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Pedernales Electric Cooperative presented a $3,500 grant to Cottonwood Pride, a Cottonwood Shores organization, which will use the funds to help upgrade the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department’s training room. Pictured are Christine Widmer (left), Greg Widmer, Janet Taylor-Carusi, PEC Director of Community Engagement Trista Fugate, PEC Vice President of Safety and Support Services Richard Arellano, Rachelle Backer of PEC, Tommie Engler of PEC, and Tia Owens of PEC. Courtesy photo

PEC grant for $3,500 to fund upgrade to Cottonwood Shores VFD training room

COTTONWOOD SHORES — The Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department’s training room will get an upgrade thanks to a Pedernales Electric Cooperative grant. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department first responders took part in a training exercise Feb. 17 with Air Evac Lifeteam at the department’s helipad.  Volunteers learned how to set up a landing zone for the helicopter and what would be expected from them when Air Evac is called to a scene. The department holds regular training sessions every month and is taking steps to increase its membership. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Cottonwood Shores VFD works on training, rapport with city

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — At least three Tuesdays a month, Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department first responders gather at the station for in-house training. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores VFD votes to change charter to resolve issue with city council

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — The Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department membership voted July 8 to change its dissolution clause in its charter as requested by the city council. (more…)

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Cottonwood Shores council wants VFD to change its charter — or else

FROM STAFF REPORTS COTTONWOOD SHORES — The Cottonwood Shores city council wants the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department to change its charter or possibly lose the city’s contract for fire protection services. “The council has come to the conclusion we needed them to revise their dissolution clause,” Mayor Donald Orr said. The council asked the […]

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Cottonwood Shores council rescinds no-confidence vote on volunteer fire department

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — City Council members reasserted their support for the Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department during their regular meeting June 5, rescinding their previous vote of no confidence. The council on May 15 passed a vote of no confidence with the department. During this fiscal year, the city pays $33,000 […]

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Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department picks new chief

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF COTTONWOOD SHORES — The Cottonwood Shores Volunteer Fire Department chose training officer Heather Hyslop as the new fire chief Jan. 14. Hyslop replaces Deavon DeLancey, who resigned from the department Jan. 8. Hyslop has been a firefighter for seven years and a firefighter/EMT for the Houston Fire Department for three […]

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