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McCall Fire Protection District Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes for September 12, 2012

September 12, 2012
The McCall Fire Protection District Commissioner’s meeting was called to order at 0701 by Commissioner Binder at the fire station, 201 Deinhard Lane, McCall. Commissioner Kirk and Commissioner Noah were present, Chief Billmire, Assistant Chief de Jong, Captain Olson, Captain Martin, Firefighter Bean and Jason Clay were also present.
The minutes of the August 8 and August 28, 2012 meeting were approved without any changes or additions after some discussion.
Chief Billmire informed the Commissioners that he had spoken with Stephanie regarding a new project at Cabin Creek. This project is funded by a Federal Grant to clean up the area just west of Warren Wagon Road. This project is called Meadow Bear Project.
Assist Chief de Jong informed the Commissioners that the Hazard Planning Project is wrapping up in the next month or so. They are now in the Warren area and then they will do Yellow Pine. Tentative finalization date is March. Training for the tablets will be in November.
Chief Billmire stated that Policy Manual updates have been sent out and he is waiting for feedback from the Commissioners. Commissioner Binder did not get one because his email was down so we will give him a printed copy.
Chief Billmire informed the Commissioners that he had met with ICRMP last week and gave them the quote we received from VFIS. He asked them to review it and let us know what they could do for us. We have not heard back from them, so the Chief recommended that we go with VFIS. Commissioner Kirk made a motion that we accept VFIS without the umbrella coverage. This motion was seconded and passed unanimously.
Assistant Chief de Jong stated that the FY 2012-2013 Budget was left on the agenda from last month; it was approved at the meeting on August 28, 2012.
The financial report was read as follows:
Checking Account
Idaho First Bank
State Treasurers Investment Pool
State Treasurers Investment Pool-Bond
Assistant Chief de Jong reported on EMS. He stated that Anna has been working on recertification’s that need to be done by the end of the month. It is a little more complicated now. Also, we are thinking of putting on an EMT class this October or November. We have about 7 people that are interested in taking this class.
Assistant Chief de Jong stated regarding prevention/inspection, we do not have projects right now.
Chief Billmire handed out the second addition of the monthly report and went over some of the things that happened during the month of August.
Assistant Chief de Jong informed the Commissioners that Blue Card training starts Friday for 3 days. Then Donnelly is hosting training towards the end of the month. The Saturday of their training they are doing a Grand Opening for their training facility.
Chief Billmire informed the Commissioners that he and August Wheeler met with Dr. Curtin regarding County Wide EMS. They suggested that she meet with the other two medical control directors and see what they may think about having only one medical control director for the County.
Chief Billmire met with the Interim City Manager. Assistant Chief de Jong and the Chief met with the Police Department to make sure they are on the same page regarding code enforcement for illegal burning.
Jason Clay informed the Commissioners that the one year probation for the probes is now over. There will be a vote at the next business meeting to put them on the department. There are about 7 of them.
Chief Billmire stated that the new truck was here for a while. Brandon has it back at the shop finishing it up. It should be here in about a week. Also we sold the other ladder truck.
Nothing with administration
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 0740.
Thomas Binder, President
Robert Kirk, Secretary

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