Fire Chief Mike Duyck delivers ‘State of the District Address’ to Washington County Public Affairs Forum, February 10th, 2014
On Monday, Chief Michael Duyck of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will address the Washington County Public Affairs Forum. He will provide an update to members about the last year of emergency response in Washington County. He will also highlight ways the Fire District is working to reduce risk in the community and employing response strategies to contend with rising call volume, traffic congestion and population growth. Finally, the Chief will provide an overview of the replacement levy that voters will consider next May.
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue provides fire protection and emergency medical services to approximately 450,000 citizens from a network of 21 fire stations. The District’s 210-square-mile service area includes the cities of Beaverton, Durham, King City, Rivergrove, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn, and Wilsonville, and unincorporated portions of Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington County.
Citizens served by TVF&R benefit from the services of a large metropolitan fire department, while paying one of the lowest fire-protection tax rates in the region.TVF&R receives almost its entire funding from property taxes. This funding comes through a permanent tax rate and temporary funding sources such as a local option levy and general obligation bond.
Learn more about TVFR at this meeting and by visiting www.TVFR.com
The Washington County Public Affairs Forum meets from 11:45 am to 1 pm at the Peppermill Restaurant, located at 17455 SW Farmington Rd, Aloha, OR. Please note the new location.