Spokane County Fire District No. 12 MEETING MINUTES For March 8, 2018
I. CALL TO ORDER: Charlie Johnson called the meeting to order at 8:35 a.m. at the Waverly Town Hall. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Johnson, Jim Carlson and Tom Pottratz. Also present was Kynda Browning, Secretary, and Fire Chief Don Evans.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the February 8, 2018, commissioner meeting were presented. Jim Carlson made a motion to approve the commissioner meeting minutes as presented. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
III. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS, APPLICATIONS, APPEALS, COMMUNICATIONS, ETC: Joe Davis from Enduris was in attendance and talked about coverage for our equipment and trucks. He said they have changed the requirements. He will send us additional information for the commissioners to decide the amount of coverage they want.
Forestland Response Agreement with DNR was presented. Jim Carlson made a motion to approve the Forestland Response Agreement as presented. Charlie Johnson seconded the motion; they voted yes and Tom Pottratz abstained from voting.
IV. REPORTS FROM STAFF:
Don Evans reported: ~He read a list of several items he purchased and talked about the structure fire in Fairfield. ~talked about engine 12-2 leaking and they fixed it. ~the battery keeps dying in the tender truck, so he had the alternator fixed at Bill's Service. ~the new ambulance is ready to go. ~he talked about purchasing a new AED or whether they should take the one from brush truck 12-2. ~Tabitha Gale and Josh Evans would like to attend the conference in Coeur d'Alene. He would like to offer the class to McKenna Jones too. Jim Carlson made a motion for the three people to attend the conference one day. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
Don Evans talked about him being gone for a while this summer and the number of hours he spends being the chief. There was discussion.
V. OLD BUSINESS:
A. DON EVANS RETIREMENT: Don Evans will talk to Josh Evans about being the Chief if he is gone or if he retires.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. FIRE STATION: This was tabled.
VII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS: Payroll voucher numbers 22109 through 22110 totaling $456.31 and voucher numbers 22111 through 22117 totaling $5,001.09, were presented to the Commissioners for approval. Jim Carlson made a motion to approve the bills as presented. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VIII. ADJOURNMENT: Jim Carlson made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 10:40 a.m. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
APPROVED: ______________________________ Charlie Johnson - Commissioner ______________________________ Jim Carlson - Commissioner ______________________________ Tom Pottratz - Commissioner