About Sorrento



Acreage:
2,580 (Sq. Mi.: Land 4.0, water 10.9)

Municipal Building:
79 Pomola Avenue, Sorrento, 04677; Mon., Thurs. 8 a.m.-12 noon, 2-6 p.m., Tues. 12 noon-6 p.m., Wed. & Fri. 8 a.m.-12 noon; 422-6889, fax 422-3737

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.:
Robert Wilpan 422-9115

Town Clerk:
Esther L. Clement 422-6889

Treasurer:
Esther L. Clement 422-6889

Tax Collector:
Esther L. Clement 422-6889

Registrar of Voters:
Judith M. High 422-6889

Assessor:
Mark Gibson 745-3823

Emergency Management:
Joey Clark 422-9551

Road Commissioner:
Frank Trundy Jr. 422-3461

Code Enforcement:
John Fuhrman 963-2363

Plumbing Inspector:
Rebecca Albright 537-3263

Water Supt.:
Pete Brady 422-3499

Fire Chief:
Joey Clark 422-9551

Animal Control Officer:
Harry Lounder 422-3133, 479-6690

Health Officer:
Judith High 422-3026

Harbor Master:
Louis Sutherland Jr. 422-6727

Supt. of Schools:
William T. Webster Jr. 963-5864

School Board (3):
Chr. Janet Wilpan 422-9115

Planning Board (4):
Chr. Michael Tansey 422-3564 meets second Tues. each month

Board of Appeals (3):
Chr. Frank Trundy Jr. 422-6889; meets as needed

House Dist. 34:
Rep. Richard Malaby (R)

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

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

Zoning:
Shoreland; implemented 1993; last amended 2008

Comprehensive Plan:
1995

Last Townwide Valuation:
2006

Fiscal Year:
July 1-June 30

Town Meeting:
Tues. following first Mon. after Labor Day

Municipal Election:
First Mon. following Labor Day

Fire Department:
Volunteer 911

Ambulance:
County Ambulance 667-3200

Libraries:
Sorrento Free Library 422-8255 (summer only), Frenchman’s Bay Library 422-2307

Schools:
Mountain View School 422-3200; Sumner Memorial High School 422-3510

Post Office:
Sorrento 04677, 422-6896

Water Service:
Long Pond Water District 422-3499

Trash Collection:
Harris Disposal 584-3030

Recycling:
Curbside Tatum Mclean 266-7908

Cable TV:
Time Warner 877-596-5366

Churches:
United Methodist 1
Episcopal 1

Population:
1980: 276
1990: 295
2000: 290

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 105/92
1990: 136/137
2000: 136/146

2001 Population by Ages
0-4       9
5-19     48
20-44   72
45-64   95
65 up   66
TOTAL            290

Median Age
46.7

Taxation History
Valuation          Mill      Raised
Year     (000’s)            Rate     (000’s)
1956    $    564            .068     $  39
1970         444             .112         50
1980       9,443            .0095       90
1990    *15,938            .01418   226
2000      47,022           .00900    417
2001      46,299           .00930    431
2002      46,799           .00950    445
2003      48,188           .01060    511
2004      49,154           .01090    539
2005      49,979           .01126    563
2006      79,229           .00730    578
2007      78,875           .00660    521
2008      79,977           .00700    560
2009      80,722           .00740    597

*Estimate, not verifiable