About Winter Harbor



Acreage:
8,031 (Sq. Mi.: Land 14.4, water 51.3)

Municipal Building:
23 Harbor Road, P.O. Box 98, Winter Harbor 04693; Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; 963-2235, fax 963-2140, e-mail: [email protected]

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Town Manager, Board of Selectmen (3)

Town Manager:
Cathy Carruthers 963-2235

Board Chr.:
Diana Young 963-2235

Admin. Assistant:
Cathy Carruthers 963-2235

Town Clerk:
Roger H. Barto 963-2235

Treasurer:
Roger H. Barto 963-2235

Tax Collector:
Roger H. Barto 963-2235

Assessor:
Board of Selectmen 963-2235

Registrar of Voters:
Beth Monroe 963-2235

Emergency Management:
Robert L. Webber 460-6091

Welfare Director:
Cathy Carruthers 963-2235

Road Commissioner:
Cathy Carruthers 963-2235

Code Enforcement:
John Fuhrman 963-2363

Plumbing Inspector:
Charles Peterson 483-2398

Water Supt.:
William Bickford 460-2698

Sanitation Supt.:
Tom Severance 963-5579

Police Chief:
Michael Walsh 266-3277

Fire Chief:
Robert L. Webber 460-6091

Animal Control Officer:
Michael Walsh 266-3277

Health Officer:
Dr Benjamin Newman 963-2001

Harbor Master:
Wes Shaw 963-7007

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

School Board (3):
Chr. Jeffrey D. Alley Jr. 963-2015; meets first Tues. each month

Planning Board (7):
Chr. Peter Drinkwater 963-7927; meets second Mon. each month

Board of Appeals (5):
Chr. Larry D. Smith Jr. 461-7965; 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:
Implemented 1981; last amended 2004

Comprehensive Plan:
2004

Last Townwide Valuation:
2008

Fiscal Year:
July 1-June 30

Town Meeting:
Second week in June

Municipal Election:
Second Tues. in June

Fire Department:
Volunteer 911

Ambulance:
County Ambulance 667-3200

Library:
Winter Harbor Public Library 963-7556

School:
Peninsula CSD 963-2292

Post Office:
Winter Harbor 04693, 963-7121

Ferry Service:
Bar Harbor Ferry Co. 288-2984

Water Service:
Winter Harbor Water District 963-7703

Sewer Service:
Winter Harbor Utilities District 963-5579

Trash Service:
Harris Downeast Disposal 584-3030

Recycling:
Coastal Recycling 422-6766

Wastewater Treatment:
Winter Harbor Utilities District 963-5579

Cable TV:
Time Warner 800-833-2253

Chamber of Commerce:
Schoodic Area Chamber of Commerce 963-7658

Churches:
Baptist 1
Catholic  1
Episcopal 1

Bank:
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Population:
1980: 1,120
1990: 1,157
2000: 988

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 377/94
1990: 399/116
2000: 425/133

2000 Population by Ages:
0-4       102
5-19     212     
20-44   372
45-64   182
65 up   120
TOTAL            988

Median Age:
31.3

Taxation History:
Valuation          Mill      Raised
Year     (000’s)            Rate     (000’s)
1970    $    999         .1019      $ 102
1980       9,305         .0248         231
1990      58,414        .0185         497
2000      61,026        .01320       806
2001      62,873        .01405       864
2002      61,921        .01420       879
2003      63,361        .01380       874
2004      65,261        .01230       803
2005    131,783        .00625       824
2006    142,027        .00610       866
2007    145,595        .00649       944
2008    220,972        .00475     1,050
2009    219,218        .00512     1,122