460.01 KB
1-9-17 PMAC Meeting Minutes.pdf 2/14/2017 358.46 KB
PMAC Agenda 1-9-17.pdf 12/19/2016 460.12 KB