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Saturday November 1, 2014

Maine towns and teacher retirement costs

 

Under Gov. Paul LePage's proposed budget, any Maine municipalities with mill rates lower than 7.8 would have to pay 100 percent of their teacher retirement costs.

 

Below is a complete list of those towns, according to the Maine Department of Education.

Town

Mill Rate
Dedham 7.73
Edgecomb 7.66
Lowell 7.51
Fayette 7.32
Beals 7.20
Frenchboro 6.91
Damariscotta 6.76
Machiasport 6.74
Newcastle 6.55
Kittery 6.41
Whiting 6.34
Acton 5.84
Nobleboro 5.82
Cooper 5.73
Shirley 5.73
Lincolnville 5.72
Trenton 5.39
Greenville 4.86
Wesley 4.71
Sedgwick 4.64
Penobscot 4.61
Portage Lake 4.35
Roque Bluffs 4.31
York 4.17
Meddybemps 4.07
Drew Plt. 3.99
Surry 3.90
Bar Harbor 3.71
Coplin Plt. 3.67
Blue Hill 3.59
Otis 3.59
Northfield 3.42
Tremont 3.21
Bremen 3.19
Orient 3.11
Southwest Harbor 2.94
Georgetown 2.44
Brooklin 2.42
Chebeague Island 2.38
Bristol 2.38
Long Island 2.23
Gr Lake Str Plt. 2.16
Willimantic 2.07
Castine 1.97
Brooksville 1.89
Upton 1.71
Nashville Plt. 1.67
West Forks 1.64
Westmanland 1.64
South Bristol 1.41
Deblois 1.41
Beaver Cove 1.24
Bowerbank 1.17
Islesboro 1.10
Mount Desert 1.05
Carrabassett Val 0.88
The Forks Plt. 0.88
Pleasant Rdge Pl 0.83
Cranberry Isles 0.80
Dennistown Plt. 0.79
Isle Au Haut 0.78
Beddington 0.70
Southport 0.65
Caratunk 0.60
Glenwood Plt. 0.53
Lakeville 0.53
Monhegan Plt 0.30
Seboeis Plt. 0.28
Kingsbury Plt. 0.23
Lake View Plt. 0.03
Lincoln Plt. 0.00