Waterfront Access Topic of Workshop

ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Planning Commission is sponsoring a workshop on public access to the shore on Monday, July 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ellsworth City Hall Council Chambers.

Speakers will include Matt Nixon of the Maine Coastal Program, who will discuss tools for preserving the working waterfront.

Peter Slovinsky, a coastal geologist with the Maine Department of Conservation, will discuss planning for sea level rise and storm surges. Municipal officials will discuss their experiences in developing public access sites.

There is no registration fee, but those planning to attend are asked to contact Sheri Walsh at 667-7131 or [email protected] by July 6.

For more community news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.

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