MAY
22

Matt & Scott ConFire 10 Year Shirt Order

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We are coming up on the ten year mark when we lost two good firefighters, family men and good all-around people.  In July of 2007 when were all busy trying to figure it out, help one another, be there for the families and grieve in our own ways, Jason Conner quietly created a t-shirt to, in some small way, honor our friends and remember our loss. On the five year anniversary those shirts were re-created to, again, in some small way remember our fallen and not let their loss be forgotten. We...
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MAY
22

CCCERA Pension Vote Letter From Will

Good day, Some of you may know me, but my name is William Pigeon.  I am a fire captain for Contra Costa County Fire assigned to Station 2.  I have been your CCCERA Trustee for the last three years.  I humbly ask you to take a moment to read this correspondence.  Understandably, we all have very busy lives.  Being appreciative of that, I ask that you take 2-3 minutes of your time to help support our pensions and our careers by reading this.  Please fill out the ballo...
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MAY
19

CCCERA Ballot

Brothers and Sisters, Some of you may have already received a ballot in the mail from CCCERA. As you may know, Will Pigeon is once again up for election for the Retirement Board Safety Member #7 position. Will brings to the board his experience as an alternate safety trustee since 2013 and a voice for firefighters. Will is running against an incumbent from the DSA. Please return your  ballot before  the June 13,  201 7 deadline at 5 pm. Ballots must be received at the El ecti ons ...
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MAY
12

Dispatch Special Membership Meeting

TO:  All Dispatch Members            FROM:  Vincent Wells, President  SUB: Dispatch Special Membership Meeting DATE: May 10, 2017 ___________________________________________________ There will be a Dispatch Special Membership Meeting to be held on Monday, May 22nd at 9:00 AM and Tuesday, May 23rd before the scheduled evening General Membership Meeting at 6:00 PM. Both meetings will be held at the Union Office.   The following items will be discus...
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MAY
12

Memorial Day Office Closure

TO: All Local 1230 Members FROM: Anthony Stephens, Secretary-Treasurer SUB: Office Closure DATE: May 11, 2017 ___________________________________________________ The union office will be closed Monday, May 29th, 2017 in observance for Memorial Day.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017.
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MAY
06

Special Olympics Northern California Fundraiser Bike Ride

Joe Gagne, a firefighter from the City of El Cerrito, is participating in a Special Olympics Northern California bike ride. The event is the annual Bike the Bridges & BrewFest on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at the Martinez Waterfront Park. Come out and join us for this scenic ride and craft beer festival as we pedal to raise funds for Special Olympics ! All rides start and end at Waterfront Park in Martinez, and will have you pedaling across both the scenic Carquinez Bridge and the Benici...
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MAY
05

Mastagni Holstedt Letter to Membership

TO: All Local 1230 Members FROM: Anthony Stephens, Secretary-Treasurer SUB: Mastagni Holstedt Letter to Membership *new link provided* DATE: May 2, 2017 ___________________________________________________ * the link may not have opened for some of you; try again with this link below * any emails, documents, or station memos sent out by email on behalf of the union are always accessible online under your log-in credentials in the Documents section of the website The letter below is from Mastagni ...
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MAY
05

Eboard Recommendations May 2017

TO: All Local 1230 Members FROM: Anthony Stephens, Secretary-Treasurer SUB: May E-Board Recommendations DATE: May 2, 2017 ___________________________________________________ The following motion was made at the May E-Board.  It will be discussed and voted on at the upcoming General Membership Meetings which will be held on Tuesday evening, May 23rd, 2017 at 7:30 PM and on Wednesday morning, May 24th, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Union Office.  Up to $3,000 out of the general fund to sponsor ...
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APR
28

Scholarship Fund Q&A

Scholarship Fund Questions and Answers  What is the history of the Local’s Scholarship fund?  The leadership of the local recognized a need within our firefighting family in 2002. As our union workforce aged, our members started to have children reaching college age. With the cost of post-secondary education rising rapidly, the leadership wanted to help offset the costs of college for our members’ children. Not wanting to place a burden on the finances of all members, the leadership as...
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APR
28

Scholarship Contest

TO: All Local 1230 Members FROM: Anthony Stephens, Secretary-Treasurer SUB: Scholarship Contest DATE: April 28, 2017 ___________________________________________________ The topic for this year's scholarship contest will be: “In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right to work.' It is a law to rob us of our civil rights and job rights. It is supported by Southern segregationists who are trying to keep us from achieving our civil righ...
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APR
21

Assessment Changes

TO: All Local 1230 Members                      FROM: Anthony Stephens, Secretary-Treasurer     SUB: Assessment Changes                         DATE: April 19, 2017 ___________________________________________________  This memo is to inform everyone that the motion for an eighteen dollar a month assessment per member to hire and adopt the proposed Mastagni Holste...
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APR
19

