Chairman Bulova Releases Statement Regarding Fire and Rescue Department

Today, Chairman Sharon Bulova made the following statement at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Meeting:

“The Board of Supervisors directs the County Executive to retain an outside third party consultant to assess the working environment within the Fire and Rescue Department, focusing on Equal Employment issues, workforce morale, mental health assistance, and communication issues. County staff will develop a more formal scope of work for this study. Fire and Rescue Chief Richie Bowers fully supports this initiative.”