About Ellsworth

Acreage: 60,032

Sq. Mi.: Land 79.3 Water 14.5

Municipal Building: One City Hall Plaza, Ellsworth, 04605; Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 667-2563, fax 667-4908, ellsworthmaine.gov, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: City Manager, City Council (7)

City Manager: David Cole 667-2563

Mayor: Marc Blanchette 944-8748

City Council: Chr., Marc Blanchette, Stephen Beathem, Gary Fortier, Dale Hamilton, John Moore, Robert Crosthwaite, Dawn Ihle Hudson 667-2563

Admin. Assistant: Penny Weinstein 669-6616

City Clerk: Heidi-Noel Grindle 669-6604

Interim Treasurer/Finance Director: Jenn Madore 669-6602

Tax Collector: Kelly Herrick 669-6634

Assessor: Larry Gardner 667-8674

Registrar of Voters: Heidi-Noel Grindle 669-6604

City Planner: Michele Gagnon 669-6615

Economic Development Director: Micki Sumpter 669-6655

Emergency Management: Richard Tupper 667-8666

General Assistance Administrator: Katina D. Howes 669-6630

Public Works Director: Larry Wilson 667-2037

Road Commissioner: David Cole 669-6601

Code Enforcement: Dwight Tilton 667-4910

Building/Plumbing Inspector: Dwight Tilton/Lori Roberts 667-4910

Water Supt.: Reggie Winslow 667-2155

Sanitation Superintendent: Michael Harris 667-7315

Police Chief: Glenn Moshier 667-2168

Fire Chief: Richard Tupper 667-8666

Animal Control Officer: Police Department 667-2168

Health Officer: Dwight Tilton 667-4910

Harbor Master: Adam Wilson 667-6311

Supt. of Schools: Daniel Higgins 664-7100

School Board (5): Brenda Thomas Chr., Rob Hudson, Paul Markosian, Joanne Avery, Kelly McKenney; meets second Tues. each month

Planning Board (5): Chr. John Fink 669-6615; meets first Wed. each month

Board of Appeals (5): Chr. Jeffrey Toothaker 667-4910; meets fourth Mon. each month

Assessment Review (5): Chr. Jeffrey Toothaker 667-2563; meets as needed

House Dist. 38 — Rep. Louis J. Luchini (D)

Senate Dist. 28 — Sen. Brian D. Langley (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 1 — Bill Clark (R)

Zoning: Commercial, residential; implemented 1998; last amended 2016

Comprehensive Plan: 2004

Last Townwide Valuation: 2007

Fiscal Year: July 1-June 30

Municipal Election: First Tues. following the first Mon. in November

Fire Department: Municipal 911

Ambulance: County Ambulance 667-3200

Library: Ellsworth Public Library 667-6363

Schools: Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School 667-6241, Ellsworth High School 667-4722, Acadia Christian School 664-0182, KidsPeace New England 667-0909, Hancock County Technical Center 667-9729, College: University of Maine Ellsworth Center 667-3897

Post Office: Ellsworth 04605, 667-5340. Includes Amherst, Graham Lake, Osborn, Otis, Waltham,Plantation 38, Fletcher’s Landing, Lamoine, Trenton, Marlboro, Mariaville, Ellsworth Falls, Branch Pond, Green Lake Landing
Water Service: City of Ellsworth 667-2155

Sewer Service: City of Ellsworth 667-7315

Trash Collection: Ellsworth Transfer Station 667-2459, Casella Waste 848-7551

Recycling: Ellsworth Recycling Center 667-1181

Wastewater Treatment: City of Ellsworth 667-7315

Cable TV: Spectrum (800) 892-4357

Chamber of Commerce: Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce 667-5584

Churches: Baptist 4, Christian Science 1, Congregational 2, Episcopal 1, Interdenominational 1, Jehovah’s Witness 1, Pentecostal 1, Roman Catholic 1, Methodist 1, Lutheran 1, Unitarian 1, Latter-day Saints 1, Anglican 1, Seventh-day Adventist 1

Banks: Bangor Savings Bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, The First, Key Bank, Machias Savings Bank, Peoples Heritage Bank, Camden National Bank, Maine Savings Credit Union, Seaboard Federal Credit Union

Population: 1980: 5,179; 1990: 5,975; 2000: 6,456; 2010: 7,741

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 2,079/424; 1990: 2,636/566; 2000: 2,899/543; 2010: 3,213/962

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 4598
5-19 1,369
20-44 2,352
45-64 2,312
65 up 1,249
TOTAL 7,741

Median Age 41.9

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 1,556
Green Independent 248
Libertarian 19
Republican 2,225
Unenrolled 2,035
Total 6,083

2017 Mill Rate: .01768