AN ACT TO CREATE A BOARD TO GOVERN THE FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES PROVIDED TO PROPERTIES BY THE TEN-TEN (FAIRVIEW) RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT IN WAKE COUNTY.
Enacts the following, applicable to Wake County only.
Directs the Wake County Board of Commissioners to (1) reestablish the fire protection tax to be levied within the boundaries of the Fairview fire protection district at the same rate as that currently levied in the Wake County fire protection district; and (2) remove the Fairview fire protection district from the Wake County fire protection service district and from the jurisdiction of the Wake County Fire Commission.
Provides that all firefighting apparatus and equipment located at either station of the Fairview Rural Fire Department (Department) becomes the property of the Department, except any vehicle or associated equipment under a contract for the provision of services other than fire protection. Further provides that all funds collected by the Department held administratively by Wake County remain the property of the Department and available only for use at the direction of the Department's Board of Directors.
Amends GS 69-25.7, establishing the Fairview Fire Protection District Commission in order to administer the funds from the fire protection tax. Provides for the appointment and terms of commissioners.
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