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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING - April BOC Special Meeting

04/17/2014 4:00pm
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

Notice Posted: April 17, 2014
           
A Special meeting/hearing will be held as follows:

DATE: April 22, 2014
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
PLACE OF MEETING: Tower’s Bldg., 520 Old Spanish Trail,
                  Fifth Floor, Slidell, LA 70458
AGENDA:

1.)  Accept Bids for Multi-Purpose Bldg.- (Resolution 2014-016)

Cheryl Gross, Secretary, Board of Commissioners
St. Tammany Fire District #1
1358 Corporate Square Dr. Slidell, LA  70458

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need
special assistance, please contact Cheryl Gross at (985) 649-3665,
describing the assistance that is necessary.

Financial Statement and Supplementary Information March, 2014

04/17/2014 9:00am
Financial Statement and Supplementary Information March, 2014

Hazardous Materials Incident Senario - Demonstration

04/17/2014 7:00am
For Immediate Release
 
 
Who:   St. Tammany Fire District #1
 
What:  Hazardous Materials Incident Scenario
 
When:  Friday,April 25, 2014, 10:00am
 
Where: Fire Station 17, 309 Johnny F. Smith Blvd.
 

Why:    Demonstrate fire department operations at the scene of a hazardous materials incident


For more information about St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1 visit us at www.slidellfire.org or follow us on Facebook - St. Tammany Fire District #1 and Twitter - @SlidellFire_PIO

 
Chad Duffaut
Chief of Fire Prevention/PIO

Cell: (985) 960-0976

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING - April BOC Regular Meeting (REVISED)

04/12/2014 7:30pm
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: April 11, 2014/Amended April 12, 2014
           
A public meeting/hearing will be held as follows:

DATE: April 15, 2014
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
PLACE OF MEETING: Tower’s Bldg., 520 Old Spanish Trail, Slidell, LA 70458
AGENDA:

Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance and Prayer
Roll Call

Awards & Recognition
  •  Wounded Warrior/ Corey Garmon Build Project
   
Approval of Minutes
Old Business
  a)  Update on Radio System - George Bonnett (or STPSO Representative)
New Business:
      
1.    Chief’s Report
  a.)    LWCC Dividend Check
  b.)    Fire Prevention- Commission Officers
  c.)    Budget Workshop
  d.)    Public Campaign—Haz Mat drill on April 25, at 10:00 a.m.
  e.)    Surplus Mobile Bldg.- Serial # CHVM4611 836 28787AB
        (Resolution 2013-010)
  f.)    Station/Bldg./Land Update- request additional $250,000 funds
        (Resolution 2014-013)
  g.)    Adopt 2013 Audit Compliance Questionnaire (Resolution 2014-015)
  h.)    Vehicle Maintenance Committee report
  i.)    General Comments
 

2.  PMI Report
  a.)    Employee Benefits
    1.)    Dependent Insurance Meeting: April 2 (2nd meeting)
  b.)    Human Resource
    1)    2014-009: BOC Resolution (CSB Appointment)
    2)    2014-010: BOC Resolution (Surplus Property- Temporary Housing Station 14)
    3)    2014- 011: BOC Resolution (VFIS Renewal- Commercial Property & Casualty)
    4)    2014- 012: BOC Resolution (BOC Background Checks- VFIS Crime Coverage)
    5)    2014- 013: BOC Resolution (Land Acquisition)
    6)    2014-014:  BOC Resolution (Un Restrict Staff/Command Vehicles
        (Rolling Stock, Facilities & Equipment Fund))
    7)    2014-015:  BOC Resolution (Adopt 2013 Audit Questionnaire)
    8)    2014-016:  BOC Resolution
        (Approve pending Architect, Legal & Admin Review Lowest Responsible
        Bidder for Multi-Purpose Building)- Discussion only
    9)    2014-017:  BOC Resolution (Rescind Internal Spending Cap in Excess of $5,000)
        Discussion Only
    10)    2014-018:  BOC Resolution (Chief of Operations)- Discussion Only
    11)    Fire Prevention: Commissioned Officers
  c.)    Payroll
  d.)    FRS (Firefighters Retirement System)
  e.)    VFIS Special Risk Insurance & LWCC
    1)    VFIS Depreciation Valuation (Temp Housing, Transportation, Set-up & Pole Barn)
        Station 14 ($46,430)
    2)    VFIS- Station 14 Removal of Pole Barn & Temp Housing- Extra Expense Claim Submitted
    3)    VFIS- Risk Control Survey: Policy for Transfer of Care of Intubated Patients
    4)    VFIS- 2014 Renewal: Effective 5/6/2014
      a.) Downpayment (25%): $70,932.29
3.   DiGiovanni & Associates, CPAs LLC
  a.)    Financial Statements Review
4.   Attorney’s Report
  a.)    Land/ Bldg. Update
5.    Board of Commissioner Comments
6.    Adjournment
       
Cheryl Gross, Secretary, Board of Commissioners
St. Tammany Fire District #1
1358 Corporate Square Dr. Slidell, LA  70458

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special
assistance, please contact Cheryl Gross at (985) 649-3665, describing the
assistance that is necessary.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING - April BOC Regular Meeting

04/11/2014 2:11pm
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice Posted: April 11, 2014
           
