Thursday, January 14, 2016

Special Community Meeting | Volunteer Fire Program

Special Community Meeting | Volunteer Fire Program
https://www.facebook.com/events/1487462574895996/


Saturday, January 23, 2016, 10 AM - 12 PM
Wonder Valley Community Center
80526 1/2 Amboy Road, Wonder Valley, CA 92277

At this community special meeting James Brakebill, of the Copper Mountain College Fire Technology Program, will present, showing us what a local Paid Call Fire Fighter (volunteer) program might look like in Wonder Valley. The PCF program is Option 2 (see PowerPoint presentation linked below). Mr. Brakebill will also present on ambulance and paramedic services.

We may be able to avoid a fire tax increase if we have the community support for a Paid Call Firefighter program. This would require a GREAT DEAL of community involvement, everyone pitching in each month to support the program. This would be kind of like in the old days, as in the photo above, where neighbors helped neighbors and everyone pitched in to support their fire department. Please show your support for the PCF program by attending this meeting.

AGENDA:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6zhn0a52ezoyget/01232016_special_meeting.pdf?dl=0


B A C K G R O U N D
The current assessment of $34.10 for fire/emergency services in Wonder Valley is no longer enough to cover the expense of the service. County Fire has met with the community and offered several possible solutions to the problem (see Chamberlin's PowerPoint presentation, pages 21-25).

R E S O U R C E S
Review the First Fire Tax Meeting on YouTube
bit.ly/wvfiretaxmeeting
Division Chief Chamberlin's Power Point presentation
https://www.dropbox.com/s/75d0e0g4n3hkio9/Wonder%20Valley%20Presentation.pptx?dl=0
Notes from the Citizens Fire Committee
http://wondervalleycsa.blogspot.com/2015/12/wv-citizens-fire-committee-notes.html
Notes from the Second Fire Tax Meeting
https://www.dropbox.com/s/etmoxme3tgn0goc/12122015_special_meeting_notes.pdf?dl=0
Questions sent to County Fire from the Citizens Fire Committee.
http://wondervalleycsa.blogspot.com/2015/12/questions-asked-of-county-fire-and.html

Please remember that any decisions regarding fire/emergency services in Wonder Valley are up to the community members of Wonder Valley. The solutions presented by County Fire are options. We are free to come up with our own solutions. These meetings are designed to inform us so we can collectively make the best decision. Please attend and take part in this process.

Please let your neighbors know about these meetings.

P H O T O:
The Facebook cover photo is of the Wonder Valley Volunteer Fire Department, circa 1970.

HOSTED BY:
Teresa Sitz
MAC Delegate
Wonder Valley, CA
CONTACT: teresa.sitz@gmail.com

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