ML OKs District 3 agreement
Contract bridges fire department annexation approval funding gap, other details
Last updated 5/16/2019 at 5:25pm
The big topic of the evening at the Medical Lake City Council meeting on May 7 was approval of a pre-annexation agreement between the city and Spokane Fire District 3. The city and the district will be asking voters to approve the annexation of the Medical Lake Fire Department into District 3 in an upcoming Aug. 6 special election.
Assuming approval by voters, the agreement outlines various transitional details, including a 50-year lease of the current MLFD space — at $1 per year — transfer of ownership of city fire fighting vehicles and equipment, and other details.
Once the Spokane C...