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Ambulance service now in county hands

In the first County Service Area 38 Advisory Committee meeting since the Hill learned that the Idyllwild Fire Protection District wished to terminate its ambulance contract, residents seemed comfortable with the committee’s approach to the issue. …

Fire commission works on policies

Operating procedures and policies were the topic of last week’s fire commission special meeting and workshop. Commissioner Jerry Buchanan and Interim Fire Chief Mike Sherman presented draft policies, which Buchanan had received from the California Special District Association. “Purchasing Policy” was the first policy, which the commission reviewed. In all, the commission went over 16 […]

Howland home burns

Howland home burns

A major fire burned the home of Idyllwild businessman Shane Stewart …

Idyllwild Water and Fire schedule special meetings

Local meetings announced Idyllwild Water The Personnel Committee has scheduled a 2 p.m., Monday, april 2 meeting to discuss the personnel manual. The meeting will be in the district’s boardroom. Idyllwild Fire The Commission has scheduled a special meeting to hold a workshop on draft board policies. The workshop will be 6 p.m., Wednesday, April […]

Meetings: No IFPD; special FVWD

The Idyllwild Fire Protection District has canceled its Tuesday, March 27 meeting. The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, April 10. Fern Valley Water District has scheduled a special meeting for 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 28. The subject will be vesting of employee health insurance benefits for newly hired employees. A. Resolution No. 525: Electing […]

IFPD says end ambulance contract for Pine Cove

Effective June 30, the Idyllwild Fire Protection Distict plans to terminate its contract for ambulance service to Pine Cove and Zone III.The district announced that intention in a letter to Bruce Barton, director of the county’s Emergency Medical Services Agency. Regardless of the resolution of IFPD’s role, Barton said, “We will do whatever we have […]

IFPD agenda for Tuesday, March 13

The agenda for Tuesday’s Idyllwild Frie Protection District Commission meeting was received this morning. Several difficult and community wide issues on agenda. Idyllwild Fire Protection District Board of Commissioners Regular Board Meeting with Closed Session AGENDA March 13, 2012 Meeting to be held at the Idyllwild Fire Protection District conference/training room 54160 Maranatha Drive, Idyllwild, […]

Idyllwild firefighters agree to 7-percent salary cut

Idyllwild firefighters agree to 7-percent salary cut

Following a closed session, the Idyllwild Fire Commission announced that the career firefighters have accepted a seven-percent pay reduction. The cutback is effective immediately and will first be seen in the March payroll covering the whole month of February. Commission Vice President Dr. Charles “Chip” Schelly thanked the firefighters for helping the district and residents. […]

Mountain Area Safety Taskforce revising goals and preparing for 2012 fire season

While the Mountain Area Safety Taskforce is reviewing its goals and objectives, the group is preparing for the 2012 fire season, which may be longer and drier than recent years. Revising Goals and Objectives The members began revising the objectives at the November meeting. The current set was developed in 2003 in response to the […]

Former Crest Forest Fire Protection District Fire Chief Michael Sherman

Mike Sherman, new interim chief of Idyllwild Fire

Last night, Jan. 10, retired Crest Forest Fire Chief Mike Sherman agreed to become the interim Fire Chief for the Idyllwild Fire Protection District. He agreed to contract terms during the regular January commission meeting and the signed the contract after the meeting.

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