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Consolidated’s NC Departure Upsets GV Mayor

Meanwhile, Grass Valley’s mayor says it may be more than just financial reasons that Consolidated is pulling some firefighters from Nevada City Station 54…

Listen to Dan Miller 1

Dan Miller, telling KNCO during a previous ‘Monday with the Mayor’ session, that the decision back in August to name their own chief instead of entering into a three-agency agreement to share a chief with the Grass Valley and Nevada City Fire Departments took them by surprise. That’s also when the idea of pulling Consolidated firefighters out of Station 54 came up…

Listen to Dan Miller 2

Keith Grueneberg is one of the Consolidated board directors, and says they are just trying to to what’s right for the district financially…

Listen to Keith Grueneberg 1

Grueneberg says Consolidated’s staffing of Grass Valley fire stations cost them about 750-thousand dollars a year, and well over a million when you add in Station 54 in Nevada City. Miller disputes those numbers.

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