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Franklin by the numbers



Source: Franklin 2017 annual report for (March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2018)

 

Town Clerk’s report (2018)

Births: 14

Deaths: 21

Marriages: 16

 

Registered voters (January 2019)

1,120 total registered voters

298 Democrats

416 Republicans

42 Green Independent Party

364 not enrolled in any party

 

Tax Collector’s report

Outstanding 2017 real estate taxes (as of February 28, 2018)

241 accounts (206 taxpayers): $228,909.76

 

Outstanding 2016 real estate taxes (as of February 28, 2018)

83 accounts (74 taxpayers): $81,460.27

 

Franklin Volunteer Fire Department report (2018)

Type of call                                          Number

Fire                                                          47

EMS/rescue                                             24

Hazardous conditions                                5

Service call                                                7

Good intent                                                4

False alarms                                             18

Severe weather                                          6

Special type                                               2

Total calls                                               113

 

Annual compensation for town officials (March 1, 2018 – February 28, 2019)

Selectboard

  • Chair: $2,500.00
  • Selectman: $1.500.00
  • Selectman: $1,500.00

Board of Assessors

  • Board chair: $3,400.00
  • Assessor: $2,400.00
  • Assessor: $2,400.00

Registrar of voters: $1,000.00

Fire chief: $5,000.00

E9-1-1 addressing officer: $1,000.00

Heath officer: $250.00

Per board meeting

  • Code enforcement officer: $20.00
  • Coastal enforcement officer: $20.00
  • Planning board members: $20.00
  • Planning board chair: $30.00
  • Appeals board members: $20.00
  • Appeals board chair: $30.00

 

Additional budget items (March 1, 2018 – February 28, 2019)

Fire department: $45,000.00

County Ambulance: $13,347.00

Transfer station: $15,000 plus transfer-station income

  • 2017 raised from property tax: $14,500.00
  • 2017 appropriated from transfer-station income: $35,382.82
  • 2017 allocation: $49,882.82
  • 2017 expended: $47,891.85

Coastal Recycling: $10,913.00

Community Center trustees: $15,000.00

Animal control: $1,500.00

Franklin Public Library: $5,000.00

County tax (2019): $79,497,65

 

Franklin school information

 

Mountain View School, 2018-2019 enrollment

244 total students

Pre-K: 12 students

Kindergarten: 30 students

1st grade: 19 students

2nd grade: 28 students

3rd grade: 29 students

4th grade: 21 students

5th grade: 25 students

6th grade: 20 students

7th grade: 28 students

8th grade: 32 students

 

Mountain View School, 2018-2019 staff compensation

 

Administration

Principal: $145,554

Secretary’s wages: $36,276

 

After school

Tutor wages: $22,000

 

Business services (RSU 24)

Business staff salaries: $166,588.80

 

Co-Curricular

Co-curricular stipends: $3,400

Athletic stipends: $11,921

 

Curriculum (RSU 24)

Curriculum coordinator salary: $40,970

Curriculum support wages: $18,638

Curriculum development wages: $7,000

 

Facilities management

Custodial wages: $141,208.80

Custodial substitute wages: $7,500

 

Guidance

Guidance counselor salary: $27,136.80

 

Health services (RSU 24)

Health salaries: $143,500

 

Homebound/Hospital

Tutor wages: $1,500

 

Instructional staff training

Instructional staff training substitute wages: $7,000

 

Instruction technology (RSU 24)

Technology integration teacher salaries: $15,000

IT staff wages: $145,940.80

 

Library

Library education technician wages: $9,324

 

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy salaries: $56,229

 

Psychological services

Psychologist salary: $17,713.96

 

Summer school

Teacher wages: $5,000

Education technician wages: $5,000

 

Regular instruction

Teacher salaries: $526,614.85

Substitute teacher salaries: $16,500

Education technician wages: $24,564

K-2 teacher salaries: $205,019.61

K-2 substitute teacher salaries: $6,500

 

Resource Room

Resource Room teacher salaries: $118,221

Resource Room education technician wages: $67,827

Resource Room substitute wages: $14,000

 

Self-Contained Program

Self-Contained substitute wages: $83,844

Self-Contained Program education technicians: $185,963

 

Special education administration (RSU 24)

