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Representative Arthur L. Bell
Rep. Bell
 
  Representing - Chebeague Island, Long Island and Yarmouth
District #47
 

Rep. Art Bell has lived on Cousins Island for the past 24 years. He and his wife Robin Hodgskin raised three kids who proudly graduated from Yarmouth High. After graduating from Colby College, Bell earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and worked for 30 years in corporate finance. Art has served on Yarmouth's Comprehensive Plan Implementation Committee, where he listened to the citizens and helped reconsider the way the community interacts with the local businesses, cultivating a safe and thoughtful village. Bell believes we must balance the issues of a changing climate, affordable housing, economic development and an aging population. 

Bell also serves on the Yarmouth History Society Board and the Bike/Ped Committee. He is a founding member of the Royal River Alliance, working to restore the royal River watershed. Bell was previously elected to two three-year terms on the School Board and six years on the Yarmouth Senior Housing Board and was the longtime Treasurer of Yarmouth Cares About Neighbors(YCAN).


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Committee

Rep. Bell is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Air and water quality; natural resource protection; site location of development laws, shoreland zoning, subdivisions and growth management; management and disposal of solid, hazardous, biomedical and special wastes; hydropower and dams; waste-to-energy facilities; mining; general environmental policy, including oversight of the Department of Environmental Protection; and returnable containers.

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Legislation

Click on the button below to see all bills, joint resolutions and orders I sponsored or cosponsored this session, as well as legislative sentiments that honor and recognize people from our district and throughout the state.


 

 

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Contact Me

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You can also contact me at my home:

14 Altantic Reach
Yarmouth, ME 04096
arthur.bell@legislature.maine.gov

When the Legislature is in session, you can leave a message for me by calling the State House Message Phone: (800) 423-2900 or the State House TDD Line: Relay 711.