Legal Notice: Notice of Public Hearing

The Commissioners of the Mendon Fire District will hold a public hearing at _07:00 pm, February 15, 2022. The meeting will be held at the Mendon Fire Hall, 101 Mendon-Ionia Rd. in Mendon, NY 14506.
This is a public hearing regarding the Mendon Fire District’s adoption of Section 466K of the Real Property Tax Law. Interested persons will be given an opportunity to speak for or against the above proposed legislation at the time and location set herein. Comments may also be sent via email to the Secretary of the Mendon Fire District: [email protected]

By Order of the Board of Mendon Fire Commissioners

John McGinnis

Secretary Mendon Fire District

February 4, 2022

Legal Notice: Mendon Fire District Meetings 2022

The Mendon Fire District will be conducting the business of the Fire District at regularly scheduled meetings and workshops. All meetings will be held at the Mendon Fire House located at 101 Mendon-Ionia Rd, Mendon New York. These meetings are open to the public and offer a public comment time. The meeting dates and times are listed below

2022 Regular monthly meetings start time is 7pm and dates are:

January 13

February 03

 April 07

May 05

June 02

July 07

August 04

September 01                                                                                                 

October 06, also the required 2023 budget hearing.

November 03

December 13, also the annual election of commissioner. This is a Tuesday.

January 1, 2023 Organizational Meeting of 2023 starting at 4pm

January 1, 2023 swearing in of New Commissioner and Chiefs starting at 5pm

Workshop sessions are as follows: TBD                                                                                                  

Rules and Regulations review                                                                                                                    

Budget Workshop         

Respectfully,                                                                                                                                             

John McGinnis                                                                                                                                           

Secretary

Mendon Fire District

Notice Of Public Referendum

LEGAL NOTICE The regular monthly meeting of the Mendon Fire District scheduled for November 18, 2021 has been changed by order of the Commissioners of the Mendon Fire District. The date of the November Meeting is now 07:00 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Mendon Fire Hall; 101 Mendon-Ionia Rd., Mendon, NY. John McGinnisSecretaryMendon

LEGAL NOTICE The regular monthly meeting of the Mendon Fire District scheduled for November 18, 2021 has been changed by order of the Commissioners of the Mendon Fire District. The date of the November Meeting is now 07:00 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Mendon Fire Hall; 101 Mendon-Ionia Rd., Mendon, NY. John McGinnisSecretaryMendon

PUBLIC HEARING OF THE MENDON FIRE DISTRICT

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEARBY GIVEN OF A PUBLIC HEARING
OF THE MENDON FIRE DISTRICT

The proposed 2022 budget of the Mendon Fire District has been completed and is on file at the Mendon Fire House and the Town of Mendon Clerk’s office. It is available for review during normal business hours at either location. The commissioners of the Mendon Fire District will present the preliminary budget at a public hearing to be held at the Mendon Fire House Tuesday, October 19, 2020. The time of said hearing to begin at 7pm local time. The Mendon Fire House is located at 101 Mendon–Ionia Rd., Mendon New York. The budget proposed is a draft and comments will be considered when the budget is finalized prior to November 7, 2020.

State and local guidelines governing meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic will be enforced.
Date: 10/08/2021

JOHN McGINNIS, SECRETARY
MENDON FIRE DISTRICT

Legal Notice: 2020 ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE MENDON FIRE DISTRICT

LEGAL NOTICE

2020 ANNUAL ELECTION OF THE MENDON FIRE DISTRICT

On December 8, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Election of the Mendon Fire District will take place on December 8, 2020 between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Mendon Fire House located at 101 Mendon-Ionia Road, for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a five (5) year term,  commencing January 1, 2021.

The candidates for the position of Mendon Fire District Commissioner are:

-Michael Sciortino

-Steven Shuler

 All voters living in the Mendon Fire District and registered with the Monroe County Board of Elections shall be eligible to vote.

Date:  11/18//2020

JOHN M. McGINNIS, SECRETARY
BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS
MENDON FIRE DISTRICT

DISTRICT MINUTES September 10, 2020

MENDON FIRE DISTRICT MINUTES
September 10, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 19:00 Hrs.
Attending: Art Morrell, John Shipe, Ryan Wilsey, Secretary John McGinnis, Treasurer Heidi Baumer, P.Kester, D.Ackerman, L.Marchese
Late: Steve Shuler
Absent: Dan Considine, William Fletcher, Counsel
Public Comment: Security 101 presented a proposal for a new lock system for the Fire House.
Calendar & Requests for Meeting Room: M.A.Pierce requested the meeting room for a function on 10/14/2020. R.Wilsey made a motion to deny the request based on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation. 2nd by J.Shipe. The motion to deny the request was approved 3-0.
Correspondence: The chairman reported on correspondence received from the cell-tower company.
Board of Directors: Nothing to report.
Chief’s Report:
-YTD Calls: 156 Damage: None Injury: None
-3 pager quotes have been received. J. Shipe made a motion to send the quotes to Dale for investigation, 2nd by A. Morrell. Motion approved unanimously 3-0.
Minutes:
-Motion to approve the August, 2020 minutes by R.Wilsey, 2nd by A. Morrell. Motion approved unanimously 4-0 (Commissioner Shuler now in attendance).
Treasurer’s Report:
-Motion to approve the treasurer’s report by R.Wilsey, 2nd by A. Morrell; Motion approved unanimously 4-0.
J.Shipe made a motion to accept the preliminary budget, 2nd by S.Shuler. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

