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Clark County Fire District 3 Recognizes Employees for Years of Service - September 21, 2020

posted Sep 22, 2020, 1:19 PM by Savanna Wood   [ updated Sep 22, 2020, 1:20 PM ]

BRUSH PRAIRIE, WASH - Clark County Fire District 3 recognized 11 employees and a board member for a combined total of almost 200 years of service. Click here to read more.

Clark County Fire District 3 Prepares for Wildland Fire Season - May 12, 2020

posted May 13, 2020, 8:19 AM by Savanna Wood   [ updated May 13, 2020, 8:19 AM ]

BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA - Clark County Fire District 3 is taking steps to prepare for a busy wildland fire season. Click here to read more.

Public Meetings Scheduled to Answer Questions About Battle Ground Annexation to Fire District 3

posted Jan 9, 2020, 3:22 PM by Savanna Wood   [ updated Jan 9, 2020, 3:23 PM ]

Proposal Will Be on February 11, 2020 Special Election Ballot

BATTLE GROUND & BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA - The city of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 are scheduling public meetings to answer questions regarding the annexation proposal on the February 11, 2020 Special Election ballot. To read more, click here.

Strategic Plan Approved for Clark County Fire District 3

posted Jan 8, 2020, 8:23 AM by Savanna Wood   [ updated Jan 8, 2020, 8:23 AM ]

Brush Prairie, WA - Clark County Fire District 3 approved a Strategic Plan for how it will serve District residents over the next five years. The plan provides a comprehensive look at the Fire District's current capabilities for operations, capital items and what is needed for the future. The plan also calls for annexing the City of Battle Ground to improve emergency services planning.

To read more, click here.

City Manager and Fire Chief Welcome Invites to Talk About Annexation

posted Nov 15, 2019, 2:32 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Nov 15, 2019, 2:35 PM ]

Proposal Will Be on February 11, 2020 Special Election Ballot

BATTLE GROUND & BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA - The city of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 have passed motions to place annexation on the February 11, 2020 Special Election ballot. The proposal would allow the City to annex to the Fire District, and must be approved by voters in both jurisdictions to take effect. 

To read more, click here.

Clark County Fire District 3 Passes Annexation Resolution

posted Oct 29, 2019, 11:46 AM by Savanna Wood   [ updated Oct 29, 2019, 11:56 AM ]

BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA - The Board of Fire Commissioners for Clark County Fire District 3 approved a resolution placing an annexation proposal on voter ballots during the February 11, 2020 Special Election. 

To read more, click here.

Public Invited to Hearings on Possible Annexation Vote for City and Fire District

posted Sep 19, 2019, 12:05 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Sep 23, 2019, 3:41 PM by Savanna Wood ]

BATTLE GROUND & BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA - Three public hearings are scheduled where the city of Battle Ground will discuss the possibility of annexing to Clark County Fire District 3. The public is invited to attend and comment on a ballot measure proposed for the February 11, 2020 Special Election. Voters in both the city and fire district must approve annexation for it to go forward. 

To read more click here. 

Investments in Emergency Services Stays with Fire District Residents While Annexation Talks Progress

posted Aug 26, 2019, 11:50 AM by Savanna Wood   [ updated Aug 26, 2019, 11:50 AM ]

BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA - Two years ago, voters in Clark County Fire District 3 approved a fire levy lid lift to improve staffing and emergency services. Two years later, the Fire District will welcome three new emergency personnel this September to help increase staffing in Venersborg and other parts of the district. The Fire District also plans to hire three more firefighters to respond to increasing call volumes.

To read more click here.

Battle Ground Eyes 2020 Fire District Annexation Vote

posted Aug 8, 2019, 1:25 PM by Savanna Wood   [ updated Aug 8, 2019, 1:26 PM ]

The city of Battle Ground will likely ask voters to approve a potential annexation into Clark County Fire District 3 on the February 2020 special election ballot.

The city sent out a news release indicating that both it and the fire district had preliminarily agreed to see an annexation vote appear on the ballot next year. Currently, the city contracts with the fire district for its services, with payment on the contract making up the lion's share of the property tax levy that residents pay.

To read more, click here.

Annexation Discussion Continues for Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3

posted Jul 31, 2019, 9:16 AM by Savanna Wood   [ updated Jul 31, 2019, 9:16 AM ]

BATTLE GROUND & BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA - The City of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 are continuing discussions about annexation. The City, which currently contracts for fire service, will ask its voters to annex into the Fire District during the February Special Election in 2020. Voters in Fire District 3 also have to approve the annexation.

Continue reading here.

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