MVFD approves funding agreement
Apr 12, 2018 | 664 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
On Tuesday, the Moab Valley Fire Protection District Board approved a memorandum of understanding that they will receive funding from Grand County. The Grand County Council passed the memorandum last week with several last-minute changes, which the district had to approve for the memorandum to be officially adopted.

Rather than a three-year agreement, the memorandum specifies a one-year term of the agreement to allow the parties to review and update it if necessary. The agreement says that the district will receive $1,800 per incident that falls outside of their district, excluding Castle Valley. Regardless of the number of incidents, they will receive a minimum of $50,000 and a maximum of $100,000.

The board approved the agreement unanimously.

“[The one-year contract] will give us both a chance to re-look at it and see where we’re at,” said Moab Fire Department Chief Phil Mosher.


Copyright 2013 The Times-Independent. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

report abuse...

Express yourself:

We're glad to give readers a forum to express their points of view on issues important to this community. That forum is the “Letters to the Editor.” Letters to the editor may be submitted directly to The Times-Independent through this link and will be published in the print edition of the newspaper. All letters must be the original work of the letter writer – form letters will not be accepted. All letters must include the actual first and last name of the letter writer, the writer’s address, city and state and telephone number. Anonymous letters will not be accepted.

Letters may not exceed 400 words in length, must be regarding issues of general interest to the community, and may not include personal attacks, offensive language, ethnic or racial slurs, or attacks on personal or religious beliefs. Letters should focus on a single issue. Letters that proselytize or focus on theological debates will not be published. During political campaigns, The Times-Independent will not publish letters supporting or opposing any local candidate. Thank you letters are generally not accepted for publication unless the letter has a public purpose. Thank you letters dealing with private matters that compliment or complain about a business or individual will not be published. Nor will letters listing the names of individuals and/or businesses that supported a cause or event. Thank you letters about good Samaritan acts will be considered at the discretion of the newspaper.