After spending the night at Burnt Coat Harbor on Swan’s Island, crew members of the Windjammer “Victory Chimes” work their sailing ship toward open waters on a sunny summer morning. PHOTO BY BRIAN SWARTZ

Swan’s Island by the numbers



Town Clerk’s report (2018)

Births: 2

Deaths: 5

Marriages: 3

 

Registered voters

324 total registered voters

66 Democrats

131 Republicans

26 Green Independent Party

101 not enrolled in any party

 

Tax Collector’s report

Outstanding 2018 real estate taxes

56 accounts (47 taxpayers): 87,617.99

 

Swan’s Island Volunteer Fire Department (2018)

Type of call                                      Number

Alarms                                                    3

Smoke investigation                               1

Electrical wires down in road                 1

Grass fire                                                 1

Fuel spill                                                 1

Chimney fires                                         2

Vehicle fire                                             1

EMS assist                                           34

Total                                                     44

 

Budget items (January 1, 2019-December 31, 2019)

Administration: $100,000

Fire department: $64,000

Ambulance service: $30,000

Roads: $130,000

Snow removal: $70,000

Law enforcement: $80,000

Solid waste: $82,000

Health services: $25,500

General assistance: $17,000

Recreation: $8,500

County tax (2019): $72,709.60

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