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SRV Fire named a 'district of distinction'

Original post made on Oct 19, 2011

The "district of distinction" is one of the most prestigious local government awards in the State of California and validates the department's commitment to good governance as well as ethical and sound operating practices.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 3:08 PM

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Posted by Sandee Wiedemann
a resident of San Ramon
on Oct 19, 2011 at 4:42 pm

Congratulations to Chief Price, the Board of Directors, and our firefighters for continuing to excel and amaze in pursuit of keeping us safe.

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Posted by jrm
a resident of Vista Grande Elementary School
on Oct 22, 2011 at 9:20 pm

I agree...we just can not pay them enough...given their hazardous duty here....but wait...their pensions are bankrupting us...what will we do? I will work harder to pay more taxes so they will have a sweetheart deal we don't have. But I feel good about it, we all like firefighters right? I love it when firemen rate firemen...I own a home in Oregon and our local guys up there just got the same thing...what a joke...

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Posted by Virus
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 24, 2011 at 7:05 am

Germ, the special districts assoc is firemen rating firemen? How is that? And this is a California organization. I don't think they are evaluating fire departments in Oregon. Maybe you should just say good job.

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Posted by Dan
a resident of Danville
on Oct 24, 2011 at 7:37 am

They do a great job. However, paying their Chiefs over $200,000 per year during retirement is way too much. Fix that!

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Posted by GG
a resident of Danville
on Oct 24, 2011 at 10:30 am

Congratulations to the District on your success.

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Posted by Julia
a resident of Alamo
on Oct 24, 2011 at 4:19 pm

A simple web search shows only three fire departments in CA have achieved this award (and zero in Oregon). jrm is misinformed, as usual. However, some pension reform would be something to congratulate too!

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