House Bill 951, which merges the East Naples and Golden Gate Fire Control and Rescue Districts to create a new independent special fire control district to be known as the Greater Naples Fire Rescue District and House Bill 949, which revises district boundaries for the purpose of annexing Isles of Capri Fire and Rescue District into the East Naples Fire Control and Rescue District, were approved by the Governor late Monday afternoon.

Both Bills, which are sponsored by Representative Matt Hudson, will become effective upon approval by a majority vote. House Bill 949 will go to referendum at the August 26th Primary Election and House Bill 951 will go to referendum at the November 4th General Election.

Governor Approves Fire District Consolidation Bill

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