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6/11/24 State Primary, RSU #12 Budget Referendum, & Municipal Election Results

Kim Lynch won the Select Board race with 175 votes to 22 blanks and 14 write-ins. Barbara Cray won the race for Representative to the RSU #12 Board of Directors with 49 write-in votes to 150 blanks and 12 other write-in votes. The RSU #12 Budget received 169 yes votes, 39 no votes, and 3 blanks. The full results, including State Primary results, can be viewed here. 

Town Meeting Sat., 6/22/24

This year's annual Town Meeting will be on Saturday, 6/22/24 at 10:00 a.m. at the Old Town Hall on 1217 Main Rd. All Westport Island voters may participate, and the registrar will be available to register new voters. Please see the Warrant for details, as well as the compensation breakdown, town office operations breakdown, and last 4-year budget comparison.

New & Amended Ordinances to Appear on 2024 Town Warrant

There will be several proposed new ordinances and ordinance amendments on the Town Warrant:

Shellfish Licenses on Sale 7/2/24

Shellfish licenses for the 7/1/24 - 6/30/25 shellfish harvesting year will go on sale Tuesday, 7/2/24. See the official notice for details. 

Time to Renew Mooring Permits

Mooring permits must be renewed by May 1st of every year by filling out a Mooring Permit Application and paying the applicable fee of $10 for a mooring renewal or $30 for a new mooring. Applications can be obtained from the Town Office on 6 Fowles Point Road or online. Please direct questions to the Harbor Master,Ted Christie, at (207) 882-9005 or harbormasterwestportisland@gmail.com