Fire District #2 adopts its budget for 2020
After a public hearing was held on the issue, the board of the Evangeline Fire District #2 for Ward 1 approved its budget for fiscal year 2020.
The budget projects total income in the amount of $1,765, 600.00, which is a decrease from last year’s $1,966,400.00.
Fixed total expenses for insurance are also down from last year. The amount for 2020 is $61,500.00 compared to the $65,000.00 from last year.
Total expenses have increased from last year’s $607,150.00. In 2020, the projected expenses total $968,750.00. The majority of the increase deals with a capital outlay expense for the purchase of a new fire truck.
In other business, the board discussed possible legal action against First Student regarding damages to the fire station in Faubourg and approved the purchase of 15 new scanners along with two T-shirts for all volunteers.