One Dolan Springs woman is quite thankful that several parties have served as caretakers of the Lake Mohave Ranchos Fire District (LMRFD) for the last 38 months. Special administrator John Flynn, the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District and Mohave County drew praise during Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.
Fire District In Transition
“I’m here to thank you for saving my life,” said Charlotte Kiffer. She said her rescue and recovery from a medical event might not have occurred had others not stepped in to prop up the LMRFD when it was fiscally insolvent.
Flynn told supervisors his run as special administrator of the district is nearly over. He said he will adopt the district’s budget on May 16 and that LMRFD voters will elect a new five member board the next day.
Flynn said the district will be returned to self control when transitioned from its special administration and caretaking status once the new board members are seated and a chairman selected in June.
Both Flynn and Board of Supervisors Chairman Jean Bishop said those who are running for the LMRFD board seats are keenly aware of the difficulty and challenges that lie ahead as they utilitize a lean budget to continue providing services to the district.