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Details still uncertain, dispatch plan advances

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A multi-town committee studying the implications of consolidating emergency dispatch operations in Chittenden County has debuted a draft charter, paving the way for the creation of a separate municipal entity. Residents in eight interested communities, including Colchester, Burlington, Essex, Milton, Shelburne, South Burlington, Williston and Winooski, will likely see the measure appear on their Town…

Reps named to dispatch committee

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The Colchester Selectboard unanimously voted to appoint assistant town manager Aaron Frank to a joint survey committee last Tuesday, dedicated to exploring regionalized emergency dispatch in Chittenden County. The selection marks the town’s first formal step forward after a nine-town Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission study culminated with a presentation late last month. National consultants…

Officials support dispatch plan

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Close to 100 dispatchers, first responders and town officials gathered at South Burlington’s City Hall last Tuesday to hear suggestions on implementing a regionalized dispatch center – a model two national consultants say could improve emergency services across Chittenden County. Aaron Frank, Colchester’s chief financial officer and assistant town manager, sat on the presenting panel,…