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Posted on: July 16, 2017

Staffing and Call Volume Inquiry

Hello, Chief Purcell from Westborough and I are in need of assistance with data for a staffing presentation that we are doing with our Town Mangers at the end of this week and your immediate response would be greatly appreciated.

We are looking for departm...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Cost Benefit Analysis Survey

Hello to all,

We are seeking your assistance conducting a survey, for a project within the Fire Instructor III program. We are looking for information pertaining to formal training of how to perform a Cost Benefit Analysis. If you are interested in helping...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Military Leave

Looking for policies in regards to Military Leave and associated employee benefits, spouse health Insurance while activated etc.


Thanks for any help.

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Fire Station Fesability Study

Good day all,

I am looking for any information you all may have in regards to new station construction.  We have been given permission to go forward with a feasibility study so we are putting together and RFQ for a firm to conduct the study. If yo...

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Employee Evaluations

Hello all,

The Town of Groton is in the process of revamping the employee evaluations. Does anyone have a firefighter evaluation policy/form that you like? If so could you please send it to me.

Thank you

Steele McCurdy

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Auxiliary Firefighters

Hello,

The Groton Fire Department is in the process of creating auxiliary firefighter positions to assist in non-emergent and low risk duties.  I am looking for any job descriptions/list of duties  for auxiliary or reserve call firefighte...

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Alcohol Testing Language

Does anyone have alcohol testing language in their collective bargaining agreements?

Thank you in advance,

Chris Leary

Melrose Fire

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Contract Language: Mgl 32, Sections 94, 94a, 94b

To all Chiefs;

Has anyone recently placed formal language in a collective bargaining agreement in regards to the acceptance of Mass General Laws Chapter 32, Sections 94, 94A, & 94B.  

Chapter 32: Retirement Systems and Pensions

Section 94

Impairm...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Have Other Departments Encountered Foam Inslation Spayed Insulation Homes Flammable

Good morning,

We had an issue this week that I’m curious if anyone else has encountered. One of our Captains was conducting a Smoke/CO inspection and the basement of the home had foam insulation sprayed everywhere. He inquired about and the homeo...

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

Fee Based Cost Recovery

Are there any fire departments billing for a motor vehicle crash response? More specifically, billing the non-resident at fault driver a fee for services?  


Thanks,


Chief Carrico

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Open Burning-Brush

Hello Gary,

Pembroke has no fee and we do allow burning 7 days a week weather permitting.


Mike Hill

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Open Burning-Brush

Good afternoon,

I'm reviewing our open burning permit process. Please provide:

  1. Your department's open burning fee.
  2. Do you allow burning on Sundays as providing under the open burning rules/regs?

I thank you in advance!

Gary Ryan

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