Board Meeting Minutes – January 8, 2019

Time: 6:00pm
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Place: Station 1

Call to Order

Roll Call – Dana Cotnoir, Nate Evans, Ben Martello, Chief Joe Calnan, Office Manager Lisa Gottula present. Jon Mathews and Sean Mecham absent.

Pledge of Allegiance

Sign Minutes
December 11, 2018 Regular Board Meeting – Nate Evans moves to approve the minutes. Ben Martello seconds. All in favor. [00:01:41]

Frenchtown Rural Fire District new hire, Ryan Schnee, is introduced to the board and gives a brief background.

Pay bills in the amount of $ 57,943.50
Nate Evans moves to accept the bills in the above amount. Ben Martello seconds. All in favor. [00:04:48]

Correspondence – Thank you cards

Staff Reports
Chief’s Report – Chief Calnan reviews his written report and gives update on injured firefighter.
IAFF Local 4654 Report – Taylor Blakely reports that the local has set up a Go Fund Me site for the injured firefighter.

Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda – none

Old Business
Ambulance Rates – Continued discussion regarding ambulance rates and expenses. Nate Evans moves to increase the ALS rate to $850, BLS rate to $750, and mileage rate to $16.25 per mile. Ben Martello seconds. All in favor. [00:56:48]

New Business
Excess Property – Ben Martello moves to surplus items as indicated on list. Nate Evans seconds. All in favor. [01:01:02]

Mitigation Report – Taylor Blakely reports on the financial and logistical aspects of the completed mitigation season.

Deposits in the amount of – Cash: $ 0
Electronic: $ 316.20

Good of the Order
Sean Mecham’s term as a trustee expires in May, 2019.

Nate Evans moves to adjourn at 7:35 pm. [01:34:35]

Board Chairman Office Manager