The 2021 Annual Elections Meeting and Awards Presentation was held on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department. We thank the KVFD for their wonderful hospitality, pictured are the 2021-2022 MFCA Executive Officers
Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland State Police (MSP) Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III today announced that all Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC) bases will remain open.
The Maryland Board of Public Works met on Wednesday, September 2nd and discussed the status of budget cuts related to the Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC). Please read the below for more information.
The Maryland Fire Chiefs Association (MFCA) will hold its 13th Annual Fall Golf Tournament on September 24, 2021 at the Lake Presidential Golf Course. The golf tournament is our annual fundraiser that helps us to raise funds for the MFCA to be able to provide the transportation logistics support to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. The MFCA is tasked with providing transportation for all the families that are brought in for the NFFF Memorial Weekend in October.
To date, 94 departments have applied. Grant awards will be at least $5000 per dept with an additional percentage of their losses determined by the amount of grant funds remaining after initial awards are made. Departments will need to use line 12 from their tax form 990 to document the losses they are claiming and submit those forms in the instructions. -The application and instructions from MEMA, as well as an FAQ sheet has been sent to all Executive Committee Members to disseminate to their association presidents to get the info to all county departments as well as the website and all social media outlets. This includes clarifying information on CARES Act reimbursements that the company may have already received that may or may not preclude them from applying. MEMA is anticipating that if the department’s application is approved that they will checks in hand by June 15th.