MENDON FIRE DISTRICT MINUTES

October 15, 2019

 The meeting was called to order at 19:00 Hrs. 

Attending: Dan Considine, Art Morrell, Steven Shuler, Ryan Wilsey, Secretary John McGinnis, Treasurer Heidi Baumer, Counsel William Fletcher, P.Kester, D. Friedlander

-Absent: J.Shipe

2020 Budget Approval

-S.Shuler made a motion to open the budget approval meeting, 2nd by D.Considine.  Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-R.Wilsey made a motion to approve the 2020 budget, 2nd by D.Considine.  Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-S.Shuler made a motion to close the budget meeting, 2nd by D.Considine. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

Public Comment:

-None

Introduction of New Members

-Emily O’Hara and Champagne Goodrum were introduced to the Commissioners who thanked them for appearing.

Calendar & Requests for Meeting Room

-11/6/19 and 11/13/19 Ski Racing Meetings, 6pm-8pm. Sponsor T.Baumer with Bruce Bolger.

-11/20/19: Mary Ann Pierce, The Weston-Price Foundation 5pm-9pm

-12/14/19: MFD Auxiliary and Breakfast with Santa, 8am-12noon.

-12/21/19: Mendon Fire Department Inclusion Training.

-R.Wilsey made a motion to approve all the above calendar requests, 2nd by S.Shuler. Motion approved unanimously 4-0/

Correspondence

-None

 

Board of Directors

-L.Marchese was unable to attend the meeting and instead submitted a written report, a copy of which is attached to these minutes.

Chief’s Report:

-YTD Calls: 234        Apparatus Damage: 0           Injuries: 0

-The chief will be requesting a second repeater; the results to be determined.

-Fire Department members have been provided with a link to McNeil & Co. which provides access to their training modules.  Members who are short on training points can use the modules to get needed training.

Minutes:

Motion to approve September minutes by R.Wilsey, 2nd by A.Morrell.  Motion approved unanimously4-0.

Treasurer’s Report:

Motion to approve the treasurer’s report by R.Wilsey, 2nd by S.Shuler. Motion approved unanimously 4-0.

-The Pittsford Federal Credit Union Visa cards have been cancelled.

Committee reports

  Apparatus

A.Morrell reported 364 is going back to Empire for service.  The tanker

Will be going to Har-Rob.

-Annual maintenance is being done to the trucks.

-Purchase Requisition#19-29 for a new snow blower was submitted for 

approval. S.Shuler made a motion to approve the purchase requisition, 

2nd by A.Morrell.  Motion passed unanimously 4-0.

  Building  Grounds:

-Nothing to report.

    Information and Technology

-R.Wilsey reported that our social media outlets have had approx.. 

3000 contacts and that reported impressions have been good.

Personnel:

-Dale’s Report: S.Shuler made a motion to approve Dale’s report, 2nd  

             by A.Morrell. Motion approved unanimously  4-0.

-D.Considine will communicate with Dale about securing laundry 

Detergent.

-Leadership & Personnel: 

-The Department opinion survey will be announced at the next 

Department Meeting.  All members are encouraged to complete 

The survey as soon as possible.

              

                 -Recruitment and Retention: 

                         -D.Considine conducted a phone interview program discussing 

LOSAP (Length of Service Award Program).  All commissioners 

agreed this is a concept worth considering.

Capital Projects/Special Projects:

-Nothing to report.

Old Business: 

-Nothing to report.

 New Business:

-The commissioners feel that training on the new AED’s would be a good 

Idea.

Attachments

-The following hard copy items are attached to the District hard copy of the minutes: 

1)Dale’s Report

2)Treasurer’s Report

3)Board of Directors’ Report from Lance Marchese

Adjournment: A motion to adjourn was made by R.Wilsey, 2nd by D.Considine Motion approved Unanimously 4-0, meeting adjourned at 20:40hrs.

Respectfully Submitted,

John M. McGinnis

Secretary

Mendon Fire District

*The intent of public comment time is to allow a non-commission member to comment on any topic. The commenter may not receive an answer to their question or a response to their comment, as the board may need to research a subject or confer with counsel on the topic prior to giving a response.  The time allotted for each person commenting is limited to three (3) minutes.

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