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February MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Missoula Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, February 9th, 2020 at 7:00P.M. PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 20-10, adopted April 14, 2020 the Board of Trustees is limiting in person participation to its meetings in accordance with the Governor’s Directive and Opinion of the Attorney General. The location of the meeting will be virtual via Zoom. To join the Zoom Meeting go to:

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Meeting ID: 827 8389 0472
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Please email Fire Chief Chris Newman at cnewman@mrfdfire.org if you have any questions.

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (2)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents Addendum

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents Addendum (2)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents Addendum (3)

Retired Battalion Chief Dan Merritt Memorial

UPDATE: Click the following link to view an edited video of the memorial service: BC Dan Merritt Memorial

All in-person attendees please RSVP through the link above. The current plan is to start an Engine processional at 11 am. It will begin at the Fort Missoula, proceeding east on South Ave to Reserve St, north on Reserve to 3rd St, east on Reserve St to Russell St, north on Russell to Wyoming, east on Wyoming to the parking lot of Allegiance Field. The ceremony will begin at Noon at the end of the procession. The ceremony will take place at Allegiance Field, 700 Cregg Lane. It will last approximately one hour, from 12 pm-1 pm.

In-Person Attendance at the Allegiance Field: All in-person attendees at the event will be required to wear a mask and maintain social-distancing guidelines throughout the event. All attendees, upon arrival, will be assigned to a pod/group by one of the ushers for small-group seating at the event. Please refrain from mingling with other friends, shaking hands, hugs, etc. The only way we can accomplish a safe event for everyone, and abide by the local Health Department guidelines is with cooperation by all.

Processional Route Attendees: If you plan to park along the processional route to watch the procession of apparatus, please do not gather in groups outside of your vehicle. Make sure you are parked in a safe location that is for public parking. We ask that you remain with your vehicle. Thank you. For all other interested people, the event will be live-streamed and broadcasted to allow for viewing at home.

A memorial fund has been set up for funeral costs and other expenses associated with his passing. To donate, click on the following link: BC Dan Merritt Memorial Fund

January MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Missoula Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, January 12th, 2020 at 7:00P.M. PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 20-10, adopted April 14, 2020 the Board of Trustees is limiting in person participation to its meetings in accordance with the Governor’s Directive and Opinion of the Attorney General. The location of the meeting will be virtual via Zoom. To join the Zoom Meeting go to:

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 859 3490 4627
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Please email Fire Chief Chris Newman at cnewman@mrfdfire.org if you have any questions.

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (1)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (2)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (3)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents Addendum (1)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents Addendum (2)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents Addendum (3)

Community Connect and Missoula Rural Fire District

The Missoula Rural Fire District is now utilizing a program that will allow you to help us in providing better service, specific to the needs of your home and family. Community Connect is a website that allows you to input critical information such as home access and family members’ medical conditions, confidentially, and only visible to the MRFD personnel who will be responding. Please visit the Community Connect website at https://www.communityconnect.io/info/mt-missoularural to help us help you!

December MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Missoula Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at 7:00P.M. PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 20-10, adopted April 14, 2020 the Board of Trustees is limiting in person participation to its meetings in accordance with the Governor’s Directive and Opinion of the Attorney General. The location of the meeting will be virtual via Zoom. To join the Zoom Meeting go to:

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Meeting ID: 869 1774 6212

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Please email Fire Chief Chris Newman at cnewman@mrfdfire.org if you have any questions.

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (Addendum)

November MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Missoula Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 at 7:00P.M. PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 20-10, adopted April 14, 2020 the Board of Trustees is limiting in person participation to its meetings in accordance with the Governor’s Directive and Opinion of the Attorney General. The location of the meeting will be virtual via Zoom. To join the Zoom Meeting go to:

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Meeting ID: 871 1921 8521
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Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (1)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (2)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (3)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (4)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (5)

 

October MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Missoula Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 7:00P.M. PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 20-10, adopted April 14, 2020 the Board of Trustees is limiting in person participation to its meetings in accordance with the Governor’s Directive and Opinion of the Attorney General. The location of the meeting will be virtual via Zoom. The meeting ID is 898 2174 7911 and the passcode is 695059. To join the Zoom Meeting go to:

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Meeting ID: 820 2709 2094
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Meeting ID: 820 2709 2094
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Please email Fire Chief Chris Newman at cnewman@mrfdfire.org if you have any questions.

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents

September MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Missoula Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 at 7:00P.M. PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 20-10, adopted April 14, 2020 the Board of Trustees is limiting in person participation to its meetings in accordance with the Governor’s Directive and Opinion of the Attorney General. The location of the meeting will be virtual via Zoom. The meeting ID is 898 2174 7911 and the passcode is 695059. To join the Zoom Meeting go to:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89821747911?pwd=bUJCOEdwVy9wai9pdWtGK0ZMRzVQQT09

 

This meeting is open to the public.

 

Agenda items:

 

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Annexation Requests for the following 12 properties:

5400 Arnica Road, Missoula 59803               11884 Bench Road, Missoula 59808

12029 Bench Road, Missoula 59808              13625 Crystal Creek Road, Clinton 59825

9000 Dark Horse Lane, Missoula 59802        13345 Green Tree Court, Lolo 59847

13890 Hwy 10 E Clinton, 59825                    21644 Hwy 12 W, Lolo 59847

25540 Hwy 12 W, Lolo 59847                       2500 Larch Camp Road, Missoula 59803

2652 Larch Camp Road, Missoula 59803      3489 Trails End Road, Missoula 59803

CLOSE THE OPEN MEETING

 

CALL TO ORDER THE PUBLIC HEARING

  1. MRFD Budget for FY 20-21

 

CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING

 

RE-CALL TO ORDER

 

NEW BUSINESS 

  1. Auditor’s Engagement Letter for the FY19 Audit
  2. Resolution 2020-14 Fee Schedule
  3. Resolution 2020-15 Banking Authority for Trail West Bank
  4. 4th QTR FY20 Budget vs Actual
  5. Resolution 2020-16 FY 21 Capital Improvement Plan
  6. Resolution 2020-17 FY 21 Final Budget
  7. Local 2457 Union Contract
  8. Administration Contracts
  9. Bid for 341 from Superior Rural Fire (and Town of Superior)
  10. Bid for 312 from Polson Rural Fire District
  11. Annexation Requests for the following 3 properties:

12494 Arena Dr, Lolo 59847                          12568 Arena Dr, Lolo 59847

13355 Wildrose Ct, Lolo 59847

Board Packets: 

1-Sept Agenda, July and August Board Minutes

2- July Claims

3 – August Claims

4- Communications

5- Old Business__1 of 2

6- Old Business__2 of 2

7- New Business__1 of 6

8- New Business__2 of 6

9- New Business__3 of 6

10- New Business__4 of 6

11- New Business__5 of 6

12-New Business__6 of 6

Resident Firefighter Opening

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020 Resident Firefighter Academy. The applications are due by 5:00 pm on September 4th, 2020. To apply, email applications to hsather@mrfdfire.org or mail them to Missoula Rural Fire District, 2521 South Ave. W, Missoula, MT 59804. Download the application here.

July MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Missoula Rural Fire District Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

Join Zoom July 14, 2020 (7:00pm) MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting
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Meeting ID: 896 1327 3266
Password: 109391
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Please email Fire Chief Chris Newman at cnewman@mrfdfire.org if you have any questions.

Board of Trustees July Meeting Documents (1)

Board of Trustees July Meeting Documents (2)

Board of Trustees July Meeting Documents (3)