CIRS Meeting Minutes February 11, 2015

Meeting Minutes
Date: February 11, 2015
Time: 16:30pm
Location: Islesford Volunteer Fire Department

Attendance: 3
Katelyn Damon, Chief + Secretary
Cory Duggan, Treasurer
Hugh Smallwood, on the phone

  1. Call to Order: Katelyn Damon called the meeting to order at 1636.
  2. Review Minutes from January 14, 2015.
  3. Cory Duggan moves to accept the minutes from January 15, 2015. Hugh Smallwood seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

  4. Financial Report:
  5. February 2015
    2 Debits:
    $945 NEH training center- for CPR classes
    1 Credit
    Donations: $150
    Balance as of January 2015: $4,505.75

  6. Old Business:
  7. a. EMT Class Update:
    Becca, Tom & Mary all passed their NREMT practicals. They still need to take their written exams.
    b. Medical Cabinet Update
    David is away.
    c. Outside lighting update
    David is still away. : )

  8. New Business:
  9. a. Opening of Bids for 1984 Ford Ambulance:
    1 Bid Received from Roy Hadlock for the sum of $803.
    Cory Duggan moves to accept the bid of $803 from Roy Hadlock for the 1984 Ford Ambulance. Hugh Smallwood seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.
    b. Baltimore Discussion- Authorization of Funds
    Cory Duggan moves to reimburse each of the three attendees the price of their tickets as long as receipts are provided. Katelyn Damon seconds the motion. Vote; Yes, unanimous. Motion Passes.
    Discussion ensues about benefits of the trip. Is the training directly benefiting this community? Cory suggests this discussion takes place with the larger group.
    Hugh Smallwood states that there will be more fundraising done during the summer time to pay for airfare to the training.
    There is also discussion about purchasing the tickets in bulk so that the service has more direct control over the ticket costs instead of reimbursing individuals.

  10. Other Business:
  11. Meeting Times
    Discussion takes place about meeting attendance and timing of meetings.
    Consensus is that all members should try to attend as many meetings as possible. There is discussion about creating a policy outlining meeting attendance.
    Members present decide to change meeting date & times to help accommodate more people. New date will be the second Thursday of the month at 4pm.

  12. Monthly Agenda Items:
  13. a. Training:
    February, 24, 2015: Ambulance Driver Training
    Next meeting: Thursday, March 12, 2015 @ 4:00pm
    Setting of Action Items:
    Notify Roy he has won bid on ambulance
    Cory to email members who will be attending the Baltimore trip to coordinate reimbursements.
    b. Future Agenda Items
    Baltimore Costs/ Discussion of benefits

  14. Adjournment
  15. Cory Duggan makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 1718. Hugh Smallwood seconds the motion. Vote: Yes, Unanimous. Motion Passes.

Respectfully Submitted,
Katelyn Damon