Board Meeting Minutes – April 2, 2020

Time:  2:30pm
Date:   Thursday, April 2, 2020
Place: Virtual Meeting (See below for details)

Call to Order

Roll Call of Board Members – Dana Cotnoir, Ben Martello, Sean Mecham, Danielle Hagemo, Chief Joe Calnan, Office Manager Lisa Gottula present via phone.  Nate Evans absent.

Roll Call of Public on the Call – none

Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda – none

New Business

Fuel System Repairs, Ambulance 5104-819

Discussion regarding breakdown of ambulance 819 during transport.  Lithia diagnosed 819 with rusty components in fuel system, destroyed pump.  Estimate for repairs is $11,000 based on fuel system replacement of type 6 engine.  With ongoing global health issues, would like to have both ambulances in service.  Discussion regarding other apparatus problems due to water in the fuel.  Discussion regarding tracking the issue to Frenchie’s.  The school has had similar problems with their busses.  Chief has been working on tracking how much fuel has been purchased where and when. 

Danielle Hagemo moves to approve the Chief spending over $10, and also to look into other avenues and update the Board.  Ben Martello seconds.  All in favor at 2:48 pm.


            Sean Mecham moves to adjourn at 2:51 p

Due to COVID-19 precautions, this meeting will be held via phone conference.  If interested in participating, please contact FRFD Station 1(626-5791) no later than 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 2, 2020.  We will provide call-in information at that time that will allow you to participate.