About Penobscot



Acreage:
30,737 (Sq. Mi.: Land 39.8, water 6.9)

Municipal Building:
P.O. Box 4, One Southern Bay Rd., Penobscot 04476; Mon. 9 a.m.-12 noon, 1-5 p.m., Tues. 4-8 p.m., Thurs. 9 a.m.-12 noon, 2-5 p.m.; 326-4364, fax 326-9442

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Board of Selectmen (3)

Town Clerk:
Mary Ellen Gross 326-4364

Treasurer:
Mary Ellen Gross 326-4364

Tax Collector:
Mary Ellen Gross 326-4364

Assessor:
Board of Selectmen 326-4364

Registrar of Voters:
Mary Ellen Gross 326-4364

Emergency Management:
Dennis Robertson 326-4364

Welfare Director:
Harold Hatch 326-4364

Road Commissioner:
William P. Hutchins 326-8497

Parks & Recreation:
James Henry Jr. 326-4364

Road Commissioner:
William  P. Hutchins 326-4364

Code Enforcement:
Judith Jenkins 326-4766

Building Inspector:
Judith Jenkins 326-4766

Plumbing Inspector:
Gerald Guse 469-3055

Fire Chief:
Dennis Robertson 326-4364

Animal Control Officer:
Robert Gross 469-3969

Health Officer:
Judith Jenkins 326-4766

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

School Board (5):
Chr. Gaye Marie Rogers 326-4632; meets second Mon. each month

Planning Board (7):
Chr. Dana Willis 326-9653; meets first and third Tues. each month

Appeals Board (5):
Chr. Thomas Adamo 326-4364; meets as needed

House Dist. 37
Rep. Ralph Chapman (D)

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

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

Zoning:
Implemented 1974; last amended 1986

Comprehensive Plan:
1997

Last Townwide Valuation:
1998

Fiscal Year:
Jan. 1-Dec. 31

Town Meeting:
First Mon. in March

Municipal Election:
First Mon. in March

Fire Department:
Municipal 911

Ambulance:
Peninsula Ambulance Service 374-9900

School:
Penobscot Elementary School 326-9421

Post Office:
Penobscot 04476, 326-4121

Trash Collection/Recycling:
Penobscot Transfer Station 326-4364

Churches:
Baptist 1
Methodist 1

Population:
1980: 1,104
1990: 1,131
2000: 1,344

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 414/81
1990: 444/134
2000: 568/155

2000 Population by Ages
0-4       50
5-19     257
20-44   375
45-64   369
65 up   293
TOTAL            1,344

Median Age:
44.6

Taxation History:
Valuation          Mill      Raised
Year     (000’s)            Rate     (000’s)
1960    $    500            .083     $   42
1970       4,363            .017          74
1980      14,638           .0145       212
1990      36,890           .0114       417
2000      66,141           .01255     830
2001      65,662           .01338     879
2002      79,481           .01208     960
2003      84,544           .01300   1,065
2004      91,938           .01360   1,237
2005    105,324          .01233    1,298
2006    102,235          .01225    1,252
2007    104,250          .01310    1,366
2008    106,235          .01265    1,344
2009    206,312          .00675    1,393