The chaplain of the fire department is one of the most vital positions in the fire service. It is a job that is demanding, confidential, trusting, and needful for the lives of firefighters and their families. The fire department administrator considering a chaplaincy program can rest assured that it is one of the finest and most needed programs that can be started.
Jared Douglas is the Red Oak Fire Rescue Chaplain. His function is to assist firefighters and their families by providing aid, comfort, and spiritual support services. Jared has served as Chaplin since April 2010, and also serves as the Police Department Chaplain and Executive Pastor at First Baptist Church in Red Oak.
The City of Red Oak adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.38 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $-40.57.