Spokane Valley Fire Department – Commissioners discussed honoring deceased firefighter George Sly with a plaque in the new administration building. They heard an update on construction plans for Station 6. Chief Mike Thompson reported that the department’s L&I rates were up sharply: 23.7 percent for mechanics, 24.92 percent for firefighters and 5.7 percent for administrative staff.
Fairfield City Council – Council members voted to approve the 2012 budget and the contract with Spokane County Fire District 2. They discussed adjusting the hours that city hall is open and heard a report on having youth activities at the Community Center. (Source: Town clerk Cheryl Loeffler)
Rockford City Council – Council members voted to approve the 2012 budget and an amended 2011 budget. The town’s reservoir project is now complete. (Source: Town clerk Darlene LaShaw)