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DISTRICT MINUTES August 12, 2021

MENDON FIRE DISTRICT MINUTES

August 12, 2021

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

Attending: Art Morrell, John Shipe, Steve Shuler, Ryan Wilsey, Secretary John McGinnis, Treasurer Heidi Baumer, Chief P.Kester,  L.Marchese

Absent: D.Considine, W. Fletcher

Public Comment: NTR

Calendar & Requests for Meeting Room: NTR

Correspondence: NTR

Board of Directors’ Report: 

Date for the Clambake is not set.

Tim Baumer will fill in for Tom Lyons (medical) for the remainder of the year.

Chief’s Report

YTD Calls: 215       Damage: 0   Injury:  0

-Chief presented an SCBA Inventory including out of service selected bottles and SCBA’s.  S.Shuler made a motion to accept the Chief’s recommendations, 2nd by J.Shipe. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-New Purchase Requisition for SCBA Trackers, disinfectants etc. for $2,045.36.  A.Morrell made a motion to approve the requisition, 2nd by S.Shuler.  Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

Minutes

S.Shuler made a motion to approve June minutes, 2nd by J.Shipe.  Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

Treasurer’s Report:

-J.Shipe made a motion to approve the preliminary budget with a slight adjustment to healthcare costs; 2nd by S.Shuler. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-A. Morrell made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s report,  2nd by S.Shuler.  Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

 Capital Projects/Special Projects:  

Commissioner Schuler will have some figures for a digital sign next month.

Apparatus: NTR

Building &  Grounds: 

A certificate of completion for the generator storage building has been obtained from the Town dated 8/3/2021.  A copy will be attached to the minutes and the original filed by the Secretary.

-Dale’s Report: R.Wilsey made a motion to approve Dale’s

Report, 2nd by A.Morrell. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-Leadership:  NTR

-Recruitment and Retention: NTR

Technology:  

-A website content update and review of what is wanted on the website will be scheduled for the next leadership meeting.

    Old Business: NTR

 New Business

-Absentee ballots will be allowed for the December election.  No approval for this needed as absentee ballots were approved in 2020.

-A. Morrell made a motion to reserve up to 5 rooms as soon as possible for the 2022 FDIC Training meeting; 2nd by J.Shipe.  Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-The board agreed to have Commissioner Morrell represent the District at a meeting concerning the Fisher’s Training Center.

-The following hard copy items are attached to the District hard copy of the minutes:  

1) Dale’s Report

2) Treasurer’s Report

3) Generator Storage Building Certificate of Compliance.

4) SCBA Inventory

Adjournment: A motion to adjourn was made by A.Morrell, 2nd J.Shipe,

 motion approved unanimously 4-0, meeting adjourned at 20:20 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.