Board of Directors


MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING

December 13, 2021

Call to Order

President Mike Daley called the meeting to order with board members Vice President Stephen Coles, Jeanine Ellis, Rachel Barkworth and Chief Mike Cousineau. Also present was Assistant Fire Chief Leo Touzjian and Board Secretary Teresa Hoffman.

Minutes from Previous Meeting

Jeanine Ellis made a motion to approve meeting minutes for November 2021, seconded by Stephen Coles, motion passed.

Submission of Bills

Stephen Coles made a motion to pay bills, seconded by Jeanine Ellis, motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer’s Report was given by Rachel Barkworth.

Jeanine Ellis made a motion to move $1,678 from Stations & Grounds (contingency) to Fleet Operations to prevent going over-budget in Fleet, seconded by Rachel Barkworth, motion passed.

Jeanine Ellis made a motion to accept Resolution to Adopt Budget (2021-15), seconded by Stephen Coles, motion passed.

Stephen Coles made a motion to accept Resolution to Set Mill Levies (2021-16) at 7.533 mills, seconded by Jeanine Ellis, motion passed.

Rachel Barkworth made a motion to accept Resolution to Appropriate Sums of Money (2021-17), seconded by Jeanine Ellis, motion passed.

Fire Chief’s Report

24 Calls; 8 Lift Assist, 1 Propane Leak, 5 Wildland Fire, 9 Medical, 1 Search & Rescue

Firefighters – 2 Rookies

Abrahm Filoramo now FFI

4 people going to Emergency Medical Responder class, 1 to EMR Refresher

Grants

o SCBA grant through Firehouse Grants (Assistance to Firefighter Grant- Federal)

o Cascade grant submitted (Volunteer Firefighter Assistance- State)

Training House

o Old house to be demolished will be used for 3 fire fighting trainings.

o Search, Ladders, Extinguishment

o Tax Incentive?

Old Business

Community Room

No new requests.

Apparatus

New Apparatus (5203) in process.

New RZR UTV (5227) has decals.

Stations / Land

Station One – Main - 14861 Highway 7 – Osmun

Jesse Beightol creating new workout room in old clinic area.

Would like to tear down the partial wall in that area.

Station Two – 2770 Riverside Drive – Heathermeade

Nothing new

Station Three – 4 County Road 113 East - Meeker Park

Door not working, needs to be repaired.

Station Four – 7400 Highway 7 – The Heights

Nothing new

Station Five – 32 Bunce School Road – McCulloch

Nothing new

New Business

None

Public Comments

None

Fire Fighter Comments

Discussion about selling the lots that AFPD owns.

Two 25’ X 100’ next to Highway 7 / BR 7.

Board Secretary sent information to Jill Allington for value estimate.

Board Member Comments

Jeanine Ellis said “Thank you for a lovely party.”

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 8:06 PM.

Respectfully submitted:

Teresa Hoffman

Board Secretary December 13, 2021


Treasurer Rachel Barkworth , Vice President Stephen Coles, Board Member Jeanine Ellis. President Mike Daley, Board Member Jill Allington