About Otis

Acreage: 15,899

Sq. Mi.: Land 24.9 Water 3.8

Municipal Building: 132 Otis Rd., Otis 04605; Mon. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Tues. & Thurs. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Wed. & Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 537-2211, fax 537-2212, townofotis.com, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.: Kevin Copeland 537-3085

Admin. Assistant: Kim Ericson 537-2211

Town Clerk/Treasurer & Tax Collector: Kim Ericson 537-2211

Assessor: Agent Herbert Dickey 537-2211

Registrar of Voters: Kim Ericson 537-2211

Emergency Management: Hancock County Emergency Management

Welfare Director: Kim Ericson 537-2211

Road Commissioner: Michael Salisbury 537-2211

Code Enforcement/Plumbing Inspector: Rick Leavitt 949-6775

Animal Control Officer: Kent Ellsworth 537-2360

Health Officer: Kim Ericson 537-2211

Supt. of Schools: Terrance McCannell 537-2183

School Board (3): Chr. Bob Cote meets first Wed. each month

Planning Board (5): Chr. Ed Pierpont 537-2211; meets second Mon. each month

Appeals Board (3): Chr. Kent Ellsworth; meets as needed

House Dist. 131 — Rep. Karl Ward (R)

Senate Dist. 7 — Sen. Brian Langley (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 1 —Bill Clark (R)

Zoning: Implemented 1992; last amended 2015

Comprehensive Plan: 1995

Last Townwide Valuation: 2010

Fiscal Year: July 1-June 30

Town Meeting: Second Sat. in May

Municipal Election: Second Sat. in May

Fire Department: Mariaville Volunteer Fire Dept. 911

Ambulance: County Ambulance 667-3200

Library: Otis Public Library 537-2665

School: Beech Hill School 537-2183

Post Office: Ellsworth 04605, 667-5349

Trash Collection/Recycling: Transfer Station

Church: Baptist

Population: 1980: 307; 1990: 355; 2000: 543; 2010: 672

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 101/437; 1990: 137/462; 2000: 247/431

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 41
5-19 92
20-44 173
45-64 263
65 up 103
TOTAL 672

Median Age 47.1

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 137
Green Independent 29
Libertarian 2
Republican 225
Unenrolled 205
Total 598

2017 Mill Rate: .0100