The Rockland Fire Protection District board has decided to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Lake Forest and Libertyville where those two municipalities will provide fire protection and emergency medical services to the district’s residents.
On Aug. 31, the RFPD board voted 2-1 to move into an agreement with Lake Forest and Libertyville. Starting Oct. 1, Libertyville may be providing fire protection and emergency medical services to the northern of the half of the district which includes the unincorporated area of Knollwood and the Sanctuary housing complex in Lake Bluff, according to the agreement.
Lake Forest would be responsible for the southern portion of the district, the agreement indicates.
Currently Libertyville delivers the ambulance service to RFPD residents, but fire protection and emergency medical services are the responsibility of the Knollwood Fire Department.