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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Fire Annexation Update: Next Steps

Thank you again for allowing the City of Battle Ground to annex to Clark County Fire District 3. We appreciated the questions and dialogue over the past several months and hope that it will continue. 

We want to share with you next steps to finali...

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Fire Annexation Information City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

A message from Chief Scott Sorenson and City Manager Erin Erdman

Chief Scott Sorenson and Erin Erdman

We want to thank voters for approving the City of Battle Ground annexing to Clark County Fire District 3.  Annexation will enable both communities to maintain the level and quality of emergency services for their families and businesses.

It also m...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Mike Fort takes Oath of Office as Battle Ground’s Chief of Police

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Mike Fort took his official oath of office this afternoon as Battle Ground’s new Chief of Police.  Chief Fort, who has served as Battle Ground Police Lieutenant the last two years, was named successor to retiring Police Chief Bob Richar...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Calling Arts and Crafts Vendors for Battle Ground’s Spring Community Craft Fair

Community Craft Fair

Battle Ground Parks & Recreation is inviting artists and crafts persons to show and sell their unique creations at the 1st Annual Spring Community Craft Fair on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the Battle Ground Community Center.  

The event is desi...

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Community Craft Fair - Hand & Homemade with Love City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Commemorative Bricks Honor U.S. Veterans at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial

Commemorative Bricks with Flag

Those who would like to honor and recognize a U.S. veteran with a commemorative brick to be installed at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial will want to be aware of an approaching deadline.  Bricks must be ordered no later than March 1st to be i...

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Battle Ground Veterans Memorial City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Ballots are Due February 11, 2020

Ballots Due February 11, 2020

Ballots are due on February 11, 2020. They must be postmarked, or returned to a ballot drop box by 8 p.m., to be counted. 

On the ballot, the City of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 are asking voters to annex the city into the fire ...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Fire Annexation Update in latest Newsletter

Photo of February 2020 Newsletter

Watch for the February 2020 City Newsletter scheduled to arrive in mailboxes next week.  Grab a sneak peek here!  The edition includes information about reduced utility rates for seniors with low income, the Certificate of Achievement fo...

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Fire Annexation Information City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

BGPD Lt. Mike Fort: Protecting quality emergency services for our community

Lt Mike Fort

We want to share this column by Battle Ground Police Lieutenant Mike Fort that appeared in the January 12 edition of The Columbian:

A lot of information has been shared about the upcoming vote to annex the City of Battle Ground to Clark County Fire Distric...

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Additional information about Fire Annexation City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Public Meetings Scheduled to Answer Questions About Annexation to Fire District 3

City Fire Engine operated by Fire District 3

The city of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 are scheduling public meetings to answer questions regarding the annexation proposal on the February 11, 2020 Special Election ballot. Ballots will be mailed to all registered voters in the City a...

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Fire Annexation FAQs City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Battle Ground featured on KGW’s Rod on the Road

KGW Meteorologist Rod Hill visited this week to meet the people and experience the places that make Battle Ground such an amazing place!   Rod on the Road in Battle Ground is captured in this YouTube video.  Thanks for visiting, Rod, and...

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Rod on the Road in Battle Ground City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Battle Ground Passes Annexation Ordinance for Emergency Services

At its recent meeting, the Battle Ground City Council passed an ordinance asking voters to consider annexing to Clark County Fire District 3. The next step is for the Board of Fire Commissioners for Fire District 3 to adopt a similar resolution. If approv...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Public Invited to Hearings on Possible Annexation Vote for City and Fire District

Three public hearings are scheduled where the city of Battle Ground will discuss the possibility of annexing to Clark County Fire District 3. The public is invited to attend and comment on a ballot measure proposed for the February 11, 2020 Special Electi...

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Fire and Emergency Medical Services City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: August 30, 2019

City Identifies Improvements or Cuts If Annexation Vote Occurs

Discussions about a possible annexation vote between the City of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 continue to progress. At a recent Battle Ground City Council study session, members reviewed a list of improvements or cuts to services if an a...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Annexation Discussion Continues for Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3

The City of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 are continuing discussions about annexation. The City, which currently contracts for fire service, will ask its voters to annex into the Fire District during the February Special Election in 2020....

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: July 16, 2019

City Manager Erin Erdman Thanks Community for Participating in Survey

We want to thank the Battle Ground community for participating in the recent fire/EMS annexation survey. The results showed that residents want to maintain quality emergency services as our community grows, and they consider Clark County Fire District 3 t...

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City of Battle Ground News