Rocky Point Fire & EMS
Fire Chief Board Members
John Koutouzos Fred Hill
Ph: 356-2205 Rosie Roberts
Fax: 356-2340 Bob Luther
email@example.com Bonnie Todd
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 8, 2014
CALLED TO ORDER 7:00PM
ROLL CALL: BOARD MEMBERS: Rosie Roberts, Bob Luther, Fred Hill and Kathy Ross (clerk of the Board). Asst. Fire Chief Glenn Harman was present. Fire Chief John Koutouzos was absent. Fred Hill announced that a poll of the board was taken regarding the two new board member appointments.
SWEARING IN OF NEW OFFICERS: Bonnie Todd and Sandy Handsaker were sworn in as new Board members by Rosie Roberts.
RECOGNITION OF GUESTS: Fred Hill announced that due to the number of issues on the agenda the Good and Welfare portion of the meeting would be suspended until the May board meeting.
MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING: March 11, 2014 minutes were read. Bob Luther made a motion to approve the minutes as read. Rosie Roberts seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
TREASURERS REPORT: Kathy Ross (clerk of the board) gave the treasurer’s report. Bob Luther made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Rosie Roberts seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
ASSISTANT CHIEF REPORT: Asst. Chief Glenn Harman reported 7 drills during March. Pre-fire plans are being established for Harriman Resort and Mountain Lake Bible Camp. Chief Glenn reported 2 medical calls, 1 citizen assist, 3 fire related calls and 1 MVA non-injury call.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS REPORT: President Fred Hill announced that Chief John
would be unavailable due to a personal matter. Fred thanked Rita Donato, Terry Roberts, Tony Bixler and Kathy Ross for their service and commitment to the Rocky Point Fire & EMS. Fred went on to address previous concerns.
A). GRANT PROBLEMS:
1). The Duns number issue has been addressed and corrected. It is now assigned to the Rocky Point Fire & EMS department.
2). The system that tracks grants (SAMS) had not been upgraded since 2009. It has been upgraded and is now running.
3). The fire chief is working with SDAO on a safety grant for safety lights, security cameras and fencing.
4). The SAFER grant for staffing for adequate fire response has been applied for.
B). LAKE OF THE WOODS: Fred Hill suggested forming a citizen committee to meet with the LOW homeowners association in July in order to bring the matter of fire protection in the area to a conclusion.
C). CHIEF’S MEETING ATTENDANCE: This is an operational matter. Fred suggested contacting the chief for more information.
D). BBQ: Rita Donato has resigned as Co-chair of the BBQ committee. Kathy Ross has also resigned as Chairman. Fred suggested moving up the April 30th date of the next BBQ meeting so that the committee can discuss the options for the BBQ.
E). SDAO: A representative from Special Districts and the department’s insurance agent Rod Comer met with the chief and board members to discuss liability issues. A review of the department was conducted.
F). The Chief’s review, Quilt Donations, Fire Med and Aspen room liability discussion will be addressed in the May meeting.
MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:30 p.m.
Our Fire Department is in need of Volunteers for Fire Training and Emergency Medical Training. We need to train more Volunteers in the fire area to help keep our current tax and insurance basis in Rocky Point. Anyone who may be interested in volunteering or knows of someone, please have them contact Fire Glenn Harman by phone at 541-356-2205 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minutes of Board meetings are available for download at rockypointfireandems.com.
For further information contact Fred hill at 971-235-2219.
Minutes respectfully submitted,
ROCKY POINT FIRE/EMS
CLERK OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS