Top row, L-R: Mary Ellen Bell (Council Chair, Ward 2), Jennifer DeChant (Ward 5), Miriam Johnson (Ward 7), Phyllis Bailey (Ward 1), Terry Nordmann (Ward 3)
Bottom row, L-R: Louis "Roo" Dunn (Ward 4), Susan Bauer (Ward 6), Elizabeth Dingley (At Large), Julie Ambrosino (Vice Chair, At Large)
The Bath City Council is composed of nine members, one member from each of the City's seven wards and two at-large members. Councilor's serve three-year terms.
To find out which City Council member represents you, please check view our Ward Map and compare against the chart below.
To contact the Councilor in your Ward, please use the chart below. Click the Councilor's name to learn more about them.
|Councilor||Ward (click to view map)||Phone|
|Phyllis Bailey||Ward firstname.lastname@example.org||207-443-1573|
|Mary Ellen Bell (Chair)||Ward email@example.com||207-798-2531|
|Terry Nordmann||Ward firstname.lastname@example.org||207-442-8022|
|Louis "Roo" Dunn||Ward email@example.com||207-370-0113|
|Jennifer DeChant||Ward firstname.lastname@example.org||207-442-8486|
|Susan Bauer||Ward email@example.com||207-751-4541|
|Miriam Johnson||Ward firstname.lastname@example.org||207-939-5066|
|Julie Ambrosino (Vice Chair)||At Largeemail@example.com||207-504-4533|
|Elizabeth Dingley||At Largefirstname.lastname@example.org||207-844-0083|
Powers of the City Council (City Charter):
"The City Council shall have, exercise and enjoy all the rights, immunities, powers and privileges of municipal corporations incorporated under the laws of the State of Maine. It shall be subject to all the duties, liabilities and obligations provided for herein, or otherwise pertaining to or incumbent upon municipal corporations. It may enact orders, resolutions and ordinances consistent with the constitution and laws of the State of Maine and establish penalties for the breach thereof as authorized by law."
The City Council decides on policy and legislative matters and its decision are implemented through the City Manager's Office.
The City Council is advised and the City is represented on legal matters by the City Solicitor Roger Therriault of the law firm Therriault & Therriault of Bath, Maine.
Watch Council Meetings
City Council meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month in City Council Chambers (55 Front Street, 3rd floor). Additional meetings, when needed, are held on the third Wednesday of the month.
You can watch City Council meetings through Bath Community Television (BCTV) Channel 14. Click Here to watch BCTV online on demand.
Council Agendas and Minutes