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Posted on: September 25, 2022

Public Hearing 10/18 on proposed new Long-Term Rental Housing Ordinance

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building Council Chambers to hear comment on a proposed new Long-Term Rental Housing Ordinance. The proposed ordinance was developed by a town t...

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Posted on: September 25, 2022

Public Hearing 10/18 on November Town Ballot Articles

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building Council Chambers to receive public comment on the following ballot articles for the November 8, 2022 Special Town Meeting vote.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

2023 Hancock County Budget Estimates Public Hearing

A public hearing on the 2023 proposed county budget will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. in the Commissioners' Meeting Room at the courthouse at 50 State St., Ellsworth.

Budget information sent to towns ahead of the hearing:

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

2022-2023 Tax Rate Set

The Bar Harbor Town Assessor has set the Mill Rate for 2022- 2023. The Town of Bar Harbor’s Mill Rate for the 2023 fiscal year is set at $9.32 per $1,000 of property value, based on assessments on April 1, 2022. 

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Senior Taxpayer Assistance Program

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The Senior Taxpayer Assistance Program provides property tax relief to low-income senior citizens who live in the Town of Bar Harbor. To qualify, applicants must be 65 years of age or older and have lived in Bar Harbor for 5 consecutive years. Applicants ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2022

Public Hearing 10/3 on Short-Term Rental Registration Ordinance Amendment

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing Monday, October 3, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building Council Chambers to hear comment on a proposed amendment to the Short-Term Rental Registration Ordinance. The amendment revises the Life ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

WATER LINE FLUSHING

The Bar Harbor Water Division will initiate its annual waterline flushing program beginning Monday, September 19, 2022 and finishing on or before Friday, October 21, 2022. To minimize the impact of low water pressure, flushing is expected to take place be...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

File for Permits Online NOW!

Online Permitting is Now Live!

The Code Enforcement Office is excited to offer the option to apply for permits online.  This convenient new service allows an applicant to fill out an application electronically, submit plans, drawings and documents...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Check Your Well Water Quality

Well Water Quality

It is hard to believe that water that looks, smells and tastes fine may not be safe to drink. 1 in 6 wells in Maine has too much arsenic, uranium, radon, or other harmful chemicals. The only way to know if your water is safe to drink is ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Water / Sewer In-Person Payments Accepted at Public Works Facility

Effective August 31, 2022, in-person water / sewer payments may be received at the Public Works Facility in Hulls Cove, Monday - Friday; 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.  As always, payments are also accepted at the Finance Department in the Municipal Buildin...

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Posted on: September 25, 2022

Shellfish Conservation Ordinance Amendment adopted

The Bar Harbor Town Council adopted the following amendment to the Shellfish Conservation Ordinance September 6. The amendment adds two additional species, eastern oyster and quahogs, to the ordinance. The amendment takes effect October 6, 2022.

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

November election updates: Local ballot questions and absentee voting info

Absentee voting information

Voters may now request an absentee ballot for the November 8 town and state elections. Ballots will be available early October. The last day to request an absentee ballot or to vote by absentee ballot in the presence of the cler...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Water Division - Maintenance Technician I Position Opening

The Bar Harbor Water Division is seeking a dedicated and passionate full time Water Maintenance Technician I.  This position will serve the needs of the Water Division, working under the supervision of the Water Superintendent and the Distributio...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Human Resource Professional - Position Open

View a full description and how to apply in the JOBS section

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Scrap metal will NOT be accepted at Transfer Station/Recycling Center

Due to staffing shortages, scrap metal deposits are  suspended at the Transfer Station/Recycling Center on White Spruce Road.  Scrap metal WILL continue to be accepted at the Public Works Facility in Hulls Cove; 7AM - 3PM, Monday through...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Transfer Station / Recycling Center Summer Hours 2022

Effective June 1 - September 30

MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY:  7:00 AM - 3:45 PM

THURSDAY:  7:00 AM - 11:45 AM

SATURDAY:  8:00 AM - 11:45 AM

SUNDAY - CLOSED

JULY 4th:  7:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Transfer Station Phone 288-520...

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Posted on: January 7, 2014

Sign up to Receive Your Property Tax Bills Electronically

The Finance Office is pleased to offer an exciting service to property owners – electronic tax bill delivery. Stop receiving your annual property tax bills and any tax reminder notices in the mail and securely receive them in your email. Go paperless to...[Read on...]

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