Transition Study for Alachua County Fire Station 19 (B)
This item requests that the Gainesville City Commission and Alachua County Board of County Commissioners jointly hear a presentation regarding the transition of fire and rescue services in the area currently served by Alachua County Fire Station 19.
*ESTIMATED STAFF PRESENTATION TIME 20 MINUTES*
Fire and rescue services to the City of Gainesville (City ) and a portion of Alachua County (County) surrounding the City are provided by Gainesville Fire Rescue (GFR) and Alachua Fire Rescue (ACFR) under automatic aid guidelines established in the Fire Services Assistance Agreement (FSAA) entered into by the City and the County on October 10, 2006.
On June 1, 2009, the City annexed property from the County around SW 20th Avenue, which included ACFR Station 19. Since then, ACFR has continued to provide fire and rescue services with one fire engine at Station 19. Engine 19 provides fire and rescue services in ...Click here for full text