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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 [...]

Continue reading about May 26: CAFA Board to hold work session on budget

On Tuesday, May 19, the Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board learned that after months of delays, the Lima Township fire substation is expected to open next month. Renovations to the substation are nearly complete, and Chief Jim Payeur, as well as CAFA Vice Chairman Craig Maier agree that the facility should be operational in [...]

Continue reading about Lima substation will open in June; three new paid on call firefighters hired

Lisa Allmendinger on April 25th, 2015

Continue reading about Fire Chief Jim Payeur’s March report to the CAFA Board

The Lima Township Board met on Monday, April 13, and announced that it plans to prepare a township hall survey to be distributed to residents later this spring. Discussion continues concerning whether to renovate and add on to the existing township hall or to build a new one. An ad hoc committee was formed to [...]

Continue reading about Lima Township Board to survey residents on Township Hall expansion; thanks Bill Coury for his service

The Sylvan Township Board met on Monday, April 7, and unanimously approved the American Legion Post 31 summer event, Heroes on the Water, which is scheduled to take place on Cavanaugh Lake on June 14. In front of about two dozen residents, the board also unanimously approved an amended 2014-15 budget of $891,054.39, an increase [...]

Continue reading about Sylvan Township Board approves Heroes on the Water American Legion event

Lisa Allmendinger on March 21st, 2015

Continue reading about February Chelsea Area Fire Authority Chief’s Report

Earlier this week, the Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board approved a new 911 emergency dispatch contract with Huron Valley Ambulance/Emergent Health Partners. Previously, CAFA was dispatched through the Chelsea Police Department and the change means a $22,000 loss of yearly income to the city once the switch is made. In addition, CAFA Board Chairman [...]

Continue reading about CAFA Board votes to switch dispatch services to HVA/Emergent Health Partners

Lisa Allmendinger on February 14th, 2015

Continue reading about CAFA Fire Chief Jim Payeur’s January report

Alan Scafuri on February 11th, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board met on Tuesday, Feb.10 in front of an audience of about a dozen people. Due to inactivity by contractor Dexter Builders on the interior of the new substation in Lima Township, CAFA Board Vice Chairman Craig Maier said an alternative contractor is being sought for completion of the [...]

Continue reading about CAFA attempting to jump-start substation interior building work

Lisa Allmendinger on February 9th, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 10 in the lower conference room of the City Offices/Chelsea State Bank building at 9 a.m. The change in location is due to a conflict with a US Census Bureau meeting. In addition, if you can’t make it to the meetings but would like [...]

Continue reading about Change in location for Tuesday CAFA board meeting