Wake County Fire Commission Meeting – April 21, 2019

The next regular meeting of the Wake County Fire Commission is on Thursday, April 21, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., at the county emergency services training center,  220 S. Rogers Lane, Suite 160. See supporting documents in the agenda packet. View agenda packet.  Agenda Meeting Called to Order: Chairman Keith McGee Invocation Pledge of allegiance Roll of …

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Wake County Fire Commission Meeting Audio

FYI, audio recordings from each Wake County Fire Commission meeting are now posted online, and just a couple days after each meeting[1]. They’re super-easy to find. Go to the official web page. Drill down under Minutes. And you’re there. [1] These may have been available for a while now, on the web. Since Mr. Blogger’s …

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Wake County Fire Commission Meeting – January 17, 2019

The Wake County Fire Commission met last night on Thursday, January 17, 2019. The meeting was held at the Wake County Emergency Services Education Center, 221 S. Rogers Lane, Raleigh.  Read the agenda packet, which includes correspondence to the Fire Services Director concerning the Fairview Station 2 closure concept, discussed in prior meetings. It was …

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RECAP – Wake County Fire Commission – Long-Range Planning Workshop, January 3, 2019

January 6, 2019Blogger David Handy has posted an excellent recap of this meeting, in this posting. He also adds a number of personal perspectives.  His blog is titled Friends of Fairview, and is a newer site, created as a forum for raising citizen concerns about the Fairview Station 2 closure concept, proposed last summer to …

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Wake County Fire Tax District Long-Range Business Plan, January 2005

Here’s another planned posting, first drafted in August 2018, when the Fairview Station 2 closure concept was being discussed. At the time, was updating my Wake County Fire Commission posted docs. They live here: https://legeros.com/blog/docs/wcfc. Found in Mike’s archive, scanned copy of the Wake County Fire Tax District Long-Range Business Plan, as recommended by the Wake …

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Wake County Fire Commission Meeting – November 15, 2018

Here’s the agenda for tomorrow night’s meeting of the Wake County Fire Commission, for Thursday, November 15, 2018. Starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Wake County Emergency Services Education Center, 221 S. Rogers Lane, Raleigh.  Agenda Meeting Called to Order: Chairman Chief McGee Invocation Pledge of allegiance Roll of Members Present Items of Business Approval …

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Audio + Recap – Wake County Fire Commission Work Session – August 16

August 16, 2018 Here’s an audio recording of the work session, by Legeros. Using phone, in pocket. Apologies for quality. Download audio. (MP3, 84 M) Summary: Fire Services Director gave a presentation, with brief recap of background and extended, expanded information on several points. Commission members conducted discussion. Fairview Fire Department gave a ten-minute statement. …

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Recap, Slides, Audio – Fairview Station Closure – Wake County Fire Commission Meeting – July 19, 2018

Edit history: Updated text references and file name of handout in the linked materials. They were provided by a concerned citizen, and not by the Fairview FD as originally noted. (July 21) July 20, 2018 Audio recording (by Legeros) plus presentation slides (Wake County, Garner FD) and handouts (Wake County, concerned citizen) are available here. …

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History of Wake County Fire Protection and Fire Governance

What’s the history of fire protection in Wake County, as well as the governance of that fire protection? Have been thinking about that this week, in advance of tonight’s Wake County Fire Commission meeting.  Here’s a research document (PDF) with those details. Created in 2016. Looking through the fresh eyes, there are a couple things that …

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