Welcome to Sullivan, Maine

Town Office:  1888 US Highway 1, Sullivan, ME  04664; 207-422-6282 or 207-422-6719; fax 207-422-4785; email: townmanager@sullivanmaine.org

Hours:   7:30am-5:00pm Monday – Thursday; We do NOT close for lunch;  Closed:  April 19, 2021 Patriots’ Day observed.

Services include: register your vehicles (bring proof of insurance); register ATVs, snowmobiles, boats, trailers, dogs, register to vote, purchase transfer station punch cards, pay your taxes, obtain a building permit, get hunting and fishing licenses, or obtain certified copies of vital statistics.  Town accepts payments via debit/credit cards, cash or check.

Transfer Station, Route 183/Tunk Lake Road, Sullivan is open 10am-3pm Saturdays & Sundays year-round.  Household waste:  We have a pay by bag system:  the fee is $1.50/bag up to 25 pounds.   You must purchase stickers or punch cards before going to the transfer station — $1.50/each at the town office, or by mail or $1.75/each at The Dunbar Store or Hancock Grocery.   If you have bulk waste or demolition debris, you will be given a bill to pay at the town office.

 

    ONLINE Rapid Renewal of your vehicle registration:  Click this LINK:   rapid-renewal  to register vehicles and trailers from the comfort of your home or office. Vehicle excise tax and registration expire annually per your registration; motorcycles expire 3/31 each year (except antiques); trailers can be registered for 1 or 2 years (same month), trailers 2000 pounds or greater expire in February (1 or 2 years),

Other online registrations:

Marriage Licenses and Certified Copies of Birth, Death or Marriage Certificates:  Please call ahead as this service is online and takes time.  You may stop in anytime to pick up your “Marriage Intentions Form” or download here VS2-A; take it home to fill it out.  Bring this completed form with you, along with all required documents and fee of $40.00.  Both parties will need to appear at the office (together or separately) for the marriage license.  See maine.gov/marriage for information on how to get married, required documents, officiants, and Maine laws concerning marriage.  See maine.gov/vital-records for information on all vital records.

Our tax year is July 1 to June 30.  Tax bills are mailed out only once per year in late September or early October.  Interest starts accruing in 120 days.  An eight month Tax Club is available for those taxpayers current on their real estate taxes.  Homestead and Veteran property tax exemption information and forms are on the FORMS, MAPS and ORDINANCES page.

Here is our most recent newsletter April TownCrier 2021

Town of Sullivan Annual Report   2019 Town Report   Printed copies are available at the Town Office.

The Town and the Friends of Taunton Bay maintain a weather station at Gordon’s Wharf that is accessible on line. Current conditions are reported constantly. Here is the URL :: https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=KMESULLI5

News and Announcements

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Veteran Exemption (Title 36, M.R.S.A. Section 653)
Property owners may be eligible for a reduction in the valuation of their property if they meet one of the following qualifications:
*Maine Resident age 62 on or before April 1, 2021 who served during a recognized war period.
*Receives 100% disability from the VA
*Paraplegic veteran
*Un-remarried widows and/or widowers of qualifying veterans

In all cases, the applicant must fill out an application and provide the Assessor with proof of service (Form DD214).

Applications must be received by the tax assessor by April 1 in the year that the exemption is first granted. Applications received after April 1 will not become effective until the following tax year. Please provide a copy of your discharge papers, the DD214, with the application.
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Veteran Exemption (Title 36, M.R.S.A. Section 653)
Property owners may be eligible for a reduction in the valuation of their property if they meet one of the following qualifications:
*Maine Resident age 62 on or before April 1, 2021 who served during a recognized war period.
*Receives 100% disability from the VA
*Paraplegic veteran
*Un-remarried widows and/or widowers of qualifying veterans

In all cases, the applicant must fill out an application and provide the Assessor with proof of service (Form DD214).  

Applications must be received by the tax assessor by April 1 in the year that the exemption is first granted.  Applications received after April 1 will not become effective until the following tax year.  Please provide a copy of your discharge papers, the DD214, with the application.

Nomination papers will be available at the Sullivan Town Office during regular office hours starting Thursday, March 18th for the annual municipal election to be held on June 28th, 2021 for the following position:

One Selectman/Assessor & Overseer of the Poor for three years

Nomination papers must be returned to the Sullivan Town Office by 5:00 PM on April 29th, 2021.

Voting will take place on June 28th, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM at the Sullivan Town Office. The annual town meeting will be held at 7:00 PM at the Sorrento Sullivan Recreation Center.
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Nomination papers will be available at the Sullivan Town Office during regular office hours starting Thursday, March 18th for the annual municipal election to be held on June 28th, 2021 for the following position:  

One Selectman/Assessor & Overseer of the Poor for three years

Nomination papers must be returned to the Sullivan Town Office by 5:00 PM on April 29th, 2021.

Voting will take place on June 28th, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM at the Sullivan Town Office.  The annual town meeting will be held at 7:00 PM at the Sorrento Sullivan Recreation Center.
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