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1 <br /> ORANGE COUNTY <br /> BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br /> ACTION AGENDA ITEM ABSTRACT <br /> Meeting Date: February 4, 2020 <br /> Action Agenda <br /> Item No. 8-i <br /> SUBJECT: Agreement Ratification of the Cane Creek Fire Protection District Amendment <br /> and Approval of Orange County Volunteer Fire Department Updated <br /> Agreements <br /> DEPARTMENT: Emergency Services <br /> ATTACHMENT(S): INFORMATION CONTACT: <br /> Agreement Ratification of the Cane Dinah Jeffries, 919-245-6100 <br /> Creek Fire Protection District Jason Shepherd, 919-245-6100 <br /> Amendment Steve McCauley, 919-967-5858 <br /> Agreements for Approval: Kevin Brooks, 919-732-8941 <br /> - West Orange Fire Protection District Jeff Borland, 919-619-2566 <br /> - Cedar Grove Fire Protection District Brad Allison, 919-451-9074 <br /> - Little River Fire Protection District Charles Bowden, 919-451-9052 <br /> - New Hope Fire Protection District <br /> PURPOSE: To: <br /> 1) Ratify the County Manager's signature to approve the 2020 Agreement between Orange <br /> County and Orange Grove Fire Department; and <br /> 2) Approve 2020 Fire Protection and Emergency Services Updated Agreements with Efland <br /> Fire Department, Cedar Grove Fire Department, Caldwell Fire Department and New <br /> Hope Fire Department. <br /> BACKGROUND: In order to continue fire protection services in the Cane Creek Fire Protection <br /> district, a new agreement was completed and signed by the County Manager. The Office of the <br /> State Fire Marshal (OSFM) conducted the Insurance Service Offices (ISO) 9S rating for the <br /> Orange Grove Fire Department on January 7, 2020, and the Agreement had to be in place for <br /> the property owners to maintain the current rating of Class 6/9. <br /> The existing fire protection contract agreements with Efland, Cedar Grove, Caldwell and New <br /> Hope Fire Departments are due to be renewed. <br /> Revisions include: <br /> • The language in section 5 was changed to reflect each specific ISO rating for fire <br /> departments. <br /> • The language in section 8 was changed to reflect current state certification language for <br /> Hazardous Materials. <br /> • Language was changed (section 11 - Caldwell, Orange Grove) (section 12 - New Hope, <br /> Efland, Cedar Grove) to clarify when departments needed to submit reports and resource <br /> type information with Emergency Services Department. Additionally, the parties changed <br />