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Mayor Nelson: It's time to listen, and take action

No elected official is immune to criticism. It goes with the territory. Sometimes you need to shrug it off and keep moving forward. And sometimes you need to listen.
Duran's persistence makes the AFD a safer fire department
The purpose of The Apopka Voice is to inform, engage, and inspire our readers, and to start the new year, we're launching the First Annual Apopka Profiles in Courage.
It was a bad day for Apopka
There has been a developing story the past couple of weeks involving the Apopka Fire Department - a familiar place for controversy as of late.
Developing Story: A second AFD Safety Committee member resigns; Nelson calls 5pm press conference to respond
The Apopka Voice has learned that a second member of the AFD Safety Committee has resigned, and that Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson has called a press conference to respond.
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Developing Story: AFD Safety Committee member resigns; cites City Attorney and Fire Chief for ending post-incident critique of Austin Duran's accident
The Apopka Voice has learned that Lieutenant Alex Klepper of the Apopka Fire Department has resigned from the AFD Safety Committee.
The Clydesdales are here!
City Beverages, the City of Apopka, and the Armando Borjas Jr Scholarship are proud to be bringing the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales to Apopka on December 2nd.
Win a ride with the Clydesdales!
In an effort to share this great experience, we will be hosting a raffle for one individual to receive a chance to ride with the Clydesdales.
Apopka Fire Department begins its hiring campaign
The Apopka Fire Department is currently seeking qualified and most importantly dedicated Firefighters to join our team.
In case you missed it: The Apopka news week in review
In case you missed it. The Apopka news week in review includes seven articles that shaped the city last week... all in one place, including details on a mixed-use project on Kelly Park Road.
Apopka firefighters go "Tunnel to Towers" to honor FDNY firefighter and Austin Duran
On Sunday, 13 firefighters from the Apopka Fire Department, and seven of their family and friends participated in the Tunnel to Towers 5K run in New York City honoring the sacrifice made by first responders on 9/11.
Apopka Fire Chief Wylam restructures Fire Administration at AFD
The promotions came a week after the Apopka City Council approved a budget that added 18 firefighters, a Training Officer, a Health and Safety Officer, and a Quality Assurance Officer.
Adding 18 firefighters to the AFD is a huge win for Apopka
Our firefighters will now be able to run calls with three firefighters per apparatus, providing safety for our firefighters and higher-quality service to our residents.
Apopka City Budget 2022/23: A process that needed to go much smoother
The debates, discussions, tweaks, and edits typically come during the budget workshops. The hearings should be formalities that the Council agreed on two months ago.
Apopka Professional Firefighters Association: "We have been kicking the can down the road and have reached the stopping point"
The City of Apopka Budget Hearing on September 7th was a moment where years of work seemed to culminate into one whirlwind meeting.