- Increase the Fire District’s funding by levying an additional property tax to be used solely for the support and funding of the North Lyon County Fire Protection District.
- An increase in funding will enable the Fire District to increase daily staffing, which will allow the Fire District to keep up with the growth of population, development, and demand for service, ensuring public and firefighter safety.
- Increasing staffing will ensure the City of Fernley is covered by professional firefighters and paramedics.
Solution to Challenge #1: Our District Fire Chief and Fire District Board of Directors must be fiscally responsible and develop a staffing model that ensures all 911 calls will be covered by Fire District Staff.
Solution to Challenge #2: The leaders of our Fire District, City, and community must work together on ensuring public safety as dictated by the growth of population, development, and demand for service.
Solution to Challenge #3: The Fire District must recruit, hire, train, and retain the best Firefighters, Paramedics and EMT's to serve our community.
Solution to Challenge #4: The leaders of our Fire District, City, and community must work together on educating the public on the Fire District's funding shortfalls, and campaign for improved funding through any means possible.