Spokane County Fire District No. 12 MEETING MINUTES For July 13, 2017
I. CALL TO ORDER: Gregg Wernz called the meeting to order at 7:15 a.m. at the Waverly Town Hall. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Wernz, Charlie Johnson and Tom Pottratz. Also present was Kynda Browning, Secretary, and Don Evans, Chief.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the June 5, 2017, commissioner meeting were presented. Tom Pottratz made a motion to approve the June 5, 2017, commissioner meeting minutes as presented. Charlie Johnson 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: ~McKenna Jones gave Don Evans an application to be a fire fighter. He will talk to her. Charlie Johnson made a motion to approve her, contingent on her staying in the district. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes. ~He said EMT classes will start September 19 through December 16 in Spokane. ~He also talked about the brochures he has to give people who are interested in being a fire fighter and said they handed them out at Flag Day. ~The brochures cost $80 to have printed. ~Brush 12-2 keeps having problems, so he did some work on it. ~Turn-out has been very light for drills.
V. OLD BUSINESS: A. LATAH CAPTAIN: Charlie Johnson talked to Steve Martensen and said he would be the captain, and he would like some of the meetings in Latah. Charlie Johnson made a motion to approve Steve Martensen as the fire captain at Latah. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
There was discussion about purchasing a TV for Latah to have meetings. Charlie Johnson will talk to Latah about having the co-op purchase a TV.
VI. NEW BUSINESS: Charlie Johnson went to Fairfield's commissioner meeting and talked about our EMT's doing so many calls. There was discussion about having a rotation of EMT's. Charlie Johnson talked at the meeting about making a banner at the fire station that we need firefighters and EMT's. There was discussion. The other thing from the meeting was discussion about going door-to-door to have personal contact to see if anyone is interested. Eric Olson talked about the originating district paying for the calls. They are working on a system.
A. AUGUST MEETING: The commissioners do not want an August meeting because of harvest.
VII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS INCLUDING MAY MEETING: Payroll voucher numbers 22021 through 22023 totaling $478.65 and voucher numbers 22024 through 22031 totaling $7,578.28 were presented to the Commissioners for approval. Tom Pottratz made a motion to approve the bills as presented. Charlie Johnson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VIII. ADJOURNMENT: Charlie Johnson made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 a.m. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
APPROVED: ______________________________ Gregg Wernz - Commissioner ______________________________ Charlie Johnson - Commissioner ______________________________ Tom Pottratz - Commissioner