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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Modesto and Salida fire officials confront a bleak financial picture, and perhaps introduce a new fire chief #CaFire

Modesto, Salida joint fire agency faces major decisions

Modesto and Salida fire officials will confront a bleak financial picture, and perhaps introduce a new fire chief, at today's Modesto Regional Fire Authority board meeting.

The agency must close a $1.8 million gap while adopting a budget for the fiscal year starting next week. Options include layoffs and periodically closing some stations.

Source: http://www.modbee.com/2013/06/25/2779887/modesto-salida-joint-fire-agency.html




Financial problems have been linked to Modesto City Hall, which could pursue a sales tax increase on the November ballot.
The fire board selected a chief more than two weeks ago but delayed an announcement pending a background check.
The board meets at 1:30 p.m. at 3705 Oakdale Road, Modesto.

Read more here: http://www.modbee.com/2013/06/25/2779887/modesto-salida-joint-fire-agency.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.modbee.com/2013/06/25/2779887/modesto-salida-joint-fire-agency.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter#storylink=cpy
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