2201 I-70 Drive NW, Columbia, MO 65202 Phone: (573) 447-5000 FAX: (573) 447-5099 Thursday, September 29, 2016
Boone County Fire District Receives New Apparatus: Issues Bond Project Update
Gale Blomenkamp, Assistant Chief/MPIO - Friday, June 24, 2016

The Boone County Fire Protection District has recently taken delivery of seven Rosenbauer Commander pumpers and three Rosenbauer tankers. The fire district anticipates the remaining two Rosenbauer rescue squads to be delivered toward the end of October and the four Danko brush trucks will arrive in early July. The new apparatus were purchased from a portion of the $14 million bond issue which passed in April 2014. The total budget for apparatus is $5.35 million.

The new fire trucks are currently in the process of being equipped with basic tools like hose, nozzles, axes, pry bars, radios and flashlights. Training on these new state of the art CAFS (compressed air foam system) engines is occurring concurrently to the outfitting of the apparatus. To date, two engines and the two tankers have been placed in front line service.

The 2014 bond issue has allowed us to replace our oldest apparatus. Some were close to 30 years old. The other portion of the bond issue is being used for facility upgrades and equipment. The total facility upgrade budget is $6.85 million and the equipment budget which included Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and portable radios, is $1.5 million.

The stations receiving additions of ...

From The Board of Directors

OPEN MEETING 9-21-2016
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Boone County Fire Protection District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 5:30 PM at the Boone County Fire Protection District Office, 2201 I-70 Drive NW, Columbia, MO 65202. This meeting is open to the public.

September 21, 2016

1. Call to Order Chairperson

2. Adopt September 21, 2016 Agenda

3. Public Comment/Recognition

4. Approval of the August 17
 2016 Boone County Fire Protection District, Columbia, Missouri