Ideal Township

Crow Wing County - Minnesota

Special Meeting November 9 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:00am

The meeting was called to order at 10:00 am.  Supervisors Peterson, Bilek & Johnson were in attendance along with the Clerk and Chief Schultz.

A discussion took place regarding renewal of the fire service contract for Timothy Township. Reviewed various methods for calculating the value of fire contracts. Discussion included the following in relation to fire service contracts:
a) Current & past contracts;
b) Usage rates for fire & first responder incidents;
c) Use of per-call service charges;
d) Mutual aid agreements;
e) Membership retention & recruitment;
f) Effects of service contracts on state fire aid;
g) Relief association funding.

Various contract pricing options were discussed.  Consensus was reached to propose contract pricing that continues the prior agreement that provides for modest increases each year for the next five years. The proposal will be presented to the Timothy Town Board at their meeting tonight.

No Board action was taken.

There being no further business to conduct, the meeting adjourned at 10:45 am.

John Plein
Ideal Township Clerk
November 10th, 2017

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