California Fire Volunteer
By Vicky Klukkert Staff Writer Aug 23, 2023 Updated Aug 24, 2023
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved passing a local law giving a 10% county property tax break to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians.
As Bovina Town Supervisor and Board Chair Tina Molé opened the public hearing about the local law, Delhi’s fire whistle could be heard in the board room. Shortly after, as John Gilmore, chairperson of the Delaware County Fire Advisory Board, spoke in favor of the law, sirens could be heard. The Delhi Fire Department was called to an alarm activation at the Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Steve Hood, director of Delaware County Emergency Services, said.READ MORE