Located on Main Street in Islesford, the Islesford Town Office and post office are located in the former Island Market, purchased by the Town of Cranberry Isles in 2017 and remodeled into a permanent town office. PHOTO BY BRIAN SWARTZ

Cranberry Isles by the numbers



Source: Cranberry Isles 2017 annual report for the year ending Dec. 31, 2017

 

Town Clerk’s report

Births: 4

Deaths: 0

Marriages: 2

 

Registered voters (December 2018)

182 total registered voters

69 Democrats

38 Republicans

10 Green Independent Party

65 not enrolled in any party

 

Tax Collector’s report

Outstanding 2017 real estate taxes

26 accounts (23 taxpayers), $39,912.03

 

Outstanding 2016 real estate taxes

Eight accounts (seven taxpayers), $12,439.38

 

Greater Cranberry Isles Volunteer Fire Department

No calls for 2017

 

Islesford Volunteer Fire Department

No calls for 2017

 

Cranberry Isles Rescue Service

Responded to 13 medical calls in 2017

 

Hancock County Sheriff’s Department

(November 1, 2017 to October 31, 2018)

Type of call                                                     Number

Vehicle theft                                                          3

Traffic offense summons                                       3

PI traffic accident                                                  3

Assist local police department                              3

Missing, no foul play indicated                            3

Civil problem                                                        1

False 911 call                                                        4

Suicide                                                                  3

Unattended death                                                  3

Total calls for service                                          26

 

Annual compensation for town officials (2018)

Treasurer/tax collector/clerk: $45,000

Administrative assistant: $47,850

Deputy clerk/deputy treasurer: $19,000

Public safety coordinator: $28,100

Selectmen

  • Chair: $8,000
  • Selectman: $7,500
  • Selectman: $7,500

Code enforcement officer/plumbing inspector: $12,750

Constable: $5,000

Harbormaster: $2,000

Animal control officer: $1,000

Local health officer: $800

Additional budget items

Solid waste

  • Contract with BCM Construction Inc.: $100,922
  • Other costs related to solid waste: $28,850

2019 County tax: $84,212.84

Ashley Bryan Elementary School, 2018-2019 enrollment

17 students total

Kindergarten: 3 students

1st grade: 1 student

2nd grade: 0 students

3rd grade: 2 students

4th grade: 2 students

5th grade: 3 students

6th grade: 1 student

7th grade: 3 students

8th grade: 2 students

 

Mount Desert Island High School

10th grade: 2 students

12th grade: 1 student

 

Cranberry Isles School Department, 2018-2019 staff compensation

 

Superintendent’s office

Assessment for administration: $11,835

 

Administration

Principal salary: $23,941

Secretary salaries: $30,502.56

 

Food services

Salaries: $16,244.14

 

Guidance

Guidance salaries: $3,500

 

Health services

Nurse: $1,750

 

Regular instruction

Teacher salaries (grades 3-8): $69,790

Substitutes (grades 3-8): $3,000

Teacher salary (grade K-2): $62,784

 

Special education

Teacher salaries (resource room): $26,325

Education technician salaries (resource room): $9,396

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