Committee reports
Capital Projects/Special Projects
-J.Shipe updated several projects: door painting, roof, generator housing.
-J.Shipe will check out the cost of renting a generator while Larry
Kaplan transfers the current generator to the new location.
Apparatus
-Pump testing will take place next week.
-It was noted that Crosby’s service station is no longer a Sunoco dealer.
Maybe a fleet card from Crosby’s should be investigated.
-R.Wilsey made a motion to survey all out-of-service Homaltrol (sp?)
equipment with the aim of donating it. 2nd by J.Shipe. Motion approved
unanimously 4-0.
Building Grounds:
-Need to check the sidewalks around the building, see if any repairs are
needed.
Information and Technology
-R. Wilsey reported that the Security 101 presentation was given at the start of the meeting and other lock system quotations will be coming.

Personnel:
-Dale’s Report: R.Wilsey made a motion to approve Dale’s report, 2nd
by S.Shuler. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.
-Leadership: NTR
-Recruitment and Retention: NTR

Old Business: NTR
New Business:
-The secretary handed out an election schedule and noted the need for the
Board to appoint a separate Board of Elections (Chairman and Electors) to
conduct the election.
-The secretary handed out proposed policies for: public comment at open
meetings and records retention for review and approval at October meeting.

-The following hard copy items are attached to the District hard copy of the minutes:
1)Dale’s Report
2)Treasurer’s Report
3)Preliminary 2021 Budget
4)Mendon Fire District Budget Process for 2020
5)Mendon Fire District 2020 District Election Schedule
6)Mendon Fire District Record Retention Policy
7)Mendon Fire District Policy on Public Comment at Meetings and Hearings

Adjournment: A motion to adjourn was made by R.Wilsey, 2nd by S.Shuler
Motion approved unanimously 4-0, meeting adjourned at 20:28 hrs.

Respectfully Submitted,
John M. McGinnis
Secretary
Mendon Fire District

*The intent of public comment time is to allow a non-commission member to comment on any topic. The commenter may not receive an answer to their question or a response to their comment, as the board may need to research a subject or confer with counsel on the topic prior to giving a response. The time allotted for each person commenting is limited to three (3) minutes.

DISTRICT MINUTES August 13, 2020

MENDON FIRE DISTRICT MINUTES
August 13, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 19:06 Hrs.

Attending: Dan Considine, Art Morrell, John Shipe, Steve Shuler, Ryan Wilsey, Secretary John McGinnis, Treasurer Heidi Baumer, Counsel William Fletcher, P.Kester, D.Ackerman, L.Marchese

Public Comment: New member Ajoe Denke was introduced to the Board, welcome.

Calendar & Requests for Meeting Room: P.Kester request for 9/16/20, 18:00-21:00 for executive chiefs’ dinner meeting. A.Morrell made motion to approve this request, 2nd by R.Wilsey. Approved Unanimously 5-0.

Correspondence: -None

Board of Directors: President reported that the Department was considering a donation of a gear washer and dryer to the district and wanted to know if the the District thought this was doable and appropriate. The District is in favor of this idea if no grants come through for this equipment.
-There will be a clambake this fall.
-Status of the banquet is uncertain at this time.
-President reported that a quote has been received from Proctor Enterprises for redoing the pavilion roof.

Chief’s Report:
-YTD Calls: 133 Damage: 367&365 (Lights) Injury: 1-G.Francesco
-M.Parker, A.Morrell on medical leave.
-J.McGinnis has requested a change of status from active to exempt/life member.
-radio issues with the county should be resolved this month.
-There will be a brush burning exercise at M.Parker’s house on 9/27/20.
-A dangerous driving incident by Honeoye Falls Medic 56 was reported to the village. No word as of yet on follow up.
-A purchase request for $172.00 for a microphone was submitted. D.Considine made a motion to approve the request, 2nd by A,Morrell. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.
Minutes:
-An amendment was made to the July 2020 minutes: the adjournment time should read 20:38hrs., not 18:38 hrs. as was written.
-Motion to approve July 2020 minutes as amended by R.Wilsey, 2nd by D.Considine. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.

