CIRS Minutes September 10, 2014

Meeting Minutes

Date: September 10, 2014
Time: 05:45 pm
Location: Islesford Volunteer Fire Department

Attendance: 5

Katelyn Damon, Chief + Secretary
Hugh Smallwood, Treasurer
Allan McCormick, Assistant Chief
Cory Duggan, Treasurer
Luke Abell
Tom Powell

  1. Call to Order: Katelyn Damon called the meeting to order at 1751.
  2. Review Minutes from August 13, 2014.
  3. Hugh Smallwood moves to accept the minutes from August 13, 2014. Cory Duggan seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. a. July:
    3 Debits totaling $807.24
    $465 to Joe Wellman for training.
    $298.54 reimbursement to Katelyn Damon for IDR lunch.
    $44.00 to KDK printing for Sweatshirt for Charlotte Williamson.
    0 Credits
    Balance as of July 31, 2014: $3,658.67
    b. August
    1 Debit
    $269.41- Reimbursed to Kelly Sanborn for cost of food at meet & greet.
    3 Credits totalling: 958.50
    $638.50 raised from Islesford Fair bake sale.
    $25 t-shirt sale
    $300 in donations.
    Balance as of August 31, 2014: $4,347.76

  6. Old Business:
  7. a. Debit Card Update
    The service decides that it would be best to get one debit card and only have it Katelyn Damon’s name as she does all the purchasing for the service.
    Katelyn and Cory will work on getting this done.
    b. Toughbook Update:
    Town will reimburse the IVFD.
    Toughbook is on Cranberry and is set up. Kelly as been trained and the toughbook is on the ambulance.
    c. Ambulance Update
    No news from Ted Carroll.
    Cory Duggan suggests that the service reach out to Sugarloaf Ambualnce/ Rescue Vehicles to see if they have anything used. When the service first reached out to them they had a decent used ambulance for around $12,000.
    d. EMT Class Update:
    EMT training to take place in Somesville. 4 prospects. Funds to come out of CIRS reserve.
    Cory Duggan moves to amend the up to figure from the 8/13/14 motion to read $10,829. Hugh Smallwood seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.
    e. Medical Cabinet Update
    Katelyn has not ordered the heated medical cabinets.
    She will do this before the 10/08/14 meeting.

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Annual State Ambulance Inspection (LCI) 9/23/14
    Hugh Smallwood to help Katelyn with this inspection.
    b. Pancake Breakfast; Saturday, October 11, 2014.
    Allan McCormick suggests that Katelyn Damon coordinate with Hollie Stanley at the Cranberry General Store to make an order for food.

  10. Monthly Agenda Items:
  11. a. Training:
    Regular date is 9/23/14
    Move training to 9/25/14? Katelyn to try to to speak with Richard Howland about setting up a joint extrication training with the IVFD.
    b. Next meeting: November 12, 2014 5:45pm

  12. Other Business:
  13. a. Katelyn has set up a pediatric bag, which has a pediatric BVM, airways, blood pressure cuffs, among other things.
    b. There is discussion about how to reach out to communities members and gather basic patient information which could include current medications and past medical history.
    c. There is discussion about the Samoset conference and creating a minimum requirement of on call hours for the year.
    This would ensure that we are getting bang for our buck and that folks are volunteering enough hours for the cost of paying to send everyone to the Samoset conference.

  14. Setting of Action Items:
  15. a. Cory Duggan to look into what Sugarloaf Ambulance has to offer.
    b. Hugh & Katelyn will speak with Richard Howland about a joint extrication training.
    c. Cory and Katelyn will work on getting the debit card.
    d. Katelyn will speak with Hollie about a food order for the Pancake Breakfast.
    e. Katelyn will order the heated medication cabinets.
    f. Allan will make Pancake Breakfast signs.

  16. Future Agenda Items:
  17. Gathering information from residents.
    Samoset- yearly on call requirements?

  18. Adjournment
  19. Cory Duggan makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1833. Allan McCormick seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

Respectfully Submitted,

Katelyn Damon