Water Main Break

January 30, 2023 – There is a water main break in the Surry Road area. All of Surry Rd. starting at Laurel St has no water, including Westwood Dr., Mountain View Dr., Hillside Dr. and Edaco Ct. After repairs are completed there will be a boil order for some customers. Further info will be posted when available.


The regular monthly meeting of the Ellsworth City Council will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 7:00 PM in the Ellsworth City Hall Council Chambers

Meetings will be broadcast live on:

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1. Call to Order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Rules of Order.

4. Adoption of minutes from the following meeting (s) of the Ellsworth City Council:

  • October 18, 2021 Regular Council Meeting.
  • November 5, 2021 Special Council Meeting.
  • November 8, 2021 Organizational Meeting.
  • November 8, 2021 Emergency Council Meeting.

5. City Manager’s Report.

6. Committee Reports.

  • Appointment of Councilors to various City Committees by the Chairman of the City Council.

7. Citizens’ Comments.

8. Presentation of Awards.

  • Eric MacLaughlin, for 15 years of service with the Ellsworth Public Works Department.
  • KaTina D. Howes, for 15 years (full-time employment) with the Ellsworth City Clerk’s Department.
  • Small Business Day Proclamation – November 27, 2021.
  • World Aids Day Proclamation – December 1, 2021.



CONSENT AGENDA: All items with an asterisk (*) are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council member so requests, in which event, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.

9. Council Order #112101, Discussion and action on the request of the Branch Lake Water Steward to set the Branch Lake boat and aeroplane sticker fee at $0 for the calendar year 2022. *

10. Council Order #112102, Request of the Recreation Commission to appoint Kathy Young as a member of the Commission with a term to expire on June 30, 2023. *

11. Council Order #112103, Appointment of Cathy Pickard as the Ellsworth representative on the Frenchman Bay Regional Shellfish Committee. *


12. Public hearing and action on the following business licenses: (Not needed this month)

13. Council Order #112104, Request of the Public Works Director to award an engineering contract for the improvements at the Branch Lake Dam.

14. Council Order #112105, Discussion and action regarding Hazard pay for first responders.

15. Council Order #112106, Discussion and action on creating a new accountant position within the Finance Department.

16. Council Order #112107, Request of the Wastewater Superintendent to approve the expenditure of funds to complete a major service on the dewatering centrifuse.

17. Adjournment.

11-15-2021 Council Meeting Packet