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January 2019 General Membership Meeting Update

Good morning Sisters and Brothers, Advertised on the upcoming General Membership Meeting Agenda scheduled for next Tuesday, January 15 th and Wednesday, January 16 th are (2) items that we hope to provide you with additional information. 1. Vote on Management Proposal for Temporary OCA Policy 2. Vote on language clarification for 96-Hour Work Rule ...
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Message from the President: L145 Secretary- Treasurer

Good afternoon Local 145, Please be advised that Bryan Bone, due to competing time commitments, has formally stepped down from his position as Local 145 Secretary-Treasurer yesterday. Bryan holds himself accountable to a high standard in the performance of his duties as Secretary-Treasurer. He made a very difficult yet admirable decision to step do...
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General Membership Meeting Agenda

San Diego City Fire Fighters, Local 145 General Membership Meeting Agenda Tuesday January 15 th, 7 p.m. (A Div) / Wednesday January 16 th , 8:30a.m. (B Div) 2019 I.Call to Order II.Roll Call of Officers III.Installation of new members IV.Approval of minutes from 11/20-21/18 General Membership Meeting V.President Report / Report on Committees VI.Fin...
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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!


​Continuing an annual tradition begun 29 years ago, the San Diego City Firefighters will assist Santa on Saturday, December 15th, by delivering a sleigh full of gifts and a fire engine stuffed with holiday cheer to deserving San Diego families. As a result of a dedicated team effort coordinated with San Diego City Schools and generous corporate spo...
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Free Gulls Tickets

​Local 145 has complimentary San Diego Gulls hockey tickets for this Saturday's game against San Jose at 7:00 pm. If you would like a pair please come by Local 145 this week between 8 and 5 to pick up. Please note we close from 11 to 12 for lunch. First come, first served and no phone reservations please. 
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L145 SUCCESSFUL IN PROTECTING MEMBERS FROM UNNECESSARY ATTACK ON COMP TIME!

Good afternoon Brothers and Sisters, Earlier this week, we informed you of a City decision to temporarily suspend Comp Time accrual beginning on January 1, 2019. The Local 145 Board of Directors believed this action to be unnecessary and punitive due to a misinterpretation of an IRS principle known as constructive receipt. We immediately engaged ou...
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Free Tix to Carols by Candlelight

We received a handful of tickets, courtesy of Jim Cunningham, for a wonderful holiday entertainment event that benefits Rady Children's Hospital. When: Friday, Dec 7 or Saturday, Dec 8 at 8:00 p.m. Where: California Center for the Arts - Escondido Cost: FREE (First come, first served, limit 2 tix per member) Members are asked to wear Class A's to s...
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City Intent to Suspend Comp Time Accrual for All City Employees

Good evening Brothers and Sisters, Last night, I received word that the City of San Diego intended to suspend comp time accrual for all City employees beginning on January 1, 2019 due to a City Attorneys' Office opinion that the program violates IRS tax regulations. Details were vague and this proposed action came with no warning. I have been on th...
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Special Membership Meeting Agenda

San Diego City Fire Fighters, Local 145 Special Membership Agenda Tuesday December 4 th @ 7 p.m. (C Division) / Wednesday December 5 th @ 8:30 a.m. (B Division) 2018 I. Call to Order II. Roll Call of Officers III. Installation of new members IV. President's Statement on reason for special meeting- Acceptance of Nominations for L145 Trustee to South...
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COMPLIMENTARY TIX TO USD VS COLORADO BASKETBALL


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NTC Asbestos FAQ

​Dear Members, The Local 145 Board of Directors is tasked with broad responsibility to work on your behalf in matters pertaining to wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment. While each of these items is important to us, nothing is more important than your safety.  After a significant safety concern was raised at NTC, due to th...
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FALL 2018 Cal-JAC FIREFIGHTER CAREER EXPO (Volunteers Needed)

Coming up is the San Diego Firefighter Career Expo. FREE for attendees, families and friends. This event takes place on Saturday September 22, 2018 at the Miramar College Fire Technology Facility. Please choose the appropriate option whether you're an expo participant or a guest during the registration process. Please consider volunteering and representing Local 145 by answering questions and barbequing for our next generation of firefighters! Expo participants will have the opportunity to: Meet...
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Local 145 General Membership Agenda, September

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Battalion Chief Uniform Color Vote

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Leave Donation Request - Arsenio Ortanez

