About Bar Harbor

Acreage: 28,800

Sq. Mi.: Land 42.2 Water 28.2

Municipal Building: 93 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor 04609; Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-
5 p.m.; 288-4098, fax 288-4461, barharbormaine.gov, e-mail clerk@barharbormaine.gov

Town Government: Town Manager, Town Council (7)

Town Manager: Cornell F. Knight 288-4098

Council Chr.: Paul Paradis 288-8795

Town Clerk: Patricia A. Gray 288-4098

Treasurer: Stanley W. Harmon 288-5096

Tax Collector: Sarah Gilbert 288-5096

Finance Director: Stanley W. Harmon 288-5096

Assessor: Justin VanDongen 288-3320

Registrar of Voters: Patricia A. Gray 288-4098

Interim Town Planner: Angie Chamberlain 288-3329

Emergency Management: Cornell F. Knight 288-4098

Welfare Director: Patricia A. Gray 288-4098

Public Works Director: Chip Reeves 288-1026

Highway Supt.: Scott Wood 288-4681

Road Commissioner: Charles Reeves 288-1026

Code Enforcement: Angela Chamberlain 288-3329

Building/Plumbing Inspector: Angela M. Chamberlain 288-3329

Water Supt.: Jeff Van Trump 288-3555

Sanitation Supt.: Jeff Van Trump 288-4028

Police Chief: James Willis 288-3391

Fire Chief: Matthew Bartlett 288-5554

Animal Control Officer: James Willis/Diana de los Santos 288-5554/288-3391

Health Officer: John Lennon 288-5533

Harbor Master: Charles A. Phippen 288-5571

Supt. of Schools: Dr. Marc Edward Gousse 288-5571

School Board (5): Chr. Kristi Losquadro; Bar Harbor meets first Mon.; high school meets second Mon. each month

Planning Board (5): Chr. Thomas St. Germain; meets first and third Wed. each month

Appeals Board (6): Ellen Dohmen
288-9428; meets as needed

Assessment Review (5): Chr. Terence O’Connell; meets as needed

House Dist. 135 — Rep. Brian L. Hubbell (D)

Senate Dist. 7 — Sen. Brian D. Langley (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 3 — Antonio Blasi (D)

Zoning: Adopted 1990; amended annually

Comprehensive Plan: 2007

Last Townwide Valuation: 2006

Fiscal Year: July 1-June 30

Town Meeting: First Tuesday in June

Municipal Election: Second Tues. in June

Fire Department: Municipal 911

Ambulance: Town of Bar Harbor 288-5533

Library: Jesup Memorial Library 288-4245

Schools: Conners-Emerson School 288-3631, Mount Desert Island High School 288-5011

College: College of the Atlantic 288-5015

Ferry Service: Bar Harbor Ferry Co. 288-2984

Water Service: Bar Harbor Water Division 288-3555

Sewer Service: Town of Bar Harbor village area, smaller systems in Hulls Cove and DeGregoire Park

Post Offices: Bar Harbor 04609, 288-3122; Hulls Cove 04644, 288-3842; Salisbury Cove 04672, 288-4594

Trash Collection/Recycling: Transfer station or private pick-up

Cable TV: Spectrum (800) 892-4357

Chamber of Commerce: Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce 664-2940, (800) 288-5103

Churches: Baptist 2, Congregational 1, Episcopal 2, Jehovah’s Witnesses 1, Pentecostal 1, Quaker 1, Roman Catholic 1, Other 1

Banks: Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, The First, Machias Savings Bank, Camden National, Bar Harbor Savings & Loan

Population: 1980: 4,124 1990: 4,443; 2000: 4,820; 2010: 5,235

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 1,751/343; 1990: 2,132/454; 2000: 2,281/524

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 225
5-19 832
20-44 1,540
45-64 1,693
65 up 945
TOTAL 5,235

Median Age 45.3

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 1,980
Green Independent 179
Republican 871
Libertarian 7
Unenrolled 1,500
Total 4,537

2017 Mill Rate: .01096