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• TAX COLLECTOR 228-7200 Elizabeth Brown
• TREASURER 228-7200 Ext. 7030 Lynell D. Vollans
The Collector and Treasurer, appointed by the Finance Director, are responsible for all billing and collecting of local real and personal property taxes, state motor vehicle excise taxes that are payable to the town, and other fees and charges established by the town. All payments are made by the Treasurer in accordance with the town warrants. This officer negotiates, awards and prepares all notes issued by the town for borrowing. The Treasurer invests surplus funds of the town and is responsible for management of the interest and debt schedules under Mass. General Law.
FIRE DEPT. ALSO SEE NANTUCKET PUBLIC SAFETY 4 Fairgrounds Rd. 228-2323 Stephen Murphy, Chief Robert G. Bates Jr., Deputy Fire Chief Sean Mitchell, Fire Prevention The mission of the Nantucket Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the residents and visitors of the Town of Nantucket by providing the highest possible level of service through public education, fire prevention, emergency medical services, fire suppression and mitigation efforts of the effects of natural and man-made disasters consistent with available resources. We do this to promote, preserve, and protect our quality of life and the unique character of our Island and the Town of Nantucket. Today the Nantucket Fire Department is composed of 29 Full-Time Personnel: Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Fire Alarm Superintendent, Fire Prevention Officer, Office Administrator, and four shifts, each composed of a Captain/EMT and five Firefighter/EMTs. The Nantucket Fire Department also has a supplementary force of 20 Call Firefighters and five Call EMTs. Fire Headquarters, located in the Public Safety Building at 4 Fairgrounds Rd. is responsible for all of the day-to-day operations for the department. This station houses 4 ambulances, 2 structural fire engines, 1 aerial ladder, 1 wildland interface fire engine, 1 water tanker and 1 heavy rescue.
PERMITS ISSUED BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT ARE ISSUED FROM THE 4 FAIRGROUNDS PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING AND INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
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Commercial Occupancy inspections Cannon Explosives/Black Powder permits Fire Supression permits Fire Alarm Systems permits LP-Gas installations Model Rocket permits Oil Heat installations Brush Burning (January 15 - May 1) Smoke Detector/26F inspections Underground Oil Tank Removal permits
Station 2, located in Siasconset, is an unmanned station that houses 1 Engine and 1 Water Tanker. Station 3, located in Madaket, is an unmanned station and houses 1 Wildland Interface engine. The Nantucket Fire Department is responsible for answering all Emergency Medical incidents and responds with a team of Massachusetts Certified Emergency Medical Technicians to all incidents.
FOOD PANTRY SEE NANTUCKET FOOD PANTRY
FRIENDS OF NANTUCKET PUBLIC SCHOOLS – FONPS Nantucket High School, 10 Surfside Rd. 228-5269 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: fonps.org Hadley Dutra - President Janis Carreiro, Administrative Assistant
As Nantucket’s PTA, the Friends is an organization of parents, teachers and community members whose purpose is to support and promote quality education for the children of Nantucket’s public schools. Programs include year-round scholarships through the Children’s Fund, Summer Reading, parenting workshops and grants for faculty-initiated special projects to enhance curriculum.
GIRL SCOUTS GIRL SCOUTS
844-306-GSEM (4736) Web: www.gsema.org