NOTICE OF PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT
MUNICIPAL SERVICE REVIEW
VALLEY CENTER REGION
San Diego County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO)
invites all interested parties to review and provide comment
on a draft municipal service review prepared on the Valley
The draft municipal service review is specific to addressing
the availability, need, and performance of public services
provided in the region by (a) Valley Center Municipal
Water District, (b) Valley Center Fire Protection District,
and (c) Valley Center Community Services District relative
to LAFCO’s growth management interests and duties.
to view flyer.
Accepting Applications for:
Full-time Firefighter Paramedic
Reserve Firefighter Paramedic
more information visit the recruitment page.
No. 54 - Setting the maximum service availability charge
for fire suppression service. View
No. 2019-07 - Resolution continuing the annual special
tax levy for community facilities district. View
May 17, 2019
Symposium May 18, 2019
following links are Power Point presentations and Movie files
for your download.
Center Ready Set Go.pptx
Presentation - Joe Napier.pptx
- Palm tree
Younger VALLEY CENTER 05-18-19.ppsx
Center Fire Protection District
Standards of Coverage Study
Valley Center Fire Protection District (District) retained
Citygate Associates, LLC (Citygate) to perform a Standards
of Coverage (Deployment) Study. This study reviews the adequacy
of the existing deployment system from the current fire station
locations and makes recommendations for change where indicated.
This report is presented in three volumes, including this
Executive Summary (Volume 1) summarizing our findings and
recommendations, a Technical Report (Volume 2) that is the
Standards of Coverage (deployment) technical assessment, and
a map atlas of deployment coverage measures (Volume 3).
Click on the reports below to view.
Department of the Quality of Life
The Valley Center Fire Protection District has been proudly
serving our community since 1981. The Fire District response
area covers 84.5 square miles of beautiful rural and suburban
wildland interface. We provide service to over 23,000 residents
and respond to over 2000 incidents annually. We operate out
of two strategically located Fire Stations with a third Fire
Station in our community based strategic plan to improve service
and reduce response times in a climate of increasing demand.
The Valley Center Fire Protection District provides and receives
automatic and mutual aid through contractual partnerships
with all of the North County Fire Agencies as well as Cal
Fire and our Reservation Fire Agencies that are in and around
Mission is to reduce Community Risk by providing exceptional
all risk emergency response to Structure Fires, Wildfires,
and Provide Advanced Medical Life Support Paramedic Services
on every responding unit. We are the "department of the
quality of life" in Valley Center, making our community
a better place to live through our Core Family Values, Community
Safety Education Programs and actively participating in all
community events with a servant's heart. We ready to respond
at moment's notice to meet the needs of our growing community.
Valley Center Fire Protection District
Dear Property Owner,
an effort to provide prompt and efficient emergency services
to our customers, the Valley Center Fire Protection District
is surveying all bridges, culverts and other crossings
within our jurisdiction to ensure compliance with District,
County and State fire codes. This effort is in response
to the identification of several substandard, non-permitted
bridges or culverts in the district, with the ultimate
goal of preventing our fire apparatus from falling through
a bridge or collapsing a culvert. Our staff has conducted
a survey and determined that there is a bridge or culvert
on your property. We will be requiring that all private
bridges and culverts have the maximum vehicle load limits
posted on both entrances to the elevated structure.
order to ensure the safety of our personnel and equipment,
we cannot guarantee our fire apparatus will cross your
bridge or culvert until such time as we receive verification
that your elevated structure will support a capacity of
75,000 pounds. Rest assured we will continue to provide
prompt service to your property; however, service will
likely be delayed if the capacity of your structure remains
unanswered. Verification of capacity may be accomplished
by one of the following:
1. Provide proof of a permit, or obtain a permit from
the County of San Diego, Department of Planning &
Land Use (858) 694-2960
If your bridge or culvert cannot be permitted by the County,
obtain written verification from a licensed structural
engineer. You may find such engineers in the yellow pages
thank you for your prompt attention in this matter. Should
you have any questions, please contact me at (760) 751-7600.
A completed county permit or verification can be mailed
to Mike Shore, Fire Marshal at the above address.
Shore, Fire Marshal
Valley Center Fire Protection District
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plans ahead of time can often mean the difference between
tragedy and survival. And, while the VCFPD and other emergency
responders are dedicated to making your life safer, no one
agency or governmental entity can do everything that needs
to be done to protect you in all circumstances.
planning includes having knowledge of your community, its
terrain, its roads, the best places to go or avoid in an emergency,
what media stations to turn to during a disaster for information,
and many other things.
delay. Start planning today!