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Representative William Bridgeo
Rep. William Bridgeo
  Representing: Augusta (part)
District #60

Rep. Bill Bridgeo is serving his first term in the Maine House of Representatives. He is a member of the Environment and Natural Resources Committee.

Rep. Bridgeo was born in and spent his youth in Aroostook County. He is the oldest of six sons raised by devoted, working class parents. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from St. Michael's College in Vermont and a master's in public administration from the University of Hartford in Connecticut.

In the late 1970s, Rep. Bridgeo began a 40-year career in city management, serving six years as city manager of Calais, ME, eleven years as city manager of Canandaigua, NY, and 24 years as city manager of Augusta, ME.

He has also served in leadership positions on numerous professional and civic boards, including as president of the New York Municipal Management Association, president of the Kennebec Valley YMCA and as a member of the Maine Municipal Association, the Maine Town and City Management Association (MTCMA) and the Maine Development Foundation. He was the recipient of the MTCMA's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022.

Rep. Bridgeo is a longstanding member of the University of Maine at Augusta's adjunct faculty, teaching courses in state and local government. He has also taught MBA ethical leadership courses at Thomas College.

Rep. Bridgeo has been married for 39 years to his wife, Janice Church Bridgeo. They have two grown children.

He is also passionate about Maine's environment and enjoys trout fishing and bird hunting. Together, he and Janice enjoy a full range of outdoor activities including cycling, kayaking and hiking throughout Maine.

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

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Department of 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; returnable containers; hydropower and dams; waste-to-energy facilities; mining; wind energy development; and general environmental policy, including oversight of the Department of Environmental Protection.

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You can also contact me at my home:

100 Fairview Avenue
Augusta, me 04330
(207) 458-2939

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.