agrees to support Task Unit 1
Cathy May, Contributing Writer
Jason Smith, president of Task Unit 1, requested the town of Napoleon
put the Task Unit in their 2008 budget at their meeting last week.
Smith gave a breakdown of their proposed budget for next year:
Insurance and Insurance Services: $11,100 (includes insurance
for vehicles, buildings, and property, personal and professional)
Vehicle Maintenance: $1,500 (includes all vehicle related
maintenance including fuel)
Equipment Maintenance: $2,700 (includes maintenance on
all extrication/rescue equipment as well as durable medical equipment
Radio Maintenance: $2,000 (includes maintenance on all
radio equipment, mobile and portable, including replacement batteries)
Building Maintenance: $300 (includes all building related
Utilities: $3,000 (includes electric, gas, water, and sewer)
Medical Supplies: $2,200 (includes all single patient use
Training: $2,000 (includes instructor fees and training
materials for all rescue and emergency medical training)
Office Supplies: $400 (includes all supplies for required
Miscellaneous Fees: $200 (includes any and all fees where
no other category is applicable)
The budget total for 2008 is $25,400. The Napoleon Town Board
voted to contribute $2,000 toward the Task Units 2008 budget.
Smith explained he will attend the Osgood Town Board meeting to
request $6,800. The rest of the budget comes from the Fire Protection
Territory composed of the three trustees of Jackson, Center, and
The town board also decided to put into their 2008 budget the
following: $200 for the Central House; $250 for LifeTime Resources;
$2,300 for the Napoleon Volunteer Fire Department; and $500 to
the Osgood Public Library for out of district library cards for
Rod Eaton brought costs for removing and replacing lift station
pumps with three phase pumps. The cost for material and labor
from Brooks and East Construction Corp. is $22,952.26. Then it
will cost another $9,000 for Duke Energy to complete the hook
ups. The board is planning on asking for a grant for the project
and will need more of a breakdown of the costs than presented.
Eaton said he would get that for the board.
The six new basketball goals have been built and are ready to
be put up. Rod Eaton said there has been some vandalism at the
playground. Kids have been pouring soda pop down the slides. They
have also been leaving the water spigot on. Eaton will see about
getting a lock for the spigot.
There have been complaints about dogs not being properly restrained
in the town. All dogs are to be on a leash.
Two of three board members were in attendance: Tim Brancamp and
Bill Vankirk. Clerk-Treasurer Karen Rohlfing was present to advise
the board. The next meeting of the Napoleon Town Board will be
July 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Napoleon Senior Center.