Spokane County Fire District No. 12
For September 6, 2018
I. CALL TO ORDER: Charlie Johnson called the meeting to order at 7:30 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, and Josh Evans, Chief.
II. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES: The minutes from the July 12, 2018, commissioner meeting were presented. Tom Pottratz made a motion to approve the commissioner meeting minutes as corrected. 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, Chief reported:
~Made a list of turnouts and support service gear we currently have, and the date we purchased them. There are 7 sets of turnouts we need ($1900.00 each) and 9 sets of support gear (550.00 each). There was discussion. They will do inventory and make a decision at the October meeting.
~Suburban is running and they are able to take it to a call. It still has problems occasionally. He said we can leave it in service.
~Steve Martensen contacted him about setting up a training burn to burn ground around his old place. There was discussion. He will make a decision at a later time.
It was discussed that everyone should get a copy of the policy and procedure manual again and sign that they read it.
V. OLD BUSINESS:
A. CHANGING IDENTIFIERS: Josh Evans has responded to dispatch with the old suburban. He talked to someone who works with the county radio department. He got a list and Josh Evans will check with them to see if they are correct and add the squads to them. They still need to come up with an ID system for the personnel. He got together with Fairfield crew and talked about the roles for both departments. There was discussion about the roles for the fire district. Josh Evans will come up with a list of people for the different jobs.
B. AIRPACKS: Josh Evans said they are waiting for more information.
VI. NEW BUSINESS:
A. MCKENNA JONES: She moved out of town so she won't be on the department.
B. OCTOBER MEETING DATE: October 15 at 5:30 p.m.
VII. PRESENTATION OF VOUCHERS, WARRANTS, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND REPORTS: Payroll voucher numbers 22155 and 22156 totaling $456.31 and payroll voucher numbers 22024 and 22025 totaling $456.31 and voucher numbers 22157 through 22162 totaling $1,852.52 and 22163 totaling 56.23 were presented to the Commissioners for approval for the August and September bills. 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 8:26 p.m. Tom Pottratz seconded the motion; all commissioners voted yes.
Charlie Johnson - Commissioner
Jim Carlson - Commissioner
Tom Pottratz - Commissioner
Kynda Browning – Secretary