Spokane County Fire District No. 12 MEETING MINUTES 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.. Browning will check to see if we can pay Josh Evans to maintain the vehicles, since he receives a salary as the fire chief. Tom Pottratz made a motion to hire Josh Evans at $20.00 an hour up to 20 hours a month to do maintenance if approved. 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.
APPROVED: ______________________________ Jim Carlson - Commissioner ______________________________ Dave Krell - Commissioner ______________________________ Tom Pottratz - Commissioner