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Council gets updates from community groups


Last updated 8/18/2021 at 9:46am

Karin Hill

The Fountain City Council recognized Battalion Chief Ryan Torres (center, to left of Chief James Maxon) for his designation as a Fire Officer (FO) through the Center for Public Safety Excellence on Aug. 10. Torres is the first in Fountain Fire history to obtain his FO designation.

At their meeting on Aug. 10, the Fountain City Council heard updates from various organizations, including the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber President James Flowers highlighted the upcoming Fountain Fall Festival and noted that the city's fire and police chiefs had "volunteered themselves" for the dunk tank at the festivities at Metcalfe Park on Labor Day.

The Chamber continues to grow in membership and activity, with new committees formed recently to address issues from military/veterans to minorities. (See chamber networking event p. 7).

The council also heard from Homefron...

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