Articles written by Scott Kennedy

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  • In response to Andi Bourne's comments.

    Scott Kennedy|Apr 13, 2023

    [In] response to Andi Bourne’s comments. Seeley Lake Fire District transparency is paramount. “Privacy Rights” protection, includes legal documents which are transmitted to the District Attorney for instructions. Andi is aware of past challenges. If the board could share past events, the public would better understand trials and tribulations and decisions made. Regardless, improved services prevailed exponentially and in UNITY. Short meetings: I note meetings lasted longer before restructuring, hiring, drafting budgets, policy manual rewri... Full story

  • Vote for Incumbents Gary Lewis and Connie Clark

    Scott Kennedy, Long time, Seeley Lake resident|Apr 19, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - First, thank you to all our VOLUNTEERS for their time in training and responding to the needs of the community! I am honored to support the incumbents for Fire District Board of Trustees. I have known both Gary Lewis and Connie Clark since the early 90’s, and have the highest regard for them. These individuals are outstanding incumbents dedicated to the community. They have indisputable reputation, solid character, honesty and integrity. They both have combined over 60 years serving this fire district. Additionally, Mr. Lewis h...

  • Chairman of the Board Fire District Update

    Scott Kennedy FF-EMT, Chairman of the Board Seeley Lake Rural Fire District|Mar 29, 2018

    It is of utmost importance to the Seeley Lake Rural Fire District and its Board of Trustees that we are not only providing the best emergency services possible to our community, but that the community we serve has faith in the services and the people who provide it! We strive to honor and maintain that faith through rigorous screening of our members and employees as well as providing exceptional training and the best tools possible. It has come to our attention that the credentials of our current Chief, Michael Greer have been called into...

  • Chairman Comments and Fire District New Chief Update

    Scott Kennedy FF-EMT, Chairman, Seeley Lake Rural Fire District Board|Mar 8, 2018

    There seems to be misinformation being shared publicly. This is being written to clarify actions in part. At our recent district board meeting with four board members present, who bring over 100 years combined volunteer/board experience, spoke on various topics. The four board members present thanked our current Interim Chief Michael Greer. He has our full support in the decisions that he has made in an effort to making and bettering this department. It is unfortunate that less than a handful of volunteers chose to challenge the system. The...

  • Interim Chief Hired for Seeley Lake

    Scott Kennedy, Chairman of the Board Seeley Lake Rural Fire District|Nov 16, 2017

    SEELEY LAKE - We are delighted to announce our new interim Fire Chief, Michael Greer. This is in response to our current community needs and the department in an effort to be expeditious and proactive in moving forward in protecting and servicing our community. Greer is also a Critical Care Paramedic/MD pursuing residency. He brings extensive skills in management, supervisory qualities and proven relationship building. Greer previously provided oversight under a Department of Defense contract with 120 + medics, doctors and mid-level providers...

  • Seeley Lake Fire Board Chair Responds to Chief Resignation

    Scott Kennedy, Seeley Lake, Mont.|Oct 26, 2017

    SEELEY LAKE - As some of you may know after an extended period of time off, our chief resigned at our district board meeting held Oct. 17 which was effective immediately. We want to thank Bob for his last three years of service to the community and wish him well and success in his future endeavors. Moving ahead, I want to assure everyone that operationally nothing has changed and business and emergency response will go on as usual. We have more than 20 members on the department that are firefighters and most of them are also cross-trained as...