KVFD Executive Committee meeting October 17, 2011
Call to order @ 19:36
Present: A. Gawel, C. Mazza, T. Sneller, E. Epstein, G. Price, M. VanValkenburg, W. Purcell, J. Matson, T. Limbos, M. Starr, A. Petrone, B. Bevans, L. Worthington, G. Hock.
1. Public comments: none.
2. Member comments:
a. Bonnie Bevans asked about a Halloween party at the firehouse next year.
b. Maryann V asked about making phone calls to the membership for the Jon Politis event. She also asked about the annual awards and criteria for those awards.
c. Bill Purcell asked about a water supply SOP which the line officers will review at their next meeting.
d. Lynn reminded the EC to make sure the front doors are unlocked for our public meetings.
e. Jeremy Matson asked about a juniors SOP.
f. Tim Limbos asked about his previous complaint of his gear being moved.
g. Matt Starr asked about:
Eric made a motion, seconded by Tim S., to move the SOP committee to be next on the agenda. Approved unanimously.
a. Juniors: after brief discussion, the President recommended that the members meet with their advisor before action is taken on the SOP.
b. Driving 2-5: after discussion, Tim S made a motion, seconded by Eric, to accept the SOP with the changes discussed tonight. All in favor except G. Hock was against the motion.
c. Training officer policy: tabled
d. 2-2: table for re-writing.
a. July 18th meeting: Eric made a motion, seconded by Gwen, to approve the minutes with minor corrections. All in favor with Gary abstaining.
b. Aug. 17th meeting: Eric made a motion, seconded by Gwen, to approve the minutes with corrections. Approved unanimously.
c. Aug. 22nd meeting: Eric made a motion, seconded by Audra, to approve the minutes. All in favor with Tim S and Alex L abstaining.
d. Sept. 19th: Eric made a motion, seconded by Tim S, to approve the minutes. Approved unanimously.
5. Membership: no new applications.
6. Old Business:
a. Morale: general discussion
7. New Business:
a. EMS staffing: Alex reported that coverage is better.
8. Officer Reports:
b. Ambulance Chief:
d. Assistant Chief: thermal imaging camera has been ordered and is under budget.
9. Appointed Positions
a. Firehouse Coordinator/facility manager:
i. Needs the key codes for the boy scouts from John Worthington
ii. Has paperwork from groups wishing to use the facility
iii. Has given groups temporary approval until the department approves
iv. Will groups conflict with cleaning days and times?
v. Minors should not be left in the firehouse without adults supervising
b. Technology: router has been replaced so speed has increased
10. Committee reports:
a. Truck: bids opened on Friday and 11 have been received and will be reviewed.
Adjourned at 21:51
Cathe Mazza, Secretary