News Description



June 11, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 19:02 Hrs.

Attending: Dan Considine, Art Morrell, John Shipe, Steven Shuler, Ryan Wilsey, Secretary John McGinnis, Treasurer Heidi Baumer, Counsel William Fletcher, D.Ackerman

Public Comment: Nothing to Report

Calendar & Requests for Meeting Room: Nothing to Report

Correspondence: -None

Board of Directors: Nothing to Report

Chief’s Report:
-YTD Calls: Data Unavailable Damage: 2 incidents Injury: 0
-Damages: 364 has scratches on door, 3C-16 has mirror and bumper issues.
-Town has accepted changes to municipal code on water availability. Excellent work by T.DeRuyscher.
-Progress on radios not as desired. Waiting on 3rd bid for installation.

-Motion to approve April 2020 minutes by S.Shuler, 2nd by A.Morrell. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.

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

Committee reports

Capital Projects/Special Projects
-Work is ongoing on generator shed construction planning. Currently
waiting on receipt of Hastings proposal. S.Shuler made a motion to
move forward on obtaining approval permit from the town, 2nd by
D.Considine. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.

-A. Morrell is monitoring repairs to the chief’s vehicle plus graphics
-Preliminary groundwork/discussion on new tanker project.

Building Grounds:
-R.Wilsey will look into new carpet for the commissioners’ room and the
Chief’s office.
-There is a leaking A/C pipe in ceiling at the south side of the meeting

Information and Technology
-S.Shuler made a motion, 2nd by A.Morrell, for R.Wilsey to proceed with
Obtaining three quotes for redoing 5 door locks. Motion approved
unanimously 5-0.
-There was unanimous agreement to get the software for remote access
To red alert. Cost less than $1K.

-Dale’s Report: R.Wilsey made a motion to approve Dale’s report, 2nd
by S.Shuler.. Motion approved unanimously 5-0.
-D.Considine will communicate to Dale to double the number of
Batteries he purchases.

-Leadership: Nothing to report.

-Recruitment and Retention: Nothing to report.

Old Business: Nothing to report

New Business: Nothing to report.

-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 S.Shuler Motion approved unanimously 5-0, meeting adjourned at 19:50 hrs.

Respectfully Submitted,
John M. McGinnis
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.