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The links in this section show the Iowa code for Emergency Services funding and how service areas are defined.

Chapter 28e of the Iowa code

504 Iowa nonprofit corporation act

331.385 County powers and duties relating to emergency services

357b Fire districts

357f Emergency medical service districts

357g City emergency medical services districts

359.42 Township fire protection service

359.43 Tax levy — supplemental levy — districts

364.16 Municipal fire protection

424c Emergency services fund

The following links are to documents from George Oster that he has mentioned in his articles in the newsletter:

Automatic Mutual Aid in Iowa

28E Agencies – using to provide emergency services

Benefited Fire Districts – One Step in Transforming Iowa’s Emergency Response System 2016