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Continue reading about Fire Chief Jim Payeur’s June report to the Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board

Lisa Allmendinger on July 27th, 2015

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 […]

Continue reading about Fire Station 2 costs, union contract discussed at recent CAFA meeting

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 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 7th, 2015

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, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 2nd, 2015

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 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 27th, 2015

Continue reading about May report presented to the CAFA Board by Chief Jim Payeur

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 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 17th, 2015

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 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 15th, 2015

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 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 22nd, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board has planned a work session on its current budget on Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m. at the fire station on Middle Street. The board plans to review new and current expenditures including unexpected expenditures for current projects as well as the firefighter’s union contract. This is an […]

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