Riverside talks fire district

Proposed fire district topic for Riverside Town Council

Riverside Town Council’s September 9 meeting began with discussions about the fire district proposed at recent meetings of the Carbon County Council of Governments. Riverside focused on deciding between two options on how the fire protection district would be established; a resolution by the Board of Carbon County Commissioners or a petition of 25 percent of 25 percent of property owners.

The council’s decision came down to how the community would represent itself. Having a population of seasonal residents, council members were concerned those without permanent residency wouldn’t have a voice...


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