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CCSR signs agreement with Brazil Township

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Brazil Township Trustee TJ Sneddon (front, left) hands off a contract the township signed with Clay County Search and Rescue (CCSR) Sunday. On hand included (front, right) CCSR Chief Dave Watson, (back) CCSR representative TJ Modesitt, Township board member Kenny Crabb, CCSR representatives Tyler Hutcheson, Derek Eaglin, Township board member Gary Rickert, CCSR representatives Kelly Bussing, Terry Eaglin, and Township board member Buz Burgess. Jason Moon Photo. [Order this photo]
Clay County Search and Rescue (CCSR) has entered into an agreement with Brazil Township that will benefit city residents.

On Sunday, members of CCSR and the Brazil Township Trustee TJ Sneddon, along with township board members, signed off an agreement to provide services in the unincorporated sections of the township and the City of Brazil for 2011.

Sneddon received approval from the Brazil Township Board to contact CCSR about its services recently.

Payment to CCSR through the agreement will be budgeted in the Township Assistance Fund, according to the contract.

According to the contract, CCSR will "provide the residents of the Township located inside and outside the corporate boundaries of the City of Brazil, emergency services for purposes of preserving lives and property for the calendar year 2011."

For the services, the township will pay CCSR $3,000, which will be paid in installments. The first installment of $1,500 will be paid on or before July 1, with the final installment being paid on or before Dec. 31.

The agreement will run from March 15 through the end of the year.

According to the agreement, CCSR will provide Sneddon a record of all rescue and other emergency related services provided by the organization, including date, location and purpose of service.

The hope, according to the agreement, is to maintain the working relationship for the future.

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Congrats guys!

-- Posted by Localguy1972 on Tue, Apr 12, 2011, at 11:04 PM

I think it means that CCSR will respond to emergencies of all types. Unless something has changed the Fire Department does not do this.

-- Posted by tcgfd1 on Wed, Apr 13, 2011, at 8:35 AM

What "trained fire department?" All the PAID - CITY fire department does for the city are fires and motor vehicle collisions.

Kudos to CCSR for stepping up and helping out! You all are a nice group of volunteers who respond to a lot of runs with little respect.

-- Posted by PutGrad06 on Wed, Apr 13, 2011, at 9:38 AM

BrazilResidents2003: Maybe you should get the information right before posting a comment like that. CCSR respond to all types of runs already in the town that the fire department won't respond to. This includes medical runs, car accidents and other runs that the PAID department refuse to go on. I know for a fact that no one on the Brazil City Department have any medical training. They refuse to go on anything but fire runs. The majority of the members on CCSR have training and are in training every month. I know this because my husband is on a fire department and I hear the trainings get toned out.


-- Posted by time2growup on Wed, Apr 13, 2011, at 10:04 AM

Congratulations CCS&R...keep up the good work and services you provide not only to the city but the county as well.

I know these folks on S&R and I know the kind of training that they do. Most, if not ALL are state certified as either an EMR or an EMT and if you don't know what that means then ask somebody in EMS! They also train, as somebody stated above, every month in something that is critical to how they perform.

S&R, I hope you are there for me and my family if God forbid, something should ever happen to any of them!

Brazilresident2003...you have some real issues!

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Wed, Apr 13, 2011, at 10:56 AM

Ok, First off I just want to say that The number one responsibility of the CITY OF BRAZIL fire department is to respond to fires and car accidents in the township of Brazil. The firemen have the basic training that is required of them. Why? Because the county has a contract with TransCare for them to respond to all of their medical runs! The firemen don't REFUSE to go on them "time2growup" the county won't let them because of insurance purposes, and the fact that they pay TransCare to do it!

...and also, time2growup, just because the training is toned doesn't mean that ALL the members show up! I know for a fact that's the case. I hear them too but just like every other department, not all members are able attend all the trainings!

-- Posted by FireWife27 on Wed, Apr 13, 2011, at 1:06 PM

BrazilResidents2003 many of the CCSR members are First Responders and ARE TRAINED.

-- Posted by bandmom_63 on Wed, Apr 13, 2011, at 1:09 PM

Thank you CCSR! The fact that you guys are so dedicated in trying to lend the helping hand and make a difference is great. Not to mention everything you do is voluntary right? I know some of these guys and they are constantly eager to be there when the time calls! Thanks again guys and keep up the good work!

-- Posted by Reader11 on Wed, Apr 13, 2011, at 2:36 PM

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