CPF 2017 Daniel A. Terry Scholarship

Deadline for 2017 Daniel A. Terry Scholarship Approaching Submit your application by  June 1st The California Fire Foundation is currently accepting applications for the  Daniel A. Terry Scholarship  program, which is intended to provide the children of fallen firefighters assistance with the cost of attending college. The deadline to apply for the $2,000 scholarship is  June 1, 2017 . Named for California Professional Firefighters President-Emeritus and California Fire Found...
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MAR
23

Standing Committees

TO: All Local 1230 Members             FROM: Anthony Stephens, Secretary-Treasurer           SUB: Standing Committees DATE: March 16, 2017 ___________________________________________________ The union office needs approximately 10 members to join the following Committees listed below per the Constitution and Bylaws of the IAFF and Local 1230.  For any new Local 1230 members, this is a very good opportunity to participate and get involve...
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MAR
08

Message from Your 10th District IAFF Vice President & Newsletter


















































My name is Frank Lima and I am honored to serve as the newly elected 10th District Vice President for the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) covering the states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Hawaii. For those of you who don’t know me, let me take a few moments to introduce myself and my background in the fire service. I was hired as a Firefighter with the Los Angeles City Fire Department back in 1992. I served in just about every rank and file role imaginable with the LA...
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MAR
07

Passing of Retired CCCFPD Engineer Jim E. Johnson

The following message was disseminated to CCCFPD personnel this afternoon: All- We are saddened to announce that Engineer Jim E. Johnson passed away of natural causes at his home last week.   Jim began his career with the Pittsburg Fire Department in 1973, continued on with Riverview Fire Protection District, and retired from Contra Costa County Fire in 2003. Battalion Chief Ed Gonzales is the liaison for the Johnson Family.   Funeral arrangements are pending.  We will forwar...
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JAN
09

Contract Negotiation Preparation

TO:  All Con Fire Members FROM:  Vincent Wells, President SUB: Contract Negotiation Preparation DATE: January 9, 2017 ___________________________________________________ Brothers and Sisters, Happy New Year! I hope you were able to get some time to enjoy the holidays with family and friends.  As we move into 2017, we will be faced with different challenges, but I feel we got through 2016 pretty well as an organization overall and will do so this year as well. We are still faced wi...
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DEC
11

2017 Proposed Budget Memo

TO: All Local 1230 Members FROM: Anthony Stephens, Secretary-Treasurer SUBJECT: 2017 Proposed Budget DATE: December 7, 2016   Attached is a copy of the 2017 Budget Proposal and line item explanations for Local 1230. They were prepared by the Finance Committee.   This budget represents dues at 1.35%, which is within the approved range of 1% to 1.5% of the average top step firefighter salary. There will be an increase in the base dues from $98.03 to $98.67. The total proposed increase in...
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NOV
06

Secretary-Treasurer Position

TO: All Local 1230 Members FROM: Vincent Wells, President SUB: Secretary-Treasurer Position DATE: November 3, 2016 __________________________________________________ The nominations for the position of Secretary-Treasurer has closed yesterday at noon.  Please join me in congratulating Anthony Stephens from Moraga Orinda Fire District in his new position.
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OCT
27

Congratulations to the 2016 Daniel A. Terry Scholarship Recipients

The California Fire Foundation launched the  Daniel A. Terry Scholarship  Program to ensure that children of firefighters, who have fallen in the line of duty, receive the support they need to achieve their dreams. Through the program, recipients receive a $2,000 college scholarship to help pave their path for the future. Since its inception, the Daniel A. Terry Scholarship Program, which is funded through the California Firefighters Endowment, has helped more than 90 students attend t...
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SEP
29

2017 Shift Calendars

All, Below are links to the 2017 shift calendars for both suppression and dispatch. These are available for viewing and downloading on our website under the "About" tab and within the member's area documents section. Suppression Dispatch
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SEP
20

2016-2017 Executive Board - CORRECTED

TO: All Local 1230 Members FROM: Neema Mohammadizad, Secretary-Treasurer SUB: 2016-2017 Executive Board DATE: September 18, 2016 ___________________________________________________ The nomination period closed at noon on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 for Eboard nominations. We would like to thank everyone who took the time to put in a nomination. We were able to fill all the District Representatives positions. Please welcome our new 2016-2017 Executive Board. President – 1 year term – Vincent W...
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SEP
19

Passing of Retired Firefighter Michael Mann

All,  It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Retired Firefighter Michael Mann. Michael passed away at his home in Clayton on the morning of September 19th. Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.  We will update you all with arrangement details as soon as possible.
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