This task force will be implementing the economic development strategies found in the comprehensive plan as well as serving as a resource to the public on economic development issues. They are currently reviewing Goal 3 in the Comprehensive Plan as well as working with staff on a coordinated way-finding signage plan for the town.
The possible creation of an Economic Development District is a Bar Harbor Town Council Goal.
Bar Harbor Economic Development Districts
This is a report from the firm Planning Decisions, Inc. from Portland, which outlines what an Economic Development District is and what it could do for Bar Harbor.