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1 2013 Business Plan Fire & Rescue Services Department

2 Services Paid on Call (POC) volunteer service delivery model for emergency response supported by 2 career Fire Safety Technicians (FST’s) Fire Suppression and Vehicle Rescue First Responder Medical Pitt Meadows Airport emergency response and inspection program Numerous other incident and activity types

3 Services Fire Prevention - Inspections and Enforcement Public Fire & Life Safety Education Investigation of the cause of fires Municipal fire service Bylaws - Administration and enforcement Provincial fire & safety related Regulatory duties Pre-Fire Planning Training programs for firefighters and staff

4 2012 Successes (from 2012 Business Plan) New 2011 Fire Engine from Pierce Dedicated training ground nearing completion Signed a first Collective Agreement with the IAFF Local 4810 (FST’s) Ongoing POC recruitment program Decrease in re-inspections due to improved compliance through education and enforcement

5 2012 Successes (new in 2012) “Surviving” structural damage to firehall admin area from water main break on August 1 st Initiated residential sprinkler awareness program Summer Student updated website and Pre-Plans Donated older defibrillators to Public Access Defibrillation program at City Hall and Works Yard No residential structure fires to this point in 2012 and only three serious incidents

6 Significant Issues & Trends Call Volume Trend to pre-2006 levels Call Volume Trend POC Service Delivery Model POC Metro Vancouver – Reduced burning Personnel Mgmt remains the main issue: Emergency Preparedness Coordinator position Administrative Assistant position Firefighter turn-over and recruitment

7 Total Call Volume 2009 - 2012

8 MESA Calls 2003 - 2012 19% increase since 2009

9 MVA Calls 2003 - 2012 30% decrease since 2009

10 Fire Cost comparison

11 Total Operating Budget

12 2013 Actions Enhance residential sprinkler program to include Real Estate Agents Enhance training facilities and programs Research Confined Space Rescue needs YPK emergency plan and service agreement Resolve Emergency Coordinator challenge - needs to be moved out of current format to a non-operational City staff member

13 Proposed Operating Budget

14 Proposed Capital Budget

15 Deferrals / Reductions for 2013 Firehall facilities – identified in Master Plan Capital deferral of $8+ million Add 2 career FF’s – identified in Master Plan Operational deferral of $202,000 annually POC cost reduction – decreased call volume Operational reduction of $21,000 Equipment & Mtnce expenditure reductions Operational reduction of $9,000


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