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.
The Chelsea Area Fire Authority board approved a budget adjustment of $160,000 to cover the renovation costs for Fire Station 2 in Lima Township at its meeting on Tuesday, July 21. The mid-year adjustment will come from CAFA’s reserve funds, which before the transfer, stood at about $650,000. “I’ve visited the Lima Station,” Lima Township […]
During the Lima Township Board meeting on Monday, July 13, Capital Improvements Committee Chairman Ed Greenleaf reported that more than 50 Township Hall surveys had been received. The survey asks residents if they are in favor of a refurbished hall with office space added to the current building or if they’d like to see a […]
At a special meeting Monday morning, July 6, the Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board unanimously approved the terms of a 2-year contract with the Chelsea Firefighters Local 1889. Union members are expected to meet and vote on the contract Thursday. CAFA Board Chairman Rod Anderson said the board voted unanimously in favor of the contract, […]
When firefighter Ian Ballard reported for this 7 a.m. shift on July 1, he did so in the new Chelsea Area Fire Authority Fire Station 2 in Lima Township. The early part of his shift was spent moving in, unpacking and cleaning up the second CAFA fire station on Jackson Road across from CrossFit. The […]
Link to Washtenaw County pipeline map A public informational meeting about the May 4 Consumers Energy gas pipeline rupture (see story) was attended by over 30 concerned residents at the Lyndon Township Hall on Tuesday, June 23. Following the pipeline rupture, area residents voiced concerns over how the situation was handled, what actually happened, as […]
The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board unanimously approved a new policy with the Dexter Area Fire Department (DAFD) on Tuesday, June 16 that formalizes an agreement to deploy manpower and apparatus from the closest fire stations to an emergency situation. The new policy between the neighboring fire departments is expected to go into effect […]
Residents who would like to ask questions or get more information about the Lyndon Township gas main pipeline explosion that occurred on May 4 are encouraged to attend a meeting at Township Hall on June 23 at 7 p.m. The informational meeting is being coordinated by the Chelsea Area Fire Authority that responded to the […]