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Jasper County Emergency District #1 Meeting Tuesday 2-27-24

President: Steve Hyden

Vice Pres: Mark Mueller

Sec/Tres: Billy Ted Smith

Commissioner: Todd Walters

Tracy Shipley





February 27, 2024

The regular meeting of the Board of Emergency Services Commissioners of Jasper County Emergency Services District #1 will be held at the Buna Fire Station on Hwy 62 in Buna Texas on February 27, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

The following agenda items will be discussed, considered and action taken as appropriate:

1. Call to order and establish quorum;

2. Citizen Comments

This item is available for citizens to address the Board of Commissioners on any matters. The presiding officer may ask the citizens to hold his or her comments on the agenda item until that agenda item is reached. By law, no deliberation or action may be taken on the topic if the topic is not posted on the agenda. The presiding officer reserves the right to impose a time limit on this portion of the agenda;

3. Consider for action minutes of previous meetings;

4. Consider for action Treasurer’s Report

A End of FY 2023 Report from Randy Sayers

Jasper County

Emergency Services District #1

P.O. Box 2030

Buna, Texas 77612

B. Financial report from Treasurer

C. Consider for action, payment of bills;

D.. Investment interest;

5. Executive Session

• Public Information Request from Mr. W. Dolcefino

• Facebook article

6. Consider for action election of officers for FY 2024

7. Consider for action monthly reports from Allegiance Ambulance and

comments, complaints and other matters;

8. Consider for action reports from Buna Volunteer Fire Department Chief

Larry McBride to include run report, financial reports, membership reports and other necessary reports;

9. Correspondence to District;

10. Directors Reports.

• Report from SAFE-D Conference in Irving, Texas

11. To review, discuss and take action on any needed maintenance,

replacements, and improvements related to the operation of the district’s station, apparatus or equipment;

 Receive bids for building at Central Fire Station to house trucks

and Commissioners to take action;

12. To consider and approve Fire Department’s adjustments on their FY 2023

budget to utilize funds for equipment purchases;

13. Consider for action purchase of Motorola APX mobile radios (4);

14. Report on Jasper County Communications Briefing;

15. Consider for action contract between District and Department;

16. Consider for action audit for the Department;

17. Consider for action ESD facilities located at FM 1004, Central Fire

Station and south station. This also includes new water facilities;;

18. Discussion and action to set date/time for Insurance Workshop and

solicitation of bids for insurance carrier (s);

19. Review of the meeting planner and discuss requests from the

Board for any agenda items for consideration at the next

meeting scheduled for March 26, 2024;

20. Adjournment

Jasper County Emergency Services District #1 is committed to compliance with the Disabilities Act.

Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request.

Please call the District at 409-994- 2543, for information. Hearing impaired or speech disabled

persons equipped with telecommunication devices for the deaf may call the statewide Relay Texas

Program, 1-800-735-2988.

Jasper County Emergency Services District #1 hereby posts notice that meetings of the District may

be recorded.

I hereby certify that the above notice was posted at Jasper County Emergency Services District

No. 1 Office

- 33625 US Hwy 96 South – Buna, Texas, Jasper County Courthouse 121 North Austin –

Jasper, Texas, and the Jasper County ESD #1 Web site ( on,

10/13/23, 2023.

Billy Ted Smith


Jasper County ESD #1


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