Twin Lakes Considering Future Of Fire Department, Whether To Contract Out For Services

Tensions were high Wednesday during a special Twin Lakes City Council meeting as residents heard arguments on whether to keep the city’s volunteer fire department active or to contract out with a neighboring city for fire service.

Pat Neilon, who said he has lived in Twin Lakes for 46 years and previously served on the volunteer department for 33 years, said the annual city budget for the fire department is $8,000, compared to an estimated $3,500 it would cost to contract out for the service.

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