Christina M. Therrien
7 Court Street, Suite #1
P.O. Box 418
Machias, Maine 04654
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Welcome to the website for the Town of Machias.
The Town of Machias was incorporated on June 23, 1775 and was named as the Shiretown of Washington County in 1790. The Town is comprised of 14.80 square miles consisting of 13.87 square miles of land and .93 square mile of water.
The Town operates under the Town Manager Plan as defined in M.R.S.A. Title 30-A § 2631. The Town has an Annual Town Meeting, an elected five member Board of Selectmen, and an elected five member School Committee. The Town Manager is an appointed position.
The Town Manager serves as the Airport Manager, Economic and Community Development Director, the General Assistance Director, the Harbormaster, Public Information Officer, the Road Commissioner, Tax Collector, and the Treasurer.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Town Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer responsible to the Board of Selectmen for the proper administration of the affairs of the Town and daily operations of Town departments.