Treasurer’s Report:
-Motion to approve the treasurer’s report by R.Wilsey, 2nd by J.Shipe; Motion approved unanimously 5-0.

Committee reports

Capital Projects/Special Projects
-A quote for painting 8 doors was received from Worboys for a cost of
$800.00. A.Morrell made a motion to approve this work being done, 2nd
by J.Shipe. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.
-Spending to date on the generator project was reported by J.Shipe to be
$6622.86.
-A,Morrell requested an answer to the insurance questions he raised
during last month’s meeting. No answers yet, D.Considine will address
this issue.

Apparatus
-The tucks have been inspected and misc. maintenance services
performed.

Building Grounds:
-NTR

Information and Technology
-R.Wilsey reported there should be no problem with ID cards for the
Auxilliary.
-R.Wilsey is working on getting firm quotes for key fobs and key cards.
He will have more information next month. He is also looking into
Internet/phone upgrades with Spectrum and other sources.

Personnel:
-Dale’s Report: R.Wilsey made a motion to approve Dale’s report, 2nd
by S.Shuler. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.

-Leadership: D.Considine will have more information next month.

-Recruitment and Retention: One new member.

Old Business: A motion was made by J.Shipe, 2nd by S.Shuler, to allow the Mendon Fire Department Explorers to resume Fire Dept. related activities following NYS and CDC COVID-19 guidelines and protocols. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.
.

New Business: S.Shuler made a motion to allow the use of absentee ballots for the December 8, 2020 District election; 2nd by J.Shipe. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.

Attachments
-The following hard copy items are attached to the District hard copy of the minutes:
1)Dale’s Report
2)Treasurer’s Report

Adjournment: A motion to adjourn was made by R.Wilsey, 2nd by D.Considine
Motion approved unanimously 5-0, meeting adjourned at 20:13 hrs.

Respectfully Submitted,
John M. McGinnis
Secretary
Mendon Fire District

*The intent of public comment time is to allow a non-commission member to comment on any topic. The commenter may not receive an answer to their question or a response to their comment, as the board may need to research a subject or confer with counsel on the topic prior to giving a response. The time allotted for each person commenting is limited to three (3) minutes.

DISTRICT MINUTES July 9, 2020

MENDON FIRE DISTRICT MINUTES
July 9, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 19:00 Hrs.

Attending: Dan Considine, Art Morrell, John Shipe, Ryan Wilsey, Secretary John McGinnis, Treasurer Heidi Baumer, Counsel William Fletcher, P.Kester, M.Arman

Absent: Steve Shuler

Public Comment: New member Robert Powell (Robbie) was introduced to the Board.

Calendar & Requests for Meeting Room: T.Lyons sent an Email to the Board suggesting that the Board take a position on whether or not the meeting room will be available for social or community meetings in the foreseeable future.

Correspondence: -None

Board of Directors: Next meeting will be 7/14/2020.

Chief’s Report:
-YTD Calls: 104 Damage: N/A Injury: N/A
-FF1 training at Brighton approved by the Board, attendance TBD.
-July Department training will focus on new radios. Goal is first Monday in August to partially implement the new radios and have 100% implementation by the first Monday in September.
-Quotes to install and implement new radios were $7680.00 from Finger Lakes Communication, $5320.00 from Flower City Comm., and $3680 from Radio Max. J.Shipe made a motion to accept the Chief’s recommendation to use Radio max., 2nd by R.Wilsey. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.
-A.Morrell made a motion to accept the proposal for Hurst tool upgrade and related accessories for $31,850. 2nd by R.Wilsey. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.
-Purchase order for $582.27 for EMS Supplies presented.

Minutes:
-Motion to approve June 2020 minutes by R.Wilsey, 2nd by D.Considine. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

Treasurer’s Report:
-Motion to approve the treasurer’s report by R.Wilsey, 2nd by J.Shipe; Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

Committee reports

Capital Projects/Special Projects
-Staining project is complete.
-Generator Project: Moving ahead, slab has been poured and completed.
A. Morrell thanked J.Shipe for his work on the project but expressed
concern about what happens if he gets injured, is he covered by District
Insurance? He also expressed concern about the undefined cost of the
project. J.Shipe made a motion that the cost of the generator project not
exceed $30K, 2nd by D. Considine. Motion approved 3-1, A.Morrell cast
the “nay” vote feeling more homework needs to be done on the project
Cost.

Apparatus
-The early cost estimated for a new tanker estimated to be $500K-
$600K. J.Shipe asked what is causing the need for a new tanker and what
Would it cost to fix those problems? A.Morrell replied that some of the
Issues are: visibility problems, hood issues, drivers do not feel safe (top
heavy sensation), cannot correct pond issues. The Board agreed to
continue investigations into a new tanker.

