Emergency Services District 4, Austin Fire Department unite to improve coverage
Austin City Council approved an interlocal agreement June 15 between the Austin Fire Department and Travis County Emergency Services District No. 4, which will absorb ESD 4 into the city’s department beginning Oct. 1. Need for help In a memo to City Council, AFD Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr said annexation over the past 40 years has broken ESD 4 into five separate islands around the city of Austin. As a result of the change in the ESD’s tax base and geography, ESD 4 is unable to provide fire service to a majority of its territory under its current structure, she […]
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