About Ellsworth



Acreage:
60,800 (Sq. Mi.: Land 79.3, water 14.6)

Municipal Building:
One City Hall Plaza, P.O. Box 586, Ellsworth, 04605; Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 667-2563, fax 667-4908, www.cityofellsworthme.org, e-mail [email protected]

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
City Manager, City Council (7)

City Manager:
Michelle H. Beal 667-2563

Mayor/Council Chr.:
John Phillips 667-2563

Administrative Assistant:
Denice Turner 667-2563

City Clerk:
Heidi-Noel Grindle 667-2563

Treasurer/Finance Director:
Tammy M. Mote 667-2563

Tax Collector:
Leann Beal 667-2563

Assessor:
Larry Gardner 667-2563

Registrar of Voters:
Vicki Harris 667-2563

Town Planner:
Michele Gagnon 667-2563

Economic Development Director:
Janet Toth 667-2563

Emergency Management:
Jonathan Marshall 667-2563

Welfare Director:
Katina D. Howes 667-2563

Public Works Director:
Myron R. Grant 667-2037

Road Commissioner:
Michelle H. Beal 667-2563

Code Enforcement:
Dwight Tilton 667-2563

Building/Plumbing Inspector:
Dwight Tilton/Lori Roberts 667-2563

Water Supt.:
Lawrence Wilson 667-2563

Police Chief:
John DeLeo 667-2168

Fire Chief:
Jonathan Marshall 667-8666

Animal Control Officer:
Police Department 667-2168

Health Officer:
Dwight Tilton 667-4910

Harbor Master:
Randy Heckman 667-6311

Supt. of Schools:
William T. Webster Jr. 667-8136

School Board (5):
RSU 24; meets second Tues. each month

Planning Board (5):
Chr. John Fink 667-4910; meets first Wed. each month

Board of Appeals (5):
Chr. Jeffrey Toothaker 667-2563; meets fourth Tues. each month

Assessment Review (5):
Chr. Jeffrey Toothaker 667-2563; meets as needed

House Dist. 38:
Rep. Louis Luchini (D)

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

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

Zoning:
Commercial, residential; implemented 1998; last amended 2006

Comprehensive Plan:
2005

Last Townwide Valuation:
2007

Fiscal Year:
July 1-June 30

Municipal Election:
First Tues. following the first Mon. in November

Fire Department:
Municipal 911

Ambulance:
County Ambulance 667-3200

Library:
Ellsworth Public Library 667-6363

Schools:
Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School 667-6241
Ellsworth High School 667-4722
Life Christian Academy 667-8622
KidsPeace New England 667-0909
Hancock County Technical Center 667-9729

College:
University of Maine Ellsworth Center 667-3897

Post Office:
Ellsworth 04605, 667-5340
Includes Amherst, Graham Lake, Osborn, Otis, Waltham, Plantation 38, Fletcher’s Landing, Lamoine, Trenton, Marlboro, Mariaville, Ellsworth Falls, Branch Pond, Green Lake Landing

Water Service:
City of Ellsworth 667-2155

Sewer Service:
City of Ellsworth 667-7315

Trash Collection:
Ellsworth Transfer Station 667-2459
Waste Management of Maine 989-4000

Recycling:
Ellsworth Recycling Center 667-1181

Wastewater Treatment:
City of Ellsworth 667-7315

Cable TV:
Time Warner 877-596-5366

Chamber of Commerce:
Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce 667-5584
Churches:

Baptist 4, Christian Science 1, Congregational 2, Episcopal 1, Interdenominational 1, Jehovah’s Witness 1, Pentecostal 1, Roman Catholic 1, Methodist 1, Lutheran 1, Unitarian 1, Latter-day Saints 1, Anglican 1, Seventh-day Adventist 1

Banks:
Bangor Savings Bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, The First, Key Bank, Machias Savings Bank, Peoples Heritage Bank, Union Trust Co., Maine Savings Credit Union, Seaboard Federal Credit Union

Population:
1980: 5,179
1990: 5,975
2000: 6,456

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 2,079/424
1990: 2,636/566
2000: 2,899/543

2000 Population by Ages:
0-4       308
5-19     1,217
20-44   2,197
45-64   1,624
65 up   1,110
TOTAL  6,456

Median Age:
40.5

Taxation History:
Valuation            Mill           Raised
Year           (000’s)           Rate         (000’s)
1960       $   8,177          .062          $   NA
1970          31,246          .035           1,094
1980        107,796          .0174         1,876
1990        381,969         .01290        4,927
2000        486,963         .01500        7,304
2001        520,660         .0160          8,331
2002        533,431         .01688        9,004
2003        549,929         .01727        9,497
2004        570,403         .01784      10,176
2005        581,572         .01778      10,340
2006        640,925         .01755      11,248
2007        994,400         .01315      13,076
2008     1,025,705         .01335      13,693
2009     1,054,067         .01334      14,058