Project List

Client:
City of Eureka, CA
Project:
Scope of work: A peer review of updated cost allocation models for the for the City of Eureka Fire and Humboldt No. 1 Fire Protection District. Citygate leveraged the experience of its previous study to explain options for cost allocation of fire services between the partners.
Client:
Orange County Fire Authority, CA
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Scope of work: Assist the Orange County Fire Authority with an update to its Standard of Response Cover Plan. Working with OCFA staff, Citygate will use incident statistics and geographic mapping to model the needs of the current deployment plan, update the risk assessment to include any major changes, and identify options to improve deployment.
Client:
Orange County Fire Authority, CA
Project:
Scope of work: Ambulance and EMS program enhancement consulting services for the Orange County Fire Authority service area to include the .201 providers and County LEMSA-managed EOAs. Citygate will provide recommendations to enhance the EMS patient transportation system using a regional approach to improve response times, quality of care, and sustainability and economics, and will identify revenue sources to re-invest into system enhancements.
Client:
Los Osos Community Services District, CA
Project:
Scope of work: A Standards of Coverage Assessment / Fire Services Master Plan for the Los Osos Community Services District. The study evaluates staffing and deployment, with recommendations for appropriate current and future firefighting and emergency medical service resources consistent with state and national best practices and generally conforming with the recommendations of the Center for Public Safety Excellence. In delivering a report that will help create a template for future decision making, Citygate’s study examines the effectiveness of inter-jurisdictional response to evaluate the benefits of the emergency services provided by the District and its partners.
Client:
City of Shakopee, MN
Project:
Scope of work: A Fire Department Services Evaluation of more effective, efficient, and improved deployment models for service delivery for the City of Shakopee. The study includes analysis and recommendations for the future improvement of services to the community, with the goal to provide the best possible level of service while maintaining a fiscally responsible Department. Citygate will review the Department’s annual budgets and projected capital outlays compared with expected service demands to assist Department and City leaders in long term financial forecasting.
Client:
City of Glendale, CA
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Scope of work: A Standards of Cover study and Community Risk Assessment for the City of Glendale Fire Department. The project includes an analysis of the adequacy of headquarters programs and facilities. Citygate will evaluate the Department’s current and projected near-term future service demand to the Department’s EMS deployment, wildland firefighting, technical rescue, and other specialty services to best serve the City’s evolving demographics and demand needs. From this analysis, Citygate will generate a Fire Services Master Plan from which the City can manage immediate and longer-term fire service programs.
Client:
City of Redondo Beach, CA
Project:
Scope of work: An analysis, evaluation, and cost comparisons related to deployment options for fire, EMS, and harbor operations as compared to the Consolidated Fire Protection District of the County of Los Angeles. Citygate’s study includes evaluation of harbor operations; community risk and response time analyses with 10-year projections based on different response models and shifting demographics; scenario analysis simulating different deployment strategies and evaluating potential impacts to response time performance, resource utilization, and operational effectiveness; and development of an implementation plan that outlines the steps, timeline, and resources required to implement the recommended changes to the Fire Department deployment strategy.
Client:
South Metro Fire Department (St. Paul), MN
Project:
Scope of work: A standards of coverage study and organizational review for the cities of West St. Paul and South St. Paul South Metro Fire Department. Citygate will conduct a thorough review and analysis of services, staffing, apparatus, and facility options for the Department. Citygate's work includes, as requested, a comprehensive Standards of Coverage document analyzing resource deployment to determine whether the Department is properly deployed to meet its community’s risks and expectations; and a comprehensive review of organizational hierarchy, distribution of workload, and management practices weighed against contemporary organizational principles and business processes. A review of fire station locations and relevant recommendations will also be included, in which Citygate will analyze the Department’s current two-station response model to determine its effectiveness in providing present and future services, with comparative response model options analyzed in parallel. In delivering a report that will help create a template for future analysis, Citygate’s study will examine the effectiveness of inter-jurisdictional response to evaluate the benefits of the emergency services provided by the Department and its partners.
Client:
San Diego County, CA
Project:
Scope of work: in partnership with Michael Baker International (MBI), Citygate delivered a report and companion technical exhibits identifying the key elements of the requested review regarding the potential impacts of the proposed traffic control options on fire and EMS response times associated with Valley Center Road Corridor Concept Plan (CCP) options. Research work included: review of the impacts of roundabouts on both emergency response times and disaster evacuation routes; review of the 2022 Draft Corridor Concept Plan Report prepared by Michael Baker International (MBI); comparison of the use of intersection controls on emergency response times and disaster evacuation routes, including traffic signals and roundabouts; comparison of historical fire unit travel time records to CCP design traffic control models; and review of published practices regarding roundabouts and emergency responses.
Client:
San Diego County, CA
Project:
Scope of work: A study of Paramedic Ambulance Services throughout the Unified Service Area of San Diego County, CA. This study includes review of the organization’s existing and historical financial and business operations; comparing financial, business operations, revenue sources, service costs and deliverables to other similar organizations in other regions/areas; providing multi-year projections; and showing areas of efficiencies, deficiencies, and models for improvement with detailed methods for implementation.

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