About Verona Island



Acreage:
4,347 (Sq. Mi.: Land 6.2, water 2.5)

Municipal Building:
16 School Street, P.O. Box 1940, Bucksport 04416; Mon., Wed., Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thurs. 3-7 p.m.; 469-7965, fax 469-7965

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.:
Russell Ames 469-3718

Town Clerk:
Marlene I. Smith 469-7965

Treasurer:
Marlene I. Smith 469-7965

Tax Collector:
Marlene I. Smith 469-7965

Assessor:
Hamlin Associates 876-3300

Registrar of Voters:
Marlene I. Smith 469-7965

Emergency Management:
Charles Grindle 469-7965

Welfare Director:
Russell Ames 469-3718

Road Commissioner:
Otis Hanscom Jr. 469-2896

Code Enforcement:
Gerald Guse 469-3055

Building/Plumbing Inspector:
Gerald Guse 469-3055

Fire Chief:
Charles Grindle 469-7422

Animal Control Officer:
Daniel Joy 469-3788

Health Officer:
Russell Ames 469-3718

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

School Board:
Chr. Laurie W. Boardman 469-0535

Planning Board (6):
Chr. Lionel Harvey 469-2202; meets second Thurs. each month

Appeals Board (3):
Chr. Vaughn R. Bridges 469-7704; meets as needed

House Dist. 41:
Rep. James Gillway (R)

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

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

Zoning:
Shoreland, land use; last amended 2007

Comprehensive Plan:
2006

Last Townwide Valuation:
1985

Fiscal Year:
Jan. 1-Dec. 31

Town Meeting:
Last Sat. in March

Municipal Election:
Last Sat. in March

Fire Department:
Bucksport Municipal Fire Department 911

Ambulance:
Bucksport Ambulance Service 469-7951

Post Office:
Bucksport 04416, 469-3621

Cable TV:
Time Warner 800-833-2253

Population:
1980: 559
1990: 515
2000: 533

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 210/7
1990: 201/25
2000: 240/22

2000 Population by Ages:
0-4       11
5-19     106
20-44   157
45-64   163
65 up   96
TOTAL            533

Median Age:
43.5

Taxation History:
Valuation        Mill      Raised
Year       (000’s)          Rate     (000’s)
1980    $  5,063         .01419     $ 76
1990      17,074         .0074       126
2000      24,632         .01060     261
2001      25,151         .01150     289
2002      25,673         .01120     288
2003      26,220         .01110     291
2004      26,729         .01130     302
2005      26,593         .01300     346
2006      35,500         .01200     426
2007      50,854         .00800     407
2008      51,789         .00835     432
2009      51,892         .01040     540