Spokane County Fire District No. 12 MEETING MINUTES For September 10, 2015
I. CALL TO ORDER: Chairman Gregg Wernz called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the Waverly Town Hall. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Wernz, Tom Pottratz and Ron Tee. Also present was Kynda Browning, Secretary and Don Evans, Chief and Cindy Carlson, EMS Director.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the July 9, 2015, commissioner meeting were presented. Ron Tee made a motion to approve the July 9, 2015, commissioner meeting minutes as corrected. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes. There was not a meeting held in August.
III. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS, APPLICATIONS, APPEALS, COMMUNICATIONS, ETC: There were none.
IV. REPORTS FROM STAFF:
Don Evans reported: ~He received bids from JMT and Busch for fuel. Busch was cheaper so he bought the fuel from them to put into the portable fuel trailer. ~Scott Haymond applied to be a fireman. The commissioners looked over the application. Ron Tee approved adding Scott Haymond as a fireman. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes. ~The drills have been light. There was grumbling about going to Fairfield for training. Don Evans said that they have great presentations. They will have the next drill in Waverly and use the pond instead of the fire hydrants. ~Talked about the work that was done to brush 12-1 to repair it. ~He would like to appoint Josh Evans as the Waverly Captain. We will pay him for 1/2 year. Ron Tee made a motion to approve Josh Evans as the Waverly Captain. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all council members voted yes. ~He has some people interested in being an EMT; Alex Miller, Alex Fuchs and Hunter Pfaff. They are interested in doing it online or in a class if it is available. We will put the EMS payment on the October meeting.
Cindy Carlson asked about Fairfield responding to a call on the other side of Fairfield. There was discussion. Don Evans will try to get it straightened out. Cindy Carlson said she would like to attend the EMS conference on the 3rd of October.
V. OLD BUSINESS:
A. COMBINING WITH FD 2: We will keep things the way they are for now.
B. AIR PACKS: Don Evans said he hasn't checked with General Fire to see if they have used air packs.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. FIREWORKS: Gregg Wernz said Latah is having a bicycle race at the beginning of October. He asked that we send a letter to Latah and Waverly and let them know that fireworks are not allowed except on the 4th of July and New Year's Eve. If anyone would like to have fireworks any other time they need to contact the Fire Chief for permission.
B. OCTOBER MEETING: The October meeting will be held on October 14, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.
VII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS: Payroll voucher numbers 21747, 21748, 21755 and 21756 totaling $912.82 and voucher numbers 21749 through 21752 and 21754, 21757 and 21758 totaling $9,579.31 were presented to the Commissioners (this includes vouchers for July 31 through August 13, 2015 when the meeting was not held). Ron Tee made a motion to approve the bills as presented. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
VIII. ADJOURNMENT: Ron Tee made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:07 p.m. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
APPROVED: ______________________________ Gregg Wernz - Commissioner ______________________________ Tom Pottratz - Commissioner ______________________________ Ron Tee - Commissioner