Located at 1235 Great Pond Road in a former school constructed in the 1850s, the Great Pond town office also houses in an attached bay a fire truck belonging to the Aurora Volunteer Fire Department. PHOTO BY BRIAN SWARTZ

Great Pond by the numbers

Source: Great Pond 2017-2018 annual report


Town Clerk’s report (2018)

Births: 0

Deaths: 0

Marriages: 0


Registered voters (February 2019)

44 total registered voters

9 Democrats

17 Republicans

2 Green Independent Party

16 not enrolled in any party


Tax Collector’s report

Outstanding 2018 real estate taxes (as September 2018)

Ten accounts (seven taxpayers), $39,912.03


Aurora Volunteer Fire Department annual report for July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018

Type of call                                                     Number

Structure fire                                                         3

Fire alarms                                                            2

Vehicle fires                                                          1

Brush or forest fires                                              7

EMS calls                                                            29

Vehicle accidents                                                 11

Vehicle extrication                                                1

Other rescue                                                          0

Hazardous materials or conditions                       1

Wires down                                                           5

Other calls/incidents                                             9

Total number of calls                                          69

Mutual aid (received)                                           9

Mutual aid (provided)                                          9

*This information is not broken out by municipality or township


Annual compensation for town officials  (2019)


  • $1,000 per year per selectman: $3,000

Town clerk: $1,000

Registrar of voters: $1,000

Treasurer: $1,000

Deputy town clerk or deputy treasurer: $10 per hour

Municipal tax collector: 4 percent of taxes collected

Code enforcement officer/plumbing inspector: $1,000

  • Code enforcement officer/plumbing inspector per hour: $10

School Board member per meeting: $10

Airline CSD Board of Trustees per meeting: $10

Road commissioner per hour: $10

Election clerks per hour: $10

Planning Board members per meeting: $10

Board of Appeals members per meeting: $10

Animal control officer per hour: $10

Cleaning Town Hall per hour: $10

Additional budget items

Aurora Volunteer Fire Department: $12,094

Solid waste

  • Union River Solid Waste Management: $6,000

2019 County tax: $12,892.74

Airline Community School, 2018-2019 enrollment

41 students total

pre-K: 3 students

Kindergarten: 4 students

1st grade: 4 students

2nd grade: 7 students

3rd grade: 4 students

4th grade: 3 students

5th grade: 3 students

6th grade: 5 students

7th grade: 3 students

8th grade: 6 students

*Figures are not available on how many students that Amherst, Aurora, Great Pond and Osborn send to the school.


Airline Community School District No. 8 assessment, 2018-2019


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