Spokane County Fire District No. 12
For November 8, 2018
I. CALL TO ORDER: Charlie Johnson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Waverly Town Hall. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Johnson, Jim Carlson and Tom Pottratz. Also present was Kynda Browning, Secretary, Cindy Carlson, EMS Director and Josh Evans, Chief.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the October 15, 2018 commissioner meeting were presented. Tom Pottratz 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 was none.
IV. REPORTS FROM STAFF:
Josh Evans reported:
~Has the year end totals for the volunteers and explained it to the commissioners. He explained how they are being paid for drills.
~Narrowed up the roster and assigned numbers for everyone on the department.
~We are paying for calls and drills and he wondered if we should pay for the training for OTEP. There was discussion about calls in District 2 and our trucks being used for their calls.
V. OLD BUSINESS:
A. AIRPACKS: Josh Evans is still working on this.
B. TURNOUTS: After discussion, Jim Carlson made a motion to purchase seven sets of turnouts. Charlie Johnson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
Tom Pottratz said that Avista is using our property and he is suggesting that we charge them. He said he will talk to the person in charge.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. 2019 TAX LEVY RESOLUTIONS: Jim Carlson made a motion to approve Resolution No. 18-1 raising the tax levy rate 1% and Resolution No. 18-2 raising the tax levy rate 1% for the EMS levy, as presented. Charlie Johnson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
Cindy Carlson said she will put in for her retirement after this weekend.
The commissioners will hold their December meeting on December 2, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
VII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS: Payroll voucher numbers 22177 through 22204 totaling $15,457.18 and voucher numbers 22205, excluding 22206, through 22215 totaling $14,763.09 were presented to the Commissioners for approval. Tom Pottratz made a motion to approve the bills as presented. Jim Carlson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VIII. ADJOURNMENT: Tom Pottratz made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:35 p.m. Jim Carlson seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
______________________________ Charlie Johnson - Commissioner
______________________________ Jim Carlson - Commissioner
______________________________ Tom Pottratz - Commissioner
______________________________ Kynda Browning – Secretary