At the Town Board meeting on June 1st, the County gave an update regarding the McCarthy Beach Road Bridge Project. Here is the latest: Construction on the new bridge is set to begin on August 2nd and is expected to be completed by November 14th. Through traffic on the McCarthy Beach Road will not be allowed until the project is […]Read More
The Town of French received notice that we will be receiving a $70,000 Grant from the American Rescue Plan of 2021. Funding projects to expand broadband service is an authorized use of these funds. The majority of the Township, areas west of Hwy #5, has been provided with the opportunity to receive fiber optic broadband, […]Read More
The monthly Town of French Board Meeting will be June 1st at 7:00 pm at the Side Lake Rec Center. At this month’s meeting, we will have an update on the McCarthy Beach Road Bridge Project. The county will have representatives Chris Grahek, Project Supervisor, Vic Lund, Traffic Engineer, and Ryan Nehring, Project Inspector, at […]Read More
Will we be having the Firecracker 5K and the 4th of July Parade in Side Lake this year? The short answer is – no. But for the full story, read on… Despite the governor’s recent announcement, the Side Lake Parade and Firecracker 5K committees have made the tough decision to cancel these events for the […]Read More
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. The minutes of the March meeting were read meeting were approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved as read. Fire ReportThere was 1 fire call and 7 EMS calls in March. Old BusinessWent over the Position Description for the grader operator. A posting for the position will […]Read More
A Reminder from the Fire Chief...
What would you do if you discovered that your house was on fire? Do you have a plan to keep your family safe?
Something as simple as discussing an Evacuation Plan can save lives! We encourage you to have this important conversation with your family so you can be prepared. Click the link below for tips and resources to help you make your own plan.
-PJ Bjur, Fire Chief
Town of French Fire & EMS
If you would like more information on how you can become a member of our volunteer department, contact our Fire Chief, PJ Bjur at 218-969-3323 or our EMS Coordinator, Alyssa Jerulle, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Town Board Meeting Dates
The French Township Board holds its regular meetings on the First Tuesday of each month, at the Side Lake Community Center, at 7PM. Time and dates may change, with proper notice.