About Bucksport

Acreage: 34,699

Sq. Mi.: Land 51.6 Water 4.9

Municipal Building: 50 Main Street, P.O. Drawer X, Bucksport 04416; Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; 469-7368, fax 469-7369; bucksportmaine.gov, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: Mayor, Town Manager, Town Council (7)

Mayor: David Keene 469-7368

Interim Town Manager: Susan Lessard 469-7368

Town Clerk: Kathy L. Downes 469-7368

Treasurer: Susan Lessard 469-7368

Tax Collector: Susan Lessard 469-7368

Finance Director: Susan Lessard 469-7368

Assessor: James E. Fitzgerald 469-7368

Registrar of Voters: Kathy L. Downes 469-7368

Economic Development: Richard T. Rotella 469-7368

Emergency Management: Susan Lessard/Craig Bowden 469-7368/469-7660

Welfare Director: Susan Lessard 469-7368

Public Works: Jay Lanpher 469-6680

Parks & Recreation: Nick Tymoczko 469-3518

Road Commissioner: Jay Lanpher 944-1036

Code Enforcement: Jeffrey Hammond 469-7368

Building/Plumbing Inspector: Jeffrey Hammond 469-7368

Water Supt.: David Michaud 469-6288

Sanitation Supt.: David Michaud 469-6288

Police Chief: Sean Geagan 469-7951

Dir. of Emergency Services: Craig Bowden 469-7951

Fire Chief: Craig Bowden 469-7660

Animal Control Officer: Daniel Joy 469-7951

Health Officer: Valerie Sulya 469-2436

Harbor Master: Nick Tymoczko 469-7951

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

School Board (8): RSU 25 Chr. David Burgess

Planning Board (7): Chr. Brian MacDonald 469-7368; meets first Tues. each month

Appeals Board (5): Chr. Emery Deabay 469-6525; meets as needed

Assessment Review (4): Chr.Candice Spalding; meets as needed

House Dist. 130 — Rep. Richard H. Campbell (R)

Senate Dist. 8 — Sen. Kimberley Rosen (R)

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

Zoning: Land use and site plan ordinance; implemented 1993; last amended 2016

Comprehensive Plan: 2013

Last Townwide Valuation: 2008

Fiscal Year: July 1-June 30

Municipal Election: First Tues. in November

Fire Department: Municipal 911

Ambulance: Bucksport Ambulance Service 469-7951

Library: Buck Memorial Library 469-2650

Schools: Miles Lane School 469-6666; G. Herbert Jewett School 469-6644; Bucksport Middle School 469-6647; Bucksport High School 469-6650; Evangel Baptist Academy 469-7121, REACH Alternative Middle & Senior High School 469-7147

Post Offices: Bucksport 04416, 469-3621; Orland 04472, 469-2814; East Orland 04431, 469-1170

Water Service: Maine Water 469-0021

Sewer Service: Maine Water 469-0021

Trash Collection/Recycling: Bucksport Transfer Station 469-7496

Cable TV: Spectrum (800) 892-4357

Chamber of Commerce: Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce 469-6818

Churches: Congregational 1,Church of God 1, Roman Catholic 1, Methodist 3, Baptist 1

Banks: Bangor Savings Bank, Camden Nat’l Bank, Seaboard Federal Credit Union

Population: 1980: 4,345; 1990: 4,825; 2000: 4,908; 2010: 4,924

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 1,714/133; 1990: 1,940/138; 2000: 2,145/137

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 275
5-19 851
20-44 1,434
45-64 1,628
65 up 736
TOTAL 4,924

Median Age 43.3

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 1,030
Green Independent 65
Libertarian 22
Republican 1,131
Unenrolled 1,600
Total 3,848

2017 Mill Rate: .0164