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Funding for Volunteer Fire Departments, CASA, and New Financial Software for the County? Preview of Monroe County Council Meeting 2016-02-09

The packet and agenda for this Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Monroe County Council is now available: Council_Packet_20160209.

The following are the major substantive items on the agenda: 1,163 more words

County Council

Halifax councillors mull $1.1-million boost for volunteer firefighters

Halifax councillors pushed back a decision Tuesday on whether to put more money toward volunteer firefighter recruitment and retention.

Fire Chief Doug Trussler says the boost in spending on volunteer firefighters could be what’s needed to improve response times which right now aren’t meeting the standard in rural areas. 311 more words

Politics

LIVE BLOG: Contentious fire station staffing debate returns to City Hall

The motion to change staffing at three Halifax fire stations has been defeated in city council, with members voting six for, 11 against.

A Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency proposal suggested stations on… 103 more words

News

King's Wharf developer says proposed change to Station 13 staffing counters recent developments

As the debate continues over the proposed staffing changes to the King Street Fire Station, Station 13, one prominent Dartmouth business man is making known his disapproval of volunteer staffing. 333 more words

Politics

Support for the Daggy Family

It’s a challenge to stop and focus on something other than our daily routine – our fast paced, gizmo-gadgety, instantaneous lifestyle.  At times a natural catastrophe or two will wake us up, but even after that, our focus gets redirected back to what is going on with US.   778 more words

Fundraising

Fire destroys workshop full of vintage tractors near Rimbey

EDMONTON – An inferno fueled by exploding propane tanks and high winds lit up the sky Monday night on a rural property about 16 kilometres west of Rimbey. 370 more words

Canada

Firefighters train in specialized safety techniques

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Every hero needs a little extra training to save lives, and that’s what hundreds did this weekend in Hardin County for the annual Tennessee River Firefighter Training Weekend. 280 more words

Bethany Thompson