2020 Fire & EMS Levy Information

This document contains important information regarding a potential upcoming levy for the Colerain Township Fire & Emergency Medical Services Department.

This series of web pages contains information on a potential levy for the Colerain Township Fire & EMS Department. Each image below will link you to additional detail and provide you with information to make an informed decision. Please contact Colerain Township with any questions or additional information that you might need.


Please let the Trustees know your thoughts:

o Raj Rajagopal - rrajagopal@colerain.org; 513-923-5008

o Dan Unger – dunger@colerain.org; 513-404-3057; 513-923-5004

o Matt Wahlert – mwahlert@colerain.org; 513-353-8852; 513-923-5002


Please let the Administration and Fire & EMS Department know your thoughts:

o Geoff Milz – gmilz@colerain.org; 513-923-5000

o Frank Cook – fcook@colerain.org; 513-923-5043


Financial and Budget Information

Dunlap Fire

This section contains:

  • The Five-Year Forecast
  • Current Expense Levels
    • At the line item level
  • Detail on how the Department has extended the recent 5 Year Levy to last over 10 years
  • Revenue options
  • The most recent Union Contract

Needs Assessment

Training Tower

This section contains information on various long term, big picture needs for the Department:

  • Facility Needs
  • Equipment/Vehicle Needs
  • Personnel Needs

Impacts

Staff in Medic Unit

This section provides detail on:

  • Our financial analysis tool
  • Reduced service options, if failed
  • Impact for a homeowner

Frequently Asked Questions

Linked below is information related to Frequently Asked Questions on the proposed levy for the Fire & EMS Department.


https://www.colerain.org/FAQ.aspx?TID=33

In the Media

Colerain Fire & EMS has been in the media over the past several years. The below links cover a few of the awards and media stories on the Department's commitment to excellence.

Trustee Meeting Videos

The various needs of the Fire Department have been discussed at several Board of Trustee meetings. Please click on any of the videos below to see the presentations and discussion.

4/14/2020 Board of Trustee Meeting

At this meeting, the Fire Department provides a presentation on the various equipment, facility, and personnel needs of the Department. The powerpoint presentation can be found here:

https://www.colerain.org/DocumentCenter/View/2475/Fire-Department-Needs-Assessment---PDF

The discussion starts at 0:39:51.

4/28/2020 Board of Trustee Meeting

At this meeting, the Fire Department and Administration Department provide a long term financial outlook for the Department. The powerpoint presentation can be found here:

https://www.colerain.org/DocumentCenter/View/2479/Fire-and-EMS-Financial-Outlook-4-28-2020

The discussion starts at 0:20:15.

5/12/2020 Board of Trustee Meeting

During this meeting, the Trustees first review and discuss a potential levy for certification to the Auditor. No action is taken at this meeting. The discussion starts at 2:06:00.

5/26/2020 Board of Trustee Meeting

During this meeting, the Trustees discuss a potential levy level and the Trustees direct staff to certify rates for a 3 Mill levy. Discussion starts at 2:38:51.

6/02/2020 Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees