On December 15, 2015 the Council of the Borough of North Belle Vernon enacted Ordinance No. 560 which Ordained and Enacted a 3 mil Fire Tax. Due diligence by Chief Ken Ramsdell, 1st Asst. Chief John E. Garber, 2nd Asst. Chief Shelby Ferguson and Financial Secretary Mike Wassilchalk Jr. by making presentations to council and testifying to the department's needs brought forth this much needed assistance. The fire department would like to thank Mayor Craig Ambrose, Council President Dennis Simboli, Council Vice President Barb Peters and Council Members Brett Berish, Mark Frederick, John Wasicek, John Ross and R.J. Sokol.