Spokane County Fire District No. 12
For January 11, 2018
I. CALL TO ORDER: Gregg Wernz called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Waverly Town Hall. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Wernz, Charlie Johnson and Tom Pottratz. Also present was Kynda Browning, Secretary, Cindy Carlson, EMS Director, and Don Evans, Chief.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the December 5, 2017, commissioner meeting were presented. Charlie Johnson made a motion to approve the December 5, 2017, commissioner meeting minutes as presented. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
III. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS, APPLICATIONS, APPEALS, COMMUNICATIONS, ETC: There were none.
IV. REPORTS FROM STAFF:
Don Evans reported:
~Four applications were received for the department: Lori Stark, Aaron and Tiereny Buffuto, and Ryan Wilson. He asked the commissioners to review the applications to approve. There was discussion about other people who are interested. Charlie Johnson made a motion to accept all four of the applications. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
~He has life flight applications to pass out to the firemen so they can get a discount.
~Eric Olson did a CPR and blood borne pathogens class. We will pay for 1/2 of the food with the February meeting.
~Don Evans said we need to add battery chargers to the trucks so the battery doesn't get drained when they sit with the radio plugged in.
~He mentioned District No. 2's dinner on January 28, and said our members are invited.
Cindy Carlson wanted to thank everyone who helped her when she fell in November.
She said they took the ambulance to Latah and Waverly with a Christmas treat for the kids and it was a big success.
Kynda Browning reported on the ending balance for 2017.
V. OLD BUSINESS:
A. INTERVIEW JIM CARLSON FOR COMMISSIONER POSITION:
The commissioners interviewed Jim Carlson for Gregg Wernz's position. Charlie Johnson said Jim Carlson would be great to work with. Gregg Wernz said he is resigning as of the end of this meeting. Charlie Johnson made a motion to accept Jim Carlson as the commissioner to replace Gregg Wernz, at the February meeting. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. REQUEST TO PURCHASE SMOKE DETECTORS FOR COMMUNITY:
Heidi Turnbough asked the commissioners to request smoke detectors. Cindy Carlson will check into it.
B. DINNER FOR FIREMEN: The commissioners would like the dinner for the firemen to be February 22, 2018, 6:30 at C & D's.
C. FEBRUARY 8 MEETING AT 6:00 p.m.: The commissioners said that is ok.
VII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS: Payroll voucher numbers 22090 through 22092 totaling $482.13 and voucher numbers 22093 through 22094 totaling $720.13 for December 31, 2017, and voucher numbers 22095 through 22098 totaling $2319.30 for January 11, 2018, were presented to the Commissioners for approval. Charlie Johnson a motion to approve the bills as presented. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VIII. ADJOURNMENT: Charlie Johnson made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:22 p.m. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
Gregg Wernz - Commissioner
Charlie Johnson - Commissioner
Tom Pottratz - Commissioner
Kynda Browning – Secretary