Tax Levy – MVFD Background

Tax Levy – MVFD Background

In 2006, the City of Miamisburg and Miami Township form steering committee to study joint fire and EMS service provision. The Steering Committee membership included elected officials, administrative staff, the Fire Chiefs, union representatives, business representatives and residents.

The Steering Committee’s objectives:

  • Maintain or improve service levels.
  • Meet current standards of performance.
  • Establish cooperative systems, programs or operations to meet the future service demand.
  • Control or reduce costs.

Steering Committee study: 2008 Combined Statistical Data

CategoryCity of MiamisburgMiami TownshipCombined
Land Area12.3 sq. miles20.7 sq. miles33 sq. miles
Fire Stations246
Annual Budget$4 million$6 million$10 million
Avg. Annual Fire & EMS runs (2007-2009)3,7414,0027,743

Fire Service Study Process

Steering Committee Study Results & Recommendations

  • Miamisburg and Miami Township Fire and EMS should be consolidated and merged into a Fire District for efficiency.
    • Attrition
    • Response protocols
    • Relocation of stations

Creation of the Miami Valley Fire District

August 31, 2011: Miamisburg City Council and Miami Township Trustees hold a joint meeting to create the Miami Valley Fire District.

We are focused on customer service and meeting the needs of our citizens. Our mission is to protect life, property and serve the citizens of our fire district to the fullest. To the best of our efforts, we will meet our mission.

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