IVFD Meeting Minutes 01/11/17

Date: January 11, 2017
Time: 4:30 pm
Monthly Meeting follow by equipment checks.
Location: Islesford Fire Station

Attendance: 10
Richard Howland, Chief
Jeremy Alley, Assistant Chief
David Thomas, President
Bruce Fernald, Vice President
Katelyn Damon, Secretary
Jim Amuso, Captain
Cory Alley, Firefighter
Rick Alley, Firefighter
Jason Pickering, Firefighter
Ted Spurling, Firefighter

  1. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 1641 by David Thomas.
  2. Review Minutes from December 12, 2016:
  3. Richard Howland moves to approve the meeting minutes from December 12, 2016 as written. David Thomas seconded the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. Checking account balance as of January 11, 2017: $10,000.49
    David Thomas moves to approve the treasurer’s report as given. Richard Howland seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  6. Old Business
  7. a. 501 (c)3 Creation
    Discussion with group based on 1/10/17 Board of Selectmen’s meeting.
    Katelyn worked with attorney Dan Pitman on creation of the 501 (c)3 auxiliary for the fire department's and rescue service.
    Katelyn will reach out to the attorney again in regard to Mr. Carl Brook’s and his opinions on 501(c)3 status and report back to the fire departments and rescue service.
    b. Accountability Tags
    Katelyn needs to go to Mount Desert Fire and print off tags.
    c. IVFD Well
    No barging available. Katelyn to speak with the BOS about process. Seems wise to drill the well AFTER approval has been granted for a septic system.

  8. New Business:
  9. a. New Pumper Training
    Training will take place on 1/14/17 starting at 0900 at the GCIVFD. Training will go until completion.
    b. CPR/ OSHA
    CPR training will take place on 1/21/17 starting at 0900 at the Ladies Aid.
    OSHA training will take place on 1/21/17 starting at 1300 at the GCIVFD.

  10. Other Business:
  11. Setting of Action Items
  12. a. Katelyn to follow up with attorney.
    b. Katelyn to get accountability tags printed.
    c. Katelyn to speak with the Board of Selectmen in regard to the well at the IVFD.

  13. Next Business Meeting:
  14. Wednesday, February 08, 2017- 4:30pm IVFD
    Monday, February 14, 2017- 4:30pm GCIVFD

  15. Next Training Date:
  16. Saturday, January 21, 2017- OSHA! & CPR

  17. Future Agenda Items
  18. Adjournment

David Thomas moves to adjourn the meeting at 1717. Jim Amuso seconded the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes
Truck Checks followed the meeting.
Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon