Category: Municipal & Land Use


            The State legislature created the Maine Land Use Planning Commission (LUPC) formerly known as the Land Use Regulatory Commission (LURC) by statute entitled 12 MRSA Chapter 206-A Land Use …

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Question 1 and Tax Expenditures

Today (November 3rd), Maine’s voters will determine the fate of ballot question number 1 which, if enacted, would expand and provide additional funding for Maine’s “clean elections” law. The funding …

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Development Agreements

In 25 years as a municipal attorney, I have had the opportunity to work on dozens of TIF (“tax increment financing”) projects for new or expanded manufacturing and commercial facilities, …

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