Town Government

Town Government

Selectpersons, Assessors & Overseers of the Poor:  Office 207-422-6719

Town Manager:  Ray Weintraub 207-422-6719, email:

Town Clerk:  Yvette Grindle, Office 207-422-6282, email:

Deputy Town Clerk: Gail Brown, Office 207-422-6282, email:

Treasurer:  , Office 207-422-6282, email:

Tax Collector:  Deana Workman, Office 207-422-6282, email:

Deputy Tax Collector:  Lynn A. Dunbar, Office 207-422-6282, email:

General Assistance:  Vacant; Office 207-422-6282 

Planning Board:  Graham Platner, Chair; 207-610-2441; Members:  Norman Bamford, Jack Hornberger, Samantha Marshall, Michael Pinkham II and Duane Crawford.  One (1) alternate seat is available.

Building Permits:  Any construction in the town of Sullivan requires a building permit.  Some require a fee.  If you do not obtain a permit prior to demolition or construction, all fees can be doubled.

Code Enforcement Officer:  Michael Gurtler; cell: 207-460-5544, email:

Plumbing Inspector: Michael Gurtler; cell: 207-460-5544, email:

Board of Appeals:  Robert Phillips, Chair; 207-422-6236; Members:  Reginald Means, Robert Dahn, Lawrence Tozier and Vernon Campbell.  Two (2) alternate seats are available.

Road Commissioner:  Board of Selectpersons (see contact info above)

Harbor Master:  Graham Platner

Assessor: Amy Dunn

Animal Control Officer:  Dan McKay, 207-460-0623,

All dogs aged 6 months or older must be licensed annually by December 31st.  New tags are available by November 1st and require presentation of up-to-date rabies certificate.  If the dog is no longer in your possession and was previously registered in the Town of Sullivan, please contact the town office at 207-422-6282 to update records.  Fees for neutered/spayed dogs are $6.00/year; non-neutered/non-spayed dogs are $11.00/year.  A $25.00 late fee, per dog, will be charged after January 31st.

RSU24 Representative:  Vernon Campbell; email: (term expires 2025) 

Frenchman’s Bay Regional Shellfish Commission for the municipalities of Ellsworth, Franklin, Hancock, Lamoine, Sorrento, Sullivan and Trenton.  Mission Statement: These municipalities shall act collaboratively as stewards to preserve, protect, manage and enhance the shellfish resources and ecological well-being of the Greater Frenchman Bay Region and to ensure a sustainable harvest of shellfish and opportunity for those who make their living on the tide.  The Shellfish Ordinance is posted on the Ellsworth, Maine website and linked here:  Shellfish         2022 FB Shellfish Conservation info.


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