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TAXPAYER NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED FIRE DISTRICT CONSOLIDATION BETWEEN YUCCA FIRE DISTRICT AND GOLDEN VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT (THE “NOTICE”)

 

This Notice is being published, posted, and mailed to each owner of taxable property within the boundaries of the Yucca Fire District to provide notice that the Governing Board of Yucca Fire District has adopted Resolution #11-2023-01 declaring that a consolidation of Yucca Fire District and Golden Valley Fire District should be considered and that public hearings be held on the matter pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes (“A.R.S.”) § 48-822 to consider taxpayer comments on the proposed consolidation.

 

Therefore, the Fire District Boards will hold a public hearing for the purpose of determining if a consolidation would be in the best interests of the Districts and would promote public safety, health, comfort, convenience, necessity or welfare.

 

Yucca Fire District Public Hearing

Date:    Monday, May 20, 2024

Time:   8:00 am

Place:   12349 S. Frontage Road, Yucca, AZ

 

Golden Valley Fire District Public Hearing

Date:   Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Time:  9:00 am

Place:  423 S. Colorado Road, Golden Valley, AZ

 

If the Governing Boards adopt a resolution that the consolidation would promote public health, comfort, convenience, necessity or welfare and each board reaches unanimous consent, then Golden Valley Fire District shall adopt a resolution declaring the two Districts consolidated and joined pursuant to A.R.S. § 48-822.

 

If the Governing Boards adopt a resolution that the consolidation would promote public safety, health, comfort, convenience, necessity or welfare and each board reaches a consent, but at least one board reaches consent by a majority vote, then if either: (1) one of the Districts has obtained a study of merger, consolidation, or joint operating alternatives as contemplated by A.R.S. § 48-805.02, or (2) one of the District’s tax rate is at or above the maximum allowable tax rate as provided in A.R.S. § 48-807, then Golden Valley Fire District shall adopt a resolution declaring the two Districts consolidated and joined pursuant to A.R.S. § 48-822.

 

If the Governing Boards do not reach a unanimous consent to approve the consolidation or have reached a majority resolution but have not met either of the conditions above, then the Governing Boards may consider asking the Mohave County Board of Supervisors to call for an election to consolidate the Fire Districts.

Additional information about the proposed consolidation can be obtained and reviewed by calling the numbers or visiting the websites set forth below:

 

Yucca Fire District

Call 928-565-3479

Visit https://www.yuccafire.com/

Golden Valley Fire District

Call 928-565-3479

Visit https://www.goldenvalleyfire.org/

Next Regular Meeting:

None Scheduled

 

Yucca Fire District's request to consolidate with Golden Valley Fire was passed by unanimous vote by both fire districts.  Effective date of the consolidation will be July 1, 2024.

REGULAR MEETINGS:

Regular meetings are held on the 3rd Monday every other month at 8:00 am. The meetings will be held at the Fire District Headquarters Annex at 12349 Frontage Road, Yucca, AZ 86438.

REGULAR MEETING MONTHS:

July - September - November - January - March - May

POSTING LOCATION

Yucca Fire Station #1

12349 S. Frontage Rd

Yucca AZ 86438

STATION #1  STAFFED HOURS:

Due to current budget restriction, Yucca Fire District will only be staffed on a rotating schedule of 24 hour shifts, up to 15 days a month until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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Our Mission

The Yucca Fire District is dedicated to providing superior emergency services to the residence of the Yucca Fire District and surrounding communities in their times of need.

Our Objective

Services Provided Include:

  • BLS and ALS Care
  • Fire Suppression
  • Auto Extrication
  • Hazardous Materials First Response
  • Homeowner Education
  • Fire Prevention



The objective of the Yucca Fire District is to provide a cost effective community orientated department. We provide fire prevention, education and 1st response BLS and ALS level medical services within our community. Yucca firefighters are dedicated and train diligently to ensure the highest standards for prompt and professional service.

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