CIRS Meeting Minutes 12/16/15

Meeting Minutes

Date: December 16, 2015
Time: 1600
Location: Islesford Fire Department
Attendance: 03

Katelyn Damon, Chief + Secretary
Mary Schuch, Assistant Chief
Cory Duggan, Treasurer

  1. Call to Order: Katelyn Damon called the meeting to order at 1607.
  2. Review Minutes from November 13, 2015.
  3. Cory Duggan moves to accept the minutes from November 13, 2015. Mary Schuch seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Bank account balance is $15,848.79
    Emily has written thank-yous for all recent donations. Thank you, Emily!

  6. Old Business:
  7. a. EMT Class Update:
    Tom and Becca have set date to take their test.
    Cory Duggan moves to pay up to $150 out of CIRS checking funds to for a hotel so that Tom and Becca can test in Bangor. Katelyn Damon seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.
    b. Outside lighting update
    David will install the lights sometime after Christmas or the new year.
    c. IRS Update
    Katelyn & Cory to go through the paperwork in January.

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Treadmill Purchase:
    Katelyn thinks it may be a good idea to purchase a treadmill for use by CIRS/ IVFD members during the winter months. There is currently an exercise bike at the firehouse that is used.
    Katelyn Damon moves to spend up to $1,100 on a treadmill for the firehouse. Mary Schuch seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.
    b. Training Equipment Purchase:
    Katelyn suggests that the CIRS purchase a training manikin.
    There are numerous manikins to choose from. Katelyn will do more research and present more options at the next meeting.
    There is also discussion on requesting grant funds from local grantors such as the Stephen and Tabitha King foundation to cover the cost as the manikins are pricey.

  10. Other Business:
  11. Katelyn to speak with Hugh about whether or not the Baltimore trip is going to happen.

  12. Monthly Agenda Items:
  13. a. Training:
    SATURDAY, February 06, 2016, IVFD- 0830- OSHA!!! MANDATORY!
    b. Next Meeting Date:
    Thursday, February 11, 2016; 4:30pm

  14. Setting of Action Items:
  15. Baltimore

  16. Future Agenda Items:
  17. Adjournment

Mary Schuch makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1646. Cory Duggan seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon