Elected officials have next move on independent fire district in Martin

 

An independent fire district would be a separate government entity from county and municipal governments, with its own board and budget. (Source: Emergency Management)

 

From Emergency Management:  An independent fire district would work in Martin County and possibly provide savings, according to a consultant.

But whether a district ever is formed now rests in the hands of elected officials.

Martin County’s fire rescue now services unincorporated areas and Stuart’s services the city.

Sewall’s Point contracts with the city and Ocean Breeze contracts with the county.

Jupiter Island contracts with Martin County to supplement its public safety department.

For the complete story: http://www.emergencymgmt.com/disaster/Elected-officials-have-the-next-move-on-independent-fire-district-in-Martin-County.html

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