Upcoming Meetings

Notice of Regular Public Meeting of St. Tammany Fire District 12 Board of Commissioners

Pursuant to a call for such, members of the St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 12 Board of Commissioners will hold its Regular Public Meeting at 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the District’s Headquarters, 19375 Hwy 36; Covington, Louisiana.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Adoption of Agenda
  5. Approval of Minutes
  6. Public Comments
  7. Staff Report
    1. Fire Chief’s Report
    2. Operations Report
    3. Fire Prevention/Community Relations Report
    4. Training Report
    5. UniFire Report
  8. Financials
    1. Treasurer’s Report
    2. Budget to Actual Report (Chief of Administration)
  9. Old Business
    1. Executive Session, to discuss pending litigation in the following matters:
      1. Ray M. Newton vs. St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 12 et al., 22nd JDC, Docket No. 18-14887, Div. I
      2. Robert A. Barnett vs. St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 12 et al., 22nd JDC, Docket No. 2018-15839, Div. B
      3. Barbara Overton,Wife of/and Clayton J. Overton, III, vs. St. Tammany Parish Fire Protection District No. 12, 22nd JDC, No. 2018-15621, Div. H
    2. Resolution 2020-001 – Relating to the Relating to the Approval of Surplus Equipment (Recordkeeping from February 13, 2020 Meeting) – No Action Required
  1. New Business
    1. Resolution 2020-002 – Relating to the Approval to De-Fund Incentive Pay for District No. 12
    2. Resolution 2020-003 – Relating to the Approval to Increase the Base Hourly Rate of Pay for the Firefighter/Operator Classification for District No. 12
    3. Resolution 2020-004 – Relating to the Approval of Compensation Protocols for District No. 12
    4. Resolution 2020-005 – Relating to the Approval of the Re-Structure Tier 3 Incentive Pay for District No. 12
    5. Resolution 2020-006 – Relating to the Approval to Engage Legal Counsel for District No. 12
    6. Resolution 2020-007 – Relating to the Approval to Amend the General Ledger Chart of Accounts for District No. 12
    7. Firefighters Retirement System Update
  2. Adjourn

Welcome to Fire District 12

Fire District 12 was founded in 1984 and opened its first fire station in April 1986. Originally funded by a 5-mill property tax approved by the voters, the District now operates five stations, employs more than 50 full-time firefighters, and coordinates dispatch services for 10 of St. Tammany’s fire protection districts.

The District is equipped with multiple fire engines, including pumpers and a ladder truck, and engages in voluntary mutual aid pacts with neighboring fire districts, ensuring citizens get the best possible service in times of emergency no matter where they live in our community.

Fire District 12 Headquarters

19375 Hwy. 36
Covington, LA 70433




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