CIRS Meeting Minutes January 14, 2015

Meeting Minutes

Date: January 14, 2015
Time: 05:15pm
Location: Islesford Volunteer Fire Department
Attendance: 4

Katelyn Damon, Chief + Secretary
Cory Duggan, Treasurer
Luke Abell
Hugh Smallwood, on the phone

  1. Call to Order: Katelyn Damon called the meeting to order at 1732.
  2. Review Minutes from December 10, 2014.
  3. Hugh Smallwood moves to accept the minutes from December 10, 2014. Cory Duggan seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. December 2014
    2 Debits:
    $100.00 Donation to INHA
    $539.28 Cadillac Mtn. Sports for Headlamps
    1 Credit
    Donation: $50
    Balance as of December 31, 2014: $5,726.61

  6. Old Business:
  7. a. Ambulance Update:
    Katelyn and Cory switched the equipment from the old to the new ambulance.
    Nick Hadlock & Jeremy Alley moved out old ambulance outside and put the new ambulance in the bay.
    b. EMT Class Update:
    NREMT practical testing date was cancelled due to weather. New date to be announced. (Update: NEW DATE IS 2/7/15).
    cb. Medical Cabinet Update:
    1 Cabinet is installed in the ambulance on Cranberry and is working great.
    Waiting on the installation of the second cabinet in the new ambulance on Islesford.
    David will also look at the outside lighting situation when he installs the medical cabinet.

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Election of new Assistant Chief
    Cory Duggan moves to nominate Luke Abell as the Assistant Chief for the CIRS. Luke Abell accepts. Hugh Smallwood seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes. Congrats, Luke!
    b. Bid Process for 1984 Ford Ambulance
    Cory Duggan moves to sell the CIRS’ 1984 Ford Ambulance via sealed bid at the February 11, 2015 meeting. Hugh Smallwood seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.
    Katelyn will list the ambulance on Facebook, Craigslist and Uncle Henrys.
    c. Baltimore Discussion
    Four members of the CIRS will be attending a training in Baltimore; Luke Abell, Kelly Sanborn, Charlotte Williamson and David Rackliff.
    The anticipated leave date for the training is March 14, 2015
    There is discussion about funds needed for the trip.
    Air fare will need to be covered for about 3 people. Motion to be made to expend CIRS funds at the February meeting.
    Hugh thinks he has air miles for 1 person, but will need to double check.
    Name tags are needed for the group.
    d. Authorization of funds for the GCIVFD.
    Cory Duggan moves to donate $1,200 to the Great Cranberry Island Volunteer Fire Department. Hugh Smallwood seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.

  10. Other Business:
  11. Monthly Agenda Items:
    a. February Training- Driving new Ambulance- Luke to drive around with folks and sign off.
    b. Next meeting: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 @ 5:15pm.

  12. Setting of Action Items:
  13. EMT Class- NREMT testing?
    Bid Ambulance
    Check to GCIVFD

  14. Future Agenda Items
  15. Open Bids for 1984 Ford Ambulance

  16. Adjournment
  17. Cordy Duggan makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1800. Katelyn Damon seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

Respectfully Submitted,

Katelyn Damon