By Jim Pruitt A new ordinance giving the Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) permission to charge for certain calls is expected to be discussed at the next Sylvan Township board meeting on Feb. 2. Trustee Kurt Koseck, who represents the township on CAFA, presented the issue to the board on Jan. 5. The proposed ordinance […]
A majority of the Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board agreed to direct Fire Chief Jim Payeur and CAFA Board Chairman Tom Osborne to explore a capital millage request at its meeting on Jan. 19. The fire authority needs to replace federally mandated equipment both for the firefighters – such as air packs and turnout […]
The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board unanimously approved its about $1.4 million 2016 operating budget on Dec. 15 and voted to transfer about $150,000 from its reserve funds to the 2015 operating budget to cover a potential shortfall. Although it’s possible that not all of the $150,000 will be needed, the board wanted to […]
Elected officials from the Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) member municipalities will soon be given a copy of the 2016 fire authority’s proposed $1.438 million operationing budget. The proposed budget will be sent to the City of Chelsea, Lima, Lyndon and Sylvan townships for discussion and approval before the authority board votes on the final […]
The Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board bid farewell to longtime Board Chairman and Chelsea City Councilman Rod Anderson Tuesday morning, Oct. 20, and chose Tom Osborne as the interim chair of the board through the end of the year. Anderson chose not to run for re-election to the Chelsea City Council and as the city’s […]
New this year, West Middle Street near the fire station will be closed to traffic so the fire demonstrations can take place in front of the station, rather than behind it.
The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15 has been cancelled. CAFA’s next board meeting will take place Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. at the Chelsea Municipal Building in the City Council chambers.