IVFD Minutes June 10, 2015

Date: June 10, 2015
Time: 4:45 pm
Location: Islesford Fire Station

Attendance: 08
Richard Howland, Chief
Katelyn Damon, Secretary
Rick Alley
Jim Amuso
Melissa Amuso
Gretchen Blank
Joe Parrish
Jason Pickering

  1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 5:28 pm by Richard Howland.
  2. Review Minutes from May 13, 2015:
  3. Jason Pickering moves to approve the meeting minutes from May 13, 2015 as written. Richard Howland seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Melissa Amuso has set up online banking for the IVFD and she has also added the bank account to a Quickbooks starting in January 2015.
    Checking Account balance as of 6/10/15: $24,527.43
    Jason Pickering moves to approve the financial report as given. Richard Howland seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  6. Old Business
  7. a. Air Compressor Purchase
    Richard Howland moves to approve expending up to $850 (eight hundred and fifty dollars) on an air compressor for the IVFD on the recommendation of Assistant Chief, Jeremy Alley. Jason Pickering seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes
    b. Recall Update:
    Recall work was completed on the pumper. Daigle & Houghton updated the flash on the truck and manually regenerated the exhaust system.
    c. Cistern Update
    Barging fell through with the test hole boring and so that had to be put on hold until July.
    Jason is working with Darco to re-work the cistern to accommodate our needs better to save money, but also allow for pump testing as well as the use as a cistern.
    d. Outside Lighting:
    No Update

  8. New Business:
  9. No new business

  10. Other Business:
  11. IVFD Fundraising BBQ.
    Jim Amuso would like to see the IVFD host a BBQ fundraiser in July.
    The department decides on Sunday, July 26 to host the fundraiser.
    Jim will work with Cory Alley to iron out the details.

  12. Monthly Agenda Items:
  13. a. Training
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 4:00pm
    Mock Call/ Search and Rescue
    b. Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015: 4:45pm

  14. Setting of Action Items
  15. a. Jason Pickering to contact Darco.
    b. Katelyn to confirm new test boring date with S.W. Cole.
    c. Jim Amuso to work on the BBQ.
    d. Katelyn Damon to order a solenoid for the Tanker.

  16. Future Agenda Items
  17. Adjournment
  18. Richard Howland moves to adjourn the meeting at 5:55 pm. Jason Pickering seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon