11/6/2012- Get Out And Vote!
After millions of minutes wasted answering the phone only to hear the
voice of a machine or a voter survey group, the last day of elections
is here! Get out and exercise your right to vote!
10/23/2012- New Local Officers
We are pleased to announce the election of new local officers!
Paul Murphy - President
JT McCoy - Vice President
Tim Myers - Secretary/Treasurer
Josh Cohen - Executive Member
John Renaud - Executive Member
You can view these change, along with current e-mail contacts, here.
10/3/2012- Fire Prevention Week is upon us!
As we move into another October, so to do we begin Fire Prevention Week. This year's theme is 'Have two ways out'.
Talk with your families about having two ways out of your residence
in the event of a fire. For more information, please visit the NFPA Fire Prevention Week website.
Firefighters from North Lyon County Fire District will be visiting
local schools soon to discuss fire prevention with your children, stay
The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District recently aquired five of
our members during their hirings in preperation for starting up their
newly reformed department. Congratulations to the folowing Brothers who
now move on to bigger and better things:
Steve Walker - Captain
Gregg Lompa - Fire Apparatus Operator
Daniel Boyer - Firefighter/Paramedic
Jim Clouser - Fire Apparatus Operator
Josh Kutz - Fire Apparatus Operator
We thank you for your sevice with North Lyon County Fire District and
we wish you guys the best of luck and a long and happy career at your
TMFPD Fire Apparatus Operator Jim Clouser (driver's seat)
3/24/2011- You decide.
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3/18/2011- Scholarship Application Available
Happy New Year all! It's been awhile since we've updated everyone on
what we've been doing, a lot has happened here since December but we'll
get to that later. This update is to let everyone know that The North
Lyon Firefighters Association is accepting applications for a
scholarship of $1,000.00 provided by The North Lyon Firefighters
Association and the Professional Firefighters of Nevada. If you would
like to be considered for this scholarship then please contact the high
school counselor at Fernley High School.
12/26/2010- East Valley Elementary School
The North Lyons Firefighters Association IAFF Local 4547 will donate
$500 to East Valley Elementary School. The donation will allow the
school to purchase additional school supplies and materials for the
students. The North Lyons Firefighter Association was able to make this
generous donation based on money raised by firefighter’s license plates
fee’s from the Professional Firefighters of Nevada (PFFN).
are very proud to donate this money to Lyon’s County School District in
Fernley,” said Bill Snyder, president of the North Lyon’s Firefighter
Association Local 4547.
8/28/2010- Car Wash Benefit
WHERE: FIRE STATION
195 e MAIN STREET, FERNLEY
WHEN: Saturday, September 4TH
Time: Starting 10 am – 4 pm
All donations will be donated to benefit a Lyon County Dispatcher who recently lost her spouse.
North Lyon Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 4547
7/11/2010 - Fernley Relay for Life
Thanks to everyone who donated their time and money to cancer research during the Fernley Relay for Life
that took place on July 10-11th. Special thanks to Reserve Firefighter
Ken Money for his time dedication in organizing the North Lyon Fire
team and the fundraisers prior to the event. The team was able to raise
around $1200.00 for cancer research. Check out the vid here.
6/10/2010 - North Lyon Firefighters Association Scholarship
to Annalie Miller for receiving this year's IAFF L4547 Scholarship!
Thanks to PFFN and all those who donate through the Professional
Firefighter license plates for this $1000.00 scholarship! Read more here.
4/1/2010 - Keep Fernley Safe
Keep Fernley Safe initiative continues! As a response to the ever
increasing need for a safer Fernley, North Lyon Firefighters Association
supports KeepFernleySafe. Check them out on Facebook. More to come on this, keep checking back.
1/1/2010 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!
new year is upon us! We want to extend our thanks and appreciation to
everyone who has helped us over the last year. We look forward to a
new year and all the challenges ahead of us.
11/2/2009 - IAFF Local 4547 Officers/Board Member Elections Held
We have new Local Officers after our yearly Officer/Board Member Elections! You can view the changes here.
10/1/2009 - October is Fire Safety Month!!
safety month is here! Remember to review home escape plans, check your
smoke detectors, and practice stop-drop-roll with your kids. For more
fire safety tips, check out our Fire Safety Tips page.
9/2/2009 - North Lyon County Fire Acquires EMS Franchise Agreement With City of Fernley
North Lyon County Fire Protection District was awarded the Emergency
Medical Services Franchise Agreement with the City of Fernley in a
4-1-0 vote by the City Council. This decision marks a huge milestone
in the progression and expansion of the NLCFPD by increasing staffing
and consolidating both Fire and EMS services under one roof. The North
Lyon Firefighter's Association appreciates the diligence and cohesion
by the District to organize and acquire the EMS Franchise.
8/13/2009 - IAFF Local 4547 Collective Bargaining Agreement Contract Finalized
The North Lyon Firefighter's Association and the
North Lyon County Fire Protection District finalized the Local's first
ever CBA contract Thursday evening. The long awaited approval and
ratification of the contract comes after a nearly three year long
negotiation process between the two parties. IAFF Local 4547 extends
its gratitude to all negotiation team members, the NLCFPD Board of
Directors, and everyone else who has contributed their time and efforts
(and patience!) to ensuring the safety of the residents of Fernley as
well as its Firefighters.
7/13/2009 - 48/96 is a go!
new 48/96 schedule is a go! The new schedule is on a one year trial
basis to observe its financial benefits. Previously, our Firefighters
worked a Modified Kelly Schedule where crews worked twenty-four hour
shifts in a nine day cycle. The new schedule places Firefighters on a
forty-eight hour shift, in a six day cycle. As proposed by the Union,
the new schedule will decrease operational costs such as fuel and
maintenance, and decrease the need for sick and annual leave, while
maintaining continued Fire and EMS coverage for the residents of
7/9/2009 - NLCFPD Board of Directors Vacancy Filled
behalf of all of us at IAFF Local 4547, we
want to thank Chris Murphy
for his time and dedication on the NLCFPD Board of Directors. During
his time on the Board, Director Murphy pushed for increased safety for
Firefighters and residents of Fernley alike, as well as the progression
of the Fire District. We thank you again for your time and efforts and
wish you the best of luck! We welcome Brian Bunn to the NLCFPD Board
of Directors as he fills the vacant Board seat. Director Bunn is
currently a Firefighter with the Sierra Fire Protection District and a
fellow union brother. We look forward to Director Bunn's vision and
input into the progression of the District and wish him the best of