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File #: ID#20-538    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 8/10/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/1/2020 Final action:
Title: Receive a presentation, by Emergency Services Consulting International, and hold a discussion on the San Marcos Fire Department's Community Risk Assessment and Standard of Cover study, and provide direction to Staff.
Sponsors: Amanda Hernandez
Attachments: 1. ESCI SOC CRA.pdf, 2. San Marcos FD CRA-SOC for Final Review 7-9-2020 (002)_FINAL
AGENDA CAPTION:
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Receive a presentation, by Emergency Services Consulting International, and hold a discussion on the San Marcos Fire Department's Community Risk Assessment and Standard of Cover study, and provide direction to Staff.
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Meeting date: September 1, 2020

Department: Fire Department

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Background Information: The City relies heavily on "Master Plan" type documents to guide strategic planning and budgetary decisions. The last comprehensive analysis of the San Marcos Fire Department was completed in 1980 by Freese and Nichols. Subsequently, in February 2005, the City commissioned Mike Pietsch to develop a report narrowly focused on improving the City's Insurance Service Office (ISO) Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating. The City also underwent two separate ISO PPC evaluations in 2005 and 2015 respectively. The current Fire Station location model was developed by Chief Stephens, as his fourth and final Executive Fire Officer Program's applied research project. The station location plan closely followed the Larson Model which gained wide-spread popularity through its use by the City of Austin over the last 25+ years.

When Mr. Lumbreras was hired as the City Mana...

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