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.

August MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86846772984?pwd=QXBVK0FYeDgxR2J4QU9GelpVZHNFdz09

Meeting ID: 868 4677 2984
Passcode: 666657
One tap mobile
+12532158782,,86846772984#,,,,,,0#,,666657# US (Tacoma)
+13462487799,,86846772984#,,,,,,0#,,666657# US (Houston)

Dial by your location
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 868 4677 2984
Passcode: 666657
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbZ8IuUNqY

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

Board of Trustees August Meeting Documents (1)

Board of Trustees Meeting Documents (2)

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
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89613273266?pwd=elVNNS94bDZEbjBZMCtDTXlja2tZQT09

Meeting ID: 896 1327 3266
Password: 109391
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,89613273266#,,,,0#,,109391# US (Houston)
+16699006833,,89613273266#,,,,0#,,109391# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
Meeting ID: 896 1327 3266
Password: 109391
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcsf30pLrv

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)

APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED: Entry-level Firefighter

Missoula Rural Fire District is establishing an eligibility list for Entry-level Firefighter. The 2020 base salary for Probationary Firefighter I is $55,712 and Probationary Firefighter I/Paramedic is $60,512 (additional salary depending on qualifications). See MRFD links below for more information.

About Missoula Rural Fire District

Missoula Rural Fire District (MRFD) is located in picturesque Western Montana and proudly serves a population of more than 40,000. MRFD is a full-service fire department covering over 98 square miles in Missoula County.

In 2019, MRFD responded to over 2500 incidents. Many services are provided to the community including Fire, Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Services, Technical Rescue, and Hazardous Materials Response. The MRFD Community Risk Reduction Division provides Fire Prevention Services, Inspections, Code Enforcement, Fire Investigation, as well as Fire and Life Safety Education. There are currently five fire stations that operate 24 hours a day.

MRFD’s jurisdiction includes three rivers, Interstate 90, many highways, and a mix of industrial, suburban, and rural including wildland-urban interface areas. Considering the many year-round, outdoor recreational opportunities and the true four-season climate, Missoula Rural Fire District responds to a vast array of incidents on a daily basis. Exceptional ongoing training is of utmost priority so our crews are ready for any situation that may arise.

Missoula Rural Fire District employs a Fire Chief, two Assistant Fire Chiefs, and three civilian administrative positions. Operations include 52 career firefighters who work a 24/48 schedule with a K-day every 9th shift. MRFD is also supported by 24 volunteer firefighters.

The application period opens June 29, 2020, and applications must be received at MRFD Station 1 no later than 5:00 pm MDT on July 17, 2020. For more information, please visit mrfdfire.org.

The Missoula Rural Fire District is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, or national origin or because of age, physical or mental disability, marital status, or sex when the reasonable demands of the position do not require an age, physical or mental disability, marital status, or sex distinction.

MRFD Recruitment Process

2020 Entry-level Firefighter Application 

 

June MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Missoula Rural Fire District Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

June 9, 2020, 7:00pm

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84420645431?pwd=UXlTU1JpaGlDKzRDOExvSjNMcCtndz09

Meeting ID: 844 2064 5431
Password: 657420
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,84420645431#,,1#,657420# US (Houston)
+16699006833,,84420645431#,,1#,657420# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
Meeting ID: 844 2064 5431
Password: 657420
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kd8NXKIsyV

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

Board of Trustees June Meeting Documents

June Car Seat Event Cancelled

In response to COVID-19, the Missoula Rural Fire District is canceling the June Car Seat Event. The safety of our community is our primary concern and we hope to resume car seat installations in July. Thank you for your understanding.

Update: Upcoming Resident/Volunteer Testing & Interviews

The Missoula Rural Fire District has scheduled the following dates for Resident/Volunteer Firefighter testing and interviews

 

June 1st – Volunteer Applications Due by 5:00 pm. Please note, applications are only available from our website and must be submitted via email or mail.

June 4th – Resident Firefighter Work Capacity Test & Interviews, 8:00 am at MRFD Station One

June 5th – Resident Firefighter Work Capacity Test & Interviews, 8:00 am at MRFD Station One

June 30th (Tentative) – Notification of Acceptance Pending Background Check

Volunteer testing and interview dates will be posted at a later time. Due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, these dates are subject to change.

For more information about the Work Capacity Test click here. The application can be found in our Forms section and by clicking here. If you have any other questions please call MRFD Station 1 at (406) 549-6172. Email applications to hsather@mrfdfire.org or mail them to Missoula Rural Fire District, 2521 South Ave. W, Missoula, MT 59804

 

May MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Pursuant to the Governor’s Directive that residents are not allowed to leave their residences to attend government-centered meetings and the AG’s opinion that remote meetings are allowed during the COVID-19 emergency, MRFD will hold its regularly scheduled May Board of Trustees meeting by remote means.  To join the meeting, please follow the instructions below:

Topic: MRFD Board of Trustees Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85825152083?pwd=QjZ1THVEcHIrbVgrbDNhSElBaUtQZz09

Meeting ID: 858 2515 2083
Password: 025053
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,85825152083#,,1#,025053# US (Houston)
+16699006833,,85825152083#,,1#,025053# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
Meeting ID: 858 2515 2083
Password: 025053
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kecjSXAiG

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

Board of Trustees May Meeting Documents

May Car Seat Event Cancelled

In response to COVID-19, the Missoula Rural Fire District is canceling the April Car Seat Event. The safety of our community is our primary concern and we hope to resume car seat installations as soon as we can. We will continue with updates as the situation develops. Thank you for your understanding.