IVFD Meeting Minutes 9/9/15

Date: September 9, 2015
Time: 4:45 pm
Location: Islesford Fire Station

Attendance: 10
Richard Howland, Chief
Jeremy Alley, Assistant Chief
David Thomas, President
Bruce Fernald, Vice President
Melissa Amuso, Treasurer
Katelyn Damon, Secretary
Jim Amuso
Jason Pickering
Tom Powell
Ted Spurling

  1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 5:06 pm by David Thomas.
  2. Review Minutes from August 12, 2015:
  3. Bruce Fernald moves to approve the meeting minutes from August 12, 2015 as written. Ted Spurling seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Checking Account balance: $24,645.05
    Expense- 95.00 Repeater License Fee
    Checking Account balance as of 8/12/15: $24,550.05
    David Thomas moves to approve the financial report as given. Ted Spurling seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  6. Old Business
  7. a. Air Compressor Purchase
    Dept. talks of selling current air compressor on Facebook or via other means.
    b. Outside Lighting:
    The CIRS is going to take care of the outside lighting. The CIRS is going to purchase solar powered motion lights to install outside the dept.
    c. Chain Purchase:
    No update; Cory Alley is not present.
    d. Driver Training:
    All EVOC certified drivers must meet with Richard ASAP to do a road course.
    e. Cistern Update:
    Katelyn needs to contact Ronald Sanborn to iron out last minute cistern delivery details.
    Jason will block off LCI parking lot to allow the truck driving the cistern to drive across the field and off load the tank.

  8. New Business:
  9. Tentative 2015-2016 Training Schedule w/ GCIVFD
    Katelyn presents a combined IVFD/ GCIVFD training schedule. The schedule alternates training on both islands so as to encourage integrated departmental training.
    Other Business:

  10. Training
  11. a. September 16, 2015 at 4pm- Water Supply Training.
    The department will investigate alternative water supply sources on LCI.
    Wells to investigate include:
    Morse Well
    John Knott
    Brad Bryant
    Josephine Schmidt
    Jeremy Alley
    Charlie Wright
    Eve Harrison
    Herb Stroup
    There is also discussion about purchasing a second collapsible tank for the IVFD.
    b. Monday, September 28, 2015: 4:30pm- Pump Ops (GCIVFD)

  12. Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015: 4:45pm
  13. Setting of Action Items
  14. a. Katelyn will speak with Roy Hadlock about removing the volleyball net from the town field.
    b. Jim Amuso will speak with John Knott in regard to going to his house for training.
    c. Bruce will speak with the Morse family about investigating their well for training.
    d. Katelyn will contact Ronald Sanborn.
    e. Future Agenda Items

  15. Adjournment
  16. Katelyn Damon moves to adjourn the meeting at 5:31 pm. Jim Amuso seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon