IVFD Meeting Minutes 8/10/16

Date: August 10, 2016
Time: 4:30 pm
Truck Checks- Followed by Monthly Meeting.
Location: Islesford Fire Station

Attendance: 05
Richard Howland, Chief
Melissa Amuso, Treasurer
Katelyn Damon, Secretary
Jim Amuso, Captain
Rick Alley, FF

  1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 1706 by Richard Howland.
  2. Review Minutes from July 13, 2016:
  3. Melissa Amuso moves to approve the meeting minutes from July 13, 2016 as written. Jim Amuso seconded the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Checking account balance as of 7/13/16: $10,973.41
    Debits: $265.00- John W. Goodwin, Barging- Service Testing
    Credits: $0.44- Interest
    Checking account balance as of 8/10/16: $10,708.41
    Rick Alley moves to approve the treasurer’s report as written. Jim Amuso seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  6. Old Business
  7. a. Driver Training:
    Jason is left to drive.
    b. Cistern Update
    Pipes have been painted black.
    BOS approved $500 in July from their contingency to be used to landscape at the cistern.
    Katelyn to meet with Susie McNamee and discuss landscaping.
    Sarah & Dick Corson have contacted Katelyn about finding the hole for the Maypole. It is needed in July of 2017. If the hole cannot be found IVFD may dig new one.
    Volleyball posts need to be reset and turnout needs loam and to be seeded this fall.
    c. 501 (c)3 Creation
    All appropriate paperwork has been signed. All appropriate paperwork has been received by the attorney and sent to the IRS.
    The Town of Cranberry Isles Fire & Rescue Auxiliary is incorporated with the state.
    d. Accountability Tags
    No Update
    e. IVFD Well
    Katelyn has reviewed septic plan for the firehouse and town office extension.
    Katelyn to speak with R. Beal and D. Dever to work on a plan for well drilling.

  8. New Business:
  9. Election of Officers:
    Not enough officers present to elect.
    Katelyn Damon moves to table the election of officers until the IVFD September meeting. Rick Alley seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  10. Other Business:
  11. R. Howland states that the conditions on the island are very dry. He is going to close off all open burning in the Town of Cranberry Isles through August.
    Katelyn will post on Facebook and update the online burn permitting system, she will also post to the town’s website.
    Burn permits will be reevaluated in September.
    Mass Casualty training with CIRS 9/8/16, 4:30pm.

  12. Next Business Meeting:
  13. Monday, September 12, 2016- 4:30pm GCIVFD
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016- 4:30pm IVFD

  14. Next Training Date:
  15. MONDAY, September 26, 2016, 4:30pm, GCIVFD- Fire Scene Organization/ Chain of Command/ NIMS

  16. Setting of Action Items
  17. Driver Training!
    No open burning signs/ Facebook/ Town Website.
    Call R. Beal about IVFD Well
    Mass Casualty Training preparation

  18. Future Agenda Items
  19. Election of Officers

  20. Adjournment

Rick Alley moves to adjourn the meeting at 1728. Jim Amuso seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes
Truck Checks followed meeting.
Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon