01/22/12 603 W - + 5 - 3 UPDATED: Fire Commission Meeting - Jan. 19, 2012

January 22:

Handful of highlights from the meeting, as best recounted by myself. These are my words in places, not necessarily the language used by those speaking at the meetings. Apologizes for goofy paraphrasing. See full agenda and meeting documents below.

January 13:

The next meeting of the Wake County Fire Commission is Thursday, January 19, at 7:00 p.m. The location is the Wake County EMS Training Facility, in the lower level of the Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive. See below agenda and related documents. See this related posting from earlier this year, to learn more about this governing body. 


  • Call meeting to order
    • Invocation
    • Roll of Members Present
    • Approval of Agenda
  • Minutes
    • Adoption of Minutes for Nov. 17, 2011, Regular Meeting
  • Regular Agenda
    • Fire Commission Chair Election
    • Fire Commission Vice Chair Election
    • Apparatus Committee
  • Information Agenda
    • Eastern Wake Fire Department Update
    • Bay Leaf Reconstruction Project Update
    • Fire Tax Financial Report
    • Single Fire Tax District Budget Update
    • Executive Service Corps of the Triangle
    • Chair Report
    • Fire and Emergency Management Director Report
      • Business Plan Update
      • Wake Forest Fire Department / Falls Fire Department Merger
      • Fire Protection Agreement Revisions
  • Other Business
  • Public Comments
    • 30 minutes maximum time allotted, Maximum three minutes per person
  • Adjournment - Next Meeting Mar. 15, 2012
The documents:
  1. Agenda for Jan. 19, 2011
  2. Draft Minutes of Nov. 17, 2011, Regular Meeting 
  3. Apparatus Committee meeting notes, Sep. 27, 2011
  4. Wake Forest/Falls merger agreement disposition of apparatus
  5. Finance reports

Any information on where Falls apparatus would end up?Another department? Back to the county?
Just Curious - 01/23/12 - 13:25

This document details a pair of plans proposed for the disposition of Falls apparatus. I believe plan “B” was adopted: http://legeros.com/ralwake/photos/weblog..

2009 Pierce Contender pumper-tanker moved to another county fire department, due a replacement
2007 Pierce Contender pumper-tanker to WFFD, disposed to county at end of life (2027)
1994 E-One pumper-tanker to WFFD, replaced with tanker in 2014
2005 Ford F-550 brush truck to WFFD, disposed to county at end of life
2003 Ford F-350 utility vehicle disposition to be decided by WFFD/FFD
2003 Ford Expedition disposition to be decided by WFFD/FFD
Legeros - 01/23/12 - 19:55

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