INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. and#8212; Mike Brown, chief of the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, received a positive performance review last Thursday at the board of directors meeting.
Brown received a 4.85 out of 5 in his annual review, which is reported on in public, in front of the board, due to updates in recent years to the Nevada Open Meeting Law.
and#8220;Iand#8217;d like to commend the chief on a well-run district and for keeping the board informed on whatand#8217;s going on,and#8221; said director Dale Smith.
Director Wayne Fischer concurred.
and#8220;Iand#8217;ve always considered our chief the best fire chief in the state of Nevada,and#8221; he said.
Despite the positive review, Brown will not receive a pay raise, said NLTFPD Business Manager Sharon Cary, due to current economic hardships facing the fire district in the context of the current recession.
and#8220;This is not a reflection on we think youand#8217;re doing,and#8221; Smith told Brown during the meeting. and#8220;Itand#8217;s a reflection of the financial straits weand#8217;re in.and#8221;
Brown thanked the board, saying and#8220;itand#8217;s not just me and#8212; itand#8217;s the entire community, the district and the boardand#8221; that deserve kudos.