About Swan’s Island

Acreage: 7,065

Sq. Mi.: Land 14.0 Water 68.4

Municipal Building: 125 Harbor Rd., P.O. Box 11, Swan’s Island 04685; Town Clerk Tues. noon-4 p.m., Thurs. noon-6:30 p.m., Treasurer Sat. 9 a.m.-noon 526-4279, fax 526-4172, swansisland.org, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.: Myron A. Sprague Jr. 526-4279

Admin Assistant: Karen Griffin 526-4279

Town Clerk: Gwen J. May 526-4279

Treasurer: Monica L. Cease 526-4279

Tax Collector: Gwen J. May 526-4279

Assessor: Board of Selectmen 526-4279

Registrar of Voters: Gwen J. May 526-4279

Emergency Management: Charles Wiegle 526-4101

Welfare Director: Board of Selectmen 526-4279

Public Works Director: Robert K. Gardner 526-4516

Road Commissioner: Lawrence Stanley

Code Enforcement: Gary Rainford 610-3138

Plumbing Inspector: Gary Rainford 610-3138

Sanitation Supt.: Lawrence Smith 526-4171

Police Chief: Hancock County Sheriff 667-7575

Fire Chief: Robert K. Gardner 526-4516

Animal Control Officer: Robert Morang 667-7575

Health Officer: Donna Wiegle 526-4101

Harbor Master: Joshua V. Joyce 266-1937

Supt. of Schools: Marc Edward Gousse

School Board (5): Tammy E. Tripler 526-4396; meets fourth Tues. each month

Planning Board (5): Chr. Terry A. Staples 526-4279; meets second Thurs. each month

Appeals Board (5): Chr. Donald D. Carlson 526-4410; meets as needed

House Dist. 134 — Rep. Walter A. Kumiega III (D)

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

County Commissioner Dist. 3 — Antonio Blasi (D)

Zoning: Shoreland, subdivision, shellfish, last amended 2007

Comprehensive Plan: 1994

Last Townwide Valuation: 2011

Fiscal Year: Jan. 1-Dec. 31

Town Meeting: First Mon. in March

Municipal Election: First Mon. in Mar.

Fire Department: Volunteer 911

Ambulance: 911

Library: Swan’s Island Library & Museum 526-4330

School: Swan’s Island School 526-4300

Post Office: Swan’s Island 04685, 526-4194

Ferry: Swan’s Island Ferry Terminal 526-4273, Maine State Ferry Service from Bass Harbor 244-3254

Trash Collection: Transfer Station 526-4171

Churches: Advent Christian 1, Baptist 1, Church of God 1, Methodist 1

Population: 1980: 337; 1990: 348; 2000: 327; 2010: 332

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 185/157; 1990: 177/208; 2000: 161/260

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 13
5-19 55
20-44 94
45-64 112
65 up 58
TOTAL 332

Median Age 46.3

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 63
Green Independent 24
Republican 127
Libertarian 1
Unenrolled 113
Total 328

2017 Mill Rate: .0118

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