A public meeting/hearing will be held as follows:

DATE: April 15, 2014
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
PLACE OF MEETING: Tower’s Bldg., 520 Old Spanish Trail, Slidell, LA 70458
AGENDA:

Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance and Prayer
Roll Call

Awards & Recognition
  •  Wounded Warrior/ Corey Garmon Build Project
   
Approval of Minutes
Old Business- None
New Business:
      
1.    Chief’s Report
  a.)    LWCC Dividend Check
  b.)    Update on Radio System
  c.)    Fire Prevention- Commission Officers
  d.)    Budget Workshop
  e.)    Public Campaign—Haz Mat drill on April 25, at 10:00 a.m.
  f.)    Surplus Mobile Bldg.- Serial # CHVM4611 836 28787AB
        (Resolution 2013-010)
  g.)    Station/Bldg./Land Update- request additional $250,000 funds
        (Resolution 2014-013)
  h.)    Adopt 2013 Audit Compliance Questionnaire (Resolution 2014-015)
  i.)    Vehicle Maintenance Committee report
  j.)    General Comments
2.  PMI Report
  a.)    Employee Benefits
    1.)    Dependent Insurance Meeting: April 2 (2nd meeting)
  b.)    Human Resource
    1)    2014-009: BOC Resolution (CSB Appointment)
    2)    2014-010: BOC Resolution (Surplus Property- Temporary Housing Station 14)
    3)    2014- 011: BOC Resolution (VFIS Renewal- Commercial Property & Casualty)
    4)    2014- 012: BOC Resolution (BOC Background Checks- VFIS Crime Coverage)
    5)    2014- 013: BOC Resolution (Land Acquisition)
    6)    2014-014:  BOC Resolution (Un Restrict Staff/Command Vehicles
        (Rolling Stock, Facilities & Equipment Fund))
    7)    2014-015:  BOC Resolution (Adopt 2013 Audit Questionnaire)
    8)    2014-016:  BOC Resolution
        (Approve pending Architect, Legal & Admin Review Lowest Responsible
        Bidder for Multi-Purpose Building)- Discussion only
    9)    2014-017:  BOC Resolution (Rescind Internal Spending Cap in Excess of $5,000)
        Discussion Only
    10)    2014-018:  BOC Resolution (Chief of Operations)- Discussion Only
    11)    Fire Prevention: Commissioned Officers
  c.)    Payroll
  d.)    FRS (Firefighters Retirement System)
  e.)    VFIS Special Risk Insurance & LWCC
    1)    VFIS Depreciation Valuation (Temp Housing, Transportation, Set-up & Pole Barn)
        Station 14 ($46,430)
    2)    VFIS- Station 14 Removal of Pole Barn & Temp Housing- Extra Expense Claim Submitted
    3)    VFIS- Risk Control Survey: Policy for Transfer of Care of Intubated Patients
    4)    VFIS- 2014 Renewal: Effective 5/6/2014
      a.) Downpayment (25%): $70,932.29
3.   DiGiovanni & Associates, CPAs LLC
  a.)    Financial Statements Review
4.   Attorney’s Report
  a.)    Land/ Bldg. Update
5.    Board of Commissioner Comments
6.    Adjournment
       
Cheryl Gross, Secretary, Board of Commissioners
St. Tammany Fire District #1
1358 Corporate Square Dr. Slidell, LA  70458

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special
assistance, please contact Cheryl Gross at (985) 649-3665, describing the
assistance that is necessary.

For Immediate Release - Abandoned House Destroyed by Fire

04/07/2014 7:00am

Abandoned House Destroyed by Fire

Slidell, LA. – St. Tammany Fire District #1 responded to the report of a structure fire at 60516 Dixie Ranch Rd. in Slidell. Firefighters arrived on the scene in just under 7 minutes to find a 2000 square foot home fully involved with fire. Firefighters set up a defensive attack and were able to bring the fire under control within 18 minutes of arriving on the scene.
 

The fire was reported by a man who had apparently been living in the house while it was being renovated. The abandoned home was totally destroyed by the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

 
1st Alarm: 21:55:58
On Scene: 22:02:55
Under Control: 22:20:02
Units: 13
Firefighters: 27
Injuries: 0
Cause: Under Investigation

For more information about St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1 visit us at www.slidellfire.org or follow us on Facebook - St. Tammany Fire District #1 and Twitter - @SlidellFire_PIO

 
Chad Duffaut
Chief of Fire Prevention/PIO

Cell: (985) 960-0976

Board of Commissioners - March 18, 2014 UNOFFICIAL Meeting Minutes (UPDATED)

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For Immediate Release - Fire Heavily Damages Home

03/26/2014 2:11pm

Slidell, LA. – St. Tammany Fire District #1 responded to the report of a structure fire at 40658 Ranch Rd. in Slidell. Firefighters arrived on the scene in a little over 4 minutes to find heavy smoke and flames coming from a 1500 square foot single story house. Firefighters made an aggressive interior attack and were able to extinguish the fire and bring the situation under control within 40 minutes of arriving on the scene.

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Board of Commissioners - March 18, 2014 Unofficial Meeting Minutes

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Board of Commissioners - February 18, 2014 Meeting Minutes

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