Dear Local 145 Members, Brother Arsenio “RC” Ortanez was recently admitted to UCSD Thorton Hospital for cancer treatment. While all cancer is bad, RC’s doctor is confident that the tumor will be highly responsive to radiation treatment. Due to RC’s previous battle with cancer, he has exhausted the medical leave benefit provided for job-related injury or illness. If it can be established that this new tumor is unrelated to the past cancer, RC may be eligible for additional medical leave under wor...
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35th Annual UCP Firefighters & Friends Celebrity Waiters Luncheon

Coming up is the 35th Annual UCP Firefighters and Friends Celebrity Waiters Luncheon. This luncheon takes place Friday September 21st at the Coronado Island Marriott. We are looking for 15 firefighters to "wait tables" along with other celebrities. Check in is at 11:00 am and the luncheon goes until approximately 2:15 pm.  Please consider volunteering for this very fun and worthy cause! You can contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need further information. UCP San Diego  
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Complimentary SDSU Tickets

Local 145 has some complimentary tickets to the SDSU vs ASU football game on September 15th at 7:30 pm. It is also First Responder Night at the game. You can pick up a maximum of 4 per person at the Local. Our office hours are 8 to 5 but closed for lunch between 11 and 12. 
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PROP B DECISION!!!

Good afternoon Local 145, As promised, we are communicating information on the California Supreme Court Case involving Proposition B as we receive it. The Court will be releasing their decision tomorrow, August 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. L145 attorneys are following this case closely and will be standing by to review the details. We will give them time to digest the information, discuss and opine on the most appropriate action going forward. Regardless of tomorrow’s outcome, this topic will undoubted...
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General Membership Agenda

San Diego City Fire Fighters, Local 145 General Membership Agenda Tuesday July 17 th @ 7 p.m. (C Division)/Wednesday July 18 th @ 8:30a.m. (A Division) 2018 I. Call to Order II. Roll Call of Officers III. Installation of new members IV. Approval of Minutes from 5/15-16/18 and 5/29-30/18 V. President Report/ Report on Committees VI. Finance report( Secretary/Treasurer) VII. Unfinished  Business VIII. New Business 1.     FY18 End-of-Year Budget 2.     Recomm...
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Captain David Rosa's Celebration of Life

Memorial Services for Long Beach Fire Captain David Rosa have been set for Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. in the arena located at the Long Beach Convention Center. The convention center is located at 300 East Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach, California. The memorial services will be open to the public and will be followed immediately by a public reception in Captain Rosa’s honor that will take place in the same venue.   Fire Captain David Rosa was a 17-year veteran of the Long Beach Fire...
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A Division Election Results

June 27, 2018   To: All Local 145 Members   RE: Election Results   The ballots were counted today for the Local 145 A Division Director position. The results are as follows:                         A Division Director                    Nicholas Hibbs – 63 votes     &nb...
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PROP B – CA Supreme Court Oral Argument Summary

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Directors Update, May 18

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Myrtle Cole Walk, June 2nd

*Click Here* Myrtle Cole Walk Details, June 2nd.
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Uniform Patch Results

San Diego City Firefighters Local145 would like to announce that the proposed San Diego Fire-Rescue uniform patch has passed. Yes - accept the new patch 78.86% No - reject the new patch 21.14% Total Responses - 298 Your Board of Directors appreciates and relies on member participation for our direction.
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May Special Membership Meeting

May Special Membership Meeting Agenda * Click Here*
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Local 145 General Membership Agenda

  Tuesday May 15th @ 7 p.m. (C Division) / Wednesday May 16th @ 8:30a.m.( B Division) 2018 I. Call to Order II. Roll Call of Officers III. Installation of new members IV. Approval of Minutes from 3/20-21/18 and 3/26-27/18 V. President Report/ Report on Committees VI. Finance report( Secretary/Treasurer) VII. Unfinished Business a. CPF Election Results VIII. New Business a. FY 18 3rd quarter budget update b. Nomination for Delegates to 2018 IAFF Convention c. Executive Board Nominations...
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Firefighter Boot Drive

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What began more than a decade ago as a grassroots effort backed by the fire service, the Burn Institute’s countywide Boot Drive has become a hallmark fundraiser for the organization, raising over $220,000 for BI programs and services in 2017! Each year, hundreds of uniformed firefighters from fire departments all over San Diego County come together for a common goal, hopping aboard their engines to meet at intersections within their communities to collect donations in their boots during the morn...
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IAFF 100th Anniversary Congratulations

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Congratulations on 100 years of service and dedication! The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is grateful for your commitment to saving lives in communities across America. For a century, you have been there whenever and wherever families needed you — including thousands of families living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and life-threatening diseases. We are so proud to have partners like you who are tirelessly committed to our cause and families. But don’t just take it from us — our families wa...
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