You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Editor’s Note: This is the eighth in a series of articles published by The Apopka Voice in 2016 that were the most noteworthy events of the year. The Apopka Voice will publish them starting today and running until Friday, December 30th. During the New Year’s weekend (Friday, December 30th – Sunday, January 1st) we will publish a poll and let the readers decide on which story is the most impactful of the year. Originally Published: June 15th, 2016The Apopka City Council voted 5-0 last night to approve Chuck Carnesale as Apopka’s new fire chief. He takes over a department of more than 80 firefighters.“He started as an Explorer at age 13, graduated high school, Fire Academy and EMT school simultaneously in 1989, and was a dispatcher at age 17,” said Mayor Joe Kilsheimer. ” he has filled almost every position at The Apopka Fire department.”“I hate to mention I’ve been on this journey for 33 years when my mother dropped me off to look at fire trucks,” said Carnesale. “Thank you. I won’t let you down. I won’t let the public down. I won’t let the firefighters down.”Carnesale has served as assistant fire chief since 2013, heading up the fire department’s emergency medical and ambulance services. He is certified as a firefighter, EMT/paramedic, fire officer, fire inspector and instructor in various fields. In 1990, Carnesale was hired as a full-time firefighter/EMT. In 2000 he was recognized by then Gov. Jeb Bush as Apopka’s Firefighter of the Year.Chuck CarnesaleHe was promoted to engineer in 2001, lieutenant in 2005, captain and EMS coordinator in 2006 and assistant fire chief in 2013. Carnesale attended Seminole State and Valencia colleges, Florida State Fire College and the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD.He has served on several medical boards, and this year Orange County Medical Director Dr. George Ralls appointed him to the Orange County EMS Advisory Council.The City Council was pleased with Kilsheimer’s choice.“Chuck is an amazing person,” said Commissioner Kyle Becker. I know he is going to do a fantastic job. I couldn’t be more happy for you (Carnesale).”“I’m glad we brought someone in from our own fire department,” said Commissioner Billie Dean. “We have the best fire department in America. We should hire from within. I commend you (Kilsheimer) on the choice.”Carnesale replaces former Fire Chief Lee Bronson. TAGSApopka Fire DepartmentChuck CarnesaleFire Chief Previous articleBiggest Apopka stories of 2016: Warrant issued for Richard Anderson’s arrestNext article5 Ways to Beat Mindless Eating Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Please enter your name here Please enter your comment! Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
day before the law, the provincial leading group held a working meeting, considered and approved in principle the implementation of "government by law construction in Qinghai province implementation plan" and "Qinghai Province comprehensive administration". Secretary of the provincial Party committee, the provincial leading group in accordance with the law of the province Luo Huining presided over and delivered an important speech.
Hao Peng, deputy secretary of the provincial Party committee, deputy head of the leading group, Wang Jianjun, attended the
meeting that the CPC Central Committee, the State Council issued the "Implementation Outline" is the construction of government by law, in the next 5 years to further promote administration according to law, accelerate the construction of the overall design of the government by law and comprehensive planning, is basically completed by 2020 government roadmap and construction plans. "The implementation of the government under the rule of law construction in Qinghai province plan" thoroughly implement the general secretary Xi Jinping series of important speech, adhere to the problem oriented, the new requirements, accelerate the construction of the rule of the government’s new planning and new task decomposing, specific and detailed, fully reflected in our Province the current reality and future direction. The meeting noted that the party committees and governments at all levels should adhere to the rule of law, ruling according to law, to jointly promote administration according to law, uphold the rule of law construction development of the rule of law government, rule of law society, cultivate and practice the socialist core values, to carry forward the spirit of socialist rule of law, to speed up the implementation of the whole province, governance systems and governance capacity modernization. According to the comprehensive performance of government functions, perfecting the administrative law system, promote the scientific and democratic decision-making, the rule of law, adhere to the strict regulation of fair and civilized law enforcement, strengthen the restriction and supervision of administrative power, to effectively resolve social conflicts and disputes, improve the overall thinking of the rule of law and administrative ability according to law. The meeting stressed the need to strengthen the party’s leadership, play the role as the core of leadership of Party committees at all levels, the implementation of the first responsibility, strengthen the evaluation and supervision and inspection, to strengthen publicity and guidance and demonstration, to create a good social atmosphere of the whole society to care, support and participate in the construction of the government under the rule of law around. All localities and departments should be combined with the actual research on the implementation of the project, the use of the rule of law and the rule of thinking way to lead the reform and development of breaching checkpoints, promote the improvement of people’s livelihood and social justice, step by step to promote the construction of the government under the rule of law, to achieve the 2020 basically completed the government under the rule of law and make unremitting efforts.
meeting pointed out that comprehensively promote the openness of government affairs, to enhance the credibility of the government, the executive power to protect the people’s right to know, participation, expression, supervision is of great significance. In recent years, the province’s government affairs continued to deepen, the government information disclosure, public enterprises and public affairs, grassroots government affairs in an orderly manner, showing a healthy development trend. But compared with the central requirements and expectations of the masses there is still a gap. The meeting stressed the need to fully implement the Party Central Committee and the State Council, the provincial government policy decisions and regulations on open government information, adhere to the public as the norm, not open to exception, push forward the administrative decision-making, execution, management of public open open, public service and public results, continue to promote decentralization, put the tube combination, optimize service reform continuously stimulate the market’s vitality and social creativity, and strive to build the rule of law government, innovative government, honest government and service-oriented government. The meeting stressed that party committees and governments at all levels should attach great importance to strengthen the organization and leadership;