About Bucksport



Acreage:
34,699 (Sq. Mi.: Land 51.6, water 4.9)

Municipal Building:
Main Street, P.O. Drawer X, Bucksport 04416; Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; 469-7368, fax 469-7369; www.bucksport.biz, e-mail [email protected]

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Mayor, Town Manager, Town Council (7).

Mayor:
Elizabeth Whitney 469-7368

Town Manager:
Roger Raymond 469-7368

Town Clerk:
Kathy L. Downes 469-7368

Treasurer:
Roger Raymond 469-7368

Tax Collector:
Roger Raymond 469-7368

Finance Director:
Deborah Fitzpatrick 469-7368

Assessor:
Carol Oliver 469-7949

Registrar of Voters:
Kathy L. Downes 469-7368

Economic Development:
David Milan 469-7368

Emergency Management:
Roger Raymond 469-7368

Welfare Director:
Roger Raymond 469-7368

Public Works:
Duane Nadeau 469-6680

Parks & Recreation:
Talbot (Tim) Emery 469-3518

Road Commissioner:
Duane Nadeau 469-6680

Code Enforcement:
Jeffrey Hammond 469-7368

Building/Plumbing Inspector:
Jeffrey Hammond 469-7368

Water Supt.:
David Michaud 469-6288

Sanitation Supt.:
David Michaud 469-6288

Police Chief:
Sean Geagan 469-7951

Dir. of Emergency Services:
Craig Bowden 469-7951

Animal Control Officer:
Daniel Joy 469-7951

Health Officer:
Valerie Sulya 469-2436

Harbor Master:
Douglas E. Gray 469-7951

Supt. of Schools:
James S. Boothby 469-7311

School Board (4):
RSU 25, Chr. Paul Bissonnettee; meets first Wed. each month

Planning Board (7):
Chr. John Daniels 469-7368; meets first Thurs. each month

Appeals Board (5):
Chr. Jeremy Daigle 469-6525; meets as needed

Assessment Review (3):
meets as needed

House Dist. 40:
Rep. Kimberley C. Rosen (R)

Senate Dist. 31:
Sen. Richard W. Rosen (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 2:
Percy L. Brown Jr. (R)

Zoning:
Land use and site plan ordinance; implemented 1993; last amended 2006

Comprehensive Plan:
2003

Last Townwide Valuation:
2005

Fiscal Year:
July 1-June 30

Municipal Election:
First Tues. in November

Fire Department:
Municipal 911

Ambulance:
Bucksport Ambulance Service 469-7951

Library:
Buck Memorial Library 469-2650

Schools:
Miles Lane School 469-6666
G. Herbert Jewett School 469-6644
Bucksport Middle School 469-6647
Bucksport High School 469-6650
Evangel Baptist Academy 469-7121
REACH Alternative Middle & Senior High School 469-7147

Post Offices:
Bucksport 04416, 469-3621
Orland 04472, 469-2814
East Orland 04431, 469-1170

Water Service:
Aqua Maine Water Co. 469-0021

Sewer Service:
Bucksport Wastewater Treatment Plant 469-6288

Trash Collection/Recycling:
Bucksport Transfer Station 469-7496

Cable TV:
Time Warner 877-596-5366

Chamber of Commerce:
Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce 469-6818

Churches:
Congregational 1,Church of God 1, Roman Catholic 1, Methodist 3, Baptist 1

Banks:
Bangor Savings Bank, Camden Nat’l Bank, Seaboard Federal Credit Union

Population:
1980: 4,345
1990: 4,825
2000: 4,908

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 1,714/133
1990: 1,940/138
2000: 2,145/137

2000 Population by Ages:
0-4            272
5-19        1,070
20-44      1,690
45-64      1,211
65 up        665
TOTAL    4,908

Median Age:
38.3

Taxation History:
Valuation        Mill             Raised
Year         (000’s)         Rate          (000’s)
1960    $   6,536          .074          $  484
1970       19,041          .060           1,145
1980      175,627         .0145         2,547
1990      346,288         .0156         5,402
2000      488,466         .01600       7,815
2001      541,950         .01660       8,996
2002      542,106         .01690       9,162
2003      554,106         .01690       9,364
2004      564,477         .01670       9,426
2005      646,054         .01430       9,239  
2006      658,606         .01380       9,089
2007      660,168         .01380       9,110
2008      697,182         .01275       8,889
2009      694,493         .01251       8,695