Fire station replacement

Mishefske, Ed
November 2013
Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p10
The article offers tips to attract key community leaders to get behind upgrading or replacing fire station. It suggests to assign someone to keep notes and assure to make people accountable if they have a particular task to finish on behalf of the group. It states that the committee need to do everything it can to distinguish key community members and rate them on their influence they feel each would give to the project.


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