Spokane County Fire District No. 12 MEETING MINUTES For May 16, 2019
I. CALL TO ORDER: Jim Carlson called the meeting to order at 7:07 p.m. at the Waverly Town Hall. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Carlson, and Dave Krell. Also present was Kynda Browning, Secretary, and Josh Evans, Chief.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the April 11, 2019, commissioner meeting was presented. Dave Krell made a motion to approve the commissioner meeting minutes as presented. Jim Carlson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
III. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS, APPLICATIONS, APPEALS, COMMUNICATIONS, ETC: There were none.
IV. REPORTS FROM STAFF:
Josh Evans reported: ~In April there were 5 calls, and 2 fire calls in May. ~The EMS class was good that they attended. ~They trained on the brush truck tender operations at the training this week. ~There was discussion about the turnouts that are being ordered. ~He asked if the commissioners would like to surplus the fuel trailer, since we no longer use it. They also talked about some other items we could surplus. Dave Krell made a motion to surplus the fuel trailer. Jim Carlson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes. Jim Carlson made a motion to accept written bids for not less than $3000 at the June commissioner meeting. Dave Krell seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes. We will advertise in the Waverly and Latah and the Exchange. ~He said District 11 has an FMC fire engine they would be willing to donate to our district. The commissioners felt we didn’t need it. ~He has a list of maintenance items to do on the trucks and equipment.
Jim Carlson talked changing some of the vehicles we don’t use for EMS to transport vehicles.
Cindy Carlson asked if Devin Billington and Ryan Wilson were certified by the State of Washington Department of Health. She will research it.
V. OLD BUSINESS:
A. TURNOUTS: Josh Evans said they did the fitting for the turnouts.
B. TRAINING: He reported on this with his report.
C. MAINTENANCE: Josh Evans said he is making a list of items to be done. Jim Carlson contacted Gene’s Alignment about aligning the trucks. There was discussion.
D. SPOKANE COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION: Kynda Browning will call Gerry Bozarth for more information.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. 2018 ANNUAL REPORT: Browning presented the 2018 annual report to the commissioners and they approved it.
B. ELECTION FOR COMMISSIONERS: Browning told the commissioners they are all up for election this year.
VII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS: Payroll voucher numbers 22276 through 22279 totaling $2,226.13 and voucher numbers 22280 through 22284 totaling $2,438.25 were presented to the Commissioners for approval. Dave Krell made a motion to approve the bills as presented. Jim Carlson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VIII. ADJOURNMENT: Jim Carlson made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8: 50 p.m. Dave Krell seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
APPROVED: ______________________________ Jim Carlson - Commissioner ______________________________ Dave Krell - Commissioner