Learn about the JPA

Fire services are provided in Fairfax by the Ross Valley Fire Department (RVFD), under a joint powers agreement (JPA).

Who runs the JPA?

The JPA is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of eight (8) Directors, two from each member agency: Fairfax, San Anselmo, Ross, and Sleepy Hollow.  An Executive Officer’s position rotates between the Town Managers of each of the towns.

How we budget for this partnership

The percentage shares for member contributions to RVFD are: Fairfax 23.95%, San Anselmo 41.68%, Ross 21.21% and Sleepy Hollow 13.6%.

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