Edina, Minn., Sept. 15, 2021 – Fire Chief Andrew Slama will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about his department’s operations. The event will be held 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in the Council Chambers of Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.
Hosted by City Manager Scott Neal, the Town Talk will include a presentation by Slama on the department, recent trends and the need for new fire stations. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night and ask questions.
“I look forward to engaging with the residents about the current fire service delivery model, and ensuring we are prepared for future challenges to Fire and EMS service,” Slama said.
The Town Talk will be broadcast live on Edina TV and available for online viewing on Facebook Live and through the City’s website. Those who would like to ask a question from home can call 800-374-0221 with Conference ID 5675597. Press *1 on your telephone keypad when you are ready to ask a question during that part of the event. An operator will mute your line place you into a queue until it is your turn to speak. Those in attendance will be invited to speak before those participating remotely.
The video and materials for the Town Talk will be available on BetterTogetherEdina.org for a week following the presentation. Additional questions and comments may be posted there for staff members after the Town Talk.
The Town Talk will be shown on Edina TV (Comcast Channels 813 and 16) 8 p.m. Mondays, 4 a.m. and noon Tuesdays, 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. Fridays.
For more information, contact the City’s Communications Department, 952-826-0359.