The City of Ellsworth is following Federal, State and Centers for Disease Control Guidelines during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. At this time, all City of Ellsworth buildings/facilities/departments have been closed to the public, however staff will be available from 8AM to 4PM to assist citizens and businesses over the phone, and via fax and Email. Options have been provided for the continuation of regular business transactions and functions such as vehicle registration, property tax/utilities collection, license distribution, building permits, etc. Many of these functions are available on-line. Please call 667-2563 with questions on how to complete any business transactions that you normally conduct with the City. You may also contact the City via normal Email and Website channels as well.

Police Department, Fire Department, Emergency Services, Public Works and Water/Wastewater Departments are staffed and available to respond to all emergencies. The Transfer Station will be open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday only until further notice. Please check the City’s Website and Facebook page for updates. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

The City Council is urging members of the public to not attend this evening’s meeting, based on the recommendation of President Trump and Governor Mills concerning public gatherings of over 10 individuals during the COVID-19 crisis.  They encourage you to send your comments in by email to and fill out the online contact form. Please be sure to include at least your name and phone number and a staff member will call you so you can ask your question.

Furthermore, Chair Hamilton is seeking to have an abbreviated meeting and tabling those items that are non-essential or will not cause a hardship to wait.