GCIVFD Meeting Minutes 7/11/16

Date: July 11, 2016
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Great Cranberry Island Fire Department

Attendance: 06

Richard Howland, Chief
Thomas Powell, President (Lewis Powell)
Jake Kuester, Vice President
Mike Westphal, Treasurer
Katelyn Damon, Secretary
Mark Alley, Firefighter

  1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 1704 pm by Thomas Powell.
  2. Review Minutes from 06/13/16
  3. Richard Howland moves to accept the June 13, 16 meeting minutes as written. Michael Westphal seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Checking Account Balance as of 06/13/2016 $10,190.08:
    $0.16- Checking
    $0.22- savings
    Checking account balance as of 7/11/16: $62899.56
    Savings account balance as of 7/11/16: $3900.90
    Total: $10,190.46
    Katelyn Damon moves to accept the treasurer’s report. Richard Howland seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  6. Old Business:
  7. a. 501 (c) 3 Update:
    Katelyn has reached out to attorney Dan Pittman with the go ahead to move forward with the 501(c)3 and is waiting to hear back from him in regard to next steps.
    b. GCIVFD Pumper
    Chris Champagne of Greenwood Emergency Apparatus has informed Katelyn that the anticipated completion date on the new pumper is 10/25/16. It will then take about two weeks to deliver the truck to Maine and then Greenwood will do their service testing and inspections.
    The department can anticipate the arrival of the truck in mid November.
    c. Dry Hydrant-
    Thomas Powell will speak with Janice Smith in regard to using the hydrant for training.
    The PVC needs to be painted.
    d. Old Bay Modification Update
    The bid notice for the small truck bay door project has been submitted to the local papers. The bid notice and specs have also been sent to local contractors.
    Bids are due on 8/8/16 and will be opened at the August BOS meeting on 8/9/16.

  8. New Business:
  9. Other Business
  10. Setting of Action Items
  11. a. Tom Powell will speak with Janice.
    b. Dry Hydrant PVC needs to be painted.
    c. Tom will post annual meeting notices.
    d. Katelyn will work with the attorney on the 501(c)3 next steps.
    e. Election of Officers/ Annual Meeting Prep.

  12. Future Agenda Items
  13. Annual Meeting- Election of Officers

  14. Next Business Meeting:
  15. Monday, August 08, 2016- 4:30pm GCIVFD
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016- 4:30pm IVFD

  16. Next Training Date:
  17. WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016, 4:30pm GCIVFD- Dry Hydrant Training
    IVFD to supply hard suction for training.

  18. Adjournment

Richard Howland moves to adjourn the meeting at 1723. Jake Kuester. seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon