IVFD Meeting Minutes 9/14/16

Date: September 14, 2016
Time: 4:30 pm
Truck Checks- Followed by Monthly Meeting.
Location: Islesford Fire Station

Attendance: 08
Jeremy Alley, Assistant Chief
David Thomas, President
Bruce Fernald, Vice President
Melissa Amuso, Treasurer
Katelyn Damon, Secretary
Jim Amuso, Captain
Rick Alley, FF
Tom Powell, FF

  1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 1650 by David Thomas.
  2. Review Minutes from August 10, 2016:
  3. Bruce Fernald moves to approve the meeting minutes from August 10, 2016 as written. Tom Powell seconded the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Checking account balance as of 8/10/16: $10,708.41
    Checking account balance as of 9/14/16: $10,069.71
    Tom Powell moves to approve the treasurer’s report as written. Katelyn Damon seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  6. Old Business
  7. a. Driver Training:
    Jason is left to drive. ←--------- !!!!!
    b. Cistern Update
    Katelyn to speak to Roy about moving dirt to cover the pull out.
    c. 501 (c)3 Creation
    EIN has been received. Articles of Incorporation have been approved by the State. IRS still needs to approve the application.
    d. Accountability Tags
    No Update
    e. IVFD Well
    Dennis Dever is working on finding a location for the well.
    The department asks about other options for water storage if the well has to be deep such as holding tanks to cut down on well depth of well.

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Election of Officers:
    Assistant Chief
    Vice President
    Tom Powell moves to nominate the current slate. Ted Spurling seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  10. Other Business:
  11. a. Courtney Chaplin approached Richard about taking the air raid siren from the old firehouse. The department is agreeable to letting the siren go.
    Katelyn isn’t sure it’s the IVFD’s place to give it away.
    Katelyn to speak with Richard Beal about giving away the siren.
    A generator switch has been installed at the IVFD. Katelyn goes over the operation with members present.

  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! JASON!
    Katelyn to speak with Roy about placing top soil at the pull out.
    Katelyn to speak with R. Beal about the air raid siren.
    Future Agenda Items

  18. Adjournment

Tom Powell moves to adjourn the meeting at 1718. Jim Amuso seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes
Truck Checks followed meeting.
Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon