Spokane County Fire District No.12 MEETING MINUTES For June 18, 2020
I. CALL TO ORDER: Commissioner Jim Carlson called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Commissioners present were Carlson, Dave Krell and Tom Pottratz and Kynda Browning, Secretary. On zoom were Josh Evans, Debra Roberts and Don Evans.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: Tom Pottratz made a motion to approve the minutes from the March 12, 2020, meeting as presented. Dave Krell seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
III. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS, APPLICATIONS, APPEALS, COMMUNICATIONS, ETC: There were none.
IV. COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE:
V. REPORTS FROM STAFF:
Josh Evans reported: ~Getting some tires for the tender truck. ~May be looking into getting a set of front tires for the Rescue 12-2.
Jim Carlson made a motion to change Lori Stark's pay to $20.00 an hour. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
There was discussion about Dave Krell getting paid for calls from Fire District No. 2.
Debbie Roberts reported: ~She applied for an EMS grant for $4600. We received the grant. Will have to fill out a quarterly report and attend a meeting monthly. There will be an agreement sent out in the next two weeks. Dave Krell made a motion to accept the grant and have Jim Carlson sign it. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
She will be talking to someone from Striker about refurbished AEDs.
Tom Pottratz said there is a person who moved to Latah who was an EMT. Debbie Roberts will talk to him about it.
Don Evans said he has taken seven trucks to Spangle to be repaired. He will get tender 12-2 serviced when they get the tires. There are two more that still need to be done.
VI. OLD BUSINESS:
A. FREE FROM NIFRS OR PURCHASE FIRE AND EMS PACKAGE: We are still looking into this.
B. TABLETS: She would like to hold off on the tablets at this point.
C. EXPIRING AED'S: Debbie Roberts talked about this earlier.
VII. NEW BUSINESS:
A. LETTER TO ENDURIS TO END SEPTEMBER 1, 2020: Tom Pottratz made a motion to send a letter to Enduris to withdraw from their insurance coverage. Jim Carlson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
B. EMS LEVY: The commissioners asked Kynda Browning to prepare a resolution to do an EMS levy for 50 cents per thousand to put on the ballot this fall.
There was discussion about whether District No. 2 are paying the people for the calls they go on in their district. It was explained they are paying our personnel when they are in District 2.
The commissioners asked Browning to call the county to find out the capacity for the fire district.
C. APPROVE SALARY FOR HEIDI TURNBOUGH: Tom Pottratz made a motion to approve Heidi Turnbough to help with the filing from when the office got flooded, and to pay her $20.00 an hour. Dave Krell seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VIII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS: Jim Carlson made a motion to pay payroll vouchers 22406 to 22410 for $611.87 and vouchers 22411 to 22414 for $1,610.21 for March 31 to April 13, 2020, to pay payroll vouchers 22415 to 22418 for $2,2226.46 and vouchers 22419 to 22424 for $4,288.21 for April 30 to May 14, 2020, and payroll vouchers 22431 to 22432 for $549.08 and vouchers 22426 to 22430 for $673.23 for May 30 to June 18, 2020 and voided voucher 22425. Dave Krell seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
IX. COMMENTS FROM AUDIENCE: There were none.
X. ADJOURNMENT: Dave Krell made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:50 p.m. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
APPROVED: ____________________________________ Jim Carlson – Commissioner ____________________________________ Dave Krell – Commissioner ____________________________________ Tom Pottratz - Commissioner