Building Grounds:
-NTR

Information and Technology
-Camera project getting close to completion per R.Wilsey.
-R.Wilsey will contact Spectrum about service issues.

Personnel:
-Dale’s Report: R.Wilsey made a motion to approve Dale’s report, 2nd
by D.Considine. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-Leadership: Nothing to report.

-Recruitment and Retention: One new member.

Old Business: Nothing to report
.

New Business: Nothing to report.

Attachments
-The following hard copy items are attached to the District hard copy of the minutes:
1)Dale’s Report
2)Treasurer’s Report
3)Quotes from Finger Lakes Communications and Flower City
Communications.

Adjournment: A motion to adjourn was made by R.Wilsey, 2nd by J.Shipe
Motion approved unanimously 4-0, meeting adjourned at 18:38 hrs.

Respectfully Submitted,
John M. McGinnis
Secretary
Mendon Fire District

*The intent of public comment time is to allow a non-commission member to comment on any topic. The commenter may not receive an answer to their question or a response to their comment, as the board may need to research a subject or confer with counsel on the topic prior to giving a response. The time allotted for each person commenting is limited to three (3) minutes.

DISTRICT MINUTES July 9, 2020

MENDON FIRE DISTRICT MINUTES July 9, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 19:00 Hrs.

Attending: Dan Considine, Art Morrell, John Shipe, Ryan Wilsey, Secretary John McGinnis, Treasurer Heidi Baumer, Counsel William Fletcher, P.Kester, M.Arman

Absent: Steve Shuler

Public Comment: New member Robert Powell (Robbie) was introduced to the Board.

Calendar & Requests for Meeting Room: T.Lyons sent an Email to the Board suggesting that the Board take a position on whether or not the meeting room will be available for social or community meetings in the foreseeable future.

Correspondence: -None

Board of Directors: Next meeting will be 7/14/2020.

Chief’s Report:
-YTD Calls: 104 Damage: N/A Injury: N/A
-FF1 training at Brighton approved by the Board, attendance TBD.
-July Department training will focus on new radios. Goal is first Monday in August to partially implement the new radios and have 100% implementation by the first Monday in September.
-Quotes to install and implement new radios were $7680.00 from Finger Lakes Communication, $5320.00 from Flower City Comm., and $3680 from Radio Max. J.Shipe made a motion to accept the Chief’s recommendation to use Radio max., 2nd by R.Wilsey. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.
-A.Morrell made a motion to accept the proposal for Hurst tool upgrade and related accessories for $31,850. 2nd by R.Wilsey. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.
-Purchase order for $582.27 for EMS Supplies presented.

Minutes:
-Motion to approve June 2020 minutes by R.Wilsey, 2nd by D.Considine. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

Treasurer’s Report:
-Motion to approve the treasurer’s report by R.Wilsey, 2nd by J.Shipe; Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

Committee reports

Capital Projects/Special Projects
-Staining project is complete.
-Generator Project: Moving ahead, slab has been poured and completed.
A. Morrell thanked J.Shipe for his work on the project but expressed
concern about what happens if he gets injured, is he covered by District
Insurance? He also expressed concern about the undefined cost of the
project. J.Shipe made a motion that the cost of the generator project not
exceed $30K, 2nd by D. Considine. Motion approved 3-1, A.Morrell cast
the “nay” vote feeling more homework needs to be done on the project
Cost.

Apparatus
-The early cost estimated for a new tanker estimated to be $500K-
$600K. J.Shipe asked what is causing the need for a new tanker and what
Would it cost to fix those problems? A.Morrell replied that some of the
Issues are: visibility problems, hood issues, drivers do not feel safe (top
heavy sensation), cannot correct pond issues. The Board agreed to
continue investigations into a new tanker.

Building Grounds:
-NTR

Information and Technology
-Camera project getting close to completion per R.Wilsey.
-R.Wilsey will contact Spectrum about service issues.

Personnel:
-Dale’s Report: R.Wilsey made a motion to approve Dale’s report, 2nd
by D.Considine. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-Leadership: Nothing to report.

-Recruitment and Retention: One new member.

Old Business: Nothing to report
.

New Business: Nothing to report.

Attachments
-The following hard copy items are attached to the District hard copy of the minutes:
1)Dale’s Report
2)Treasurer’s Report
3)Quotes from Finger Lakes Communications and Flower City
Communications.

Adjournment: A motion to adjourn was made by R.Wilsey, 2nd by J.Shipe
Motion approved unanimously 4-0, meeting adjourned at 18:38 hrs.

Respectfully Submitted,
John M. McGinnis
Secretary
Mendon Fire District

*The intent of public comment time is to allow a non-commission member to comment on any topic. The commenter may not receive an answer to their question or a response to their comment, as the board may need to research a subject or confer with counsel on the topic prior to giving a response. The time allotted for each person commenting is limited to three (3) minutes.