About Blue Hill



Acreage:
36,301 (Sq. Mi.: Land 62.5, water 24.1)

Municipal Building:
P.O. Box 412, 18 Union St., Blue Hill 04614; Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; 374-2281, fax 374-9935, www.bluehillme.govoffice.com

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.:
John Bannister 374-2281

Administrative Assistant:
Ann Stadden 374-2281

Town Clerk:
Etta Perkins 374-2281

Treasurer:
Ann Stadden 374-2281

Tax Collector:
Etta Perkins 374-2281

Assessor:
R.J.D. Appraisals 374-2281

Registrar of Voters:
Lucy Kent Sisco 374-2281

Emergency Management:
Dennis Robertson 374-5561

Welfare Director:
Board of Selectmen 374-2281

Road Commissioner:
David M. Cousins 374-5674

Code Enforcement:
Judith Jenkins 374-5192

Building Inspector:
Judith Jenkins 374-5192

Plumbing Inspector:
Judith Jenkins 374-5192

Sanitation Supt.:
David Dietrich 374-9987

Constable:
David Giroux 374-2463

Fire Chief:
Dennis Robertson 374-5561

Animal Control Officer:
Bradley Saunders 667-3275

Health Officer:
Judith Jenkins 374-5192

Harbor Master:
Dennis Robertson 374-5561

Supt. of Schools:
Denis Howard, Interim 374-9927

School Board (5):
Chr. Ben Wooten; meets second Wed. each month

Planning Board (7):
Peter D’Entremont 374-9942; meets second Mon. each month

Appeals Board (5):
Chr. Richard Horton 374-5035; meets as needed

House Dist. 37:
Rep. Ralph Chapman (D)

Senate Dist. 28:
Sen. Brian Langley (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 1:
Steven E. Joy (R)

Zoning:
Subdivision, shoreland, commercial; implemented 1992

Comprehensive Plan:
Being reviewed

Last Townwide Valuation:
2008

Fiscal Year:
Jan. 1-Dec. 31

Town Meeting:
Sat. following first Friday in April

Municipal Election:
First Fri. in April

Fire Dept.:
Blue Hill Volunteer Fire Dept. 911

Ambulance:
Peninsula Ambulance Corps 374-9955

Library:
Blue Hill Public Library 374-5515

Schools:
Blue Hill Consolidated School 374-2207
George Stevens Academy 374-2808
The Bay School 374-2187
Blue Hill Harbor School 374-5501

Post Offices:
Blue Hill 04614, 374-5667
East Blue Hill 04629, 374-5095

Sewer Service:
Town of Blue Hill 374-9987

Trash Collection/Recycling:
Blue Hill/Surry Transfer Station 374-5458

Wastewater Treatment:
Town of Blue Hill 374-9987

Cable TV:
Adelphia 888-683-1000

Chamber of Commerce:
Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 374-3242

Churches:
Baptist 3, Congregational 1, Episcopal 1, Pentecostal 1

Banks:
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Union Trust Co., The First

Population:
1980: 2,500
1990: 3,000
2000: 2,390

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 741/232
1990: 911/421
2000: 1,136/350

2000 Population by Ages:
0-4            85
5-19          498
20-44        630
45-64        724
65 up        453
TOTAL    2,390

Median Age:
44.7

Taxation History:
Valuation            Mill         Raised
Year       (000’s)            Rate       (000’s)
1960      $ 1,246          .0104      $  131
1970         2,615          .011           289
1980       45,538          .016           739
1990      255,729         .007         1,790
2000      293,460         .0125       3,668
2001      359,759         .0103       3,688
2002      365,354         .0105       3,836
2003      373,774         .0110       4,112
2004      381,441         .0110       4,196
2005      387,940         .0110       4,267
2006      395,915         .0110       4,355
2007      400,221         .01125     4,502
2008      725,689         .00653     4,735
2009      730,841         .00665     4,860