Town of Dummerston

Windham County, Vermont


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Frequent Questions, Answered

Town Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Wednesday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. 257-1496

Town Garage: East West Road Recycling bins available. 254-2411

Meetings (also noted on the Town Calendar)
    Selectboard meetings are held at the Town Offices every other Wednesday night at 6:00pm.
    Planning Commission meets: 1st Tuesday every month at 6:30pm Town Office
    Conservation Commission meets: 2nd Thursday at 7:00pm Town Office
    Development Review Board meets: 3rd Tuesday at 7:00pm Town Office
    School Board meets: 2nd Tuesday at 6:30pm at Dummerston School
    Energy Commission: 1st Monday every month at 6:00pm at Town Office


Town Meeting is held on the first Tuesday in March at the Dummerston School. The polling place for all State and Federal elections the Town Hall. The Town Hall is located in the basement of the Center Congregation Church in Dummerston Center. Residents wishing to register to vote may fill out an application at the Town Office. The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on the second Monday preceding Election Day.


Town property tax bills are mailed in the first part of July and are due in two equal installments, approximately August 20th and February 20th.


State law requires dogs/wolf-hybrids of 6 months and older to be licensed with the town on or before April 1st. Fee and licensing information may be obtained at the Town Office.


Vermont Hunting and Fishing Licenses are available at the Town Office.


Persons wishing to vend at the Covered Bridge or any other town property must apply for a Vendors permit. The Vendors permit application is available on line or from the Town Clerk.


No town permit is needed to hold a tag sale on personal property.


Services

West Dummerston Volunteer Fire Department Chief Rick Looman - cell: 802-258-1731
      For Fire or Emergency - Dial 911
      For burn permits/information - call Rick Looman (258-1731), Martin Forrett (254-9877), Wayne Emery (258-0672), or Charlie Richardson (254-6963)
Dummerston School - 254-2733
Lydia Taft Pratt Library - 258-9878
Windham Solid Waste Management District (Trash/Recycling) - 257-0272


Recycling bins for paper/glass and plastics are available at the Dummerston Highway Garage on the East West Road. There is no town wide garbage removal. Residents can purchase a permit from Windham Solid Waste Management at the number above. Residents can also hire garbage removal companies listed in the yellow pages.


Zoning permits are required prior to any construction, reconstruction, conversion, structural alteration, relocation or enlargement of any building, or other structure, or of any mining, excavation of landfill, and any change in the use of any building or other structure, or land, or extension of use of land and division of land. New driveways require a curb cut permit. Applications and information are available at the Town Office. The Zoning Administrator can be reached at zoning@dummerston.org.


Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles Mobile Unit is located on US Rte 5 at the State Highway Garage. Hours are weekly Mondays 9:30am - 3:00pm, Tuesdays 9:00am - 2:15pm, and every other Wednesday. Go right here for definitive dates and times, or call 802-251-2070


Motor Vehicle registration renewals can be renewed at the Town Office. The renewal can not be older than 2 months. Please bring a check or money order made out to DMV for the registration amount. The town charges an additional $3.00 for providing the service. That payment may be made in cash or check but not included in the DMV payment.


Dummerston Community Center in Dummerston Village has large rooms available for rent for special events. Please contact Jean Momaney at (802) 254-9212.


Evening Star Grange in Dummerston Center is also available for rent for special events. Please contact Ruth Barton at (802) 254-1128.