CIRS Meeting Minutes 07/14/16

Meeting Minutes

Date: July 14, 2016
Time: 1630
Location: Islesford Fire Department
Attendance: 09

Katelyn Damon, Chief + Secretary
Mary Schuch, Assistant Chief
Hugh Smallwood, Vice President
Cory Duggan, Treasurer
Peyton Eggleston
Paul Fernald
Rebecca Powell- Phone
Tom Powell- Phone
David Rackliff

  1. Call to Order: Katelyn Damon called the meeting to order at 1635.
  2. Review Minutes from June 09, 2016
  3. Cory Duggan moves to accept the minutes from June 09, 2016. Hugh Smallwood seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. No Official Report given at meeting. Report to come at later date.

  6. Old Business:
  7. a. Dock Use Update:
    Frank Newlin has rented all the space at his private dock for the summer.
    The Miss Annie will stay on the mooring near Frank’s dock.
    Hugh Smallwood has a skiff at Frank’s dock for retrieving the boat.
    b. 501(c)3 Creation
    Katelyn sent Cory links for a couple of different online accounting tools.
    Cory to review the links and make a recommendation on which software he would prefer.
    c. Jacket Update
    Jacket has been ordered for Margaret.

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Wilderness Protocols
    Katelyn reached out to the state in regard to the wilderness protocols that can be used by the WEMTs who participated in training on Hurricane Island. Alan Leo from Maine EMS stated the following via email:
    “Katelyn, see below, what is in Rules as of today for Wilderness EMT’s. I believe this will be removed in the next Rules revisions and added to the protocol instead. C. Additions For Emergency Medical Technicians With Certification As "Wilderness EMT" Any licensee certified as a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT), consistent with Chapter 2 of these Rules, may apply the principles for cardio-respiratory arrest, spinal injury, dislocations, and wounds taught in the course, when in the context of delayed/prolonged transport as defined in that course, and as consistent with Maine EMS protocols. Hope this helps……….Alan”
    Wilderness EMT as defined by the state:

    b. Boat Training
    Katelyn presents a boat training form to rescue service members for use while learning to use the Miss Annie.
    c. Ambulance Inspection:
    Katelyn sets out the ambulance inspection form for use by rescue service members so that they know where things should belong when they complete a rig check.
    Paul, Hugh & Peyton to look over the ambulance at their conveinience.

  10. Other Business:
  11. Mass Casualty Training-
    Katelyn did not have the time to plan a training for July.
    Katelyn will work on planning a training for August.
    Mary Schuch to help with planning.

  12. Monthly Agenda Items:
  13. a. Training: August
    b. Next Meeting Date:
    Thursday, August 11, 2016: 4:00pm- GCI!
    Boat to leave LCI at 3:30pm. Meeting to start at firehouse on Cranberry at 4:00pm sharp.

  14. Setting of Action Items:
  15. Cory to send official treasurer’s report for July.
    Cory will look into quickbooks.
    Katelyn to come up with Policy on boat use- Weather conditions, passenger limit, etc.
    Hugh, Paul, Peyton to go over ambulance for familiarization of equipment.
    Katelyn to work on planning a training for August.

  16. Future Agenda Items
  17. Election of Officers (August)

  18. Adjournment
  19. Mary Schuch makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1656. Tom Powell seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

    Respectfully Submitted,
    Katelyn Damon