Special education director salaries: $83,742

Special education secretary wages: $89,470.75

 

Special education

Education technician wages: $13,206

Social work

Social worker salary: $19,343.20

 

Speech therapy

Speech salaries: $57,785.65

 

Student assessment (RSU 24)

Assessment director salary: $40,970

 

Superintendent’s office (RSU 24)

Superintendent’s and assistant superintendent’s salaries: $108,000

Support staff wages: $48,452.80

 

System administration (RSU 24)

School board stipends: $100

 

System-wide maintenance (RSU 24)

Maintenance salaries: $72,930

 

Transportation (RSU 24)

Student transportation wages: $517,561.92

Student transportation substitute wages: $8,000

 

Franklin police calls

January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018

 

 

Maine State Police, Troop J

Type of call                                                     Number

Unattended death                                                   2

Simple assault                                                        5

Criminal threatening/harassing                              2

All other theft                                                         3

Bad checks                                                             1

Criminal mischief/damage                                     1

Trafficking — Schedule W                                    1

Escort during protection order                               1

Violation of protection order                                  1

Conditional release violation                                 1

OUI — liquor                                                         2

OAS — habitual offender                                      1

OAS — infraction                                                  2

Traffic offense summons                                       3

Traffic stop                                                             1

Citizen traffic complaint                                       16

PI accident                                                              1

PD accident                                                           17

Non-reportable accident                                          4

Detail                                                                       1

Family fight                                                             5

Assisting local PD                                                   4

Assist sheriff’s department                                      4

Assist other — agency                                             4

Assist marine patrol                                                 1

Assist state police                                                     1

Other police — out of state                                      1

Referred to MDEA                                                   2

Referred to warden                                                  1

Referred to other                                                      2

Residential alarm                                                     6

Missing — no foul play indicated                           1

Intelligence information — other                            7

Citizen requires assistance                                     15

Stranded motorist                                                     3

Wrecker request/tow                                                3

911 hang-up call                                                     12

Emergency assistance/EMS/fire                              1

Civil problems                                                          8

Property check requested                                         1

Suspicious person/motor vehicle/incident              11

Extra patrol/welfare check                                        4

Road hazard                                                             1

Criminal arrest warrant                                            3

Paper service                                                            5

Attempted paper service                                          4

Total calls for service                                            176

 

Hancock County Sheriff’s Department

Type of call                                                     Number

Simple assault                                                         1

Criminal threatening/harassment                            5

Fraud — swindle                                                     2

Fraud — impersonation                                          3

Criminal mischief/damage                                      1

Unlawful sexual contact                                          3

Conditional release violation                                   1

Harassing communication                                       3

Disorderly conduct                                                  2

Intoxication                                                             1

Driving under influence — liquor                           2

Erratic/reckless driving                                            1

OAS — infraction                                                    1

Traffic offense summons                                         8

Citizen traffic complaint                                         11

PI traffic accident                                                     2

PD traffic accident                                                  17

Traffic accident, non-reportable                               2

Mental health evaluation                                         2

Assist — fire department                                        1

Family fight                                                              2

Neighborhood dispute                                              1

Assist DHS                                                               1

Assist local police department                                 3

Assist other agency                                                  2

Other police — in state                                            1

Assist state police                                                    6

Referred to MDEA                                                   2

Found property                                                         1

Missing, no foul play indicated                                1

Drug intelligence intermission                                 1

Citizen requested assistance                                   14

Civil problem                                                            2

VIN inspection                                                          1

Suspicious person/motor vehicle/incident                8

Abandoned vehicle                                                   2

Road hazard                                                              4

Criminal arrest warrant                                             1

Speed enforcement detail                                          2

Domestic — assault                                                  1

Domestic — no assault                                             3

ATV complaints                                                     1

Non-highway traffic accident                                 1

Bail check — no violation                                      1

False alarm                                                              8

False 911 call                                                        18

Ambulance assistance                                             3

Property damage — non-vandalism                       1

Information                                                           11

Mental health issues/check                                     3

Check well-being of person                                  10

Overdose drugs/alcohol                                          3

Juvenile problem                                                    4

K9 building search                                                 2

Serve subpeona                                                       6

Serve protection order                                            5

Unattended death                                                    4

Attempted suicide                                                   1

Total calls for service                                          210

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