By a vote of 5-1. the Sulphur Springs City Council voted to terminate the position of Fire Chief. The lone dissenting vote was by Councilman Dan Froneberger. Councilwoman Emily Glass was not at the meeting. SEveral people, including a professional firefighter from Plano spoke against the proposal. No one from the audience spoke in favor of the idea. Speaking in favor of the proposal was Mark Maxwell,Finance Director Peter Karstens and Councilman Clay Walker. Councilman Craig Johnson explained why he thought the move was necessary.