About Otis



Acreage:
15,899 (Sq. Mi.: Land 24.9, water 3.8)

Municipal Building:
132 Otis Rd., Otis 04605; Mon., Tues. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 537-2211, fax 537-2212, www.townofotis.com

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.:
Kevin Copeland 537-3035

Town Clerk:
Laura Salisbury 537-2211

Assistant Town Clerk:
Joan Montgomery-Dunn 537-2211

Treasurer:
Laura Salisbury 537-2211

Tax Collector:
Laura Salisbury 537-2211

Assessor:
Herbert Dickey, Agent for Selectmen 537-2211

Registrar of Voters:
Laura Salisbury 537-2211

Emergency Management:
Joan Montgomery-Dunn 532-2211

Welfare Director:
Laura Salisbury 537-2211

Road Commissioner:
Lawrence Salisbury 537-2211

Code Enforcement:
Rick Leavitt 537-2211

Plumbing Inspector:
Rick Leavitt 537-2211

Constable:
Kevin Copeland 537-3035

Animal Control Officer:
Vacant

Health Officer:
Laura Salisbury 537-2211

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

School Board (3):
RSU 24

Planning Board:
Chr. Laura Salisbury 537-2211; meets second Tues. each month

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

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

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

Zoning:
Implemented 1992; last amended 2006

Comprehensive Plan:
1995

Last Townwide Valuation:
1990

Fiscal Year:
July 1-June 30

Town Meeting:
Second Sat. in May

Municipal Election:
Second Sat. in May

Fire Department:
Mariaville Volunteer Fire Dept.  911

Ambulance:
County Ambulance 667-3200

Library:
Otis Public Library 537-2665

School:
Beech Hill School 537-2203

Post Office:
Ellsworth 04605, 667-5349

Trash Collection/Recycling:
Harris Downeast Disposal 584-3030

Church:
Baptist

Population:
1980: 307
1990: 355
2000: 543

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 101/437
1990: 137/462
2000: 247/431

2000 Population by Ages:
0-4       21
5-19     117
20-44   182
45-64   163
65 up   60
TOTAL            543

Median Age:
41.0

Taxation History:
Valuation            Mill      Raised
Year     (000’s)            Rate     (000’s)
1960    $   152            .0925   $  14
1970        281             .108        30
1980      9,304            .0126     117
1990    35,836            .0825     304
2000    44,869            .01310   588
2001    50,783            .01330   675
2002    52,642            .01490   784
2003    53,365            .01530   816
2004    54,748            .01530   838
2005    55,791            .01560   870
2006    125,112           .00747  935
2007    126,992           .00747  948
2008    127,854           .00870 1,112
2009    134,971          .00713   939