Department News

07/10/2020

NEW ENGINE 192 GOES INTO SERVICE

Allow us to introduce to you, your newest fire engine, E192! This engine will be stationed at 29520 w 127th St., serving the southern portion of the fire district. This 2019 Spartan Metro Star/ Smeal Custom fire body engine comes with the latest safety technology to protect firefighters including anti-roll stabilization, side curtain airbags, and the Spartan Advanced Protection System Cab.

The new E192 was specifically designed with 15° approach and departure angles to meet access needs in our rural areas. Other specifications for the new E192 are as follows:

  • 1500 GPM pump/1000 Gal. Water Tank

  • 20 Gal. Foam Cell/Foam Pro 1600 on-board Class A Foam System

  • Speedy-Dry oil dry hopper system

  • 3500W on-board power inverter system

  • TNT Rescue Storm Series 2 battery operated extrication tools, powered by Milwaukee M28 batteries

  • Res-Q-Jack heavy-duty aluminum rescue struts

  • Paratech Rescue Equipment Maxiforce Air Lifting Bags

  • Many more pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment.

" We take pride in serving YOU and YOUR neighbors--I hope this shows our commitment to YOU. We have been aggressive in addressing our fleet needs. In addition, the new E191, to be stationed at station 1 (Kill Creek Rd.) arrives next week and will enter service at the end of the month.
-Chief Maxton "

07/06/2020

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING RESCHEDULED

The Budget Hearing scheduled for July 7th, 2020 has been rescheduled for July 21st, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at NWCFD Station 191; 9745 Kill Creek Rd, De Soto, KS 66018 for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of tax levied. Detailed budget information is available at NWCFD and will be available at this hearing.

 

Budget Summary: Proposed Budget 2021 Expenditures and Amount of 2020 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum limits of the 2021 Budget. Estimated Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation.  

06/01/2020

Northwest Consolidated Fire District Board Meeting Agenda

 

NORTHWEST CONSOLIDATED FIRE DISTRICT

 

BOARD MEETING AGENDA / TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020; 6:30 P.M.

NWCFD STATION NO. 192; 29520 W. 127TH ST.

 

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENTS

PRESENTATION: Financial report—Jennifer R. Chick, CPA

1. Consider Approval of Financial Report

 

CONSIDER APPROVAL OF MINUTES: May 5, 2020

 

DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS:

2. FY 2021 Budget

3. Staffing Update

4. Old Business

    a. Sta. 2 Remodel

    b. New fire engines production update

    c. Employee Handbook/Policy Updates

REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOARD COMMENTS

ADJOURN

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