What are the internal challenges and issues faced by LVFD that need to be addressed?

Key stakeholders would need to commit to addressing the following areas for the best chance of success in providing fire and emergency medical services through LVFD:

  • Shift in LVFD culture
  • Development of new master and strategic plans
  • Fire chief recruitment
  • Creation of leadership development and employee succession program
  • New employee recruitment and retention strategies

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1. What is the Fire Department Service Deployment Review (Review)?
2. What role did LA County Fire Department have in reviewing or evaluating fire services in La Verne?
3. What is the benefit of switching to LA County Fire service delivery model?
4. What is the benefit of keeping the LVFD service delivery model?
5. What are the internal challenges and issues faced by LVFD that need to be addressed?
6. Is the current LVFD understaffed to serve our community?
7. Will the level of fire and emergency services and response times change with any of LA County Fire or LVFD options provided in the Review?
8. What is the cost difference between LA County Fire and LVFD services?
9. Which service deployment option do our La Verne firefighters want?
10. What is the difference between the La Verne Fire Department and the La Verne Firefighters’ Association?