City Council


Top row, L-R: Aaron Park (Council Chair, Ward 7), Jennifer DeChant (Vice Chair, Ward 5), Phyllis Bailey (Ward 1), Mary Ellen Bell (Ward 2), Terry Nordmann (Ward 3)
 Bottom row, L-R: Louis "Roo" Dunn (Ward 4), Susan Bauer (Ward 6), Elizabeth Dingley (At Large), Julie Ambrosino (At Large)


The Bath City Council is composed of nine members, one member from each of the City's seven wards and two at-large members. Councilor's serve three-year terms.

Ward Map

To find out which City Council member represents you, please check view our Ward Map and compare against the chart below.

Council Members

To contact the Councilor in your Ward, please use the chart below. Click the Councilor's name to learn more about them.

CouncilorWard (click to view map)EmailPhone
Aaron Park (Chair)Ward 7ward7@cityofbath.com207-319-6282
Jennifer DeChant (Vice Chair)Ward 5ward5@cityofbath.com207-442-8486
Elizabeth DingleyAt Largeatlarge2@cityofbath.com207-844-0083
Julie AmbrosinoAt Largeatlarge1@cityofbath.com207-504-4533
Phyllis BaileyWard 1ward1@cityofbath.com207-443-1573
Mary Ellen BellWard 2ward2@cityofbath.com207-798-2531
Terry NordmannWard 3ward3@cityofbath.com207-442-8022
Louis "Roo" DunnWard 4ward4@cityofbath.com
207-370-0113
Susan BauerWard 6ward6@cityofbath.com207-751-4541

Powers of the City Council (City Charter):

"The City Council shall have, exercise and enjoy all the rights, immunities, powers and privileges of municipal corporations incorporated under the laws of the State of Maine. It shall be subject to all the duties, liabilities and obligations provided for herein, or otherwise pertaining to or incumbent upon municipal corporations. It may enact orders, resolutions and ordinances consistent with the constitution and laws of the State of Maine and establish penalties for the breach thereof as authorized by law."

The City Council decides on policy and legislative matters and its decision are implemented through the City Manager's Office.

The City Council is advised and the City is represented on legal matters by the City Solicitor Roger Therriault of the law firm Therriault & Therriault of Bath, Maine.

Watch Council Meetings

You can watch City Council meetings through Bath Community Television (BCTV) Channel 14. Click Here to watch BCTV online on demand.

Council Agendas and Minutes