North Bay News
Vallejo interim fire chief to stay on permanently
VALLEJO, Calif. -- Vallejo interim fire Chief Paige Meyer has been permanently appointed as head of the city's fire department, city officials announced Wednesday.
After serving as interim chief, Meyer will permanently take on the position with an annual salary of $165,600, Vallejo City Manager Phil Batchelor said.
Meyer has been in the fire service for more than 20 years. He started as a volunteer firefighter in Stockton before moving to Sunnyvale where he served as a public safety officer.
He then transited to Vallejo where he has held various positions within the fire department including firefighter, captain and battalion chief, according to Batchelor.
Batchelor said in a statement Meyer "has exceptional interpersonal communication skills that have allowed him to improve communications within the Department and to represent the Fire Department and (Vallejo) in a positive, proactive manner."
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