Compilations of Volunteer Fire Department Activities

Ms. Crystal Hamrick provided the compilations for the fire departments for year ending June 30, 2018 at the December 2018 County Commissioners meeting. Hamrick reported each department was issued a clean report.

There were no significant issues during the reviews.

The reports for the individual departments were:

Bill’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were related to the new facility, a rescue vehicle, SCBA, and turn out gear (TOG). The Department seemed debt for the new facility. The Department has deposits in local banks in excess of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation limits.

Cherry Mountain Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were a building, ventilation hoods, and radio. The Department received grant funding for some of these expenses. The Department paid off debt. The Department outsources its financial responsibilities to a local accountant.

Chimney Rock Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were a new truck, a ladder rack, a TV, exercise equipment, radios and pagers, and TOG. The Department received grant funding for some of these expenses.

Cliffside Area Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were two new trucks, windows, garage doors, water lines, chainsaws, a blower, parking lot resurfacing, and TOG. The Department paid off debt. The Department secured debt for the new trucks.

Ellenboro Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were land, a new truck, fire alarm panel and system upgrade, and TOG. The Department paid off debt. The Department secured debt for the land and new truck. The Department outsources its financial responsibilities to a local accountant.

Fairfield Mountains Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were a vehicle, a barn, radios, major building improvements, major vehicle repairs, a stair chair, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and TOG. The Department has no debt.

Green Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. Minutes of Rutherford County Commissioners’ Meeting on December 3, 2018 Page 8 of 10 The Department’s major purchases were a laptop, a thermal imaging camera, a pump, hoses and nozzles, radios, and TOG. The Department received grant funding for some of these expenses. The Department paid off debt. The Department outsources its financial responsibilities to a local accountant.

Hudlow Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were land, radios, an AED machine, a gas meter, a laptop, containers, fire shelters, SCBA, and TOG. The Department received grant funding for some of these expenses. The Department has deposits in local banks more than the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation limits.

Sandy Mush Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were radios, grading, and TOG. The Department outsources its financial responsibilities to a local accountant. The Department has deposits in local banks in excess of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation limits.

Shiloh-Danieltown-Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were chairs, garage doors, land improvements, and blowers. The Department received grant funding for some of these expenses. The Department has deposits in local banks in excess of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation limits. The Department outsources its financial responsibilities to a local accountant.

Shingle Hollow Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were pagers and TOG. The Department received grant funding for some of these expenses. The Department outsources its financial responsibilities to a local accountant.

Union Mills Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. The Department’s major purchases were a new vehicle and TOG. The department secured debt for the new vehicle. The Department received grant funding for some of these expenses. The Department has deposits in local banks in excess of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation limits.