IVFD Minutes April 15, 2015

IVFD Meeting Minutes
Date: April 15, 2015
Time: 4:45pm
Location: Islesford Fire Station
Truck checks to start at 4:45pm- monthly meeting to follow

Attendance: 09
Richard Howland, Chief
Jeremy Alley, Asst. Chief
David Thomas, President
Bruce Fernald, Vice President
Katelyn Damon, Secretary
Cory Alley
Jim Amuso
Jason Pickering
Ted Spurling

  1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 5:16 pm by David Thomas.
  2. Review Minutes from March 11, 2015:
  3. Jim Amuso moves to approve the meeting minutes from March 11, 2015. Richard Howland seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. None Given

  6. Old Business
  7. a. Air Compressor Purchase
    No Update
    b. Recall Update
    Katelyn is waiting for Daigle & Houghton to return her call.
    c. Cistern Update
    There is discussion about digging test holes in the field to check for ledge.
    Discussion involved digging a test pit with a back hoe. IVFD members felt this would be too invasive.
    David Thomas moves to spend up to $2,800 to include barging to hire a company to dig non-invasive test holes.
    d. Chain Purchase
    Chains are not cheap and are not needed now. Richard will work on pricing out the chains for purchase in the fall.

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Election of Officers:
    Assistant Chief
    Vice President
    David Thomas moves to nominate the slate as it currently stands: Richard Howland, Chief, Jeremy Alley, Assistant Chief, David Thomas, President, Bruce Fernald, Vice President, Melissa Amuso, Treasurer, Katelyn Damon, Secretary. Ted Spurling seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.
    b. Outside Lighting
    There is discussion about adding switches for the outside lighting and about possibly adding motion sensors for the lights so that they will automatically come on at night.
    Katelyn will speak again with the rescue service and see how they would like to proceed with the project. This is not a priority for the IVFD, but a quote would be helpful.

  10. Other Business:
  11. Training needs:
    Katelyn presents a training schedule for the IVFD for the upcoming months. The schedule can be viewed here: http://cranberryisles-me.gov/?q=node/1009/

  12. Monthly Agenda Items:
  13. 1. Training
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 4:00pm
    Mock Call
    2. Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015: 5:00pm

  14. Setting of Action Items
  15. Katelyn will contact MAI Environmental & S.W. Cole to complete the drilling for ledge in the town field.
    Jeremy will get air compressor pricing.
    Katelyn will contact Daigle & Houghton again in regard to the recall work.
    Katelyn will work with the CIRS on the outside lighting project.

  16. Future Agenda Items
  17. Cistern
    Air Compressor Update
    Recall Update

  18. Adjournment
  19. Jason Pickering moves to adjourn the meeting at 5:39pm. Jeremy Alley seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon