IVFD Minutes July 08, 2015

Date: July 08, 2015
Time: 4:45 pm
Location: Islesford Fire Station

Attendance: 09
Richard Howland, Chief
David Thomas, President
Bruce Fernald, Vice President
Melissa Amuso, Treasurer
Katelyn Damon, Secretary
Cory Alley
Rick Alley
Jim Amuso
Joe Parrish

  1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 5:09 pm by David Thomas.
  2. Review Minutes from June 10, 2015:
  3. Bruce Fernald moves to approve the meeting minutes from June 10, 2015 as written. David Thomas seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Checking Account balance as of 7/08/15: $23,519.77
    David Thomas moves to approve the financial report as given. Bruce Fernald seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  6. Old Business
  7. a. Air Compressor Purchase
    No Update
    b. Cistern Update
    The Cistern is built and is awaiting a ship date.
    Some confusion between Katelyn & Darco. We may need to find a place to store the cistern until we are ready to accept it.
    Katelyn will continue to work with Darco to come up with a solution. Hopefully Darco can store the cistern until we can accept it.
    Concrete Anchors need to be built for the cistern and gravel needs to barged out to line the hole with.
    c. Outside Lighting:
    No Update

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Driver Training
    All IVFD members need to complete driver re-certification on the trucks as the majority of members took their EVOC class 3 years ago.
    Richard Howland would like to start the training in Sept.
    Cory Alley & Joe Parrish will need to complete their driver training ASAP as they just completed the course and will need to do their initial certification on the trucks.
    b. BBQ
    July 26, 2015 12-3pm
    Menu: Beef Brisket, (Bun or roll) Cole Slaw, Beans, Water
    Volunteers needed to bake sweets.
    Volunteers needed to help set up, serve and clean up.
    Meals to be eaten either at the IVFD or take out.
    $15/ each.

  10. Other Business:
  11. None

  12. Monthly Agenda Items:
  13. 1. Training
    Thursday, July 16, 2015: 2pm
    It is decided that available IVFD members will gather at the station at 2pm on 7/16 to work on Portable pump operations and to have a general FD work session.
    This is to allow for station coverage while the IVFD pump is off being pump tested.
    2. Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 4:45pm

  14. Setting of Action Items
  15. Driver Training
    Cistern/ S.W. Cole
    Jay Peruzzi- Lighting

  16. Future Agenda Items
  17. Tire Chains- Cory Alley to investigate
    Tanker Lettering- Cory Alley to tackle.

  18. Adjournment
  19. David Thomas moves to adjourn the meeting at 5:45 pm. Cory Alley seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon