Dog Advisory Committee

The Dog Advisory Committee promotes the responsible behavior of pets and their owners and monitors the public beaches in Kennebunk keeping these areas clean, safe and accessible for the enjoyment of all. The Dog Advisory Committee activities also include:
  • Overseeing the beaches when dogs are present to ensure that all are following the rules in the ordinance;
  • Identifying, receiving and following up on any reports of incidents involving dogs on the beach and working cooperatively with the Kennebunk Police Department and Animal Control officer to resolve any issues that arise;
  • Keeping dog waste bag dispensers filled along the beach and;
  • Creating the Welcome Dogs on Kennebunk Beaches (PDF) brochure
The Dog Advisory Committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Town Hall. All meetings are posted in Town Hall and on the Meeting Calendar.

Committee Members

Title Term Expires
Linda Miller Cleary
Member No Terms
Cathy Connors
Ellen Fagan
Alice Ferran Member  
Stuart Flavin Member  
Susan Hennessey Member  
Polly Hoffman Member  
Lisa Kendrick Member  
Robin Lavangie Member  
Ann Legg Member  
Dianne Trachimowicz Member (non-resident, non-voting)  
Rebecca Parker Animal Control Officer Ex-Officio
Sgt. Andrew Belisle Kennebunk Police Dept. Ex-Officio
Daniel Boothby Selectman Liaison  
Bow Sabelawski

Bow Sabelawski

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