NOTICE!!!

Annual Meeting

Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department will hold our Annual Membership Meeting Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 7 pm. The meeting will be located at Fire Station #26, 315 Waxhaw Indian Trail Road, Waxhaw NC, 28173. Information will be provided to the General Membership on the operations of the department, action items completed during the FY16 cycle and focus items for the FY17 cycle. Additionally, elections will be conducted for board seats in District 1, 2 and 3. If you have any questions, please contact President Chuck Rohland

Special Meeting

A Special Membership Meeting will be held Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7 pm. The meeting will be located at Fire Station #26, 315 Waxhaw Indian Trail Road, Waxhaw NC, 28173. The purpose of this meeting is to amend the Articles of Incorporation, at the direction of the IRS and staff attorney, and resubmit the application for transitioning the corporation from a 501(c)(4) to a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. If you would like to view the proposed amendment prior to the meeting, please contact President Chuck Rohland

Proposed Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation

  1. Paragraph 3(b) is deleted in its entirety.

  2. A new paragraph is added, to be numbered 3(b), which reads as follows:

    "The organization is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, or scientific purposes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code."

  3. The final paragraph of the Articles of Incorporatin, which is not numbered and was added by Amendment in 1990, is deleted in it's entirety.

  4. A new paragraph is added, to be numbered 11, which reads as follows:

    "Upon the dissolution of this organization, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose."

Welcome to Wesley Chapel Fire Department

Wesley Chapel Fire Department is situated in the south-west corner of Union County, NC bordering both Lancaster and Mecklenburg Counties. Our primary service area encompasses roughly 47 square miles with a census population of ~ 46,000. Services are provided from three strategic locations, delivering 24/7x 365 protection to the Village of Marvin, the Town of Weddington, the Village of Wesley Chapel, areas of Unincorporated Union County and a small portion of Indian Trail.

The Department initially opened for business in 1975 and was founded by a small group of local community members with a passion to serve their community. Although a lot has changed over the years, our guiding principles and community focus have stayed the same. Just like our founding members, providing professional emergency services to our shareholders and customers is our number one priority and we pledge to continue our focus ensuring your family, our family, is as safe as possible!

Do you want to stay informed of what your fire department is doing? If so, we invite you to please use our Social Media links. In addition to our Social Media accounts, we are constantly building out our community email lists for newsletters, announcement of department events and other related items. To stay informed, we encourage you to join our mailing list by using our Email link.

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