I hope my neighbors are all staying warm and safe as we deal with snow, slush, and ice. I wanted to give you an update on HB1110 and the prospects for long-term protection of our Fairview fire stations. This article on WRAL.com tells the story of the up-and-down drama we went through last week. At […]Read More Update on HB1110
I was able to break away from work at the last second and attend the legislative committee meeting this afternoon at 3:00PM. The room was packed full. The majority of the people during the public comments time were against HB1110, unfortunately. I think that is due to the short notice. I know a lot of […]Read More Report and Call to Action
If at all possible I plan to be at Committee Meeting today at 3:00PM in room 423 of the Legislative Offfice building (300 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh). It’s a terribly inconvenient time for me. I have no vacation time left this year, so the time I take off from work will have to be made […]Read More Reasons for Discontent
This post is a follow on from my post this morning about HB1110 that would protect our fire department. This information came to me from Donald Pierce: Monday’s State and Local Government Committee Meeting is an important step in this process. It is very important that anyone available please attend the Committee Meeting on Monday […]Read More Committee Meeting Monday Dec. 3
We citizens of Wake County had a narrow escape in Summer of 2018 when county employees attempted to push through a plan to shut down our Fairview Fire Station #2. Only because hundreds of you came support our fire station at the August 16 fire commission meeting were we able to make them slow down […]Read More Quick Action to Preserve our Future
We Wake County residents strongly support Fairview Fire Department because they are members of our own community, serving their own community. As I’ve talked with my neighbors the past few months while working to save Fairview Fire Station #2, I heard testimonial after testimonial about the excellent response of our firefighters, and how they had […]Read More Be a firefighter!
Hi Wake County friends and neighbors! Here’s one more last-minute preparation item to consider as Hurricane Florence approaches — If you have put up a “Save Fairview Fire Station” sign near your home, you might consider taking it down and putting it inside for the duration of the storm. It probably wouldn’t survive 45 mph […]Read More Signs of the Times