About Verona Island

Acreage: 4,347

Sq. Mi.: Land 6.2 Water 2.5

Municipal Building: 16 School Street, P.O. Box 1940, Bucksport 04416; Mon., Wed., Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thurs. 3-7 p.m.; 469-7965, fax 469-7965, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.: Glendon Bevan 469-9937

Town Clerk: Marlene I. Smith 469-7965

Treasurer: Marlene I. Smith 469-7965

Tax Collector: Marlene I. Smith 469-7965

Assessor: Hamlin Associates 876-3300

Registrar of Voters: Marlene I. Smith 469-7965

Emergency Management: Charles Grindle 469-7422

Road Commissioner: Otis Hanscom Jr. 469-2896

Fire Chief: Charles Grindle 496-7422

Animal Control Officer: Robert Gross 326-8651

Welfare Director: Russell J. Ames 469-3718

Health Officer: Luke Chiavelli 735-6428

Code Enforcement: Luke Chiavelli 735-6428

Building/Plumbing Inspector: Luke Chiavelli 735-6428

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

School Board (8): RSU 25 Chr. David Burgess; meets third Tues. each month

Planning Board (5): Chr. Lionel Harvey 469-2202; meets second Thurs. each month

Appeals Board (3): Chr. Vaughn R. Bridges 469-7704; meets as needed

House Dist. 131 — Rep. Karl Ward (R)

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

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

Zoning: Shoreland, land use; last amended 2007

Comprehensive Plan: 2006

Last Townwide Valuation: 2008

Fiscal Year: Jan. 1-Dec. 31

Town Meeting: Last Sat. in March

Municipal Election: Last Sat. in Mar.

Fire Department: Bucksport Municipal Fire Department 911

Ambulance: Bucksport Ambulance Service 469-7951

Library: Buck Memorial Library 469-2650

Schools: RSU 25

Post Office: Bucksport 04416, 469-3621

Trash Collection/Recycling: Evergreen Waste Systems

Cable TV: Spectrum (800) 892-4357

Population: 1980: 559; 1990: 515; 2000: 533; 2010: 544

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 210/7; 1990: 201/25; 2000: 240/22

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 20
5-19 88
20-44 141
45-64 200
65 up 95
TOTAL 544

Median Age 47.3

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 126
Green Independent 12
Libertarian 3
Republican 155
Unenrolled 134
Total 430

2017 Mill Rate: .01300