Chartered in 1761, Dorset is a vibrant and historic community nestled in the hills of southern Vermont. Dorset is well known for its mountains, valleys & New England village charm. Come learn the reasons why people love to live, work & play in Dorset!
Dorset - Manchester Public Safety Study - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:
Dorset-Manchester Public Safety Study OVERVIEW
On December 5, 2013 the Dorset Selectboard and Manchester Selectboard met in a joint meeting and approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that authorized a study of possible public safety and emergency services consolidation and collaboration. As part of the MOU the two towns organized a workgroup, comprised of stakeholders and citizens to help guide the discussion. In March of 2014 Dorset Town Meeting and Manchester Town Meeting approved the concept of the study and funding for the study.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Town of Dorset and Town of Manchester issued an Request For Proposals (RFP) on April 1, 2014. Responses to the RFP are due by June 4, 2014 by 4:30 P.M. The two towns are seeking responses from qualified professional and academic organizations to analyze and make recommendations about governance, management and administration of police services, fire services, emergency medical services and emergency management regarding possible consolidation and collaboration between the Town of Dorset and Town of Manchester.