Mayoral Ad Hoc Committee on Economic Development

"This committee will take a comprehensive look at economic development for Lewiston. How can we encourage businesses to relocate here? How do we foster support for new businesses and encourage entrepreneurs to start a business? How do we help our current businesses expand? What improvements can we make in city government? How can we streamline the permit process?"    - Mayor Carl Sheline - January 3, 2022, Inaugural Address      

SHELINE - PIC - SIGNING OF MAYORAL AD HOC ON ECON. DEV. - 1-5-22

View Mayoral Order Here

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

VIEW HERE:  4/27/22 Commercial Real Estate Public Forum

Sub-committee on Planning & Code

The Order was signed by Mayor Sheline on January 5, 2022. The committee will make recommendations to Lewiston municipal officials and staff on policy, practice, and procedural changes to increase economic investment and activity and to develop ongoing community and municipal engagement. 

Mayor Sheline is pictured here when signing the Order accompanied by Mark Lee, of Harriman Associates, who will co-chair the committee with him; Economic Development Manager Misty Parker; Deputy Director of Planning & Code Doug Greene; and City Administrator Heather Hunter.   

Committee Membership

Carl Sheline, City of Lewiston - Mayor - Co-Chair

Mark Lee, Harriman Associates - Architect/Partner - Co-Chair

Kenneth Albert, Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice - President/CEO

Laura Davis, Rinck Advertising - President

Gene Geiger, Geiger - Owner/Chairman

Douglas Greene, Lewiston Deputy Director of Planning & Code

John Grenier, Rainbow Bicycle - Owner

Tim Hebert, Hebert Construction - Owner

Jennifer Hogan, Community Credit Union - President/CEO

Heather Hunter, Lewiston City Administrator

Steve Jorgensen, St. Mary's Regional Medical Center - President

Steve Littleson, Central Maine Medical Center - President/CEO

Adilah Muhammad, ASM Properties LLC - Owner

Abdikadir Negeye, Maine Immigrant & Refugee Services - Deputy Director 

Misty Parker, Lewiston Assistant Director of Economic & Community Development

Jules Patry, Davinci's Eatery - Owner

Craig Tribuno, Davinci's Eatery - Partner Owner

Whitney Pelletier, Forage Market - Managing Partner

Marc Roy,  Berry Talbot Royer.- CPA/Partner

Gabrielle Russell, Platz Associates - Architect

Clayton Spencer, Bates College - President

Chad Sylvester, Androvise Realty - Owner/Realtor

Shelley Norton, City of Lewiston Planner