Fire Chief Greg Savoy (left) congratulates Mike Putnam for receiving recognition for 25 years with the firefighters in 2018. From 2015 to 2018, Putnam served as a part time salaried employee of the department. Savoy is now in his 30th year of service, including four years as volunteer chief and 10 years this year (2020) as the full time salaried chief. (The Basile Weekly archives)
The Board of Commissioners of the Acadia-Evangeline Fire Protection District is calling for a tax renewal that dates back 50 years from when the fire protection district was created.
The special election renewal will be held Saturday with all voters residing in the 80- square-mile district eligible to cast ballots.