Tremont, Maine – On Monday, The Select Board confirmed Town Manager Jesse Dunbar’s appointment of Spencer Gianinoto as the new Harbormaster for Tremont. Ginaninoto will replace Harbormaster Justin Seavey, who has been filling in one day a week since September when the position became vacant. Gianinoto will officially assume this role on Monday, November 20th.
TREMONT – Award-winning Maine author and journalist Earl Brechlin will share the rich history of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park through images from his extensive collection of historic postcards at the Kelly Room of the Tremont Town Office on Wednesday, October 18, at 6 p.m. The talk is part of the Tremont Historical Society’s celebration of the town’s 175th birthday.
The Town of Tremont is seeking qualified candidates for the full time position of Deputy Code Enforcement Officer / Licensed Plumbing Inspector. This position is responsible for inspections of plumbing and enforcement of all local codes and land use regulations, and serves as the 911 Addressing Officer. This position is contracted out for 20 hours per week to the Town of Southwest Harbor. The Deputy CEO must have the ability to interact with the public professionally in order to secure compliance. Customer service, education, and violation prevention are a primary responsibility.
Sarah Abbott has been selected as the next Town Clerk for the Town of Tremont. Abbott will officially be appointed to the position on September 1st. She will be training alongside outgoing Town Clerk Katie Dandurand, two days a week for the remainder of August. Abbott will continue in her current role as Deputy Code Enforcement Officer until September 1st.
A friendly reminder that FY24 tax bills have been sent. The due date this year is September 18th. Interest begins accruing September 19th. If you have not received a bill and believe you should have, feel free to call the Town Office or stop by.
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is partnering with the Town of Tremont and A Climate to Thrive to develop a community resilience plan for the Town of Tremont. We need your help to understand how coastal flooding currently impacts the town. Please share any photos or videos of coastal flooding (flooding from ocean water) in Tremont.
The Town of Tremont on beautiful Mount Desert Island is seeking a fulltime Town Clerk/Tax Collector to carry out the statutory duties of these offices, as well as other highly skilled administrative, financial and clerical responsibilities.
Beginning in 2020 the homestead exemption will increase from $20,000 to $25,000. To qualify, homeowners must fill out a simple form declaring property as their principal residence by April 1 in the tax year claimed. Once the application is filed, the exemption remains until the owner sells or changes their place of residence. Forms are available in the Assessor’s Office or by clicking the link below.
This survey is the online version of the activities from the Visioning Open House for the Tremont Comp Plan Update. It is intended for any members of the Tremont community who wish to participate in the Comp Plan Process.
The survey is open from October 4 until December 1, 2022. Below is the link for the survey.