Town Council action on fire consolidation appeared likely this week

Town Council action on fire consolidation appeared likely this week

'The existing boards of commissioners for the Cumberland Hill, Valley Falls, North Cumberland and Cumberland Fire Districts as created by the General Assembly be dissolved and all of their powers and duties pass to the Interim and Permanent Fire Committee

CUMBERLAND - Town Council members were apparently ready to sign off this week on a plan that would seem to accelerate the long, lingering effort to merge the four independent fire districts.

A resolution that spells out details for moving forward - quite unlike the plan a council subcommittee had been contemplating - was before the members yesterday, May 1.


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