CIRS Meeting Minutes 10/15/15

Meeting Minutes

Date: October 15, 2015
Time: 16:30
Location: Islesford Volunteer Fire Department
Attendance: 5

Katelyn Damon, Chief + Secretary
Mary Schuch, Assistant Chief
Luke Abell
Peyton Eggleston
Emily Wright

  1. Call to Order: Katelyn Damon called the meeting to order at 1635.
  2. Review Minutes from September 8, 2015.
  3. Emily Wright moves to accept the minutes from September 08, 2015. Mary Schuch seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. No Report Given

  6. Old Business:
  7. a. EMT Class Update:
    No test completed in September.
    The service wants to offer support so that the test can be completed.
    Suggestions for support include: paying for babysitting & study groups.
    b. Outside lighting update
    Hugh ordered lights.
    c. IRS Update
    Cory & Peyton to try and find time within the next week to go over the paperwork. Peyton leaves at the end of the week.
    d. Pancake Breakfast:
    $1,327 raised at the Pancake Breakfast. 79 People served.
    Suggestions for 2016:
    Blueberries
    Clean-up person
    Set-up Person
    No plastic silverware

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Samoset Details:
    Emily Wright will make reservations for dinner for Thursday 11/12/15 and Friday 11/13/15, for the Samoset Conference.
    Katelyn will work on calculating meal stipends to be handed out prior to the conference. Katelyn will no longer collect receipts for meals.
    Uniform Day is 11/14/15 at the Samoset
    b. 2016 Budget
    The service discusses options for cutting the budget.
    A suggestion is made that maybe the service take over call stipends to cut down the budget.
    Some opposition- if the service is no longer financially stable, it would be hard to go back to the town to ask for this money.
    Katelyn will work on shaving the budget.

  10. Other Business:
  11. Monthly Agenda Items:
  12. a. Training:
    October 27, 2015: 4pm LCI
    Radio Communications
    b. Next meeting date:
    Friday; November 13, 2015 7:00am

  13. Setting of Action Items:
  14. Training- CEH Request
    Emily Wright to Reserve Dinner
    Meal Stipends
    Hugh- Lights
    Peyton/ Cory: IRS
    Budget

  15. Future Agenda Items:
  16. BLS SKILLS
    Samoset Debrief

  17. Adjournment
  18. Katelyn Damon makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1726. Peyton Eggleston seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon