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.

 

WEEKLY Q & A SESSIONS

Service Line Project

We will be holding weekly Question & Answer Sessions concerning the Service Line Project throughout the month of February.  Every Tuesday in February at 7 pm, representatives from Otter Creek Engineering and the Prudential Committee will be on-line with answers to your questions.

 

These sessions will have an open format, so feel free to discuss any aspect of this project, including financing, construction, technical aspects and the upcoming bond vote.

 

To join a Q&A session using Zoom, simply click on the button below.  If one of these meetings is in session, or about to begin, you will be connected.  If you are prompted for a meeting passcode, use DFD.  You can get more information about the project and upcoming bond vote here.

 

JOIN THE ZOOM MEETING

 

BOND INFO MEETING

Service Line Project

The District will he holding a warned Informational Meeting to present details on the upcoming bond vote for the Service Line Project.  The Informational Meeting will be held on-line on March 1, 2021 at 4 pm.  You can download the agenda for this meeting here.  You also can get complete information on the project here.

 

The bond vote will be held on March 2.  You can vote by absentee ballot (automatically mailed to you) or in person on March 2 at the Dorset Town Offices, in East Dorset.

To join the meeting using Zoom, simply click on the button below.  If the meeting is in session, or about to begin, you will be connected.  If you are prompted for a meeting passcode, use DFD.  You can get more information about the project and upcoming bond vote here.

 

JOIN THE ZOOM MEETING

 

JOIN THE ZOOM MEETING

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