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The Moraga-Orinda Fire District will be holding a Retirement Recognition and Swearing-In Ceremony on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at the Hacienda de las Flores Fireside Room. The event will begin at 7:00PM, immediately after the Board meeting. Former Board President John Wyro will be recognized for over 19 years of dedicated service to the Moraga-Orinda Fire District and it's community. Brad Barber, the newest member of the Board, along with re-elected Board Members Kathleen Famulener and Stephen Anderson, will be ceremonially sworn-in by Judge John Kennedy... Full Story
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District would like to remind residents that sand bags are available at no cost. Please limit the number of sand bags to 15-20 per household. The sand and bags are located at: Fire Station 44 - 295 Orchard Road, Orinda Fire Station 43 - 20 Via Las Cruces, Orinda Residents fill their own bags and transport back to their own residence. Please leave the shovels so that other residents may use them. Access to sand bags is available during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. For more information: National Weather Service www.wrh.noaa.gov (http://www.wrh.noaa.gov) California Highway Patrol www.chp.ca.gov (http://www.chp.ca.gov) PG&E www.pge.com (http://www.pge.com) Local AM Radio 740 and FM Radio 101.7 .. Full Story
FACT SHEET REGARDING STATION-43 and PROPOSED STATION-46 PROGRAM Response Capabilities and Operational Readiness: Station-43, located at 20 Via Las Cruses in Orinda, is open 24-hours a day, 365 days per year. The crew from Station-43 serves the Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD) Three (3) Firefighters work at the station. One is always a Paramedic. The crew staffs a “structure” fire engine, a “wildland” fire engine, and an ambulance. The crew can only staff one of these apparatus at a time. The ambulance was added to the station in 2013 Station-43 is one of five MOFD fire stations All MOFD engines, trucks, and battalion chiefs are dispatched using computer-aided software that identifies the closest resource using satellites. The closest resource to the incident is then sent, regardless of agency or political boundary. Like all MOFD apparatus (Engines, Ladder Truck, Water Tender, Battalion Chief’s) the crew at Station-43 also.. Full Story
The Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association recently adopted new employer contribution rates. Effective July 1, 2015, the District's employer contribution rate will decrease 9%. This rate decrease is projected to reduce expenditures approximately $700,000 in 2015-2016. The District's estimated pension unfunded actuarial acrrued liability was also updated. The estimated liability decreased from $45M to $40M... Full Story