About Winter Harbor

Acreage: 8,031

Sq. Mi.: Land 14.4 Water 51.3

Municipal Building: 20 School St., P.O. Box 98, Winter Harbor 04693; Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; 963-2235, fax 963-2140, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: Town Manager, Board of Selectmen (3)

Town Manager: Cathy J. Carruthers 963-2235

Board Chr.: William R. Faulkingham 963-2235

Town Clerk: Cathy J. Carruthers 963-2235

Deputy Clerk: Jamie Church 963-2235

Treasurer: Cathy J. Carruthers 963-2235

Tax Collector: Cathy J. Carruthers 963-2235

Assessor: RJD Appraisal

Registrar of Voters: Cathy J. Carruthers 963-2235

Emergency Management: Robert Webber 460-6091

Welfare Director: Cathy J. Carruthers 963-2235

Road Commissioner: Cathy J. Carruthers 963-2235

Code Enforcement: Millard Billings 963-2398

Plumbing Inspector: Charles Peterson 483-2398

Water Supt.: William Bickford 963-7703

Police Chief: Danny Mitchell Jr. 963-2235

Fire Chief: Tatum McLean 963-2235

Animal Control Officer: Ken Monroe 963-2235

Health Officer: Tatum McLean 963-2235

Harbor Master: Fred Backman 812-1264

Supt. of Schools: Michael Eastman 422-2017

School Board: RSU 24 Rep. Jeffrey Alley Jr.

Planning Board (5, 2 alt.): Chr. Ted Buswell 963-2126; meets first Tues. each month

Board of Appeals (5): Chr. (Vacant); meets as needed

House Dist. 136 — Rep. Richard S. Malaby (R)

Senate Dist. 6 — Sen. Joyce Maker (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 1 — Bill Clark (R)

Zoning: Implemented 1981; last amended 2009

Comprehensive Plan: 2004

Last Townwide Valuation: 2008

Fiscal Year: July 1-June 30

Town Meeting: Third week in June

Municipal Election: Second Tues. in June

Fire Department: Volunteer 911

Ambulance: County Ambulance 667-3200

Library: Winter Harbor Public Library 963-7556

School: Peninsula School 963-2003

Post Office: Winter Harbor 04693, 963-7121

Ferry Service: Bar Harbor Ferry Co. 288-2984; Schoodic Ferry 801-9444

Water Service: Winter Harbor Water District 963-7703

Sewer Service: Winter Harbor Utilities District 963-5579

Trash Service: Harris Downeast Disposal 584-3030

Recycling: Coastal Recycling 422-6766

Wastewater Treatment: Winter Harbor Utilities District 963-5579

Cable TV: Spectrum (800) 892-4357

Chamber of Commerce: Schoodic Area Chamber of Commerce

Churches: Baptist 1, Catholic 1, Episcopal 1

Bank: Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Population: 1980: 1,120; 1990: 1,157; 2000: 988; 2010: 516

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 377/94; 1990: 399/116; 2000: 425/133

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 91
5-19 78
20-44 114
45-64 172
65 up 133
TOTAL 516

Median Age 51.1

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 109
Green Independent 16
Republican 174
Libertarian 3
Unenrolled 163
Total 465

2017 Mill Rate: .0100