About Penobscot

Acreage: 30,737

Sq. Mi.: Land 39.8 Water 6.9

Municipal Building: One Southern Bay Rd., P.O. Box 4, Penobscot 04476; Mon. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.,

Selectmen: Tues. 7-9 p.m., Wed. & Thurs. 12 p.m.-4 p.m.; 326-4364, fax 326-9442

Town Government: Board of Selectmen (3)

Town Clerk: Sally Bridges 326-4364

Treasurer: Elizabeth Hutchins 326-4364

Tax Collector: Elizabeth Hutchins 326-4364

Assessor: Board of Selectmen 326-4364

Registrar of Voters: Sally Bridges 326-4364

Emergency Management: Dennis Robertson 326-4364

Welfare Director: Harold Hatch 326-4364

Road Commissioner: William P. Hutchins 326-8497

Parks & Recreation: James Henry Jr. 326-4364

Road Commissioner: William P. Hutchins 326-4364

Code Enforcement: Judith Jenkins 326-4766

Building/Plumbing Inspector: Judith Jenkins 326-4766

Fire Chief: Dennis Robertson 326-4364

Animal Control Officer: Robert Gross 326-8651

Health Officer: Judith Jenkins 326-4766

Supt. of Schools: Mark Hurvitt 374-9927

School Board (5): meets second Mon. each month

Planning Board (7): Chr. Dana Willis 326-9653; meets first Tues. each month

Appeals Board (5): Chr. Thomas Adamo 326-4364; meets as needed

House Dist. 131 — Karl Ward (R)

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

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

Zoning: Implemented 1974; last amended 1986

Comprehensive Plan: 1997

Last Townwide Valuation: 2009

Fiscal Year: Jan. 1-Dec. 31

Town Meeting: First Tue. after first Mon. in March

Municipal Election: First Mon. in March

Fire Department: Municipal 911

Ambulance: Peninsula Ambulance Service 374-9900

School: Penobscot Elementary School 326-9421

Post Office: Penobscot 04476, 326-4121

Trash Collection/Recycling: Penobscot Transfer Station 326-4364

Churches: Baptist 1, Methodist 1

Population: 1980: 1,104; 1990: 1,131; 2000: 1,344; 2010: 1,263

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 414/81; 1990: 444/134; 2000: 568/155

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 54
5-19 148
20-44 303
45-64 428
65 up 330
TOTAL 1,263

Median Age 51.9

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 331
Green Independent 52
Libertarian 1
Republican 302
American Delta 1
Unenrolled 380
Total 1,068

2016 Mill Rate: .0114