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Fire board aims to grow

Five commissioners improve representation

Central Mason Fire & EMS has a ballot measure Aug. 1 to expand its board of commissioners to five members.

“We are a growing department and we are covering a lot of extra ground and having more representation across our entire district will better serve our community and our citizens,” CMFE executive secretary Norma Brock told the Journal.

The board had six commissioners after the merger with Fire District 11 brought in the three commissioners from Island Lake Fire. By law, it has to be reduced to three because it was what the voters approved for CMFE. If the Aug. 1 ballot measure passes and i...

 

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