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  • Posted in: Open Forum

    I really like the idea of a contract. I think that it would get volunteers to think of the investment that the department and other volunteers are making in them. We have also taken some measures to make volunteering in the fire department an enjoyable ... More

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    Thanks John and great to hear from you! I agree that the 'active' definition in LB 886 / and the $250 tax credit is at the very least a great place to start. But even that can be controversial. That said, the loud whines generally come from people who ... More

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    Great question. Our standard has been 15% of calls and 50% of drills. When we hired 2 career staff per day, we reduced the call standard to 10%. Stats are posted quarterly, so everyone knows their participation. We review annually, and the fire chief ... More

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    Michael, Wahoo has used the standard that was required for the State of Nebraska LB 1088 and the $250 tax refund. Then as the fire fighter is not filling his role, then goes to an inactive position and asked to step up or resign. John Virgl Retired ... More

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