Spokane County Fire District No. 12
For April 11, 2019
I. CALL TO ORDER: Jim Carlson called the meeting to order at 7:12 p.m. at the Waverly Town Hall. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Carlson, Dave Krell and Tom Pottratz. Also present was Kynda Browning, Secretary, and Josh Evans, Chief.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the March 14, 2019, commissioner meeting were presented. Tom Pottratz made a motion to approve the commissioner meeting minutes as presented. Dave Krell seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
III. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS, APPLICATIONS, APPEALS, COMMUNICATIONS, ETC: We received a letter from Spokane County Hazard Mitigation Planning, we will do more research before the commissioners approve it.
IV. REPORTS FROM STAFF:
Josh Evans reported:
~He gave the commissioners a list of maintenance items that need to be done for the vehicles in both stations. There was discussion about hiring someone to do maintenance. Tom Pottratz made a motion to hire Josh Evans at $20.00 an hour up to 20 hours a month to do maintenance. Dave Krell seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
~Wants to know training requirements for new firemen. There was discussion.
~He asked about how we can motivate people to attend trainings.
~We will send out a questionnaire asking what would boost participation for trainings.
~Talked about sizing the firemen for updated turnouts.
V. OLD BUSINESS:
A. TURNOUTS:Josh Evans said they will have a fitting for turnouts on May 1st.
B. AIRPACKS: The airpacks have been ordered.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. TRAINING: There will be a monthly update.
VII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS: Payroll voucher numbers 22269 through 22272 totaling $491.42 and voucher numbers 22272 through 22275 totaling $1,469.80 were presented to the Commissioners for approval. Dave Krell made a motion to approve the bills as presented. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VIII. ADJOURNMENT: Dave Krell made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 p.m. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
Jim Carlson - Commissioner
Dave Krell - Commissioner
Tom Pottratz - Commissioner
Kynda Browning – Secretary