EMERGENCIES:  dial 911

OFFICE:  (802) 867-5311

 

Dorset  Volunteer Fire Dept.

Dorset Water Co.

 Dorset fire district NO. 1

 

BURNING STATUS

By Permit Only

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Fire Department

The Dorset Fire Department is currently looking for volunteers to join the department.  All training, gear and other expenses are covered, including a stipend based on your involvement.

 

Available positions include:

Firefighters

Drivers

Helpers at Firehouse (during calls)

 

To volunteer or get more information, please contact:

Shawn Hazelton:  (802) 375-4233

Outdoor burning is currently allowed, provided you receive a written permit from a fire department official.  We urge extreme caution when burning.

 

For all burn permits, please contact:

Shawn Hazelton:  (802) 375-4233

Harvey Watkins:  (802) 867-5750

The Dorset Fire District No. 1 is a special district serving Dorset village

and surrounding areas with fire protection and public water.

Prudential Board

The district is governed by a 5 person board that meets on the 2nd Monday of every month at the Dorset Firehouse at 7pm.

 

Prudential Board meetings are open to the public and all district residents are welcome.

Emergencies

FIRE:

WATER:

dial 911

(802) 793-9429

Fire Taxes

Fire taxes are now included as a line item in the Dorset property tax bill.

 

PROPERTY TAXES

1st installment due: 9/10/20

2nd installment due: 3/10/21

 

QUESTIONS

contact Nancy Aversano at

(802) 362-4571 x4

dorsetfire341@gmail.com

Water Fees

Water bills are sent quarterly, beginning in September.

 

WATER BILL DUE DATES

  • 10/01/20
  • 01/01/21
  • 04/01/21
  • 06/15/21

 

QUESTIONS

contact Nancy Aversano at

(802) 362-4571 x4

dorsetfire341@gmail.com

Headquarters

Dorset Fire House

2788 Rt 30

Dorset, VT 05251

MONTHLY MEETING

Attend Online using Zoom

The Prudential Committee meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 7 pm.  Our meetings are open to the public and all fire district residents are welcome.

 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our meetings are now hosted online.  To join our meeting using Zoom, simply click on the button below.  If the meeting is in session or is about to begin, you will be connected.  If you are prompted for a meeting passcode, use DFD.

 

You can download the latest meeting agenda and the minutes from previous meetings here.

 

 

PAY BILL ONLINE

PUBLIC WATER STATUS

No Usage Restrictions

Water in the Dorset reservoir is currently at a safe level and there are no current restrictions on water usage.  Nevertheless, we encourage all users on the system to conserve water whenever possible.

 

If you would like to be notified of any change to the status of the public water system, please share your email address with us.

 

 

ANNUAL MEETING

May 10th at 7pm

In-Person at Firehouse or via Zoom

The Dorset Fire District will hold its annual meeting on May 10th at 7pm.  You can attend in person at the Dorset Firehouse or attend remotely via Zoom.  To join the meeting via Zoom, simply click on the button below.

 

At the annual meeting, officers of the Prudential Committee and the fire department will report on the activities of the past year and present the budgets for the coming year.  District voters will vote on the budgets and elect members to the Prudential Committee.

 

You can download the complete annual report by clicking here.  We encourage everyone who resides in the fire district to attend.

 

 

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