November 13, 2013

Meeting Minutes

Date: November 13, 2013
Time: 05:45 pm
Location: Islesford Fire Station
Attendance: 4

Katelyn Damon, Chief + Secretary
Allan McCormick, Assistant Chief
Luke Abell
Nick Hadlock

  1. Call to Order Katelyn Damon calls the meeting to order at 17:55
  2. Review Minutes from October 09, 2013.
  3. Allan McCormick makes a motion to accept the minutes as written. Luke Abell seconds the motion. Vote: yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report
  5. Financial Report was tabled as treasurer, Cory Duggan was not present. Katelyn does know that there was a $200 donation which she will forward to Cory.

  6. Old Business:
  7. Samoset Debrief- How'd it go?
    a. No complaints from any members present about the Samoset EMS Conference. Everyone thought that the conference was great and that the hotels were great. Everyone was pleased with their classes, there was only one class that a responder was not especially pleased with.

  8. New Business
  9. Budget Subcommittee?- Capital Plan for next 5 years:
    The group discusses the possible purchase of a stretcher which was suggested by one member. Members present are not interested in purchasing a stretcher at this time.
    The group briefly discuss' the purchase of an Ambulance for Islesford at the current ambulance is old and unreliable.
    i. Katelyn will work on pricing out 10-15 year old ambulance to see how much they go for.
    ii. The group briefly discuss' capital planning for the next 5 years.
    1. Katelyn will bring budget figures to the next meeting for a more in-depth discussion.
    2. A few pieces of equipment are suggested for the service including:
    a. throwable life-rings
    b. PFDs.

  10. Monthly Agenda Items:
  11. Training
    i. Jim Wilmerding has offered his services to travel to Islesford during the Islesford Fire Department open house and do a brief tourniquet and epinephrine pen training.
    ii. There is also the potential to travel off on 11/18 for a protocol update course. The service discuss' hiring a special boat depending on weather and the amount of people who would like to attend.

  12. Other Business
  13. a. None at this time.

  14. Setting of Action Items
  15. a. Katelyn will work on putting together budget figures for the next meeting.

  16. Future Agenda Items?
  17. a. Budget- Capital Planning

  18. Adjournment
  19. a. Allan McCormick moves to adjourn the meeting at 1810. Katelyn Damon seconds the motion. Vote: yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

    Respectfully Submitted,

    Katelyn Damon