A District of Distinction
The Chino Valley Fire District was the first fire district in California to earn accreditation as a district of distinction in 2008. In 2017, the Fire District became the first fire district in the state to receive the District of Distinction Platinum Level.
The District of Distinction Accreditation is one of California’s most prestigious local government awards. It recognizes the district’s commitment to good governance and ethical and sound operating practices. A special district must reapply for accreditation every three years.
The accreditation criterion gets to the heart of best practices in public agencies. It demonstrates that the district receiving accreditation: