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New Monarch Board Member Calls for Truce

Rick Gans fills out fiscally Conservative board.

05/28/2015

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Swyers Resigns from Monarch Fire Protection Board

Steve Swyers says when Board President Robin Harris spent $20,000 in taxpayer money on a newsletter that promoted his accomplishments right before the election, that was the last straw.

04/21/2015

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Mixed Messages in Monarch Fire Protection District

More controversy in the Monarch Fire Protection District, this time involving the Explorer Program that has been in existence for 20 years.

03/10/2015

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Monarch Firefighters to File Formal Grievance Against Board of Directors

The board suspended shop steward Chris Gelven without pay and placed a letter of reprimand in his file.

07/22/2014

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Fire Heavily Damages Chesterfield Home

No injuries reported, it appears nobody was home at the time.

09/06/2012

State Auditor Tom Schweich presents his audit of the Monarch Fire Protection District on February 15th, 2012. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Auditor Finds Fault with Bonuses, Banquet at Monarch Fire

State Auditor Tom Schweich gives the Monarch Fire Protection District a “FAIR” rating.

02/16/2012

Fire Protection District Drops Plan For Tax Hike

After protests from residents and state lawmakers, the board voted Tuesday to restore the lower rate.

10/06/2011

Taxpayers Organize Protest in Monarch Fire Protection District

Monarch Concerned Taxpayers doesn’t like the way the District’s board is spending money

09/27/2011

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Monarch FPD to be Audited

District treasurer requests look at the books

02/24/2011

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