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Ronald B. Eaton, Chair

(207)348-6857 or (207)479-9109

Peter P. Perez

(207)348-6865 or (207)479-9777

Percy L. Brown, Jr.

(207)348-6066 or (207)812-6068

Town Manager

James Fisher

(207) 348-2324 / (207) 812-6315 (cell)


Thursdays 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Deer Isle Town Office

The public is cordially invited to participate in all meetings. Currently meetings are open to the public in the Deer Isle Town Office.  If you wish to be on the agenda or have remote access to meetings, contact Jim Fisher by email or phone (207) 348-2324 at least one day in advance. Earlier notice is appreciated.



The municipality of Deer Isle administers a General Assistance program for the support of the poor. Pursuant to Title 22 MRSA $4305, the municipal officers have adopted an ordinance establishing that program. A copy of this ordinance is available for public inspection at the town office and/or online. Also available for inspection is a copy of the State's General Assistance Statutes, as copies of the State law are made available to the municipality, by Maine's Department of Health and Human Services.


Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so at Deer Isle Town Office during the following time(s):


Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday

Hour(s): 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

In an emergency, applicants may contact

  • James Fisher at (207) 812-6315

  • Ronald Eaton at (207) 348-6857

The municipality's General Assistance administrator must issue a written decision within 24 hours of receiving an application.


The Department of Health and Human Services' toll-free telephone number, to call with a question regarding the General Assistance Program, is 1-800-442-6003.


This notice is posted pursuant to Title 22 MRSA $4304-4305.

Documents and Links

Bidding open for municipal construction projects:

  • Fish Creek culvert upgrade and replacement

  • Meadow Brook culvert upgrade and replacement

  • Installation of a Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) crosswalk by DIS High School.

Select Board Agenda

and Minutes

Freedom of Access Act (FOAA)

The FOAA Officer for the Town of Deer Isle is the Town Manager. You may reach the FOAA Officer during regular business hours at (207) 348-2324 or by e-mail.

All Freedom of Access request should be directed to the FOAA Officer. You may make your request by filling out and sending the request form below or by e-mailing your request or you may choose to call to make a verbal request. Although we prefer requests in writing so that the information we are searching for will be accurate, it is not required by State law.

Relative Forms/Documents:

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