The Culver Town Council members considered a request to encumber funds from the 2019 budget to the 2020 budget for the purchase of items for the Culver Police Department and the Culver-Union Township Fire Department.Continue reading
Culver-Union Township Fire Chief Terry Wakefield presented several purchase requests to the town council members last week.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council has approved its annual fire protection contract with North Bend Township. Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim told council members last week that there are no changes from the past several years.Continue reading
Officials from the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office are still collecting evidence in the fire that destroyed the former City Tavern building in Culver.Continue reading
Even though the purchase of an aerial fire truck was approved for the Culver-Union Township Fire Department, the firefighters continue to collect donations to close a small funding gap to fully fund the purchase.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members were updated on the purchase price of a new aerial fire truck for the Culver-Union Township Fire Department last week.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members are moving ahead to join HGAC to get the best prices on equipment.
The council members voted in favor of a motion to allow Council President Ginny Bess Munroe to sign the papers with the purchasing consortium. The Culver-Union Township Fire Department is interested in a bid through Rosenbauer, a Minnesota company, for an aerial fire truck.
HGAC gathers bids from all over the country and then all state and municipal governments can agree to be a part of the consortium to get a state bid on equipment.
A bid for an aerial fire truck has not been approved at this point. Fire Chief Terry Wakefield said donations for the truck are still coming in which are appreciated. The Historical Society will be doing a program on the fire department this summer and it could be an opportunity to help gather funds for the new fire truck.
Firefighters from the Culver-Union Township Fire Department made a couple of water rescues in the past two weeks and the purchase of equipment to aid in those rescues has successfully helped firefighters, according to Fire Chief Terry Wakefield.Continue reading
The Culver-Union Township Fire Department still needs another $100,000 for a new aerial truck. After finalizing specifications, Fire Chief Terry Wakefield says the department has settled on a 101-foot ladder truck. “We thought we wanted a basket,” he told the town council during a work session Tuesday. “We kind of went away from getting a basket. What we did was we came up with a vehicle that fits in our station, that we won’t have to alter the height or width of the doors.”Continue reading
Culver officials will meet tonight to discuss plans for the purchase of an aerial fire truck. The Culver-Union Township Fire Department had hoped to raise $200,000 in donations, but only got about $169,000 by the end of the fundraiser in November. Money has continued coming in, though, and Fire Chief Terry Wakefield is expected to give an update to the town council tonight.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members will hold a work session on Tuesday, Feb. 5 to receive an update on where fundraising stands on the potential purchase of a new aerial fire truck for the Culver-Union Township Fire Department.Continue reading
Culver’s fire truck fundraiser may officially be over, but Fire Chief Terry Wakefield says donations continue trickling in. “Money keeps coming in,” he told the town council last week, “and hopefully it still does until we can get a number on this vehicle, to get it pegged down so everybody knows what’s going on.” Wakefield said that process was set to begin last week.
The fundraising effort for an aerial fire truck for the Culver-Union Township Fire Department has ended.
Sunday, Nov. 18 is the last day to contribute to the Culver-Union Township Fire Department where funds are being collected toward the purchase of an aerial fire truck.
About half of the funds for a new aerial fire truck for the Culver-Union Township Fire Department have been raised through community donations.
The Culver-Union Township Fire Department is getting closer to their goal of raising enough money to purchase an aerial fire truck.
The members of the Culver-Union Township Fire Department will host an open house this Friday, Oct. 5 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. ET at the fire station (508 E. Lakeshore Drive) as a prelude to Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7 and a fundraising event for an aerial platform truck.
The Culver Town Council members will meet tonight where they will discuss an ordinance to determine the process of nominating candidates for town office.
The Culver-Union Township Fire Department continues to raise funds for a needed aerial truck.
The Culver-Union Township Fire Department is asking for the public’s help in obtaining funding for an aerial platform fire truck.