SKAGIT COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT #17

Minutes (Pending Approval)

February 8, 2011

The Regular Meeting was called to order at 7:35 PM by Commissioner Dugan, Chairman.

Present:  Commissioners Dugan, Fees, & Nicolls, Fire Chief Stamper, Captain Pyke and Secretary Pellett.

The minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 11, 2011 were approved as corrected.  Firefighter Pyke was corrected to read Captain Pyke.

Treasurer’s Report.  Operating Fund balance $21,547.34.  Investment Fund balance $43,856.63.  Total bills are $4,753.69.  No transfer of money.  The truck sale was $100.  The insurance refund of $99 has been received.  The 2010 State Auditor paperwork is being completed now.

Open:  None

Chief’s Report – See attached sheet.  Mike further explained more about the Wilderness EMT training.  Larry Pyke also advised part of the training is long term patient care which is different than the usual getting a patient ready for transport.  Mike advised this is very valuable training and hopes to intergrate some of this into the drills.  Mike further advised the March drill will be on water rescue.

Old Business

  1. W.S.P. reports.  Mike advised they are done.
  2. Solar Panel Cleaning – Mike will talk with Ian.
  3. Jaws of Life - In the chief’s report.
  4. Department brochure – Mike advised it would be finished this week.
  5. DNR grant.  There was discussion on the need to have a signed DNR agreement before any items can be purchased.  Mike will follow up.
  6. Ryan Everett.  Mike will meet with the parents.

New Business

  1. Commissioner Dugan stated the Vendor List/Small Works Roster is in for 2011.
  2. Resolution #295 Declaring Surplus Property to be Motorola Portable Radio,  two batteries plus charging base, stretcher by Dyna Med, twelve foot roof ladder and wire Stokes basket were unanimously approved by the commissioners.
  3. Commissioner Dugan advised the uncollected taxes for 2010 are $5,644.33.

Items Not on the Agenda – Carol requested Mike remind firefighters the need for getting the ferry slips to her.  We have 6 unpaid ferry fares which took 1 ½ hours to research and get copies from public works which need to get paid.  The signatures must be legible for making sure they are ours.

Commissioners reviewed the invoices from January 11, 2011 to February 8, 2011 and approved paying the total $4,753.69.

The meeting adjourned at 8:18 PM.  The next meeting will be on March 8, 2011 at 7:30 PM.

Execution Session started at 8:20 PM.

Submitted by

Carol Pellett, Secretary

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Commissioner Jim Dugan, Chairman