CIRS Meeting Minutes 3/10/16

Meeting Minutes

Date: March 10, 2016
Time: 1630
Location: Islesford Fire Department
Attendance: 05

Katelyn Damon, Chief + Secretary
Mary Schuch, Assistant Chief
Cory Duggan, Treasurer
Rebecca Powell- Phone
Tom Powell- Phone

  1. Call to Order: Katelyn Damon called the meeting to order at 1631.
  2. Review Minutes from February 11, 2016
  3. Cory Duggan moves to accept the minutes from February 11, 2016. Mary Schuch seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Bank account balance as of January 2016: $14,724.79
    1 Debit: Hurricane Island: $4,989.75
    Bank account balance as of February 2016: $9,735.04
    Katelyn Damon moves to approve the treasurer’s report as written. Mary Schuch seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  6. Old Business:
  7. a .Outside lighting update
    Lights are installed. The light over the ambulance door works. The light over the FD door needs to have the sensitivity adjusted.
    b. IRS Update
    Strike from agenda
    c. Treadmill Purchase:
    Cory wants to use leftover funds to hire someone to bring treadmill from Paul Fernald’s house to the boat. All members present are okay with this.
    Katelyn will make room in the firehouse for the treadmill.
    d. Hurricane Island UPdate:
    Cory has paid in full for the class.
    Cory Duggan, Luke Abell, Mary Schuch, Hugh Smallwood and Katelyn Damon will be attending.
    e. Dock Use Update:
    Katelyn received a sample letter to send to Mr. Frank Newlin in regard to the use of his dock to tie up the Miss Annie for EMS transport use during the summer.
    All members present are in favor of the agreement, starting with offering Mr. Newlin $1,500 for the season to use his dock.
    Katelyn would like to mention the need of formal contract to be signed- especially one that indemnifies the town and EMTs in the event that any damage is caused to the dock/ float.

  8. New Business:
  9. 501(c)3 Creation
    Cory states that not enough service members are present to make a decision on the 501(c)3 creation. Katelyn will email the service and gauge interest in joining the 501(c)3.

  10. Other Business:
  11. a. PEARS training-
    Katelyn to speak with Theresa Cousins about organizing a PEARS training on Islesford.
    b. Health Fair
    Melissa Amuso mentioned that there was going to be health fair coming up soon on Islesford. Katelyn was asked if the rescue service wanted to be involved at all.
    Katelyn will forward the date of the fair as soon as it is known.
    c. Jackets
    Cory Duggan asks if the service still wants to purchase jackets. Cory will work on this project.

  12. Monthly Agenda Items:
  13. Training:
    Next Meeting Date:
    Thursday, April 14, 2016: 4:30pm, Islesford

  14. Setting of Action Items:
  15. Katelyn will make room for the treadmill.
    Katelyn will check the sensitivity of the motion light.
    Katelyn will email the service about the 501 (c)3.
    Katelyn will speak with Hugh about the letter to Mr. Newlin.

  16. Future Agenda Items
  17. Adjournment
  18. Tom Powell makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1702. Mary Schuch seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon